FESCO at a glance

FESCO is one of Russia’s largest private transportation and logistics companies
with port, railway, and integrated logistics assets.

A diversified asset portfolio enables FESCO to provide door-to-door solutions and control all links of the intermodal transportation value chain. The majority of the Group’s operations are located in the Russian Far East. This gives the Company an extra advantage of tapping into rapidly growing trade flows between Russia and Asia.

FESCO is the leading provider of container transportation services in Russia’s Far East leveraging international sea routes to/from Asia, domestic sea lines and rail network. In addition, the Group is the largest port container operator of Russia’s Far East.

Development milestones

FESCO history began on 25 April 1880, when a representative office of the Russian Volunteer Fleet (Dobroflot) was founded in Vladivostok. That same day, the Moscow ship heading from Odessa entered the Golden Horn Bay, thus giving a start to regular cargo and passenger voyages between the European part of Russia and its Far East.


Dobroflot agency established in Vladivostok


The Company renamed to Far-Eastern Shipping Company


Container transportation launched


The country’s largest transportation company


Far-Eastern Shipping Company registered as a state enterprise


The state enterprise transformed into a joint stock company


Dalreftrans Co, Ltd acquired, refrigerated containers segment entered


Firm Transgarant LLC acquired, segment of railway rolling stock entered


Commercial Port of Vladivostok PJSC acquired


A terminal network covering Novosibirsk, Khabarovsk, Tomsk, and Vladivostok established; handling of refrigerated containers launched in Khabarovsk


Door-to-door project and comprehensive logistics included in the range of services


FESCO Fast Forward project launched to reduce the average cargo transit time from Shanghai to Moscow by more than twice


Transit services launched


The Company’s assets significantly increased and container fleet reached 63,436 units or 109 thousand TEU