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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.

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...

Albania ports report total traffic down over 41% in March

Durrës, Albania (Ports Europe) April 28, 2020 – In March 2020, Albanian ports handled 254,384 tonnes of cargo, down from 432,833 tonnes in March in the...

Durrës port continues operations despite Covid-19

Durrës, Albania (Ports Europe) April 16, 2020 – Autoriteti Portual Durres (APD – Port Authority of Durrës) has continued activities at the port...

ECOPORTIL project officially presented in Limassol on March 6, 2020

News – ECOPORTIL – March 6, 2020 The ECOPORTIL project, in which Frederick Research Center in Cyprus is a key partner, was officially presented in...

Albanian seaports see cargo up 14.4% in 2019

Durrës, Albania (Ports Europe) January 28, 2020 – The Institute of Statistics has reported 2019 figures for cargo and passengers using Albanian...

Kosovo business delegation visits Durrës port

Durrës, Albania (Ports Europe) January 28, 2020 – A delegation from delegation from the Kosovo Chamber of Commerce has visited the port of Durrës to...

Albania’s Durrës port to implement SUPAIR sustainability plan

Durrës, Albania (Ports Europe) January 28, 2020 – Autoriteti Portual Durres (APD – Durres Port Authority) considers protection of the environment...

Albanian delegation visits Croatia’s Ministry of the Sea, Transport and Infrastructure

Delegation of the Republic of Albania paid a working visit to the Ministry of the Sea, Transport and Infrastructure – January 13, 2020 Secretary of State...

German ambassador Zingraf praises the positive business climate at the port of Durrës

Durrës, Albania (Ports Europe) November 24, 2019 – The German Ambassador to Albania, Peter Zingraf, has headed a german delegation visiting Durrës...

Kosovo benefits from Durrës port customs post

Durrës, Albania (Ports Europe) November 24, 2019 – The opening of the Kosovo customs point at the Albanian Adriatic port of Durrës has contributed to...

Regional Stakeholders Conference “Black Sea Synergy: the way forward

Press Release – Regional Stakeholders Conference “Black Sea Synergy: the way forward” – 7 November 7, 2019 The Regional Stakeholders Conference...

Albanian seaports see increased traffic in September 2019

Durrës, Albania (PortSEurope) October 29, 2019 – The Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) has reported increased seaport traffic for September 2019. The...

Durrës port sees increased traffic in Jan-Sep 2019

Durrës, Albania (PortSEurope) October 13, 2019 – The Adriatic sea port of Durres handled 3.12 million tonnes of cargo in the first nine months of 2019,...

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