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Berdyansk

Berdiansk or Berdyansk is a port city in the Zaporizhzhia Oblast in south-eastern Ukraine. It is on the northern coast of the Sea of Azov. Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, 2022, after two months of fighting it occupied the port city.

Reference – Official list of Russian ports

Moscow, Russia (PortSEurope) January 21, 2024 – The register of sea ports of Russia includes 67 ports, which are included in 8 sea basins and are located...

Azov Sea as a Russian lake

Moscow, Russia (Ports Europe) December 11, 2023 – A bill has been submitted to the lower house of Russia’s State Duma (parliament) to consolidate the...

Russia restored cargo handling in occupied Mariupol and Berdyansk ports

Mariupol, Ukraine (Ports Europe) November 16, 2023 – In the seized Ukraine’s Azov Sea ports of Mariupol and Berdyansk shipping and cargo...

Update: Russia prepares second alternative supply route to Crimea

Rostov-on-Don, Russia (PortSEurope) November 8, 2023 – Construction of a railway connecting illegally annexed by Moscow Crimea and Russia’s...

Ukrainian missiles hit Russian-occupied Azov Sea port of Berdyansk

Berdyansk, Ukraine (Ports Europe) June 3, 2023 – The Ukrainian military has attacked, most likely with British-made Storm Shadow missiles, the...

Russia suspends Azov Sea agreement with Ukraine

Moscow, Russia (Ports Europe) June 2, 2023 – Russian Parliament has adopted a law on the denunciation of the 2003 Treaty between Russia and Ukraine on...

Occupied port of Berdyansk to export 1.8 million tonnes of grain in 2024

Berdyansk, Ukraine (Ports Europe) April 19, 2023 – The capacity of the Russia-occupied by Ukrainian Azov Sea port of Berdyansk for grain shipment is expected...

Sanctions hit Russia tries to utilize occupied Azov Sea ports in Ukraine

Moscow, Russia (Ports Europe) October 8, 2022 – Sanctions hit Russia is trying to to utilize occupied Azov Sea ports in Ukraine and has announced...

Russia exporting grain from occupied Ukrainian ports

Kiev, Ukraine (PortSEurope) August 24, 2022 – Russia is also exporting grain under recent agreement to open Ukrainian ports to grain exports. Whilst the...

Russia exports grain from occupied Berdyansk port

Vienna, Austria (PortSEurope) July 1, 2022 – The first vessel carrying grain has left from the Berdyansk port in the Russian-occupied part of the...

Port of Berdyansk ready to export grain – local official

Moscow, Russia (Ports Europe) June 14, 2022 – The Port of Berdyansk will be ready to resume grain shipments and wheat deliveries to Turkey are possible....

Russia says that the occupied ports of Berdyansk and Mariupol are operating normally

Moscow, Russia (Ports Europe) June 9, 2022 – The Russian government has said that the occupied ports of Berdyansk and Mariupol are operating normally and...

Occupied Ukrainian port of Berdyansk to be reopened by Russia in June

Berdyansk, Ukraine (Ports Europe) May 30, 2022 – Preparations are under way for the reopening in June of Ukraine’s second largest port on the Azov Sea,...

Ukraine’s ports infrastructure damage estimated at billions of euros

Odessa, Ukraine (PortSEurope) May 9, 2022 – Ukraine estimates the losses inflicted on its port infrastructure by Russian shelling, bombardment and...

Ukraine announces the official closure of four seaports

Kiev, Ukraine (PortSEurope) May 3, 2022 – The Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine has announced the official closure of four seaports due to...

Ukraine loses €155 million per day due to blocked ports

Odessa, Ukraine (PortSEurope) April 25, 2022 – Ukraine loses €155 million per day due to blocked ports, according to Ukrainian media. All the...

Russia continues attacks against Ukrainian ports; no naval mines spotted in the Black Sea

Odessa, Ukraine (PortSEurope) April 4, 2022 – Russian missiles strikes again hit Ukrainian Black Sea ports of Odessa and Mykolaiv/Nikolaev (on the large...

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