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Russia, or the Russian Federation, as a country located in both Eastern Europe and Northwest Asia. It has seaports on the Azov and Black Sea. The largest is the Black Sea port of Novorossiysk. On February 24, 2022, Russia invaded Ukraine in a major escalation of the Russo-Ukrainian conflict that began in 2014. Russia now controls the Azov Sea and occupies the ports of Berdyansk and Mariupol. It has also blockaded all Ukrainian Black Sea ports which are currently closed to all shipping. (Updated 24.06.2022)

Turkmenistan joins Astrakhan logistics event

Astrakhan, Russia (Ports Europe) April 23, 2024 – Turkmenistan will attend the Third International Forum “Transport Logistics of the Caspian Region...

Turkmenistan transports tomatoes to Astrakhan, new trade routes

Olya, Russia (Ports Europe) April 22, 2024 – Turkmenistan has started sending fresh tomatoes to Astrakhan port in Russia. The first delivery was a modest...

Russian ballistic missiles again hit Ukraine’s Pivdennyi port

Pivdennyi, Ukraine (Ports Europe) April 21, 2024 – Two ballistic missiles hit the territory of Ukraine’s Black Sea port of Pivdennyi (Yuzhny, Yuzhnyi)...

Middle Corridor might help China and Russia, but more so Europe

Rome, Italy (Ports Europe) April 21, 2024 – The European Union (EU)’s plans to upgrade the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route (TITR, Middle...

Russia pushes for corridors with Asia to bypass sanctions

Moscow, Russia (Ports Europe) April 20, 2024 – Russia is pressing ahead with the creation of two new transport corridors linking it with Asia, seeking to...

Delo Group to build terminal in Astrakhan after Putin instruction

Astrakhan, Russia (Ports Europe) April 20, 2024 – Russia’s Delo Group plans to develop transport infrastructure on the Caspian Sea, build a terminal in...

Update: Belarus multimodal port in Murmansk, Russia

Tuloma, Russia (Ports Europe) April 19, 2024 – The practical implementation of the multimodal port project for transshipment of Belarusian goods has begun in...

Russian ports handled 214.3 mln tonnes of cargo in Q1’24

Moscow, Russia (Ports Europe) April 18, 2024 – Cargo turnover of Russian seaports in January-March 2024 decreased by 3.3% compared to the same period of last...

Russia’s Taman port with 415,000 sq.m. coal storage

Taman, Russia (Ports Europe) April 17, 2024 – OTEKO, the operator of two marine terminals (bulk and liquid) in Russia’s Black Sea port of Taman,...

Belarus multimodal port in Murmansk, Russia

Murmansk, Russia (Ports Europe) April 16, 2024 – Preparations have started for the construction of a multimodal port for processing Belarusian cargo in...

Putin: Caspian port of Olya is increasingly important for Russia

Olya, Russia (Ports Europe) April 16, 2024 – The port of Olya is becoming increasingly important for Russia, the country’s President Vladimir Putin,...

South Russia tripled grain exports to Iran in Q1’24

Astrakhan, Russia (Ports Europe) April 14, 2024 – Russia’s southern regions of Rostov, Volgograd, Astrakhan, and the Republic of Kalmykia exported more...

China-Russia trade turnover continues to grow in Q1’24

Beijing, China (Ports Europe) April 13, 2024 – Trade turnover between China and Russia in January-March 2024 increased in dollar terms by +5.2% compared...

NUTEP container terminal in Novorossiysk to increase capacity

Novorossiysk, Russia (Ports Europe) April 9, 2024 – NUTEP Container Terminal in Russia’s Black Sea port of Novorossiysk announced a 7.1 billion rubles...

Russian company acquires part of Viterra’s Taman grain complex

Delivery by Sea (Dostavka Morem) holding became the indirect owner of more than 25% of Taman Grain Terminal Complex, which has a capacity of 5.5 million tonnes...

Car-ferry, Ro-Ro berth reconstruction in Makhachkala port, Russia

Makhachkala, Russia (Ports Europe) April 7, 2024 – A 32.57 million rubles (325,000 euro) tender for the development of documentation and the construction...

First coal transhipment decline in decades in Russian ports

Taman, Russia (Ports Europe) March 31, 2024 – Coal transshipment via Russian seaports in 2023 decreased for the first time in decades. The main reasons...

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