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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.

Burgas to host the next stop of the European Maritime Day cruise

Burgas, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) September 21, 2017 – The next stop of the European Maritime Day cruise is on May 31-June 1, 2018 in Burgas, on...

Greece to take advantage of strategic position via rail link project with Bulgaria, Tsipras says

Kavala, Greece (Ports Europe) September 7, 2017 – Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras has said the project for the launch of a railway corridor linking the...

Bulgaria-Greece port railway connection project needs investment of €5 billion

Kavala, Greece (Ports Europe) September 6, 2017 – Bulgaria’s transport minister Ivaylo Moskovski has said the total investment in the railway...

Bulgarian PM says port link project with Greece will boost energy, transport, tourist sectors

Kavala, Greece (Ports Europe) September 6, 2017 – Bulgaria’s prime minister Boyko Borisov has said the launch of a railway connection between...

New railway connection agreement between Greece and Bulgaria

Kavala, Greece (Ports Europe) September 6, 2017 – A memorandum of understanding between Bulgaria and Greece for a new railway connection will be signed...

New advanced Multraship tugboat for Port of Burgas

Burgas, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) July 15, 2017 – The Black Sea fleet of the towage and salvage specialist Multraship will be strengthened by an advanced...

Six port multimodal corridor between Greece and Bulgaria

Thessaloniki, Greece (PortSEurope) July 17, 2017 – By the end of July, Greece and Bulgaria will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the...

Bulgaria and Greece to build a multimodal corridor between Black Sea, Aegean Sea and Danube

Sofia, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) July 6, 2017 – Bulgaria and Greece have announced that they plan to extend the multimodal transport corridor between the...

Over €51 million invested in two terminals of port of Burgas since 2012

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) June 30, 2017 – BMF Port Burgas, the private port operator of terminal Burgas East 2 and terminal Burgas West (former...

Over 30 shipping agencies use Single Window from the start of the Bulgarian system

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) June 25, 2017 – Over 30 shipping agencies with nearly 100 users use the services of the electronic document processing...

TEN-T – Connecting Europe – Core network corridors

Brussels, Belgium (PortSEurope) June 19, 2017 – TEN-T (Trans-European Transport Networks) envisages coordinated improvements to primary roads, railways,...

Bulgarian ports passenger traffic rises 61.5% y/y in Q1 2017

Varna, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) May 26, 2017 – Bulgarian sea and river ports handled a total of 12,500 passengers in the first quarter of 2017, up 61.5% on the...

Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Company receives recognition at “Ports and Navigation on the Black Sea 2017”

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) May 24, 2017 – Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Company (BPI Co.) has received international recognition for the...

Bulgaria to invest €15 million in Burgas port

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) May 23, 2017 – Bulgarian transport minister Ivaylo Moskovski said the government plans to invest BGN 30 million ($17.2...

Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Company presents e-governance systems

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) May 14, 2017 – Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Company (BPI Co.) has presented as examples of best practices in...

Aurubis to launch warehouse at Burgas port

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) May 10, 2017 – German group Aurubis AG plans to start operating on May 11 a warehouse for the storage, control and unloading...

Burgas, Alexandroupolis ports to develop joint project

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) May 3, 2017 – Burgas port is discussing a joint tourism project with Greece’s Alexandroupolis port. The future...

Bulgarian government approves dredging at Burgas port

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) April 23, 2017 – Bulgaria’s government has given the green light to a contract for the dredging of Burgas port to reach...

Burgas West to acquire ferry ship for Burgas-Novorossiysk line

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) April 23, 2017 – Bulgarian company Port Bulgaria West plans to acquire a ferry ship to operate the regular line connecting...

Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Company calls dredging tender for Burgas port

Burgas, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) March 27, 2017 – Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Company has called a tender for dredging of the waterways at Burgas port....

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