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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).

60,000 TEUs via the Middle railway corridor between China and Europe in 2019

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) February 4, 2019 – Some 60,000 twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU)’s should be shipped along the Middle Corridor in 2019,...

Caspian Sea cruises planned

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) 02.02.2019 – Azerbaijan and Russia are to develop sea cruise-based tourism between the ports of the five Caspian Sea...

Azerbaijan’s Baku port handles first cargo transit of “Lapis Lazuli” route

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) December 28, 2018 – Azerbaijan’s Baku port handled the first cargo transit operation on the international route...

Port of Izmir to be connected to BTK railway

Izmir, Turkey (PortSEurope) December 9, 2018 – Turkey plans to connect the port of Izmir to the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway corridor (BTK) by rail, the...

Barcelona port not to launch cooperation projects with Baku harbour in near future

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) November 13, 2018 – Barcelona port does not see any possibility of cooperation with Azerbaijan’s Baku port in the near...

Port of Baku transships 2 million tons of cargo for first half of 2018

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) August 12, 2018 – Baku International Sea Trade Port CJSC has reported that in the first half of 2018 the volume of cargo...

Five countries sign convention on Caspian legal status

Aktau, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) August 12, 2018 – The leaders of Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Turkmenistan have signed a new convention on...

IAPH comments the effect of developing dry ports on seaports

Tokyo, Japan (PortSEurope) May 22, 2018 – At the recent World Ports Conference of the International Association of Ports and Harbors in Baku,...

Hupac to connect Iran, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan

Chiasso, Switzerland (Ports Europe) February 18, 2018 – Intermodal Express (Hupac) has started a cooperation with ADY Container and Hupac Intermodal to...

European Commission to allocate €1 million ($1.24 million) for technical assistance at Baku International Sea Trade Port

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) January 30, 2018 – The European Commission is to allocate €1 million ($1.24 million) for technical assistance for the...

Event: World Ports Conference – IAPH Baku 2018 on May 8-11, 2018

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) January 29, 2018 – The IAPH World Ports Conference 2018 will take place in Baku, Azerbaijan, on May 8-11, 2018. The main...

Volume of cargo transported through Baku port in 2017 was 4.4 million tons

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) January 16, 2018 – The volume of cargo transported through the Baku International Sea Trade Port in 2017 amounted to 4.4...

Italian media highlight opening of new terminal of Baku International Sea Trade Port

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) January 13, 2018 – The Italian press has widely covered the opening of the new Ro-Ro terminal at the Baku International...

Azerbaijan and Russia to cooperate in cruise shipping

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) January 2, 2018 – Chairman of Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company (ACSC) Rauf Veliyev and Konstantin Anisimov, the General...

First Baku-Tbilisi-Kars train departs from Turkey’s Mersin port

Mersin, Turkey (PortSEurope) November 30, 2017 – The first train to run from Turkey to Azerbaijan on the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway departed from...

Baku International Sea Trade Port looks to achieve Green Port status

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) November 21, 2017 – Baku International Sea Trade Port, expecting to become one of the leading trade and logistics hubs of...

World Bank team presents initial findings on improving freight transit of the Caucasus Transit Corridor

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) November 19, 2017 – The World Bank team has presented the initial findings of its study on improving freight transit and...

Batumi and Poti ports join Lapis Lazuli transit corridor

Batumi, Georgia (PortSEurope) November 19, 2017 – Georgia is to join the Lapis Lazuli Corridor, a transport route connecting Europe and Asia by road,...

First freight train on Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway departs Baku port

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) November 3, 2017 – On October 30, the inauguration ceremony of the Baku–Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway was held at...

Constanta port signs agreement with Baku International Sea Trade Port

Constanta, Romania (Ports Europe) October 16, 2017 – On October 5, 2017, in the presence of the Romanian Minister of Transport, Alexandru Razvan CUC, a...

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