Commercial Port of Vladivostok is capable of transshipping a much larger volume of containers than it transships at the present moment, however, its broader practice is hindered due to the existing procedural rules for container inspection by the customs authorities.
Analytical News Agency «PortNews» reports that it was stated by Vladimir Korchanov, general director of the OJSC «Commercial Port of Vladivostok» during the
«A couple of years ago we proposed a suggestion to the Federal Customs Service about changing the system and starting the inspection procedure right at the arrival. We will hand over necessary containers for inspection. This year, the problem has become more acute. Container ships take longer to unload on account of being bigger», said the head of the stevedore company.