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Albania

Albania is a country in Southern Europe, in the Balkan Peninsula, West of Macedonia and Northwest of Greece; it is an official candidate for accession to the European Union (EU); its primary seaport is Durrës, which is managed by Autoriteti Portual Durrës.

Ports in Albania see Q3 2023 cargo traffic up +11.2%

Durrës, Albania (PortSEurope) October 30, 2023 – The Adriatic Ports of Albania reported cargo traffic of 1.71 million tons (mt) in Q2 2023, up +11.2% on...

Albania seaports: Cargo & passengers traffic report – Q2 2023

Durrës, Albania (Ports Europe) August 17, 2023 – In the second quarter of 2023, the seaports of Albania handled 1.713 million tons (mt) of freight. This...

EMS Albania Port Operator confronts Durres port authority

Durrës, Albania (Ports Europe) August 4, 2023 – Port concessionaire EMS Albania Port Operator (EMS APO) said that Durres port authority refused access...

Durres Port Authority denies statements by EMS-APO

Press Release – Durres Port Authority – July 29, 2023 The Durres Port Authority strongly condemns the utterly misleading statements of the...

KFOR delegation visits the Port of Durrës

Durrës, Albania (Ports Europe) May 13, 2023 – A delegation of KFOR has visited the Port of Durrës. The delegation was headed by Colonel Berthold...

Passenger traffic with Italy at Port of Durrës increases

Durrës, Albania (Ports Europe) May 29, 2023 – Passenger traffic between the Port of Durrës and Italy has maintained an upward trend during the first...

Port of Durrës to increase port equipment

Durrës, Albania (Ports Europe) May 29, 2023 – The Port of Durrës will increase port equipment to improve container management and ease congestion at...

Bigova Bay to invest €400 mln in a luxury tourist resort in Kotor

Kotor, Montenegro (Ports Europe) May 10, 2023 – Local company Bigova Bay will invest €400 million ($438 million) in a luxury tourist resort...

Azerbaijan, Albania agree industry cooperation

Durrës, Albania (Ports Europe) May 9, 2023 – At the Joint Committee between Albania and Azerbaijan, the two governments agreed to cooperation in the...

Albanian ports handle more cargo in Q1, but will be turned into leisure marinas

Durrës, Albania (Ports Europe) May 3, 2023 – Albanian Adriatic seaports handled 14.2% more cargo in the first quarter of 2023. Durrës, which accounts for...

Albania seaports see Q1 2023 cargo traffic up 14.3%

Durrës, Albania (Ports Europe) May 3, 2023 – In the first quarter of 2023, Albanian seaports handled a total of 1.61 million tons of cargo, up +13.2% on...

German concessionaire to sue Albania over Durrës port conversion

Durrës, Albania (Ports Europe) April 13, 2023 – Germany-headquartered EMS Shipping and Trading company has filed a lawsuit against the Albanian state in...

Only in Albania: Sea ports replaced by apartment buildings

Vlora, Albania (PortSEurope) April 11, 2023 – A 350 million euro marina for 400 yachts will replace the second biggest commercial port in Albania in the...

No progress in LNG terminal projects in ports of Bar and Vlora

Bar, Montenegro (PortSEurope) April 3, 2023 – The Western Balkans’ first two liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals, planned in the Adriatic ports of...

Albania’s cargo traffic at its seaports down -20% in 2022

Durrës, Albania (Ports Europe) February 9, 2023 – Last year, Albania’s seaports handled 3.84 million tonnes of freight, down -20.6% on 2021 (4.83...

Albanian government signs up for Durres Yacht & Marina project

Durrës, Albania (Ports Europe) January 31, 2023 – The Albanian government has officially signed off on the Durres Yacht & Marina project. The...

Corridor 8 to be included in the priority Trans-European Transport Network

Sofia, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) December 6, 2022 – Corridor number 8 will become part of the priority Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T). The...

EU cancels €28 mln for modernization of Albania’s commercial Port of Durrës after plans to turn it into a leisure marina

Durrës, Albania (PortSEurope) December 2, 2022 – The European Union has cancelled the grant of €28 million for the modernization of Albania’s commercial...

Albanian deputy prime minister agrees to construction of port of Durrës

Durrës, Albania (PortSEurope) November 6, 2022 – Albanian deputy prime minister Belinda Balluku said the government had agreed to the construction of...

Port of Durrës handles Kosovo-bound customs goods

Durrës, Albania (Ports Europe) October 7, 2022 – Port of Durrës now handles Kosovo-bound customs goods in the Port of Durres in Albania as of 1...

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