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Inland Ports & Waterways

The activities of inland commercial ports & waterways, including rivers and canals. Includes inland port development and waterway cargo traffic numbers. For example, the Danube river which passes through or touches the borders of 10 countries: Romania, Hungary, Serbia, Austria, Germany, Bulgaria, Slovakia, Croatia, Ukraine and Moldova.

Pivdenny port excluded from Black Sea grain deal

Odessa, Ukraine (Ports Europe) May 24, 2023 – Last week, Russia agreed to extend the Black Sea grain deal by a further two months. However, the deal does...

Sanctions: Russia and Iran to jointly buy and build 20 ships for the Caspian Sea

Tehran, Iran (Ports Europe) May 22, 2023 – Russia and Iran have agreed to establish a joint company that will purchase and/or build ships for the...

North-South Corridor might reopen Agidel port after 30-year hiatus

Agidel, Russia (Ports Europe) May 22, 2023 – The feasibility study for the reestablishment of the Agidel cargo river port was awarded to Scientific Approach...

Road to Makhachkala to be financed by bond issue

Makhachkala, Russia (Ports Europe) May 22, 2023 – The issuing of infrastructure bonds worth some 5 billion rubles (58 million euro) to finance the...

Viterra gives away its Russian business to management

Taman, Russia (Ports Europe) May 18, 2023 – Viterra Rus, the Russian division of the Netherlands registered grain trader giant Viterra, will continue to...

Bulgaria pushes for a key position in the Middle Corridor

Sofia, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) May 18, 2023 – Bulgaria looks for ways to insert itself into the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route (TITR, Middle...

EU funding for Alexandropoulis port

Alexandroupolis, Greece (Ports Europe) May 17, 2023 – The European Commission (EC) will provide Greece with €24 million for the development of the...

Sanctions: New port and logistics hub in Samara region

Samara, Russia (Ports Europe) May 17, 2023 – A new port and logistics hub will be built in Russia’s Samara region, following a positive opinion for the...

Abu Dhabi Ports is looking at Bulgaria

Varna, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) May 17, 2023 – Bulgarian ports are an excellent alternative for the growing land cargo traffic from Asia to Europe,...

Second stage of Rostov-on-Don grain terminal progresses

Rostov-on-Don, Russia (Ports Europe) May 15, 2023 – The project for the construction of the second stage of the grain terminal in Rostov Marine Multimodal...

Reference – Kanal Istanbul

Kanal Istanbul is a proposed artificial sea-level waterway that would connect the Black Sea to the Sea of Marmara, bypassing the Bosphorus Strait. The project...

Ukraine to rerun sale of Belgorod-Dniestrovsky Commercial Sea Port

Kiev, Ukraine (Ports Europe) May 11, 2023 – The Ukraine government will rerun the sale of Belgorod-Dniestrovsky Commercial Sea Port. Ukrdoninvest LLC won...

Record breaking $904.5 million for Suez Canal in April

Port Said, Egypt (Ports Europe) May 11, 2023 – The revenue of the Suez Canal in April increased by $274 million compared to the same months of 2022 ($630.5...

Cargo throughput of Makhachkala port to triple by 2026

Makhachkala, Russia (Ports Europe) May 8, 2023 – Cargo throughput of Russian Caspian Sea port of Makhachkala will increase to 9 million tonnes per year by...

Russia to replace western port cranes with local products

Astrakhan, Russia (Ports Europe) May 8, 2023 – Russia’s SMM Group of Companies, the country’s leading manufacturer of heavy lifting equipment for...

Kernel to build grain and sunflower oil terminal in Reni

Reni, Ukraine (Ports Europe) May 8, 2023 – Kernel, Ukraine’s largest producer and exporter of vegetable oil, plans to build a transshipment terminal in...

Port of Constanta caught up in grain dispute

Constanța, Romania (Ports Europe) May 5, 2023 – The Black Sea port of Constanța is caught up in a grain dispute concerning Ukraine. Since Russia...

US Ambassador Bridget Brink visits Danube ports of Reni, Izmail in Ukraine

Kiev, Ukraine (Ports Europe) May 5, 2023 – U.S. Ambassador Bridget A. Brink visited the Danube river ports of Reni and Izmail on April 26, 2023. The...

Bulgarian dream: Black Sea-Danube River canal

Varna, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) May 2, 2023 – A 50-year-old, overambitious project to connect Bulgaria’s largest Black Sea port of Varna and Ruse, the...

JT Oil Terminal Constanța issues tender for oil terminal in the port

Constanța, Romania (Ports Europe) May 1, 2023 – JT Oil Terminal Constanța has issued a tender for the construction of a new oil terminal in Constanța...

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