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The Port of Constanta is located on the Western coast of the Black Sea, at 179 nM from the Bosphorus Strait and 85 nM from the Sulina Branch, through which the Danube flows into the sea. The port of Constanta benefits from an advantageous geographical position, being located on the pan-European Rhine-Danube transport corridor.

The port of Constanta has a major role in the European intermodal transport network, being favorably located at the intersection of trade routes that connect the markets of landlocked countries in Central and Eastern Europe with the Transcaucasus region, Central Asia and the Far East.

The two satellite ports Midia and Mangalia that are located not far from Constanta Port are part of the Romanian maritime port system under the coordination of Maritime Ports Administration SA Constanta

European Commission approves €126 mln Romanian State aid scheme for ports

Brussels, Belgium (Ports Europe) January 11, 2024 – The European Commission has approved a €126 million state scheme to support investments in ports...

Port of Constanta reports 2023 cargo traffic of over 92 mln tons

Constanța, Romania (Ports Europe) January 10, 2024 – The Port of Constanta has reported 2023 cargo traffic of over 92 million tons (mt), compared to...

Banned ozone-depleting refrigerant seized in Constanta port

Constanta, Romania (Ports Europe) January 8, 2024 – Coast guard and customs have blocked the import of 4,136 12 kg cylinders of R134a, a banned...

New regular Reni-Constanta barge line

Reni, Ukraine (Ports Europe) December 17, 2023 – KTL Ukraine has launched a new self-propelled container barge service, KTL PORT, which connects the...

Romanian seaports handled 49.3 mln cargo tonnes in Jan-Sept 2023

Constanța, Romania (Ports Europe) December 12, 2023 – Romanian seaports handled 49.3 million tonnes (mt) of cargo in January-September 2023. This was up...

New service links Aktau, Turkmenbashi & Constanta ports

Aktau, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) December 12, 2023 – ADY Container LLC is launching a new service connecting Kazakhstan’s Aktau and Turkmenbashi...

Constanta targets 4 mln tonnes/month of Ukrainian grain

Constanta, Romania (Ports Europe) December 11, 2023 – Romania is steadily progressing toward its goal of increasing the monthly processing transit...

EU ports rebounding from pandemic disruptions

News – EUROSTAT – EU ports rebounding from pandemic disruptions – December 5, 2023 In 2022, the total gross weight of seaborne freight...

ONE launches Black Sea Turkey Service

Singapore (Ports Europe) November 21, 2023 – Ocean Network Express (ONE) has announced a new Black Sea Turkey Service (BTS). The new service will offer...

Bawi Construction awarded Port of Constanta railway contract

Constanța, Romania (Ports Europe) November 13, 2023 – Bawi Construction SRL to repair and maintain the public railway infrastructure within the Port of...

Six companies bid for bitumen contract in Port of Constanta

Constanța, Romania (PortSEurope) October 27, 2023 – Six companies have submitted offers for a contract to develop a bitumen terminal in the Port of...

€24 million of aid for Romania’s Danube River and Black Sea ports

Brussels, Belgium (PortSEurope) October 15, 2023 – The European Commission (EC) has approved up to €24 million in aid for Romania to support...

Critical Technologies SRL wins PCS contract at Port of Constanta

Constanța, Romania (PortSEurope) October 13, 2023 – The local Critical Technologies SRL is heading a consortium that won a tender to develop the...

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...

Port of Constanta plans “cold ironing” implementation

Constanța, Romania (PortSEurope) October 4, 2023 – The Port of Constanta has provided an update on its cold ironing plans. Port operator, National...

Constanta port will modernise its roads, water and electricity infrastructure

Constanta, Romania (Ports Europe) September 25, 2023 – A 300 million euro project for the modernisation of Romania’s Black Sea port of Constanta was...

Port of Constanta invest to boost grain capacity

Constanța, Romania (Ports Europe) September 21, 2023 – Constanta is now a key port for the export of Ukrainian grain. It receives grain via waterways...

Danube Shipping Company asks for ship-to-ship grain transfers

Kiev, Ukraine (PortSEurope) September 20, 2023 – The Danube Shipping Company (DSC) has asked Romania’s Black Sea Port of Constanta to allow...

Ukraine exports more grain than in 2022 via Danube, rail, road

Constanta, Romania (Ports Europe) September 18, 2023 – Ukraine has already exported more grain through Romania’s Black Sea port of Constanta than it...

Port of Constanta awards PCS contract

Constanța, Romania (Ports Europe) September 15, 2023 – The project Development of specifications for the design and implementation of a Port Community...

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