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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.

Kazakhstan increase oil exports via Port of Aktau

Aktau, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) December 11, 2023 – In January-November 2023, Kazakhstan exported 3.62 million tons of oil via the port of Aktau. This...

Chinese state-owned behemoths to develop Kazakhstan’s transport infrastructure

Astana, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) December 10, 2023 – China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) wants to build container hubs in Kazakhstan’s Caspian...

AD Ports Group, Kazakhstan Railways sign transport agreement

Dubai, UAE (Ports Europe) December 4, 2023 – AD Ports Group has signed an agreement with Kazakhstan Temir Zholy JSC (Kazakhstan Railways) to form a joint...

Chinese giant CCECC interested in Kazakhstan’s transport infrastructure

Astana, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) December 4, 2023 – China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) wants to participate in the development of...

Kazakhstan’s Kuryk port handled 1.8 mln tonnes of cargo in Jan-Oct’23

Kuryk, Kazakstan (Ports Europe) November 29, 2023 – Kazakhstan’s Caspian Sea port of Kuryk processed more than 1.8 million tonnes of cargo during...

AD Ports Group, KazMorTransFlot acquire two tankers for Caspian

Aktau, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) November 28, 2023 – AD Ports Group and KazMorTransFlot (KMTF) have announced the acquisition and start of operations of...

30 mln tonnes port capacity in Kazakhstan by 2030

Astana, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) November 24, 2023 – The capacity of Kazakhstan’s Caspian Sea ports will be increased to more than 30 million tonnes...

Kazakhstan’s Middle Corridor ambitions, new ships for Caspian

Aktau, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) November 19, 2023 – The Caspian Sea might be shrinking, but its littoral states still hope it’s a solution to their...

Kazakhstan increases oil exports from Aktau port

Aktau, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) November 17, 2023 – In January-October 2023, Kazakhstan exported 2.8 million tons of oil from the Caspian Sea port of...

New sanctions-busting corridor to Russia bypasses Kazakhstan

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan (Ports Europe) July 5, 2023 – Russia and Kyrgyzstan will soon open a new Southern Transport Corridor across Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and...

“Game of Corridors” in Central Asia

Tashkent, Uzbekistan (PortSEurope) November 2, 2023 – The “Game of Corridors” continues to be played in Central Asia, following the Western sanctions...

French president in Kazakhstan, trade corridors on the agenda

Astana, Kazakhstan (PortSEurope) November 1, 2023 – French President Emmanuel Macron is in Kazakhstan to promote relations between Paris and Astana....

First cargo handled by Sarzha terminal in Kuryk

Kuryk, Kazakstan (PortSEurope) October 27, 2023 – The multifunctional marine terminal (MMT) Sarzha in Kazakhstan’s Caspian Sea port of Kuryk (Mangistau...

New transport corridor from Kazakhstan to Persian Gulf via Iran

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (PortSEurope) October 24, 2023 – The development of a new transport corridor for agricultural goods from Kazakhstan to...

China-Kazakhstan network of ports, logistics centres and postal hubs proposed

Beijing, China (PortSEurope) October 22, 2023 – Kazakhstan wants to create jointly with China a “Partner Network” of large strategic ports,...

Rhenus expands operations in Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan

Berlin, Germany (PortSEurope) October 13, 2023 – Germany’s global transport and logistics service provider Rhenus Logistics Group is stepping up...

Aktau port keeps increasing cargo handling

Aktau, Kazakhstan (PortSEurope) October 6, 2023 – The cargo turnover of Kazakhstan’s Caspian Sea port of Aktau in the January-September increased by...

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