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Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping CJSC

The Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Closed Joint-Stock Company was established by merging the country’s two largest fleets – the Azerbaijan State Caspian Sea Shipping Company and the Caspian Sea ​​Oil Fleet of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic. It is comprised of offshore support and merchant fleets and two shipyards.

Azerbaijan borrows to increase its Caspian fleet

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) February 2, 2024 – Azerbaijan’s ambition is to continue to dominate shipping and cargo handling in the Caspian Sea region...

Azerbaijan’s ASCO handled 4.9 mln tons of cargo in 2023

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) January 31, 2024 – In 2023, tankers of Azerbaijan Caspian Sea Shipping CJSC handled 4.9 million tons of cargo. Dry cargo...

Azerbaijan’s ASCO announces reorganisation

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) January 11, 2024 – Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company CJSC (ASCO) has announced a corporate restructure. ASCO Logistics...

EBRD provides loan to Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) December 19, 2023 – The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will provide a long-term loan to...

AD Ports Group, KazMorTransFlot acquire two tankers for Caspian

Aktau, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) November 28, 2023 – AD Ports Group and KazMorTransFlot (KMTF) have announced the acquisition and start of operations of...

Iran launches refrigerated container ship to work in Caspian Sea

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) October 10, 2023 – Iran has launched a refrigerated container ship to export horticultural products to other countries,...

EBRD holds talks with Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) October 3, 2023 – Last week, Management Board Chairman of the Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company (ASCO) CJSC, Rauf...

Turkmenistan’s ferries and container ships run successful lines to Baku

Turkmenbashi, Turkmenistan (PortSEurope) June 26, 2023 – Turkmen ferries Berkarar and Bagtyar made 70 voyages from the country’s largest Caspian Sea port...

First pilot transport of cargo by semi-trailer along the TRACECA corridor

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) June 20, 2023 – The first pilot transport of cargo by semi-trailer along the TRACECA corridor has taken place as the...

Second Caspian feeder line Turkmenistan-Azerbaijan starts with Uzbek cargo

Turkmenbashi, Turkmenistan (Ports Europe) January 26, 2023 – More than 100 (40-foot) containers were transshipped through Turkmenistan’s Caspian Sea port...

Second feeder container line across Caspian from Turkmenistan to Azerbaijan

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) December 31, 2022 – Turkmenistan’s Merchant Marine Fleet will provide its Balkan vessel for the second feeder container...

EBRD to provide a $100 million loan to Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) December 30, 2022 – The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will finance the development of...

Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping has ordered another vessel from Baku Shipyard

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) December 29, 2022 – Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping CJSC (ASCO) has ordered another Ro-pax vessel from Baku Shipyard LLC....

Ports of the Turkic states meet in Uzbekistan

Tashkent, Uzbekistan (PortSEurope) October 31, 2022 – On the eve of the 6th Meeting of Ministers of Transport of the Organization of Turkic States, the Fifth...

Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping presents 9-month transport figures

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) October 14, 2022 – Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company CJSC (ASCO) has reported its transports figures for the first nine...

Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping has restored the STB-1 barge

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) September 23, 2022 – Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company CJSC has restored the STB-1 barge, possibly the largest barge in...

ADY Container launches a new service from Port of Batumi connecting China and Europe

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) June 23, 2022 – ADY Container LLC has launched a new service from Port of Batumi connecting China and Europe via...

Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company launches new Ro-Pax-type ferry

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) May 9, 2022 – The Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company (ASCO) has launched a service for its new Ro-Pax-type ferry, the...

Trans-Caspian International Transport Route members discuss progess

Country representatives of the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route International Union (TITR International Union) met in Baku, Azerbaijan –...

Last year, 73 ships were repaired at ASCO’s Bibiheybat shipyard

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) April 20, 2020 – The Bibiheybat shipyard of Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company (ASCO) repaired 73 ships in 2019. Of...

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