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Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan is a country in Central Asia, on the Northeast shores of the Caspian Sea, South of Russia and West of China. Its main Caspian posts are Aktau and Kuryk. Both ports are under development as the country seeks a role as a transit hub for cargo travelling between Asia and Europe. It is also interested in developing trade with other littoral Caspian Sea states.

Uzbekistan dispatches first transit cargo through Aktau Port

Aktau, Kazakhstan (PortSEurope) May 18, 2019 – A cargo train belonging to  the Uzbekistan Railways (Uzbekiston Temir Yollari), carrying 20-foot TEU...

Georgian Prime Minister speaks about the development of country as multi-dimensional hub

News – Prime Minister’s Press Office – Mamuka Bakhtadze: We have ambition to be multi-dimensional hub in our region. We must become a hub for Doing...

Georgia and Kazakhstan to Offer Joint Logistics Projects to International Companies

News – Prime Minister’s Press Office – Georgia and Kazakhstan to Offer Joint Logistics Projects to International Companies – May 15,...

The European Union and Central Asia: New opportunities for a stronger partnership

Brussels, Belgium (PortSEurope) May 15, 2019 – The European Union (EU) has outlined its vision for a renewed partnership with Central Asia, updating its...

Kazakhstan’s Aktau port starts operating container service from Baku

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) April 19, 2019 – Kazakhstan’s Aktau port has started operating a regular container service linking its docks to...

Uzbekistan joins China-Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran railway corridor

Tashkent, Uzbekistan (Ports Europe) April 7, 2019 – Uzbekistan has joined the China-Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran railway corridor, part of the...

Carrara port to handle export of four large turbines to Kazakhstan

Carrara, Italy (Ports Europe) April 1, 2019 – Carrara port will handle four mega turbines with destination the Tengiz oil field in Kazakhstan on April...

Kazak ambassador visits Valencia port

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) February 5, 2019 – The president of Autoridad Portuaria de Valencia (APV – Valenciaport, Port Authority of...

EU-supported training on implementation of Maritime Labour Convention in Black and Caspian Sea regions

Press Release – EU Neighbours East – February 4, 2018 On January 30-31, 2019, 16 representatives of maritime authorities from countries in the...

Kazakhstan shows interest in Trieste port

Trieste, Italy (Ports Europe) September 24, 2018 – Kazakhstan’s ambassador to Italy, Sergey Nurtayev, has met with the president of the Friuli...

Kazakhstan’s president invites Turkish firms to invest in Aktau, Kuryk ports

Aktau, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) September 14, 2018 – Kazakhstan’s president Nursultan Nazarbayev has invited Turkish companies to invest in the ports...

Kazakhstan Aktau sea port renamed

Aktau, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) September 14, 2018 – Aktau International Sea Trade Port has been renamed as the Aktau Sea Trade Port. The Aktau port is...

Italy’s Macchi to export three boilers to Kazakhstan through Marghera port

Venice, Italy (Ports Europe) September 11, 2018 – Italian company Macchi SpA plans to export a total of three boilers to Kazakhstan through Marghera port...

Kazakhstan Railway Company to transport up to 10,000 tons of grain to Mersin port monthly

Mersin, Turkey (Ports Europe) September 7, 2018 – Kazakhstan Railway Company (KTJ) plans to send up to 10,000 tons of grain from the Kuryk port to...

New ferry complex of the Kuryk port, Kazakhstan

Aktau, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) August 14, 2018 – A ferry complex at Kuryk Port has been inaugurated and will function as a multimodal hub on the Kazak...

Five countries sign convention on Caspian legal status

Aktau, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) August 12, 2018 – The leaders of Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Turkmenistan have signed a new convention on...

Cosco Shipping signs investment contract with Kazakhstan Railways

Astana, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) April 17, 2018 – Cosco Shipping has signed a contract with Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (Kazakhstan Railways) to develop...

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