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Makhachkala

Makhachkala is located on the Western coast of the Caspian Sea in the Dagestan Republic, Russia. Makhachkala commercial port consists of two harbours, dry cargo with fishing and oil facilities. It is the only ice-free Russian port on the Caspian Sea. Transit cargoes are handled from Western Europe, Central Asia, India and the Gulf.

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

Seven berths in Makhachkala port to be repaired

Makhachkala, Russia (Ports Europe) February 1, 2023 – Urgent repair of decades old hydraulic structures has started in Makhachkala – Russia’s only...

Makhachkala Commercial Sea Port increases handling of Iranian cargo

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

Makhachkala Commercial Sea Port reports improved transshipment

Makhachkala, Russia (Ports Europe) October 12, 2022 – Makhachkala Commercial Sea Port has reported improved transshipment in the first nine months of...

Makhachkala port starts transshipment of fertilizers

Makhachkala, Russia (Ports Europe) October 12, 2022 – Makhachkala port starts the transshipment of fertilizers with the first cargo sent to Iran. The...

Desperate Russia keeps pushing for increase in cargo southwards

Moscow, Russia (Ports Europe) October 9, 2022 – Desperate Russia keeps pushing for increase in cargo via the North-South corridor and its Caspian Sea...

Makhachkala port handles more cargo due to Caspian Sea focus

Makhachkala, Russia (Ports Europe) October 7, 2022 – Makhachkala port handles more cargo due to its redirection from the Baltic Sea to the Caspian Sea...

Makhachkala port creates its shipping to avoid western sanctions

Makhachkala, Russia (Ports Europe) October 2, 2022 – The Makhachkala Port (MMTP), forced by the western sanctions against Russia, has created its own...

Khazar Sea Shipping Lines starts regular services to Russian ports in Caspian Sea

Tehran, Iran (PortSEurope) August 18, 2022 – Khazar Sea Shipping Lines has started regular services to the Russian ports of Astrakhan and Makhachkala in...

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