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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).

Port of Baku awards EcoPorts certification

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) October 2, 2023 – The Port of Baku has again passed certification for “EcoPorts”. The Port Environment Review...

Azerbaijan touts its Caspian Sea power

Dushanbe, Tajikistan (Ports Europe) September 20, 2023 – With more than 50 ships, Azerbaijan has the largest merchant fleet in the Caspian Sea,...

Port of Baku increases car handling

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) August 31, 2023 – The number of passenger cars transported through the Port of Baku was 4,002 units in January-July...

Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan to create joint logistics company for TITR

Tashkent, Uzbekistan (Ports Europe) August 25, 2023 – Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan intend to create a joint logistics company to operate within the...

Azerbaijan’s ports handled 7.45 million tonnes of cargo in Jan-Jul’23

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) August 18, 2023 – Azerbaijan’s Caspian Sea ports increased the transshipment of goods in the first seven months of the year...

Kazak officials in Baku to talk about the Middle Corridor

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) August 16, 2023 – A government-led Kazakhstani delegation has visited Baku, Azerbaijan, to discuss regional transport and...

Baku and Turkmenbashi ports to cooperate on illegal goods control

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) August 10, 2023 – Baku International Seaport and Turkmenbashi International Seaport have signed an agreement to...

Three times more containers from Turkmenbashi to Alat in H1’23

Turkmenbashi, Turkmenistan (Ports Europe) August 1, 2023 – Almost three times more containers (2,362 TEUs) were transported from the Caspian Sea port of...

Azerbaijan’s ports handled 6.3 million tonnes of cargo in H1’23

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) July 18, 2023 – Azerbaijan’s Caspian Sea ports increased the transshipment of goods in the first half of the year by 9.6% to...

Islamic Development Bank visits Azerbaijan

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) July 12, 2023 – Minister of Digital Development and Transport of Azerbaijan, Rashad Nabiyev, has met with a delegation of...

Russia and Iran: Sanctions busting in focus during port visit

Astrakhan, Russia (PortSEurope) July 3, 2023 – Russia and Iran, the two most sanctioned countries in the world, continue their attempts to improve cargo...

New oil tankers for Aktau-Baku route that bypasses Russia

Aktau, Kazakhstan (PortSEurope) June 27, 2023 – The joint venture of Kazakhstan’s KazMorTransFlot and Abu Dhabi Ports, Caspian Integrated Maritime...

Turkmenistan’s ferries and container ships run successful lines to Baku

Turkmenbashi, Turkmenistan (PortSEurope) June 26, 2023 – Turkmen ferries Berkarar and Bagtyar made 70 voyages from the country’s largest Caspian Sea port...

First pilot transport of cargo by semi-trailer along the TRACECA corridor

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) June 20, 2023 – The first pilot transport of cargo by semi-trailer along the TRACECA corridor has taken place as the...

Landlocked Uzbekistan to use Baku port fertilizer terminal

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) June 13, 2023 – Landlocked Uzbekistan will start using a new terminal for mineral fertilisers in Azerbaijan’s Caspian port...

EU delegation visits Alat Free Economic Zone, Azerbaijan

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) June 7, 2023 – On May 31, 2023, a delegation of European Union (EU) diplomats paid a visit to the Alat Free Economic Zone,...

Ports of Constanta and Baku to push Middle Corridor development

Constanta, Romania (Ports Europe) June 5, 2023 – Romania’s Black Sea Port of Constanta and Caspian Sea Port of Baku in Azerbaijan are developing a...

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