Port News & Information Mediterranean, Black & Caspian Seas

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.

Inland Ports meet in Vienna to talk about TEN-T & Danube development

Vienna, Austria (Ports Europe) May 1, 2023 – Last week, members of the European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP) met in Vienna for their annual general...

Russian fertilisers in limbo

Moscow, Russia (Ports Europe) May 1, 2023 – The production and export of Russian fertilisers is in limbo following the Western sanctions against the country....

New logistics center to be built in Novorossiysk port

Novorossiysk, Russia (Ports Europe) May 1, 2023 – A new logistics center with an area of 20,000 m² has opened in Russia’s Black Sea port of Novorossiysk,...

Ukrainian minister looks to expand Danube region ports

Kiev, Ukraine (Ports Europe) April 28, 2023 – This year, Ukraine plans to have handled 20 million tons of cargo via its inland Danube ports, said...

Serbia plans better use of rivers

Belgrade, Serbia (Ports Europe) April 26, 2023 – The Minister of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure, Goran Vesić, said that it is very important...

EBRD to help develop Ukraine’s Danube ports of Izmail, Reni and Ust-Dunaysk

Kiyv, Ukraine (Ports Europe) April 24, 2023 – The development of Ukraine’s Danube Port Cluster – Izmail, Reni and Ust-Dunaysk – with...

EBU: Trucks continues to rule Europe’s freight

Brussels, Belgium (Ports Europe) April 24, 2023 – The European Barge Union (EBU) endorses the European Court of Auditors (ECA)’s report on intermodal...

2 million tonnes grain terminal in Ukraine’s Danube port of Reni

Reni, Ukraine (Ports Europe) April 24, 2023 – Ukrainian company Fram Shipping plans to process two million tonnes of bulk cargo per year via the country’s...

Ukraine’s Orlivka ferry complex to become river-sea port

Orlivka, Ukraine (Ports Europe) April 24, 2023 – The Ukrainian Orlivka (Orlovka) ferry complex on the Danube River ferry crossing with Romania’s Isakcha is...

Ruscon joins Volgograd container terminal investment project

Moscow, Russia (Ports Europe) April 20, 2023 – Multimodal transport operator Ruscon and Regional Industrial Parks Management Company have signed a letter...

Port of Olya to finally have a container terminal in 2024

Olya, Russia (Ports Europe) April 20, 2023 – The commissioning of the first stage of the Olya port area and the launch of the container terminal is scheduled...

Caspian Sea water level is below the safe line

Makhachkala, Russia (Ports Europe) April 14, 2023 – The Caspian Sea water level around the Russian port of Makhachkala is below safety levels, which can...

North-South corridor needs 45 new container ships for the Caspian Sea

Moscow, Russia (Ports Europe) April 14, 2023 – For the normal operation of the International North-South Corridor (INSTC), passing through the Caspian Sea,...

Suez Canal Authority to form waste management company

Port Said, Egypt (Ports Europe) April 12, 2023 – The Suez Canal Authority, the Greek V Group of companies (which owns the Greek company Antipollution),...

Ukraine to build one more berth on Danube River

Stara Nekrasivka, Ukraine (PortSEurope) April 11, 2023 – A new berth for transshipment and storage of grain, general and bulk cargo will be built on the...

Russia’s North-South corridor is struggling and is overrated

Astrakhan, Russia (PortSEurope) April 11, 2023 – The International North-South Corridor (INSTC) is sold by Moscow’s propaganda to the local audience...

Shortest new railway route to Ukraine’s Danube port of Reni via Moldova

Reni, Ukraine (PortSEurope) April 10, 2023 – Ukrainian state-owned railway company (UkrZaliznytsia) has opened a new 30 km railway stretch which becomes...

LNG terminal near Danube Port of Bratislava opposed by eco activists

Bratislava, Slovakia (PortSEurope) April 7, 2023 – The 40 million euro liquified natural gas (LNG) terminal, to be built by 2026 near Slovakia’s Danube...

Event: “Transport Logistics of the Caspian Region 2023”, Astrakhan

Astrakhan, Russia (PortSEurope) April 7, 2023 – An international forum “Transport Logistics of the Caspian Region 2023”, which will be held...

Russian Maritime Register of Shipping certified vessels banned in Bulgarian ports

Varna, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) April 5, 2023 – From April 8, 2023, access to Bulgarian sea and river ports is prohibited for all vessels, regardless of...

Subscribe to weekly news

We keep you informed on the top European port news.