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Kazakhstan increases rail exports of fuel oil via Georgian ports

Batumi, Georgia (Ports Europe) June 25, 2024 – In January-May 2024, Kazakhstan increased rail exports of fuel oil through Georgian ports to 413,200 tons...

KazMunayGas ships oil to Makhachkala

Aktau, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) June 19, 2024 – State energy company KazMunayGas (KMG) has reported that two of its tankers transported 406,977 tons of...

Oil terminal in Aktau returned to the state

Aktau, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) June 4, 2024 – An oil terminal worth $66 million with an area of ​​134 hectares (1.34 sq km), Kazakhstan’s Caspian...

Russian oil ship-to-ship operations seek new ports in the Mediterranean Sea

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) May 26, 2024 – Earlier this month, Greece started issuing NAVTEX notices which inform all shipping to stay away from...

Commodity traders investing in Spanish port terminals

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) April 24, 2024 – Global commodity and trading companies have been investing in port terminals in Spain. Many traders are...

Constanta port-based JT Grup plans IPO

Constanta, Romania (Ports Europe) April 24, 2024 – Romanian independent fuel distributor JT Grup Oil has announced plans for an initial public offering...

Rhône Energies set to acquire the Esso Fos-sur-Mer Refinery

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) April 12, 2024 – Rhône Energies has entered into exclusive negotiations with Exxon Mobil’s ESSO SAF to acquire...

Valaris chooses the Port of Las Palmas as a strategic hub

Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain (Ports Europe) April 9, 2024 – The Port Authority of Las Palmas has renewed its agreement with the oil drilling company...

Repsol and Bunge sign renewable fuel deal for port locations

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) April 2, 2024 – Energy company Repsol will acquire 40% of three industrial facilities that are part of Bunge Iberica, one...

JT Grup Oil completes first stage of project in Constanta

Constanta, Romania (Ports Europe) March 27, 2024 – JT Grup Oil S.A., an operator in the fuel distribution market, has announced the completion of the...

KazTransOil General Director visits Port of Aktau

Aktau, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) March 20, 2024 – KazTransOil JSC General Director, Talgat Kurmanbaev, has visited the main oil pumping station Aktau of...

Exolum wins contract to manage bulk liquid terminal in Gijón

Gijón, Spain (Ports Europe) March 20, 2024 – Exolum has won the tender to manage the bulk liquid storage terminal at the La Osa pier in the Port of...

Company submits new terminal request to Port of Vilagarcía

Vilagarcía, Spain (PortS Europe) March 5, 2024 – Betunes Gallegos SLU has submitted a request to the Port Authority of Vilagarcía to occupy an area of...

Turkey’s Dörtyol terminal ends oil imports from Russia

Iskenderun, Turkey (Ports Europe) March 5, 2024 – The Dörtyol terminal, operated by Global Terminal Services (GTS), has ended imports of Russian crude...

€10 billion for a petrochemical complex and shipbuilding plant in Kazakhstan

Aktau, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) February 28, 2024 – South Korean companies Nexstar Engineering and KSTN are considering the construction of a new...

Oil terminal, Euronova Energies discuss new bitumen terminal

Constanța, Romania (Ports Europe) February 26, 2024 – Romanian port operator Oil Terminal and Euronova Energies are set to build a bitumen terminal in...

KazTransOil exported 287,000 tons of oil via the port of Aktau

Aktau, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) February 12, 2024 – In January 2024, KazTransOil exported 287,000 tons of oil via the Caspian Sea port of Aktau. This is...

Sanctions force Russia to swap oil shipments from pipeline to ports

Moscow, Russia (Ports Europe) January 15, 2024 – Russia’s giant state-controlled pipeline transport company TransNeft will increase the capacity of the...

UAE cracks down on Russian dark oil fleet

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (Ports Europe) January 14, 2024 – Under pressure from the United States and Europe, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has...

Update: Libya denies oil export via new port in Egypt

Tripoli, Libya (Ports Europe) January 10, 2024 – Mohammed Oun, oil and gas minister in the officially recognised, Tripoli-based Libyan government, said...

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