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Baku

The capital of Azerbaijan, the port of Baku is located on the Western Caspian Sea coast. It is a key port on the new Silk Road and trade corridors both East-West and North-South, and Azerbaijan’s primary port. It is operated by the Port of Baku (port authority).

Baku hosts inaugural Caspian Blue Horizons Workshop

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) June 10, 2024 – Baku International Sea Trade Port CJSC, ADA University and IDEA (International Dialogue for Environmental...

Sustainable development goals of Baku port

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) June 3, 2024 – Azerbaijan’s Baku International Sea Trade Port (BISTP), the oldest and biggest one on the Caspian Sea,...

First truck transit the route China-Kazakhstan-Azerbaijan-Georgia

Kuryk, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) May 26, 2024 – In the first trial for the transit road transport of goods along the route...

Update: Baku port as an advocate of green policies

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) May 12, 2024 – Azerbaijan’s Baku International Sea Trade Port (BISTP), the oldest and biggest one on the Caspian Sea,...

DP World Yarimca starts rail service to avoid Red Sea problems

Istanbul, Turkey (Ports Europe) May 3, 2024 – DP World Yarimca has started using a previously unused rail route from China to Turkey to ensure the...

Port of Baku plans for zero emissions

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) April 26, 2024 – Baku International Sea Trade Port (BISTP) is planning to reduce emissions to zero within 15 to 20 years,...

EU delegation visits Port of Baku

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) April 17, 2024 – A high-level European Union delegation led by the EU Special Representative for Central Asia, Ambassador...

Eco-journalists from different countries visited the Port of Baku

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) April 16, 2024 – A group of eco-journalists from Canada, Germany, Netherlands, Italy and the United Kingdom visited the...

Azerbaijan’s seaports see a +30.3% rise in cargo transhipment

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) March 20, 2024 – In the first two months of 2024, Azerbaijan’s seaports recorded a +30.3% increase in the volume of...

Reducing transit time in Baku port

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) March 17, 2024 – With the geopolitical situation heavily impacted by the Russian invasion of Ukraine and Western...

Ports of Baku, Batumi, Aktau, Kuryk and Turkmenbashi visit Valencia

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) March 3, 2024 – Aiming at enhancing the safety, resilience, and sustainability of supply chains between Asia and Europe,...

Sanctions? Georgia as Russia’s “Auto Heaven”

Tbilisi, Georgia (Ports Europe) February 18, 2024 – Hundreds of cars are supplied to Russia from Georgia every day, directly or through intermediary...

Baku Shipyard adopts SSI ShipConstructor design solution

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) February 15, 2024 –  Baku Shipyard (BSY Engineering) has adopted the ShipConstructor design and modelling solution of...

Swiss ambassador visits Baku port

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) February 14, 2024 – Switzerland’s Ambassador to Azerbaijan Thomas Stehlin visited the country’s Caspian Sea port of...

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...

World Bank, HR Wallingford step into shrinking Caspian problem

Aktau, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) February 12, 2024 – Alarmed by the shrinking waters of the Caspian, Kazakhstan invited the World Bank (WB) to conduct a...

Second block train for 2024 via Middle Corridor in Baku

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) February 2, 2024 – A second block train for the year sent from China’s Xi’an arrived at Baku Port on February 2...

China block train arrives at Port of Baku

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) January 12, 2024 – The latest block train sent from Xi’an, China, arrived at Baku Port on January 11, 2024. The...

Urgent dredging to start in Baku port, Caspian Sea shrinks

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) January 10, 2024 – Dredging will start in the coming days in Azerbaijan’s Caspian Sea port of Baku, which will allow access...

China’s NDRC visited Port of Baku

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) January 5, 2024 – China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) visited the Port of Baku at the end of...

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