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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).

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,...

Port of Baku signs contract with Damen Shipyards Gorinchem

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) June 7, 2023 – A contract has been signed by Baku International Sea Trade Port JSC, Baku Shipbuilding Plant LLC and Damen...

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...

Kazakh grain terminal in Baku port

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) May 30, 2023 – The construction of a grain terminal for Kazakhstan is to start soon in the Azerbaijani Caspian Sea port of...

Evrascon awarded contract to expand  infrastructure in Alyat port

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) May 10, 2023 – Baku International Sea Trade Port CJSC has awarded the Evrascon company a contract to expand the general...

EU to ban transit of goods via Russia – here comes the Middle Corridor

Brussels, Belgium (Ports Europe) April 25, 2023 – As part of the 11th package of European Union (EU) sanctions against Moscow for its invasion of...

First Kazakh oil transported to Romania

Ceyhan, Turkey (Ports Europe) April 24, 2023 – The first shipment of Kazakh oil has left the Turkish Black Sea port of Ceyhan for the oil refinery of...

New fertiliser terminal in Baku port by July

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) April 24, 2023 – A new mineral fertiliser terminal of Azerbaijan’s Caspian Sea Port of Baku will become operational by...

Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan to create a logistics JV for North-South Corridor

Aktau, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) April 24, 2023 – Russia, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan will create a single logistics operator on the eastern route of the...

Baku International Sea Trade Port signs agreement with Qingdao Port

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) April 21, 2023 – Baku International Sea Trade Port JSC has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Qingdao Port,...

Azerbaijan and China sign logistics agreement

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) April 17, 2023 – Azerbaijan and China have signed a logistics agreement aimed at improving transport across Azerbaijan....

KazTransOil exports oil via Baku, Azerbaijan

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) March 20, 2023 – KazTransOil has shipped 6,900 tons of oil for export via Aktau for delivery to the port of Baku, the...

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