Astrakhan Branch Director Takes Part in Plenary Session of Research and Application Conference “Innovation Approaches Toward Developing Transport Logistical System of Caspian Region”
On May 31, 2017 Director of the Astrakhan Branch Vladimir Gudkov took part in an open plenary session of the 4th International Research and Application Conference “Innovation Approaches Toward Developing Transport Logistical System of the Caspian Region”. The conference has been held in Astrakhan from May 31 to June 1, 2017.
The conference involved representatives of Russian federal and regional authorities, personnel of research institutes and the consuls of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Republic of Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan in Astrakhan.
The participants in the conference are planning to listen to reports and discuss the following issues:
– prospects for the development of the Astrakhan water transportation hub in the midst of the current geopolitical situation and further development of the international North-South transport corridor;
– innovation technology use in the shipboard energy sector;
– international cooperation and intercultural communication in training specialists of the transportation industry;
– marine natural management of the Volga-Caspian Marine Shipping Canal.
Vladimir Gudkov addressed the participants in the conference with an opening speech and also said: “Keeping the Volga-Caspian Marine Shipping Canal in the order fit for permanent service is the priority issue of daily activities of the FSUE 'Rosmorport' Astrakhan Branch”.