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Bulgaria

Bulgaria is a country in Southeast Europe; it borders with Greece, North Macedonia, Serbia, Romania and Turkey; the East borders the Black Sea; most of the border with Romania is formed by the Danube river; Bulgaria joined the European Union (EU) in 2007; its main seaports are the Black Sea ports of Burgas and Varna. Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Company (BPI Co.) is the managing body of the Bulgarian public transport ports and provides vessel traffic and shipping information services.

Multraship allocates tug to Burgas port

Burgas, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) August 8, 2017 – The Azimuth Stern Drive (ASD) tug will be operated by Multraship wholly-owned subsidiary, Bourgas Tug...

Bulgaria’s Odessos Shiprepair Yard reports lower H1 net profit

Sofia, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) July 21, 2017 – Bulgaria’s Odessos Shiprepair Yard S.A. has reported an after-tax profit decreased to BGN 1.73...

Six port multimodal corridor between Greece and Bulgaria

Thessaloniki, Greece (PortSEurope) July 17, 2017 – By the end of July, Greece and Bulgaria will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the...

Bulgaria and Greece to build a multimodal corridor between Black Sea, Aegean Sea and Danube

Sofia, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) July 6, 2017 – Bulgaria and Greece have announced that they plan to extend the multimodal transport corridor between the...

Over €51 million invested in two terminals of port of Burgas since 2012

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) June 30, 2017 – BMF Port Burgas, the private port operator of terminal Burgas East 2 and terminal Burgas West (former...

Over 30 shipping agencies use Single Window from the start of the Bulgarian system

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) June 25, 2017 – Over 30 shipping agencies with nearly 100 users use the services of the electronic document processing...

TEN-T – Connecting Europe – Core network corridors

Brussels, Belgium (PortSEurope) June 19, 2017 – TEN-T (Trans-European Transport Networks) envisages coordinated improvements to primary roads, railways,...

European Ports Forum invites membership applications

Brussels, Belgium (PortSEurope) May 31, 2017 – The Commission’s Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE) has set up a group of experts...

Bulgarian ports passenger traffic rises 61.5% y/y in Q1 2017

Varna, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) May 26, 2017 – Bulgarian sea and river ports handled a total of 12,500 passengers in the first quarter of 2017, up 61.5% on the...

Bulgaria’s BPI Co. presents Black Sea real-time monitoring system

Varna, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) May 25, 2017 – Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Company (BPI Co.) has made a presentation of the first system for the monitoring...

Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Company receives recognition at “Ports and Navigation on the Black Sea 2017”

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) May 24, 2017 – Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Company (BPI Co.) has received international recognition for the...

Bulgaria to invest €15 million in Burgas port

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) May 23, 2017 – Bulgarian transport minister Ivaylo Moskovski said the government plans to invest BGN 30 million ($17.2...

Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Company presents e-governance systems

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) May 14, 2017 – Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Company (BPI Co.) has presented as examples of best practices in...

Aurubis to launch warehouse at Burgas port

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) May 10, 2017 – German group Aurubis AG plans to start operating on May 11 a warehouse for the storage, control and unloading...

South European maritime ports freight and passenger statistics

Brussels, Belgium (PortSEurope) May 5, 2017 – The latest (2015) available statistical data on freight handling and passenger traffic in ports in...

Burgas, Alexandroupolis ports to develop joint project

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) May 3, 2017 – Burgas port is discussing a joint tourism project with Greece’s Alexandroupolis port. The future...

Bulgarian government approves dredging at Burgas port

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) April 23, 2017 – Bulgaria’s government has given the green light to a contract for the dredging of Burgas port to reach...

Burgas West to acquire ferry ship for Burgas-Novorossiysk line

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) April 23, 2017 – Bulgarian company Port Bulgaria West plans to acquire a ferry ship to operate the regular line connecting...

EU Regional Transport Investment Conference – Sofia

Sofia, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) March 29, 2017 – On March 23, 2017, the Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) organised the Regional Transport...

EU Tender – Bulgaria – Sofia: harbour construction works

Bulgaria-Sofia: Harbour construction works 2017/S 057-106386 Contract notice – utilities Works Directive 2014/25/EU Section I: Contracting entity I.1) Name...

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