The cargo in FESCO containers sent by rail from Heilongjiang province via the Grodekovo station was then handled in the commercial port of Vladivostok before being sent via FESCO sea lines to destinations in China and Korea. This was the first transit freight shipment through the international
The service via Vladivostok is geared at Chinese transit cargo and also at imports from the northern provinces of China to both Korea and Japan. The next shipment is scheduled to be at the end of April. In the future, FESCO plans to set up a block train from Heilongjiang province to Vladvostok, via the Grodekovo station.
The service opens up the transit potential of the Russian Far East and will also reduce the time en route by the logistics network optimization. The transit time from Suifenhe to Pusan will be cut to 6 days instead of 10–12 along the current route. Competitive tariffs have also been made possible by the fact that the intermodal chain will be exclusively based on FESCO assets.