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Chelyabinsk Region delegation visits Aktau port

Aktau, Kazakhstan (PortSEurope) January 26, 2023 – A delegation from the Ministry of Economic Development of the Chelyabinsk Region of the Russian...

Analysis: Sanctions busting Caspian Sea is drying up, new ships needed

Aktau, Kazakhstan (PortSEurope) January 26, 2023 – Recently, the lowering water level in the Caspian Sea has accelerated so much that it is jeopardising...

Transit through Kazakhstan in 2022 increased – containers by 6%, cargo by 12.6%

Astana, Kazakhstan (PortSEurope) January 22, 2023 – Transit container traffic through Kazakhstan in 2022 increased by 6%, the Minister of Industry and...

AD Ports signs maritime agreements with Kazakhstan

Aktau, Kazakhstan (PortSEurope) January 18, 2023 – Abu Dhabi’s AD Ports has signed two agreements in Kazakhstan. Firstly, a strategic partnership...

Kazakh port of Aktau handles 3.8 million tonnes of cargo in 2022

Aktau, Kazakhstan (PortSEurope) January 16, 2023 – Turnover of Kazakhstan’s Aktau Port in the Caspian Sea in 2022 increased by 9%, compared to 2021 to...

Kazakhstan’s ports handled +19% cargo, +24% containers in Jan-Nov 22

Aktau, Kazakhstan (PortSEurope) January 9, 2023 – Cargo handled by the Caspian Sea ports of Kazakhstan in January-November 2022 increased by 19% compared to...

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...

Very keen to bypass unreliable Russia, Kazakhstan has identified alternative oil export routes

Tengis, Kazakhstan (PortSEurope) December 17, 2022 – Very keen to bypass sanctions-hit Russia as a transit country, Kazakhstan has identified alternative oil...

Middle Corridor cargo transit tripled in the first nine months of 2022

Astana, Kazakhstan (PortSEurope) December 8, 2022 – Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and western sanctions against Moscow created an opportunity for...

Sanctions strapped Russia pushing for development of logistics infrastructure with Kazakhstan

Aktau, Kazakhstan (PortSEurope) November 29, 2022 – Sanctions-strapped Russia is pushing for the development of logistics infrastructure with Kazakhstan....

Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey JV for TITR transport corridor

Aktau, Kazakhstan (PortSEurope) November 27, 2022 – Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey want to create a joint venture within the framework of...

Kazakhstan expands railway links with China, adds options to bypass sanctioned Russia

Dostyk, Kazakhstan (PortSEurope) November 24, 2022 – Kazakhstan is expanding railway links with China, adding a further option for traders to bypass a...

Aktau Sea Commercial Port receives EBRD loan

Aktau, Kazakhstan (PortSEurope) November 24, 2022 – JSC National Company Aktau Sea Commercial Port is to receive a senior $15 million loan from the...

Port of Aktau handles more trade along TITR transport corridor

Aktau, Kazakhstan (PortSEurope) November 23, 2022 – In January-October 2022, 3.2 million tons of cargo were transshipped through the Caspian Sea port of...

Desperate Moscow seeks unified rules for Caspian Sea corridor ports

Moscow, Russia (PortSEurope) November 19, 2022 – A desperate Moscow is seeking unified commercial and conventional rules for the ports in its sanctions...

PSA delegation in Kazakhstan to discuss digital transport corridor

Aktau, Kazakhstan (PortSEurope) November 18, 2022 – Earlier this month, a PSA delegation met with Kazakhstan Railways (KTZ) to discuss a digital...

EBRD researches sustainable transport connections between Central Asia and Europe

As trade volumes, particularly container traffic, between Asia and Europe continue to grow and as geopolitical events disrupt existing trade corridors, major...