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BMF Port Burgas

BMF Port Burgas is a port operator of Port Terminal Burgas East II and Port Terminal Burgas West – parts of Bulgarian national public Port Burgas. It was granted concession contracts, respectively dated 2012 and 2013. In 2019 the term of each concession was extended with another 11 years and eight months and the current overall contract period is 46 years and 8 months, each.

Port Burgas is located in the region of Burgas Bay, at the Black Sea coast and is the closest to the Bosphorus Strait.

First caissons fixed for deep-water container terminal in Burgas

Burgas, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) April 5, 2024 – The first of nine caissons was fixed in the seabed as part of the new quay/berth 28 in Bulgaria’s Black...

Update: Van Oord dredging vessels to start work in Burgas

Burgas, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) February 14, 2024 – Two Van Oord split hopper barges (Pieter Caland and the Cornelis Lely) and backhoe dredger Simson...

Van Oord dredging vessels near Burgas port

Burgas, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) February 11, 2024 – The semi-submersible vessel Seaway Albatross is approaching the Bosphorus Strait today on its way...

No need for a new terminal in Burgas port

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) November 6, 2023 – A new port terminal is not needed as an extension of a new eastern breakwater to Port Terminal Burgas...

Port of Burgas to renovate its communist era Ro-Ro berth

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) October 16, 2023 – BGN 6.4 million (3.27 million euro) will be invested by Bulgaria’s state-owned Port Infrastructure for...

Deepening the access to Bulgaria’s Burgas Port

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) October 8, 2023 – Deepening of the waterway in Bulgaria’s Black Sea Burgas-west port terminal will be partially financed...

Port of Aktau hosts Middle Corridor event

Aktau, Kazakhstan (PortSEurope) October 2, 2023 – On September 29, the next meeting of the working group on the development of the Trans-Caspian...

Port Burgas expands railway connections and warehousing

Burgas, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) April 19, 2023 – Private port operator BMF Port Burgas, a concessionaire of the Black Sea’s Burgas East-2 and Burgas West...

Construction starts on the first Bulgarian deep water container terminal

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) March 1, 2023 – Private port operator BMF Port Burgas, a concessionaire of the Black Sea’s Burgas East-2 and Burgas West...

BMF Port Burgas with a dry port in Bulgarian capital Sofia

Bozhurishte, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) February 26, 2023 – The private port operator BMF Port Burgas, a concessionaire of the Black Sea’s Burgas East-2...

Railway connection of Burgas port to be rebuilt

Burgas, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) February 3, 2023 – Construction work on the abandoned 3 km railway track from Bulgaria’s Black Sea port of Burgas to...

Bulgaria’s BMF Port Burgas quickly recovered all systems after the cyber attack

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) November 17, 2022 – Bulgaria’s Black Sea port of BMF Port Burgas has recovered all systems and is operating with full...

Bulgaria’s port of Burgas under cyber attack

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) November 16, 2022 – In the early morning of November 16, the cyber network of BMF Port Burgas was attacked by a virus. It...

Three Seas Initiative buys interest in BMF Port Burgas

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) September 15, 2022 – Advance Properties has sold a significant interest in BMF Port Burgas to the Three Seas Initiative...

Three Seas Initiative Investment Fund acquires a “significant” share in the two largest terminals of port of Burgas

Burgas, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) June 21, 2022 – A significant, non-majority share in the BMF Port Burgas terminals operator in Bulgaria’s second...

Bulgaria’s BMF Port Burgas is to be sold

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) November 17, 2021 – The concession for Burgas East-2 and Burgas West Black Sea ports, controlled by controversial Bulgarian...

Port of Burgas cargo volumes rise to pre-pandemic levels

Burgas, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) May 24, 2021 – Cargo turnover of the state-owned Port of Burgas, one of the seven port operators in the Gulf of Burgas,...

Bulgaria: Pre-election rush for port concessions at heavily discounted prices

Varna, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) February 19, 2021 – Eight concessions for large and smaller ports in Bulgaria are to be announced in 2021, according to a new...

Bulgaria’s port of Burgas will implement a dredging project to coincide with Varna

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) February 10, 2021 – Bulgaria’s second largest Black Sea port of Burgas will start dredging works in March which will allow...

Bulgarian Glavbolgarstroy won the two major orders for the expansion of BMF Port Burgas

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) July 28, 2020 – Bulgarian construction company Glavbolgarstroy (GBS) won two major orders for the expansion of BMF Port Burgas...

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