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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.

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador at the MOU signing between Albania, Exxon Mobil and Excelerate Energy

Tirana, Albania (Ports Europe) March 15, 2021 – U.S. Ambassador to Albania Yuri Kim has taken part in the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing...

Albania’s Port of Vlora considered for new LNG facility

Vlora, Albania (Ports Europe) March 15, 2021 – Excelerate Energy, ExxonMobil LNG Market Development and the government of Albania have signed a...

Ambassador Yuri Kim attends online Tirana Economic Forum

Tirana, Albania (Ports Europe) March 14, 2021 – U.S. to Albania, Ambassador Yuri Kim, has delivered an online presentation at the Tirana Economic Forum,...

Analysis – More controversies about the Albania’s Durrës port €2 billion development

Durrës, Albania (Ports Europe) March 4, 2021 – Exit News, an independent Albanian news portal which also publishes investigative stories, claims that the...

Press Statement by U.S. Ambassador Yuri Kim, Durres port visit

Press Statement – U.S. Ambassador to Albania Yuri Kim visits Durres port – February 11, 2021 Ambassador Yuri Kim: As you know, I often talk about...

Albanian ports see total cargo down -4.0% on 2019

Durrës, Albania (PortSEurope) February 8, 2021 – In the last year, Albanian ports handled a total of 4.28 million tons of goods, down -4.0% on 2019. The...

Albania receives EU investment for railway network

Durrës, Albania (PortSEurope) February 3, 2021 – Finance from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) with a €36.9 million loan...

Two UAE companies named as investors in controversial Durrës Port project

Durrës, Albania (PortSEurope) January 25, 2021 – In December 2020, Albania’s Top Channel broadcaster surprised everyone by announcing that the...

Albania’s port of Durres is attracting attention and investments

Durrës, Albania (PortSEurope) January 17, 2021 – In December 2020, Albania’s Top Channel broadcaster surprised everyone by announcing that the Albanian...

Albania’s port of Durres gets closer to landlocked Kosovo and North Macedonia

Durrës, Albania (PortSEurope) December 27, 2020 – Albania’s main Adriatic port of Durrës (Durres) is becoming the sea gate for land-locked Kosovo and...

UAE investing €2 billion in the transformation of the port of Durrës

Durrës, Albania (PortSEurope) December 15, 2020 – The local Top Channel has reported that the Albanian government and the United Arab Emirates (UAE)...

Albania and UAE discuss cooperation

Durrës, Albania (PortSEurope) November 27, 2020 – The Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama has met with the UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sheikh Abdullah...

Albania see reduced September cargo figures

Durrës, Albania (PortSEurope) November 13, 2020 – The volume of freight loading/unloading in ports, in September 2020 was 366,000 tonnes, down 7.7 %...

Speech by the Greek minister of foreign affairs at the “Thessaloniki Summit 2020”

“The Eastern Mediterranean in crisis” – November 5, 2020 Speech by the Greek minister of foreign affairs at the “Thessaloniki Summit...

Greek foreign minister meets Albanian prime minister

Statement by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias, after his meeting with the Prime Minister of Albania, Edi Rama (Tirana) – October 20, 2020...

Durres port-Pristina rail link agreed

Durrës, Albania (PortSEurope) October 6, 2020 – The governments of Albania and Kosovo have signed four agreement including one for the construction of...

Durrës port traffic down 9% in first eight months of 2020

Durrës, Albania (PortSEurope) September 21, 2020 – In the first eight months of this year, Durrës port handled 2.5 million tons of goods, down 9% of...

MBM Port seeks controversial cargo expansion at Porto Romano, Durrës

Durrës, Albania (Ports Europe) May 5, 2020 – In 2015, the Albanian government signed a 35-year concessionary contract for the construction and operation...

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