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Ukraine to privatise Bilhorod-Dniester Sea Trade Port

Kiev, Ukraine (PortSEurope) January 20, 2023 – The Ukraine government has announced that it plans to sell Bilhorod-Dniester Sea trade port. Oleksandr...

Rotterdam port officially starts using Nextlogic for inland container shipping

Rotterdam, Netherlands (PortSEurope) January 19, 2023 – The port of Rotterdam has officially started using Nextlogic for integrated planning to handle...

Ukraine privatises Ust-Dunaisk Commercial Seaport

Odessa, Ukraine (PortSEurope) January 18, 2023 – The Ukrainian government has privatised, by sale, Ust-Dunaisk Commercial Seaport in the Odessa region....

Putin asked for help for new Agidel port

Agidel, Russia (PortSEurope) January 16, 2022 – The leader of the Russian republic of Bashkiria (Bashkortostan), Radiy Khabirov, has asked Russian President...

Belarus wants faster creation of its own ports in Russia

Minsk, Belarus (PortSEurope) January 9, 2023 – Hard pressed by western sanctions, President of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, demanded faster construction of...

Ukraine exports 16 million tonnes of grain via its Black Sea ports

Odessa, Ukraine (PortSEurope) December 30, 2022 – Ukraine grain export continues, already reaching 16 million tonnes with 605 ships being loaded in the Black...

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...

Russia and Iran – a logistics match made by sanctions

Rostov-on-Don, Russia (PortSEurope) December 27, 2022 – In February Russia invaded Ukraine. The west responded with wide ranging sanctions affecting Russian...

Suez Canal expects a record breaking $8 billion in revenue

Port Said, Egypt (PortSEurope) December 26, 2022 – Egypt’s Suez Canal expects revenue to reach the record-breaking $8 billion in its current fiscal year...

Reference – Volga-Don Canal (VCSNC – Volga-Caspian Sea Navigation Canal)

Russia’s Lenin Volga–Don Shipping Canal connects the Volga and Don rivers (both in Russia) at their closest points. The canal, together with...

Russia is trying to use the occupied Mariupol port with cargo from Ust-Donetsk river port

Ust-Donetsk, Russia (PortSEurope) December 14, 2022 – The development of railway infrastructure will make it possible to finally utilize the capacity of...

One more SEZ on the Volga River to help Russia dodge sanctions and move trade south-east

Agidel, Russia (PortSEurope) December 13, 2022 – The latest update about the project for the creation of a port-type special economic zone (SEZ) in the city...

EU discusses financing Solidarity Lanes in Ukraine and Moldova

Brussels, Belgium (PortSEurope) December 12, 2022 – The European Union has held a conference to discuss financing transport infrastructure in Ukraine and...

Iran export to Russia through Olya, Astrakhan, Makhachkala

Solyanka, Russia (PortSEurope) December 12, 2022 – Iran intends to export its goods to Russia through three more Caspian Sea ports – Olya, VTS...

Romanian ports Brăila, Galați to receive EU funds

Constanța, Romania (PortSEurope) December 8, 2022 – The Romanian inland ports of Brăila and Galați are set to receive European Union funding for...

Ongoing development of inland waterway transport in EU

Brussels, Belgium (PortSEurope) December 5, 2022 – Transport on inland waterways is a sustainable and less congested mode of transport, that can play a...

Volga-Caspian Sea Canal to be deeper and with two way traffic

Moscow, Russia (PortSEurope) November 29, 2022 – Hard pressed to move its trade in the south-east direction due to western sanctions, Russia is pouring more...