Sheremetyevo starts to build the largest cargo-terminal
A new cargo-terminal, which is based on Sheremetyevo International Airport, will become the leading cargo-complex of East Europe.
The design is being carried out in common with AirBridge Cargo (this company enters a number of “Volga-Dnepr” companies). This project has a strategic meaning to Sheremetyevo. Complex has an area of 20 000 square meters. There will be all conditions for consigners and consignees.
Among all the infrastructure objects of the new cargo-terminal will be created the special zones for storage and treatment, zones for consigners and consignees service and there will be also squares for the placement of airlines-offices, their agents and forwarding companies.
All the volume of work freight will exceed 1 mln. tones a year. By the end of 2010 cargo traffic via Sheremetyevo was about 280 000 tones.
The design of a new cargo complex in Sheremetyevo will be carried out by the LLC “Cargo Complex Sheremetyevo”, subsidiary OJSC “Sheremetyevo International Airport”, “Kratos”, “Interros”. The company “InzhStroyExpert” is a general planner, “Lufthansa Consulting” was chosen as a consultant.
“Lufthansa Consulting” will elaborate conceptual plan of the whole building at the territory where the cargo-terminal will be situated and all the attendant infrastructure objects.
In compliance with the account of carrying capacity consultants will develop the suggestions of effective system of cargo treatment, which will become a base platform to finished version of the project of a new terminal.
The special lines for transport facilities and cargo traffic will be assigned in the new terminal and at the adjoining territory of the new terminal. Also there will be carried out the work procedures of the general and special goods (for ins., perishable goods)
In addition, “Lufthansa Consulting” will elaborate IT-architecture and create a conception of the security providence.
Sheremetyevo International Airport is a leader in a cargo carriage segment among Моscow region airports. Sheremetyevo owns 51% оf overall market of cargo-carriage and 68% International cargo-carriage of Russia. The total cargo-traffic via Sheremetyevo International Airport has made about 248 000 tones.
Sheremetyevo International Airport is a base airport of the largest cargo-airline of Russia — AirBridgeCargo. Sheremetyevo uses all the possibilities of the flotation of this airline in the process of there and back cargo-transportation between Asia and Europe.