| June 17, 2009
June 15-16, 2009, the X International Conference "Multimodal
transportation of dangerous goods" under the chairmanship of G.Y. Moshkov, the
President of International Dangerous Goods and Containers Association took place
in Saint-Petersburg in "Rossija" hotel. The subject of the Conference was
"Technical Regulation is the basis of safety and cost efficiency of freight
The following persons took part in the Conference:
The representatives of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation (V.P.
Komoedov, Admiral, Deputy of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the
Russian Federation; A.Y.Zakharov, Adviser to the Chairman of the Federal Council
of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation)
The representatives of International Organizations (O. Kervella, Chief of
Dangerous Goods and Special cargoes Section Sub-Committee of Experts on the
Transport of Dangerous Goods; I. Rahim, Head of Cargoes and Facilitation
Section, International Maritime Organization, Chief of Dangerous Goods, Solid
Cargoes and Containers Sub-Committee, International Maritime Organization; R.
Asariotis, Chief of Policy and Legislation, United Nations Conference on Trade
The representatives of the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation (O.A.
Zborovskiy, Head of Section of Security on marine and inland water transport of
the Department of the state policy in the field of marine and inland water
transport of the Transport Ministry of the Russian Federation)
The representatives of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian
Federation (A.N. Zhukovskiy, Head of North-Western Directorate of Internal
Affairs for Transport; A.I. Voitenkov, Head of Division of the Department for
traffic safety ensuring, the Ministry of the Interior of Russia)
The representatives of the Federal Transportation Inspection Service
(Rostransnadzor) (V.P. Burtovoy, the Director of Licensing Department of
Gosmorrechnadzor; A.V. Zhukov, Head of Gosavtodornadzor Department of the
North-Western Federal district; A.A. Bulatov, Head of Northern Department of
Gosavtodornadzor; D.Y. Atlashkin, Head of North-Western Department of
Gosavtodornadzor; V.V. Borovskiy, Head of Central Department of
Gosavtodornadzor; A.P. Andrusenko, Head of Southern Department of
Gosavtodornadzor; S.V. Semenov, Head of the North-Western Department of
The representatives of the Russian Federal Service for Ecological, Technical and
Atomic Supervision (Rostekhnadzor) (I.I. Zablodskiy, Deputy Chief of the
North-Western Division of Rostekhnadzor)
Heads and representatives of enterprises and organizations
Harmonization of the dangerous goods transportation rules with
the requirements and regulations of international conventions, codes, rules and
standards, as well as issues of the development and application of technical
regulations in the field of dangerous goods and containers handling, and issues
of safety standards for transport were discussed during the Conference.
On completion of the Conference, round-table discussion took
place, where the participants of the Conference could discuss the most important
The Conference received high accolades from the representatives
of international organizations, business and regulatory bodies.
Petitions to the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation
based on the results of the Conference were prepared.