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Mariupol

Mariupol is a city on the north coast of the Sea of Azov at the mouth of the Kalmius river, in the Pryazovia region of Ukraine. Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, 2022, after two months of fighting it occupied the port city. During the action, the city suffered high infrastructural damage.

Reference – Official list of Russian ports

Moscow, Russia (PortSEurope) January 21, 2024 – The register of sea ports of Russia includes 67 ports, which are included in 8 sea basins and are located...

Azov Sea as a Russian lake

Moscow, Russia (Ports Europe) December 11, 2023 – A bill has been submitted to the lower house of Russia’s State Duma (parliament) to consolidate the...

Russia restored cargo handling in occupied Mariupol and Berdyansk ports

Mariupol, Ukraine (Ports Europe) November 16, 2023 – In the seized Ukraine’s Azov Sea ports of Mariupol and Berdyansk shipping and cargo...

Update: Russia prepares second alternative supply route to Crimea

Rostov-on-Don, Russia (PortSEurope) November 8, 2023 – Construction of a railway connecting illegally annexed by Moscow Crimea and Russia’s...

Russia suspends Azov Sea agreement with Ukraine

Moscow, Russia (Ports Europe) June 2, 2023 – Russian Parliament has adopted a law on the denunciation of the 2003 Treaty between Russia and Ukraine on...

Occupied port of Berdyansk to export 1.8 million tonnes of grain in 2024

Berdyansk, Ukraine (Ports Europe) April 19, 2023 – The capacity of the Russia-occupied by Ukrainian Azov Sea port of Berdyansk for grain shipment is expected...

Occupied ports of Mariupol and Berdyansk are operational

Mariupol, Ukraine (PortSEurope) April 11, 2023 – Several berths and 41 loading cranes have been prepared for work in the Russia-occupied Ukrainian Azov...

EBRD to support revival strategy for Ukraine’s Mariupol

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is paving the way for the future rebirth of Mariupol, by supporting efforts to quantify the...

Sanctions hit Russia tries to utilize occupied Azov Sea ports in Ukraine

Moscow, Russia (Ports Europe) October 8, 2022 – Sanctions hit Russia is trying to to utilize occupied Azov Sea ports in Ukraine and has announced...

Metinvest asks customers to avoid products stolen from Mariupol

Kiev, Ukraine, (Ports Europe) June 22, 2022 – Metinvest Group has asked customers of steel products not to buy such goods from Ilyich Steel and Azovstal...

Donetsk People’s Republic says it will use Port of Mariupol to export grain

Vienna, Austria (Ports Europe) June 20, 2022 – Denis Pushilin, president of the self-declared Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), has commented that...

Russia says that the occupied ports of Berdyansk and Mariupol are operating normally

Moscow, Russia (Ports Europe) June 9, 2022 – The Russian government has said that the occupied ports of Berdyansk and Mariupol are operating normally and...

Occupied Ukrainian port of Berdyansk to be reopened by Russia in June

Berdyansk, Ukraine (Ports Europe) May 30, 2022 – Preparations are under way for the reopening in June of Ukraine’s second largest port on the Azov Sea,...

Mariupol port is loading its first ship since Russian occupation of the city

Mariupol, Ukraine (Ports Europe) May 30, 2022 – The first Russian cargo ship entered the now Russia-occupied Ukrainian Azov Sea port of Mariupol on May 28....

Russia says it has removed all mines from occupied port of Mariupol, Ukraine

Moscow, Russia (Ports Europe) May 26, 2022 – The Russian Ministry of Defense has reported that it has completed the clearance of mines from around the...

Ukraine’s ports infrastructure damage estimated at billions of euros

Odessa, Ukraine (PortSEurope) May 9, 2022 – Ukraine estimates the losses inflicted on its port infrastructure by Russian shelling, bombardment and...

Ukraine loses €155 million per day due to blocked ports

Odessa, Ukraine (PortSEurope) April 25, 2022 – Ukraine loses €155 million per day due to blocked ports, according to Ukrainian media. All the...

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