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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 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...

Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway will be launched at the end of October

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) October 7, 2017 – The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway will be launched at the end of October, Ahmet Arslan, Turkish...

Event – IAPH Conference 2018 – Baku, My 8-11, 2018

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) September 8, 2017 – The 2018 IAPH (International Association of Ports and Harbors) World Ports Conference will be held...

Caspian Energy Transport Forum and Caspian Energy ICT Forum to be held in September

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) August 29, 2017 – On September 20, 2017, Caspian European Club and Caspian American Club will host the Caspian Energy...

Baku International Sea Trade Port attends Silk Road conference

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortS Europe) August 29, 2017 – China has hosted an international conference dedicated to the Chinese transcontinental project...

Investors of maritime projects discuss potential of Kazakhstan’s ports

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) July 24, 2017 – On July 20, a forum took place in Aktau to discuss increasing cargo in Azeri ports. An international...

Railways of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan agreed to strengthen ties

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) July 12, 2017 – The head of JSC NC Kazakhstan Temir Zholy Kanat Alpysbayev has held talks with Deputy Prime Minister of...

Washington hosts Trans Caspian Forum

Washington, United States (PortSEurope) July 3, 2017 – The second annual Trans-Caspian Forum – East-West Trade and Transit Corridor has taken...

Trieste and Koper host Baku port delegation

Trieste, Italy (PortSEurope) june 21, 2017 – A staff delegation from the port of Baku, in Azerbaijan, has visited the ports of Trieste and Koper...

Georgia, Iran & Azerbaijan to launch south-west transport corridor

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) June 12, 2017 – The heads of Georgian, Iranian and Azerbaijani railways have discussed launching a new South-West...

Baku’s new port can become hub for Asia-Europe trade – analyst

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) June 1, 2017 – Azerbaijan’s Center for Sustainable Development Studies president Nariman Agayev has recommended the...

Baku port head says more harbours to join Trans-Caspian International Transport Route

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) May 22, 2017 – The number of ports that will join the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route (TMTM) will be increased,...

Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Georgia sign agreement on Trans-Caspian transport corridor

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) April 2, 2017 – At a meeting of the Union of Legal Entities of the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route...

Iran plans Amirabad port development on Caspian Sea within one year

Amirabad, Iran (Ports Europe)  March 13, 2017 – Iran plans to open the largest port in the Caspian Sea within a year and for it to be a direct...

Baku International Sea Trade Port increases cargo trade in 2016

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) January 9, 2016 – In 2016 Baku International Sea Trade Port unloaded 4.5 million tons of cargo, up by 47% compared to...

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