On Monday scheduled a conference on "the Outlook for global transport. Eurasian potential", during which experts from Latvia and other countries will discuss global trends in the development of infrastructure to establish new and strengthen existing Eurasian routes, the model of interstate cooperation in the transit business, and effective synergy in rail and marine transport in the provision of global cargo transportation.
Significantly, the conference was opened by the President of Latvia Raimonds Vejonis and first Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin, informed for many years headed Kazakh Railways and is well familiar with the industry and its impact on the economies of both countries and the broader region.
12 July discussion "Development of container transportation on the territory of Eurasia" expected conversations about the importance of container traffic in the context of the production of goods with high added value. Industry experts will discuss the prospects and challenges and also the relationship between speed and price, models of cooperation between Asia and Europe, as well as the Latvian potential in this context. On topical issues of the industry will Express their opinion to the representatives of LLC "LDz Loģistika" LTD "LDz Apsardze", "Riga Container Terminal", "KTZE-Khorgos Gateway", "KTŽ Express", "Market", Association of logistics companies "Kazlogistics" and other organizations.
At the same time, emphasizing the leading motive of Astana EXPO 2017 "future Energy", will be held July 13 discussion "the Development of "green economy" in the transport sector". In connection with the increasing role of long-term sustainable services relevant to the question of whether to it the transport industry and what initiatives she is able to speak. Experts will discuss how the gains from green innovation in the context of the environment and their economic value. In this discussion about the importance of environment-friendly thinking for the development of the transport sector will participate as a member of the Board of Latvian railway Mr Aigars Laizans, while the experiences and projects of modernization of the Latvian railway will share the head of the Department of environment LDz Karlis Dreimanis and chief engineer of LLC "LDz ritošā sastāva serviss" Fedor Mikhailov.
LDz is exhibiting a prototype hydrogen-powered locomotive "HyLoco", which aroused great interest among visitors of the event, which also planned to speak in the debate. In turn, the experts of the Freeport of Riga will tell about the reduction of pollution and aspects of environmental protection in their territory. Their experience in environment protection and innovation in this area will share also the chief engineer of the Kazakh railway Batyr Kotyrev.