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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.

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...

MedCruise attends Adriatic Sea Forum

Budva, Montenegro (PortSEurope) May 3, 2017 – Medcruise, the association representing Mediterranean cruise ports, took part in the Adriatic Sea Forum, an...

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...

Albania handles increased passenger volume from Italy in 2016

Dürres, Albania, (Ports Europe) February 7, 2017 – Dürres port handled about 840,000 passengers to and from Italy in 2016, an 8% increase on 2015,...

Albania issues tender for concession of ship services at ports

Dürres, Albania (Ports Europe) January 31, 2017 – Albania’s transport ministry has opened a tender for awarding a five-year concession contract...

Kosovo and Albania to open joint Durrës customs checkpoint

Durrës, Albania (Ports Europe) January 20, 2017 – The Ministries of Finances of Kosovo and Albania have agreed to open a joint customs checkpoint at...

Turkey leading trade partner for Durrës port

Durrës, Albania (Ports Europe)  January 17, 2017 – Turkey ranks first for the highest volume of goods handled in Durrës port. In 2016, 26% of goods...

Durrës port handles 3.5 million tonnes in cargo

Durrës, Albania (Ports Europe) January 13, 2017 –  In 2016 Durrës port handled nearly 3.5 million tons of cargo, of which more than 1.2 million tons...

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