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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).

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...

Azerbaijan starts work on increasing capacity of Baku port

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) October 30, 2022 – Azerbaijan has started work on increasing the capacity of Baku port to 25 million tonnes of cargo and...

Port of Baku increases car handling

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) October 19, 2022 – The Port of Baku increases car handling in the first 9 months of this year; 9,316 pieces of vehicles...

Georgia’s Poti could develop role as a Kazakh port

Poti, Georgia (Ports Europe) October 15, 2022 – Georgia’s Poti could develop role as a Kazakh port, one of several ports of interest to Kazakhstan....

Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping presents 9-month transport figures

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) October 14, 2022 – Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company CJSC (ASCO) has reported its transports figures for the first nine...

Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping has restored the STB-1 barge

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) September 23, 2022 – Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company CJSC has restored the STB-1 barge, possibly the largest barge in...

Ports of Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan increase cargo traffic

Aktau, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) September 9, 2022 – The ports of Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan have increased cargo traffic by a factor of 2.5 in...

Port of Constanta receives intermodal fertiliser from Uzbekistan

Constanța, Romania (Ports Europe) September 5, 2022 – The Port of Constanta has received intermodal fertiliser from Uzbekistan via a co-ordinated...

Port of Baku, Kazakhstan Railways sign agreement

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) August 24, 2022 – The Port of Baku and Kazakhstan Railways have signed agreement to expand cooperation. Both parties met...

Kazakhstan exports oil via Baku port to Ceyhan in Turkey

Mersin, Turkey (PortSEurope) August 16, 2022 – Kazakhstan is to export oil via Baku port to Ceyhan in Turkey using the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC)...

Port of Baku exports green petroleum coke to China

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) August 10, 2022 – The Port of Baku has exported green petroleum coke to China with the cooperation of ADY Container LLC...

Port of Baku handled 18,376 rail wagons, up +25.8%

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) August 10, 2022 – In the first 6 months of this year, the Port of Baku handled 18,376 rail wagons, up +25.8% on the same...

Caspian Sea – From logistics periphery to sanctions busting

Vienna, Austria (PortSEurope) August 1, 2022 – Since the decline of the trade caravans in the era of the Arab conquests, the Caspian Sea region became...

Total cargo turnover of the top 10 Russian ports in January-June up +4%

Novorossiysk, Russia (PortSEurope) July 22, 2022 – Total cargo turnover of the top 10 Russian ports in January-June amounted to 322.68 million tons, up...

Port of Baku and Albayrak Holding sign agreement

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) July 18, 2022 – The Port of Baku and Albayrak Holding of Turkey have signed an agreement to cooperate in a number of...

Uzbek government official visits Port of Baku

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) July 6, 2022 – The Port of Baku has welcomed Akramjon Nematov, deputy head of the Institute of Strategic and Regional...

International delegation visits Port of Baku

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) July 6, 2022 – An international delegation led by Ambassador Kairat Sarybay, executive director of the Council on...

Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkey sign the Baku declaration

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) June 29, 2022 – Representatives of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkey have held the first trilateral meeting in Baku where...

Azerbaijan expects up to five times more cargo from China to Europe and back

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) June 28, 2022 – Transport infrastructure of Azerbaijan is ready for a sharp increase of the flow of transit cargo,...

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