Overchuk about routes of Caspian transport corridor

In the Caspian region, the Caspian International Transport Corridor consisting of three routes is currently actively developing, the Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Alexei Overchuk said at the plenary session as part of the international export forum “Made in Russia – 2022”. He emphasized that the first and third routes provide both railway and road transport.

“Today in the Caspian region there is an active development of the Caspian International Transport Corridor, consisting of three routes. The first passes along the west bank of the Caspian through Dagestan, Azerbaijan and Iran. The second is sea and provides relations between the ports of all states of the Caspian Sea basin. Third route It passes along the eastern coast of the Caspian from Russia through Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan to Iran, ”said Overchuk, quoted by Interfax -Azerbaijan.

“The advantage of the Caspian International Transport Corridor is determined by the fact that it allows you to reach the seaports of Iran and provides contact with the markets of Pakistan, India, Southeast Asia, the States of the Persian Gulf and Africa,” he said.

Overchuk emphasized that to ensure the increasing volume of marine transportation in the Caspian, issues of building marine vessels of various types are actively discussed. “For this, the shipbuilding capacities of Russia, Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan will be primarily involved,” he added.