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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.

Real two-way cargo traffic in Ukrainian humanitarian corridor

Odesa, Ukraine (PortSEurope) October 21, 2023 – More cargo ships are heading towards the Odesa region ports and sailing back towards Bosphorus Strait. As of...

Update: Anti-mine operation in Black Sea by Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey

Sofia, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) October 20, 2023 – The three NATO members Bulgaria, Romania and Turkey are working to launch an anti-mine operation in the...

Bulgaria seeks new commercial opportunities with Spain in Valenciaport

València, Spain (PortSEurope) October 20, 2023 – A government delegation from Bulgaria held a meeting earlier this week with representatives of...

Critically low level of Danube River near Bulgaria’s Ruse

Ruse, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) October 17, 2023 – The water level of the Danube near Ruse (Rousse), Bulgaria’s largest port on the river, on October 16...

Port of Burgas to renovate its communist era Ro-Ro berth

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) October 16, 2023 – BGN 6.4 million (3.27 million euro) will be invested by Bulgaria’s state-owned Port Infrastructure for...

Turkey, Romania, Bulgaria discuss mine clearing force

Ankara, Turkey (PortSEurope) October 11, 2023 – The three NATO members, Turkey, Romania and Bulgaria, are discussing the creation of a joint force to...

Greek prime minister refers to ports after tripartite summit

Athens, Greece (PortSEurope) October 10, 2023 – Earlier this week, the Port of Varna hosted a trilateral Greece-Bulgaria-Romania summit. At the end of...

Varna port’s new grain terminal’s first stage is operational

Varna, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) October 9, 2023 – The first stage of Logistic Centre Varna’s 100 million euro new grain terminal, part...

Port of Varna hosts trilateral Greece-Bulgaria-Romania summit

Varna, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) October 9, 2023 – This week, the Port of Varna will host a trilateral Greece-Bulgaria-Romania summit. The meeting will...

Deepening the access to Bulgaria’s Burgas Port

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) October 8, 2023 – Deepening of the waterway in Bulgaria’s Black Sea Burgas-west port terminal will be partially financed...

No financing for Bulgaria’s second intermodal terminal in Ruse

Ruse, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) October 8, 2023 – Bulgaria’s Danube River port city of Ruse has protested to the government for the exclusion of the project...

Delegation from Bulgarian port of Burgas in Kavala

Kavala, Greece (PortSEurope) October 3, 2023 – On September 28, the Port of Kavala, together with the Kavala Chamber of Commerce and Dimofelia (Public...

Miller, Clearwater Dynamics to enable full War Risks insurance coverage for ships in the Black Sea

London, United Kingdom (PortSEurope) September 27, 2023 – Miller, a leading independent specialist (re)insurance broker, and Clearwater Dynamics (CWD),...

Bulgaria, Romania call for second Ruse-Giurgiu, Danube bridge

Brussels, Belgium (Ports Europe) September 22, 2023 – The European Commission (EC) has received a proposal from the Bulgarian and Romanian governments...

Update 2: Bulgaria takes over operational control of Lukoil Black Sea port

Rosenets, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) September 4, 2023 – Operational control over Bulgaria’s Black Sea oil port/terminal of Rosenets, in concession to...

Update: Four ships went through Russian blockade; dozen more are in Ukrainian ports

Odesa, Ukraine (Ports Europe) September 2, 2023 – The two ships that left the Ukrainian Black Sea port of Yuzhny/Pivdennyi in Odesa (Odessa) region in the...

Update: Bulgaria to cancel the Lukoil concession for Rosenets oil port

Rosenets, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) August 27, 2023 – The Bulgarian Ministry of Transport said that the procedure for cancelling the concession of...

Update: The second ship that broke Russian blockade enters Romanian waters

Constanta, Romania (Ports Europe) August 27, 2023 – The bulk cargo carrier Primus (it arrived in Odessa in February 2022 under the name Polarstar),...

Bulgaria to cancel the Lukoil concession for Rosenets oil port

Rosenets, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) August 27, 2023 – Bulgarian Ministry of Transport said that the procedure for cancelling the concession of Russia’s...

Normal navigation in the Danube following August rains

Vienna, Austria (Ports Europe) August 15, 2023 – Following the rainy start to August, the low-flow situation in the Danube River is easing further, with...

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