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Iran’s Caspian Sea ports increase container handling

Tehran, Iran (PortSEurope) November 30, 2022 – In March 21-October 2022, Iran’s Caspian Sea ports increased container handling to 10,261 containers...

Desperate Moscow seeks unified rules for Caspian Sea corridor ports

Moscow, Russia (PortSEurope) November 19, 2022 – A desperate Moscow is seeking unified commercial and conventional rules for the ports in its sanctions...

Caspian Sea – From logistics periphery to sanctions busting

Vienna, Austria (PortSEurope) August 1, 2022 – Since the decline of the trade caravans in the era of the Arab conquests, the Caspian Sea region became...

IRISL with first cargo shipment from Russia to India through the North-South International Transport Corridor

Solyanka, Russia (PortSEurope) June 13, 2022 – The Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Line (IRISL) has realised the first multimodal cargo shipment from...

Ports of the province of Gilan handled a total of 1.32 million tons of goods in the current Iranian year’s first nine months

Tehran, Iran (PortSEurope) January 19, 2022 – The ports of the Caspian Sea province of Gilan handled a total of 1.32 tons of goods in the current Iranian...

Iran to use its Caspian ports to export fruits and vegetables to Russia, bypassing Azerbaijan

Anzali, Iran (PortSEurope) December 27 – Iranian companies-exporters of fruits and vegetables want to supply products to Russia through the Caspian Sea,...

Iran, Azerbaijan and Georgia agree on a transit route connecting Persian Gulf with Black Sea

Amirabad, Iran (PortSEurope) December 15, 2021 – In a desperate need of trade links severely curtailed under Western sanctions, Iran has agreed with...

Iranian ports increase cargo handling

Tehran, Iran (PortSEurope) May 11, 2021 – From the beginning of this year (Iranian year) to May 10, the volume of unloading and loading cargo operations...

Iran’s Anzali and Astara ports report increased cargo traffic

Tehran, Iran (PortSEurope) December 30, 2020 – Gilan Province’s Ports and Maritime Department has reported that 1.033 million TEUs of goods have been...

Analysis – Will Caspian ports become stranded assets if the sea shrinks?

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) December 29, 2020 – The Caspian Sea started shrinking in mid-1990s and its level is projected to fall by nine to 18 metres...

New berths for general cargo, grain and oil in Iran’s Anzali port

Anzali, Iran (PortSEurope) November 19, 2020 – Several new projects have been inaugurated in the Iran’s Caspian Sea port of Anzali, 370 km north of the...

Kotlin Shipping Company to start container service linking Europe via Caspian Sea

Moscow, Russia (PortSEurope) October 14, 2020 – The Kotlin Shipping Company will start a container service linking the EU and Russia with Asia via the...

Analysis – Russia to develop modern container terminals in the Caspian Sea and Volga river

Astrakhan, Russia (PortSEurope) September 29, 2020 – There are no modern Russian container terminals on the Caspian Sea and the Volga river and it looks like...

Aktau port cargo results for the first seven months of 2020 improve

Aktau, Kazakhstan (PortSEurope) August 31, 2020 – The total cargo handled in the port of Aktau in the first seven months of 2020 was 1.979 million tons,...

Iran’s Anzali port sees 58% growth in traffic in Jan-Apr 2020

Tehran, Iran (PortSEurope) August 14, 2020 – In the first four months of 2020, cargo traffic increased by 58% to 556,000 tons. Exports were up by 54% and...

Analysis – Russia “discovers” its strategic Caspian Sea ports

Makhachkala, Russia (PortSEurope) August 13, 2020 – After years of neglect, it seems that Moscow is slowly discovering the potential of its three Caspian Sea...

Amirabad Port has 52% of traffic among the northern ports of Iran

Tehran, Iran (PortSEurope) July 3, 2020 – In the first quarter of 2020, 844,869 tons of goods handled in Amirabad port, a 52% share of the total volume...