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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.

Ville Forte Ukraine exports LPG from Izmail port for first time

Izmail, Ukraine (Ports Europe) August 10, 2017 – Ukrainian company Ville Forte Ukraine has sent the first shipment of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) from...

Constanta port increases grain handling

Constanta, Romania (Ports Europe) August 13, 2017 – The National Company of Maritime Ports Administration (CNAPM) Constanta SA estimates for 2017 a...

Konstantinos Rigas on port regulations and environmental charging

Brussels, Belgium (Ports Europe) August 17, 2017 – Baltic Ports Conference 2017 has interviewed Konstantinos Rigas, Unit “Ports & Inland...

Deepening of Volga river can help development of North-South Corridor

Astrakhan, Russia (Ports Europe) August 7, 2017 – A plan to dredge the Volga river to a greater depth and develop local ports, will speed up the...

Six port multimodal corridor between Greece and Bulgaria

Thessaloniki, Greece (PortSEurope) July 17, 2017 – By the end of July, Greece and Bulgaria will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the...

Bulgaria and Greece to build a multimodal corridor between Black Sea, Aegean Sea and Danube

Sofia, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) July 6, 2017 – Bulgaria and Greece have announced that they plan to extend the multimodal transport corridor between the...

Expanded Panama Canal tops expectations in first year

Panama City, Panama (PortSEurope) June 27, 2017 – The Expanded Panama Canal (Canal de Panama) has set a number of records and surpassed expectations in...

EBRD, EIB to invest €50 million in development of Dnieper River as transport artery

Odessa, Ukraine (PortSEurope) June 23, 2017 – The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) intend to...

Over 30 shipping agencies use Single Window from the start of the Bulgarian system

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) June 25, 2017 – Over 30 shipping agencies with nearly 100 users use the services of the electronic document processing...

TEN-T – Connecting Europe – Core network corridors

Brussels, Belgium (PortSEurope) June 19, 2017 – TEN-T (Trans-European Transport Networks) envisages coordinated improvements to primary roads, railways,...

Metrans opens new rail hub in Budapest linking north and south Europe

Budapest, Hungary (PortSEurope) June 15, 2017 – Metrans, the intermodal subsidiary of Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA), is further expanding its...

Ukraine’s UDP to invest $50 million in fleet modernisation

Odessa, Ukraine (PortSEurope) May 31, 2017 – Ukrainian Danube Shipping Company (PJSC UDP) plans to invest $50 million (€44.5 million) in the renovation of...

Transneft Volga Region works to increase oil exports from Novorossiysk port

Novorossiysk, Russia (PortSEurope) May 30, 2017 – Russian company Transneft Volga Region, JSC has started design and exploration works as part of a project...

Croatia gets EU funding for construction of bulk terminal in Osijek

Osijek, Croatia (PortSEurope) May 17, 2017 – The Croatian government has agreed a EU financing for the construction of bulk cargo terminal in Osijek. The...

Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Company presents e-governance systems

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) May 14, 2017 – Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Company (BPI Co.) has presented as examples of best practices in...

Ukraine, Belarus to set up river port hub

Odessa, Ukraine (PortSEurope) May 11, 2017 – Ukraine and Belarus intend to jointly create a river port hub to include the Dnieper in a trans-European...

Marseille port – the development of inland services

Marseille, France (PortSEurope) May 3, 2017 – The Marseille Fos 2016 annual report gives details of the ports successes in 2016 in developing inland...

Nantes port awards inland waterway freight transport deal to CLT

Nantes, France (PortSEurope) April 25, 2017 – Nantes port has awarded a contract for the operation of inland waterway transport of cargo as of January 1,...

Slovenian Parliament to vote on Koper railway project upgrade on April 26

Koper, Slovenia (PortSEurope) April 25, 2017 – The bill on the project for the upgrade of the railway line connecting Slovenia’s Koper port to the...

Developing Danube usage could help Constanta port

Constanta, Romania (Ports Europe) March 30, 2017 – Karla Peijs EU Coordinator Corridor of the Rhine-Danube said that making the Danube river navigable...

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