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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).

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,...

Port of Baku imports raw materials for aluminum industry from China

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) June 23, 2022 – ADY Container has delivered anode blocks from China to Azerbaijan. Anode blocks are materials needed in...

IRISL with first cargo shipment from Russia to India through the North-South International Transport Corridor

Solyanka, Russia (Ports Europe) June 13, 2022 – The Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Line (IRISL) has realised the first multimodal cargo shipment from...

Desperate Russia looking to Iran’s ports as a way to bypass western sanctions

Tehran, Iran (Ports Europe) May 30 – Desperately trying to find a way to avoid harsh international sanctions affecting Russian transport and logistics,...

Baku Port plays a major role in the main corridors of the region – IFC

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) May 24, 2022 – Last week, a delegation from International Finance Corporation (IFC) visited the Port of Baku. The...

Nippon Express launches new intermodal transport service from China to Europe via the Caspian Sea

Tokyo, Japan (Ports Europe) May 23, 2022 – Nippon Express (China) Co., Ltd., a Group company of Nippon Express Holdings, Inc. on Friday, April 1 launched...

Azerbaijan’s Alat Free Economic Zone plans expansion

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) May 20, 2022 – The Alat Free Economic Zone (FEZ) is planning an expansion, Board Chairman of the Alat FEZ Authority Valeh...

TRACECA and USAID will hold a Study Tour for carriers along the Central Asia

News Release – TRACECA and USAID will hold a Study Tour for carriers along the Central Asia – May 4, 2022 Starting from May 16, 2022, the Road...

Western sanctions against Russia force Kazakhstan to seek transport solutions via Turkey

Ankara, Turkey (Ports Europe) May 12, 2022 – Western sanctions against Russia are forcing Kazakhstan to seek transport solutions via Turkey. This means a...

Three more container ships to double the cargo capacity of the Middle Corridor between Aktau and Baku

Aktau, Kazakhstan (PortSEurope) April 19, 2022 – As of September the number of ships that operate the Caspian Sea line between the Aktau in Kazakhstan and...

Two feeder vessels to double the capacity of Turkmenbashi-Baku container line

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) April 18, 2022 – Two feeder vessels started regular sailing between the Turkmen port of Turkmenbashi and the Azerbaijani...

Port of Baku awarded two ISO certificates

Port of Baku awarded two ISO certificates: ISO 50001: 2018 – Energy management and ISO 45001: 2018 – Occupational safety and health management...

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