Port of South LouisianaVan AalstSailors SocietyBühler GmbHViganTOC Events
  • Cleveland Cascades Ltd
  • TBA Group
  • Bühler GmbH
  • Port of South Louisiana
  • The Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology
  • Vigan

First for Acron in Russia

First for Acron in Russia

(Posted on 14/09/20)

Acron Group, a leading mineral fertiliser producer in Russia and worldwide, is the first company in Russia to use innovative 19-6978-01 hopper cars manufactured by United Wagon Company to ship its products.

The six-axle hopper car, a unique model that efficiently combines articulated structure and hopper boxes located in the lower end parts of the car body, is unrivalled in the world car-building industry. Using 25 tf axle load bogies ensures high performance parameters. The articulated cars have an increased lift capacity of 113.5 tonnes, over 50% more than the cars currently used by the Group. The car body volume is 160 m³. The mineral hopper is equipped with eight hatches for even packing of the car space.

Acron Vice President for Transport and Logistics Igor Bogdan noted that the Group implements the most advanced technology, both in mineral fertiliser production and in logistics. ‘The new hopper is more efficient in terms of production and cost of operation. By using this model, the Group will cut the cost of mineral fertiliser delivery by rail’.

Acron is leasing the hopper cars from Logistics 1520, the Group’s long-term partner in mineral fertiliser transportation by rail.

In 2019, Acron Group transported 8 million tonnes of raw materials and finished products by rail, using its own fleet of 1,700 cars and tanks and over 2,500 leased cars.

Latest News

Pacific Basin and Nihon Shipyard sign zero-emission vessels MoU

(Posted on 18/05/22)

Pacific Basin Shipping Limited, one of the world’s leading dry bulk shipping companies, has signed... Read more


ioCurrents and Rose Point partnership benefits US Maritime Industry

(Posted on 18/05/22)

Data analytics specialist ioCurrents and Rose Point, a leading provider of navigation solutions for... Read more


DESMI Nigeria is established

(Posted on 16/05/22)

One of Denmark’s oldest companies has sold its solutions to Nigeria for more than 20 years &ndash... Read more


Beumer acquires FAM to strengthen in conveying and loading technology

(Posted on 12/05/22)

The BEUMER Group, Beckum, Germany a leading international manufacturer of intralogistics systems in... Read more


Cimbria launches its most advanced optical sorter ever

(Posted on 05/05/22)

Cimbria is presenting a new series of machines using a combined multispectral vision system, allowing... Read more


Enhanced Fleet Xpress brings together best of Inmarsat connectivity

(Posted on 05/05/22)

Shipping companies can harness the full power of a digitally connected maritime ecosystem to support... Read more


Board change as interim report highlights improved Cargotec profitability

(Posted on 27/04/22)

Cargotec Corporation’s Board of Directors elected by the Annual General Meeting has announced... Read more


Siwertell ship unloader to meet Quezon’s demands

(Posted on 20/04/22)

Bruks Siwertell has commissioned a new Siwertell ST 790 D-type ship unloader to serve Quezon Power Ltd... Read more


ABB to power world’s first hybrid-electric biomass fuel carriers

(Posted on 20/04/22)

The Japanese Shipowners’ Association has announced that the Japanese shipping industry will take... Read more


Superior again builds world’s largest telescopic stacking conveyor

(Posted on 14/04/22)

Superior Industries, Inc., a US-based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and... Read more


TBA GroupMultimodal 2022Port of StocktonThe Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology Cleveland Cascades LtdCimbria
  • Sailors Society
  • TOC Events
  • Telestack
  • Port of Stockton

Subscribe to our newsletter

Keep up to date with the latest global news in bulk cargo handling and shipping