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Burgas

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.

Maersk changes logistics landscape in Bulgaria

Cargo transport in Bulgaria is highly dominated by road. In the mid-2000s, railways remained a major mode of freight transportation, but with increasing...

Will European Corridor VIII ever connect Bari and Brindisi to Durres and Vlora, and to Burgas and Varna?

Varna, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) June 11,2021 – The reconstruction works in Bulgaria for the key railway element of Pan-European corridor VIII that started...

Port of Burgas cargo volumes rise to pre-pandemic levels

Burgas, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) May 24, 2021 – Cargo turnover of the state-owned Port of Burgas, one of the seven port operators in the Gulf of Burgas,...

Karasu port to add Ro-Ro service to Burgas after the one to Constanta

Burgas, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) May 3, 2021 – Studies have started for the establishment of a Ro-Ro line between Bulgaria’s second largest Black Sea port...

Bulgaria’s port of Burgas will implement a dredging project to coincide with Varna

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) February 10, 2021 – Bulgaria’s second largest Black Sea port of Burgas will start dredging works in March which will allow...

MedCruise’s Black Sea Working Group launches a joint video campaign

The Black Sea Working Group composed of Odesa, Constanta,Varna and Burgas ports was created in 2018 with the purpose to resume cruise activity in the Black...

Analysis – Central Asia to help China bypass Russia en route to Europe

Aktau, Kazakhstan (PortSEurope) December 3 – It is China, again, that is emerging as an unlikely winner from the agreed direct link between Turkey and...

Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Company joins International Port Community Systems Association

Varna, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) September 14, 2020 – The state-owned Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Company (BPI Co.) has become the newest member of the...

Bulgarian Glavbolgarstroy won the two major orders for the expansion of BMF Port Burgas

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) July 28, 2020 – Bulgarian construction company Glavbolgarstroy (GBS) won two major orders for the expansion of BMF Port Burgas...

Burgas port management meets Turkish representatives

Burgas, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) July 1, 2020 – Managers of Port of Bourgas EAD and representatives of the Turkish Consulate General in the city and the...

Port Burgas managers visit Alexandroupolis Port

Alexandroupolis, Greece (Ports Europe) June 24, 2020 – Alexandroupolis Port Authority has hosted a visit from managers from Bulgaria’s BMF Port...

Bulgaria’s Port Burgas enlarges quay walls, adds new docking spaces

(Adds details to “BMF Port Burgas receives several bids for tenders” article from May 1, 2020) Burgas, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) May 25, 2020 –...

Black Sea ports cruise working group meeting held

Istanbul, Turkey (Ports Europe) May 19, 2020 – Managers of the leading Black Sea ports have held a virtual “meeting” to discuss the impact of...

DBA Group division wins contract in Bulgarian ports of Burgas and Varna

Varna, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) April 28, 2020 – Actual I.T. dd, part of Italy’s DBA Group S.p.A., has signed an agreement with Bulgarian Ports...

Burgas Port EAD with strict measures during Covid-19 crisis

Burgas, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) April 16, 2020 – Strict measures for the non-proliferation of the COVID-19 virus have been introduced in the port of...

EBRD visits Bulgaria to promote investment

Sofia, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) March 3, 2020 – Alain Pilloux, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) vice president, has visited...

Common maritime agenda in the Black Sea in motion

News – EU Maritime Affairs and Fisheries – February 28, 2020 The Common maritime agenda for the Black Sea has officially launched on February 17,...

Bulgaria, Greece express readiness to accelerate activities to build multimodal corridor

Bulgaria and Greece hold transport talks in Alexandroupolis – February 26, 2020 The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications...

Bulgarian prime minister in Alexandroupolis: cooperation with Greece guarantees the prosperity of the region

Greek and Bulgarian prime ministers meet in Alexandroupolis, Greece – February 26, 2020 We are glad that you are here, it is important that we meet in...

Analysis – Georgian and other deep sea ports around the Black Sea

Poti, Georgia (Ports Europe) February 12, 2020 – Georgia is the only Black Sea littoral state, which has no deep-water port. For more than three years it...

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