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Sixth grain terminal to be built in Russia’s port of Azov

Azov, Russia (PortSEurope) January 5, 2023 – The project to construct a sixth grain terminal on berth No. 27 in the Russian seaport of Azov has been...

Two Kazakh ships to transit Volga-Don canal between Caspian, Azov Seas in 2023

Astrakhan, Russia (PortSEurope) December 30, 2022 – The Russian government will allow in two Kazakhstan’s ships to operate (transit) from the Caspian...

33% less cargo transported via Azov Sea and Don River ports in 2022

Rostov-on-Don, Russia (PortSEurope) December 22, 2022 – 32.7% less cargo was handled by Russian ports on the Azov Sea and Don River (Azov-Don basin) in...

Russia’s ports cargo handling for the first 11 months of 2022

Moscow, Russia (PortSEurope) December 11, 2022 – Russia’s ports cargo handling in January-November 2022 increased by 0.6% compared to the same period last...

Volga-Caspian Sea Canal to be deeper and with two way traffic

Moscow, Russia (PortSEurope) November 29, 2022 – Hard pressed to move its trade in the south-east direction due to western sanctions, Russia is pouring more...

Port of Azov with a new border checkpoint following Russia’s cargo shift

Azov, Russia (PortSEurope) November 28, 2022 – The Port of Azov will have a new border checkpoint following Russia’s cargo shift southeast. Forced by...

Russia invests further in Volga-Caspian Sea Canal

Moscow, Russia (PortSEurope) November 28, 2022 – Russia is investng further in Volga-Caspian Sea Canal with subsidies for dredging. Hard pressed to move its...

Taman will be only Russian port exporting ammonia by end-2023 – UralChem asks Putin for access to Ukraine’s Odessa port

Taman, Russia (PortSEurope) November 23, 2022 – Taman will be by end-2023 the only Russian port that will be able to export ammonia. UralChem has asked...

Russian cargo relocates to Black and Azov Sea ports due to sanctions

Novorossiysk, Russia (PortSEurope) October 27, 2022 – Russian cargo is relocating cargo to Black and Azov Sea ports due to international sanctions. The...

Sanctions hit Russia tries to utilize occupied Azov Sea ports in Ukraine

Moscow, Russia (PortSEurope) October 8, 2022 – Sanctions hit Russia is trying to to utilize occupied Azov Sea ports in Ukraine and has announced...

Port of Azov sees January-September cargo down -13%

Azov, Russia (PortSEurope) October 5, 2022 – The Port of Azov sees January-September 2022 cargo down -13% to 6.79 million tons, compared to the same...

Russia seaports see container traffic down in January-July 2022

Moscow, Russia (PortSEurope) August 24, 2022 – Russia seaports saw container traffic down in January-July 2022 by -19.6% to 2.62 million containers...

Russia exporting grain from occupied Ukrainian ports

Kiev, Ukraine (PortSEurope) August 24, 2022 – Russia is also exporting grain under recent agreement to open Ukrainian ports to grain exports. Whilst the...

Russia’s port of Kavkaz keeps reporting lower cargo handling

Kavkaz, Russia (PortSEurope) August 7, 2022 – The Russian port of Kavkaz (Caucasus), strategically located in the Kerch Strait that connects Azov Sea with...

TogliattiAzot to build a transshipment complex in the port of Taman

Taman, Russia (PortSEurope) August 7, 2022 – TogliattiAzot (TOAZ) plans to build a transshipment complex in the port of Taman by 2026 with an investment of...

Ranking: Top three Russian grain shipment ports 2021-2022

Moscow, Russia (PortSEurope) July 26, 2022 – The Port of Novorossiysk Sea was Russia’s leading grain exporter in 2021/22. It handled 14.7 million...

Turkey and Russia continue talks about reopening Ukrainian ports

Moscow, Russia (PortSEurope) June 23, 2022 – A military delegation from Turkey’s Ministry of National Defense went to Moscow yesterday to discuss...