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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).

Azerbaijan to increase transport facilities for regional trade corridors

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) February 28, 2023 – The number of logistics centres and customs warehouses will be increased along two regional trade...

Azerbaijan’s ports handled 11.4% more cargo YOY in January 2023

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) February 23, 2023 – The Caspian Sea ports of Azerbaijan increased the transshipment of goods by 11.4% in January 2023 to...

13 times more cargo to Latin America via Baku port in 2022

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) February 22, 2023 – Cargo transportation through Azerbaijan’s Baku Port in 2022 to Latin American countries increased 13...

Azerbaijan’s ports handled 11.75 million tonnes of cargo in 2022

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) February 21, 2023 – The seaports of Azerbaijan in 2022 increased the transshipment of goods by 32.4% to 11.750 million...

Baku port handled over 6.3 million tonnes of cargo in 2022

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) February 21, 2023 – Cargo turnover of Baku International Sea Trade Port in 2022 was 6.314 million tonnes, which is +13.6% more...

New combined intermodal and multimodal terminal for Baku port

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) February 19, 2023 – By the beginning of 2024, the construction of the second phase of Azerbaijan’s Caspian Sea port of Baku...

Ports Europe: 10 most read articles in January 2023

Vienna, Austria (Ports Europe) February 1, 2023 – Below are the 10 most read articles in January 2023 in Ports Europe by our global customer base. Of these...

Analysis: Sanctions busting Caspian Sea is drying up, new ships needed

Aktau, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) January 26, 2023 – Recently, the lowering water level in the Caspian Sea has accelerated so much that it is jeopardising...

Second Caspian feeder line Turkmenistan-Azerbaijan starts with Uzbek cargo

Turkmenbashi, Turkmenistan (Ports Europe) January 26, 2023 – More than 100 (40-foot) containers were transshipped through Turkmenistan’s Caspian Sea port...

Second feeder container line across Caspian from Turkmenistan to Azerbaijan

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) December 31, 2022 – Turkmenistan’s Merchant Marine Fleet will provide its Balkan vessel for the second feeder container...

EBRD to provide a $100 million loan to Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) December 30, 2022 – The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will finance the development of...

Port of Baku to buy loaders for over €1 million

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) December 30, 2022 – Port of Baku, Azerbaijan’s largest port on the Caspian Sea, has signed two contracts with local company...

Uzbekistan to open container terminals and storage facilities in Baku port

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) December 30, 2022 – Landlocked Uzbekistan is looking for opportunities to open container terminals and storage facilities at...

Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping has ordered another vessel from Baku Shipyard

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) December 29, 2022 – Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping CJSC (ASCO) has ordered another Ro-pax vessel from Baku Shipyard LLC....

KazAtomProm delivered natural uranium to Canada via the Middle Corridor bypassing Russia

Poti, Georgia (PortSEurope) December 27, 2022 – Kazakhstan’s National Atomic Company KazAtomProm delivered natural uranium through...

Baku Port joins UN Global Compact

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) December 7, 2022 – Baku International Sea Trade Port CJSC has announced that it has been accepted as a member of the...

Port of Baku, RCG and Cabooter Group to increase cargo transportation from Europe to China

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) December 6, 2022 – Port of Baku, Rail Cargo Group (ÖBB RCG, the freight division of Austrian Federal Railways) and...

Port of Baku and EU cooperate on “Green Port Concept”

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) December 5, 2022 – The Port of Baku and EU cooperate on the “Support for the implementation of the Green Port...

Desperate Moscow seeks unified rules for Caspian Sea corridor ports

Moscow, Russia (PortSEurope) November 19, 2022 – A desperate Moscow is seeking unified commercial and conventional rules for the ports in its sanctions...

Ports of the Turkic states meet in Uzbekistan

Tashkent, Uzbekistan (PortSEurope) October 31, 2022 – On the eve of the 6th Meeting of Ministers of Transport of the Organization of Turkic States, the Fifth...

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