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Burgas is a port-city located in the region of Burgas Bay on the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria. It is the closest large port to the Bosphorus Strait. The city of Burgas is an important logistic node on Trans-European Transport Corridor VIII and a primary maritime gateway in the TRACECA network connecting Europe with Central Asia.

Port Flot-Burgas announces dividend

Burgas, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) June 14, 2024 – Towage company Port Flot-Burgas has announced a gross dividend of 0.04 levs ($0.022/0.020 euro) per...

Yachting cocaine route Bulgaria-Greece busted

Sofia, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) May 14, 2024 – Over 10 tonnes of cocaine were transported per year by yachts between Bulgaria’s Black Sea marinas in...

Port Flot-Burgas AD – Q1 2024 results

Burgas, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) April 22, 2024 – Port Flot-Burgas AD has reported earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2024. In Q1...

First caissons fixed for deep-water container terminal in Burgas

Burgas, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) April 5, 2024 – The first of nine caissons was fixed in the seabed as part of the new quay/berth 28 in Bulgaria’s Black...

Largest ever cocaine seizure in Bulgaria’s Burgas port

Burgas, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) March 26, 2024 – More than 170 kg of cocaine were seized in Bulgaria’s Black Sea port of Burgas – the largest ever amount...

Update: Van Oord dredging vessels to start work in Burgas

Burgas, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) February 14, 2024 – Two Van Oord split hopper barges (Pieter Caland and the Cornelis Lely) and backhoe dredger Simson...

Possible new Ro-Ro line Burgas to Alexandria or Damietta

Cairo, Egypt (Ports Europe) February 11, 2024 – There is a possibility for the opening of a Ro-Ro (roll-on/roll-off) line between Bulgaria’s Black Sea...

Van Oord dredging vessels near Burgas port

Burgas, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) February 11, 2024 – The semi-submersible vessel Seaway Albatross is approaching the Bosphorus Strait today on its way...

Towage company Port Flot-Burgas reports improved financials

Burgas, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) January 29, 2024 – Last week,  Port Flot-Burgas, a port towage services company, reported non-consolidated net profit...

Update: Bulgaria to invest €3 bln in highway & railroad to Constanta

Constanta, Romania (Ports Europe) January 26, 2024 – Bulgaria is set to invest €3 billion in the construction of a highway and a railroad connecting...

Concessions for Bulgaria’s largest ports delayed 20 years

Sofia, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) January 22, 2024 – A report by Bulgaria’s Audit Chamber reveals that a law adopted 20 years ago obliged the state to...

Van Oord joint venture awarded dredging project at Port of Burgas

Burgas, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) December 5, 2023 – Cosmos Van Oord has been awarded a dredging project at Port of Burgas on the Black Sea. Cosmos Van...

No need for a new terminal in Burgas port

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) November 6, 2023 – A new port terminal is not needed as an extension of a new eastern breakwater to Port Terminal Burgas...

Port of Burgas to renovate its communist era Ro-Ro berth

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) October 16, 2023 – BGN 6.4 million (3.27 million euro) will be invested by Bulgaria’s state-owned Port Infrastructure for...

Port of Varna hosts trilateral Greece-Bulgaria-Romania summit

Varna, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) October 9, 2023 – This week, the Port of Varna will host a trilateral Greece-Bulgaria-Romania summit. The meeting will...

Deepening the access to Bulgaria’s Burgas Port

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) October 8, 2023 – Deepening of the waterway in Bulgaria’s Black Sea Burgas-west port terminal will be partially financed...

Delegation from Bulgarian port of Burgas in Kavala

Kavala, Greece (PortSEurope) October 3, 2023 – On September 28, the Port of Kavala, together with the Kavala Chamber of Commerce and Dimofelia (Public...

Update 2: Bulgaria takes over operational control of Lukoil Black Sea port

Rosenets, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) September 4, 2023 – Operational control over Bulgaria’s Black Sea oil port/terminal of Rosenets, in concession to...

Bulgaria to cancel the Lukoil concession for Rosenets oil port

Rosenets, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) August 27, 2023 – Bulgarian Ministry of Transport said that the procedure for cancelling the concession of Russia’s...

Bulgaria pushes for a key position in the Middle Corridor

Sofia, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) May 18, 2023 – Bulgaria looks for ways to insert itself into the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route (TITR, Middle...

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