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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.

Albanian seeks better Bari port customs services

Bari, Italy (Ports Europe) September 25, 2017 – Italy’s Bari port should improve its customs services, in order to facilitate the traffic of the direct...

Dürres port sees more visiting yachts in Jan-Aug 2017

Durrës, Albania (Ports Europe) September 13, 2017 – Autoriteti Portual Durrës (Durrës Port Authority) has reported that since the beginning of 2017,...

Dürres port reports improved cargo stats for first eight months of 2017

Dürres, Albania (Ports Europe) September 13, 2017 – Autoriteti Portual Dürres (Durres Port Authority) has reported that 377 cargo vessels and 680...

What China’s “Belt and Road Initiative” means for the Western Balkans

Brussels, Belgium, September 11, 2017 – The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has commissioned an independent report on the...

Albanian ports cargo traffic rises 9.4% y/y in Jan-July 2017

Durrës, Albania (Ports Europe) August 29, 2017 – Albanian ports handled a total of 2.319 million tonnes of cargo in the first seven months of 2017 up 9.4%...

Durrës sees increased trade in July 2017

Durrës, Albania (Ports Europe) August 18, 2017 – Over 327,000 tons of goods for export and import have been processed at Durrës port during July...

Italy, Russia, Turkey are main trade parters of Durrës port for H1 2017

Durrës, Albania (Ports Europe) August 18, 2017 – Italy, Russia and Turkey are the three main countries with ports with which Durrës exchanges cargo. In the...

Durrës port cargo traffic rises 1.8 million tonnes in H1 2017

Durrës, Albania (Ports Europe) August 8, 2017 – Durrës port handled 1.8 million tonnes of cargo in the first half of 2017, or 123,000 tonnes more than...

EMS Log completes Durrës transport project

Durrës, Albania (Ports Europe) July 19, 2017 – German Albanian Logistics Agency (Durrës) together with EMS Log (Bremen) has finished a special...

Durrës reports increased ferry traffic in first half of 2017

Durrës, Albania (PortSEurope) July 9, 2017 – In the first six months of 2017, the ferries of Durres – Bari and Durrës – Ancona – Trieste line and...

Bari, Durrës ports sign cooperation deal for cargo, passenger traffic

Bari, Italy (PortSEurope) June 21, 2017 – Bari and Durrës ports agreed to set up a cooperation project to facilitate the flow of cargo and passengers...

Durrës port see increased Kosovo goods transit

Durrës, Albania (PortSEurope) June 18, 2017 – Durrës Port Authority has said that in the first five months of 2017, 10% of goods were transitory from...

EMS-Fehn complete TAP delivery at Durrës port

Durrës, Albania (PortSEurope) June 16, 2017 – German logistics business EMS-Fehn-Group has completed the delivery of pipes to Durrës for the Trans...

Durrës port reports 7% increase in ferry passengers and vehicle traffic

Durrës, Albania (PortSEurope) June 8, 2017 – In May 2017, the volume of trade by ferry increased by 6-18% compared to the same period of 2016....

China considers Albanian transport investment

Durrës, Albania (PortSEurope) May 23, 2017 – Albanian Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Sokol Dervishaj attended the recent Belt and Road forum...

Bari port looks to improve Albanian passenger services

Bari, Italy (PortSEurope) May 15, 2017 – A new phase of cross-border cooperation was initiated by Autorita’ di Sistema Portuale del Mare Adriatico...

Adriatic Sea Tourism Project – 2017 edition – executive summary

Venice, Italy (PortSEurope) May 3, 2017 – The 5th edition of Adriatic Sea Tourism Report (ASTR) produces the annual analysis and description of maritime...

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