Port News & Information Mediterranean, Black & Caspian Seas

Kazakhstan Temir Zholy

Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (Kazakhstan Railways, KTZ) is a state-owned railway company in Kazakhstan. The company is responsible for the management and operation of the country’s rail network, which spans over 15,000 kilometers and connects Kazakhstan to other countries in Central Asia, Russia, and China. KTZ provides a range of services, including freight and passenger transportation, logistics, and infrastructure development.

China to invest in container hub in Port of Aktau. Kazakhstan

Aktau, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) July 8, 2024 – China is set to invest in container hub in Port of Aktau, a Caspian Sea port. At recent discussions...

Romanian, Kazak rail companies sign Middle Corridor MoU

Astana, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) June 28, 2024 – KTZ Express and Romania’s state-owned rail freight operator CFR Marfa have signed a Memorandum of...

Port of Aktau sees cargo up +14% in first quarter

Aktau, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) April 10, 2024 – In the first quarter of 2024, Aktau port handled 1.1 million tons of transshipment cargo, up +14%...

Railway JV between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan looks to China

Astana, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) April 9, 2024 – Kazakhstan and doubly landlocked Uzbekistan will create a railway joint venture that will create cargo...

Aktau port handled 360,000 tonnes of cargo in January’24

Aktau, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) February 13, 2024 – Cargo turnover of Kazakhstan’s Caspian Sea port of Aktau in January 2024 increased by 12.7%...

Sanctions change Kazakhstan’s cargo transport geography

Astana, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) January 29, 2024 – The transport industry of Kazakhstan faces an increase in cargo volumes and periodic shortages of...

Kazakh ports’ cargo statistics for Jan-Nov don’t make sense

Aktau, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) December 13, 2023 – Cargo turnover of Kazakhstan’s Caspian Sea ports increased by 10% to 6.5 million tonnes in the...

AD Ports Group, Kazakhstan Railways sign transport agreement

Dubai, UAE (Ports Europe) December 4, 2023 – AD Ports Group has signed an agreement with Kazakhstan Temir Zholy JSC (Kazakhstan Railways) to form a joint...

Kazakhstan’s Kuryk port handled 1.8 mln tonnes of cargo in Jan-Oct’23

Kuryk, Kazakstan (Ports Europe) November 29, 2023 – Kazakhstan’s Caspian Sea port of Kuryk processed more than 1.8 million tonnes of cargo during...

Port of Aktau increases cargo handling +22% in Jan-Oct 2023

Aktau, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) November 20, 2023 – In January-October 2023, the Port of Aktau handled 3.8 million tonnes of cargo, an increase of +22%...

Regional state railway companies to develop Middle Corridor

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) November 1, 2023 – The regional state railway companies of Azerbaijan, Georgia and Kazakhstan will work together to...

Rhenus expands operations in Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan

Berlin, Germany (PortSEurope) October 13, 2023 – Germany’s global transport and logistics service provider Rhenus Logistics Group is stepping up...

Wabtec signs railway development agreement with Kazakhstan

Astana, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) September 19, 2023 – Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (Wabtec) has signed an agreement with national...

Kazakhstan Railways increases grain handling

Aktau, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) September 4, 2023 – Kazakhstan Railways (KTZ) handled over 1 million tons of grain in the month of August, twice the...

Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan to create joint logistics company for TITR

Tashkent, Uzbekistan (Ports Europe) August 25, 2023 – Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan intend to create a joint logistics company to operate within the...

Middle Corridor, bypassing Russia, transports 1.8 times more cargo in H1 23

Astana, Kazakhstan (PortSEurope) July 14, 2023 – More than 1.3 million tonnes of cargo were transported via the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route...

Rhenus and KTZ to enhance transhipment of Caspian Sea

Astana, Kazakhstan (PortSEurope) June 23, 2023 – Germany’s transport and logistics service provider Rhenus Logistics Group and Kazakhstan Railways...

PSA International, Kazakhstan Railways to jointly develop TITR Corridor

Aktau, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) May 23, 2023 – PSA International Pte Ltd and Kazakhstan Railways (KTZ) will establish a joint venture company, KPMC Ltd,...

Aktau Port handled almost a million tonnes of cargo in Q1, mostly oil

Aktau, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) April 28, 2023 – Cargo transshipment through Kazakhstan’s Caspian Sea port of Aktau increased by 15% in the period...

Qingdao Port to cooperate with Port of Aktau

Aktau, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) April 25, 2023 – Kazakhstan’s Caspian Sea port of Aktau and China’s Qingdao Port, part of the Shandong Port Group...

Subscribe to weekly news

We keep you informed on the top European port news.