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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.

Port of Aktau hosts Middle Corridor event

Aktau, Kazakhstan (PortSEurope) October 2, 2023 – On September 29, the next meeting of the working group on the development of the Trans-Caspian...

EU, G7 delegation visits Port of Aktau

Aktau, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) September 19, 2023 – A delegation of ambassadors of the EU and G7 countries has visited the Caspian Sea port of Aktau,...

China’s port of Lianyungang visits Aktau, Kazakhstan

Aktau, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) September 19, 2023 – A delegation of the regional government and the port of Lianyungang, China, has visited the port of...

Atyrau port has been idle for three years due to low water level

Atyrau, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) September 18, 2023 – Kazakhstan’s port of Atyrau on the Ural River (Jaiyq in Kazakh language) near its Caspian Sea...

Digital Silk Way project presented at GCCM 2023 event in Almaty

News Release – Digital Silk Way – September 11, 2023 The Digital Silk Way project, which envisages the formation of a digital telecommunication...

Kazakhstan Railways increases grain handling

Aktau, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) September 4, 2023 – Kazakhstan Railways (KTZ) handled over 1 million tons of grain in the month of August, twice the...

Port of Aktau increases freight handling

Aktau, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) September 4, 2023 – In the January-July period, more than 2.6 million tonnes of dry and oil bulk cargoes were...

Aktau and Kuryk ports increase freight traffic

Aktau, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) September 1, 2023 – In January-August 2023, the volume of freight shipped through Caspian Sea Aktau and Kuryk ports...

AzerTelecom and Kazakhtelecom established a joint venture within the Trans-Caspian Fiber Optic project

News Release – Digital Silk Way – August 23, 2023 AzerTelecom and Kazakhtelecom leading telecommunication operators of Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan continue...

New route for Russia-Iran container trains

Formachevo, Russia (Ports Europe) August 18, 2023 – RZD Logistics, the largest Russian multimodal logistics operator, a subsidiary of state-owned Russian...

AD Ports signs Kazakhstan port terminal agreement

Kuryk, Kazakstan (Ports Europe) August 16, 2023 – Abu Dhabi Ports Group (AD Ports) has an agreement with Kazakhstan’s Semburg Invest to manage the...

Kazak officials in Baku to talk about the Middle Corridor

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) August 16, 2023 – A government-led Kazakhstani delegation has visited Baku, Azerbaijan, to discuss regional transport and...

Kazakh container terminal in Poti to be ready in 2024

Poti, Georgia (Ports Europe) August 14, 2023 – In October, Kazakhstan’s transport and logistics investment group of companies PTC Holding will start the...

Semburg Invest plans oil exports vis Middle Corridor

Kuryk, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) August 9, 2023 – Semburg Invest is planning to export around 20 million tons of oil annually by the Trans-Caspian...

ADP in JV to export Kazakh agro products via Iran

Kuryk, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) August 7, 2023 – Landlocked Kazakhstan and Abu Dhabi Ports (ADP, part of AD Ports Group on behalf of Simatech Shipping &...

Two abandoned oil berths to be reopened in Aktau port

Aktau, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) July 5, 2023 – Two dilapidated and abandoned oil berths in Kazakhstan’s largest Caspian Sea port of Aktau will be...

Aktau grain terminal stake to be sold

Aktau, Kazakhstan (PortSEurope) July 9, 2023 – A stake in the grain terminal in Kazakhstan’s Caspian Sea ports port of Aktau, the Aktau Marine Northern...

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