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Cargo throughput of Makhachkala port to triple by 2026

Makhachkala, Russia (PortSEurope) May 8, 2023 – Cargo throughput of Russian Caspian Sea port of Makhachkala will increase to 9 million tonnes per year by...

Caspian Sea water level is below the safe line

Makhachkala, Russia (PortSEurope) April 14, 2023 – The Caspian Sea water level around the Russian port of Makhachkala is below safety levels, which can cause...

After new Russian supply chains, focus on port infrastructure

Moscow, Russia (PortSEurope) March 24, 2023 – After new Russian supply chains, the focus must include port infrastructure, said Roman Kokunin, Deputy...

Russia claims increase in ports’ cargo handling in Jan-Feb’23 despite sanctions

Moscow, Russia (PortSEurope) March 20, 2023 – Russian seaports handled 140.3 million tonnes of cargo in January-February 2023, 2.6% more compared to the...

For Putin, the North-South Corridor is like the Suez Canal

Moscow, Russia (PortSEurope) March 20, 2023 – Pummeled by western sanctions, Russian President Vladimir Putin compared the International North-South...

Makhachkala Commercial Sea Port to repair seven berths

Makhachkala, Russia (PortSEurope) March 10, 2023 – This year, Makhachkala Commercial Sea Port (MMTP) plans to repair seven berths at the port: six in the...

Makhachkala port – Russia’s Caspian Sea champion

Makhachkala, Russia (PortSEurope) February 6, 2023 – In 2022, Makhachkala Commercial Sea Port became the leader among Russian ports in the Caspian Sea in...

Makhachkala Commercial Sea Port increases handling of Iranian cargo

Makhachkala, Russia (PortSEurope) February 1, 2023 – Makhachkala Commercial Sea Port handled twice as much cement from Iran and exported 20% more grain...

Analysis: Sanctions busting Caspian Sea is drying up, new ships needed

Aktau, Kazakhstan (PortSEurope) January 26, 2023 – Recently, the lowering water level in the Caspian Sea has accelerated so much that it is jeopardising...

Makhachkala port: cargo handled up 38% in 2023

Makhachkala, Russia (PortSEurope) January 25, 2023 – Some 450,000 tonnes of general cargo were handled by Makhachkala port since the start of the year,...

Russia’s Caspian Sea ports’ cargo statistics for 2022 is confusing

Astrakhan, Russia (PortSEurope) January 21, 2023 – Cargo turnover of the Russian Caspian Sea-Volga river ports of Astrakhan and Olya for 2022 was 3...

Delegation from Dagestan visits Baku Shipyard

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) December 29, 2022 – Leader of the Republic of Dagestan, Sergey Malikov, has visited the Baku Shipyard LLC, heading a...

Iran export to Russia through Olya, Astrakhan, Makhachkala

Solyanka, Russia (PortSEurope) December 12, 2022 – Iran intends to export its goods to Russia through three more Caspian Sea ports – Olya, VTS...

Sanctions force Russia to ask for inclusion of its Caspian ports in the Lapis Lazuli corridor

Turkmenbashi, Turkmenistan (PortSEurope) December 8, 2022 – Hard pressed to move its trade in the southeast direction due to western sanctions, Russia is...

Makhachkala, next Russian port to receive new border check point facilities

Makhachkala, Russia (PortSEurope) November 30, 2022 – The state contract on design and survey works for construction of sea border crossing point in...

Russia’s Makhachkala Port reports cargo transshipment up +70%

Makhachkala, Russia (PortSEurope) November 8, 2022 – Makhachkala Commercial Sea Port reports cargo transshipment increased by +70% to 366,000 tons,...

Iran to help dredging Makhachkala – key port on the North-South corridor

Makhachkala, Russia (PortSEurope) October 25, 2022 – Iran to help dredging Makhachkala, a key Russian Caspian Sea port on the International North-South...

Russia’s ports cargo handling statistics for first nine months of 2022

Moscow, Russia (PortSEurope) October 22, 2022 – Russia’s ports cargo handling decreased by 0.5% in January-September 2022, compared to the same period...

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