Port News & Information Mediterranean, Black & Caspian Seas

Mersin

Mersin is a seaport in Southeast Turkey on the Mediterranean Coast. It is one of the country’s largest ports and is operated by Mersin International Port, part of Singapore-based PSA International. The port is Turkey’s third largest container port in January-July 2022.

British Steel to supply Mersin port rail project

Mersin, Turkey (Ports Europe) May 16, 2024 – British Steel has won a multi-million-pound contract to supply rail for a new high-speed electric railway in...

Mersin International Port handles its 25 millionth container

Mersin, Turkey (Ports Europe) March 28, 2024 – Mersin International Port (MIP) has handled its 25 millionth container (TEU) since it started operations...

Mersin International Port utilises MIP-5 Sanmar tugboat

Mersin, Turkey (Ports Europe) February 16, 2024 – Mersin International Port (Mersin) is utilising MIP-5 tugboat, which arrived from Sanmar Shipyards...

Kombiverkehr increase services to Trieste, Greek & Turkish ports

Frankfurt am Main, Germany (Ports Europe) January 8, 2024 – Starting this month, Kombiverkehr KG has improved its intermodal services with Trieste,...

Mersin International Port launches expansion project

Mersin, Tureky (Ports Europe) November 24, 2023 – Mersin International Port Management Inc. (MIP) has launched a $455 million expansion programme –...

Mersin International Port signs industrial zone agreement

Mersin, Turkey (Ports Europe) November 21, 2023 – Mersin International Port Management (MIP) and Mersin Tarsus Organized Industrial Zone (MTOSB) have an...

Highspeed railway to the port of Mersin

Mersin, Turkey (Ports Europe) July 31, 2023 – United Kingdom Export Finance (UKEF), the UK government’s export credit agency, will help Turkey’s...

Delo Group joins Russian-Turkish Dialogue Association

Ankara, Turkey (PortSEurope) July 24, 2023 – Russia’s Delo Group has signed an agreement to join the Russian-Turkish Dialogue Association. Delo...

Turkey: Container (TEU) report: Jan-Jun 2023

Istanbul, Turkey (PortSEurope) July 20, 2023 – In the first half of 2023, seaports in Turkey handled 6.09 million containers (TEU), compared to 6.38...

EBRD lends funds for Mersin International Port expansion

Mersin, Turkey (PortSEurope) July 18, 2023 – The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will provide a senior loan of up to $50 million...

Iskenderun port to restart commercial operations in April

Iskenderun, Turkey (PortSEurope) March 28, 2023 – The Port of Iskenderun is expected to restart commercial operations after April 8. This was reported by...

Delays at Mersin port affect regional exports

Mersin, Turkey (PortSEurope) March 23, 2023 – Delays at Mersin port are affecting regional exports said Southeastern Anatolia Cereals, Pulses and...

Mersin International Port appoints news managing director

Mersin, Turkey (PortSEurope) March 23, 2023 – Mersin International Port has appointed Ajay Kumar Singh is its new managing director. Ajay Kumar Singh...

FESCO transport group leads the way East for Russian logistics

Moscow, Russia (PortSEurope) March 20, 2023 – Russian logistics giant FESCO transport group is looking for ways to bypass western sanctions against Moscow...

Russia’s FESCO opens branch in Mersin, Turkey

Mersin, Turkey (PortSEurope) March 6, 2023 – The Russian transport company FESCO has opened a branch in Mersin, Southeast Turkey. This marks another step...

Turkey – Total container (TEU) handling by port, January 2023

Ankara, Turkey (Ports Europe) February 17, 2023 – Turkish container ports handled 993,808 containers (TEU) in January 2023, compared to 1,111,995 TEU in...

Earthquake forces closure of Turkey’s Iskenderun port

Iskenderun, Turkey (Ports Europe) February 7, 2023 – Yesterday’s devastating earthquakes in Turkey have forced the closure of the port of...

Turkey – Total container (TEU) handling, by port, 2022

Ankara, Turkey (Ports Europe) February 5, 2023 – Turkish container ports handled 12.36 million container (TEU), slightly down on the previous year’s...

Turkey’s Mersin Free Zone increases trade volume in 2022 by +19%

Mersin, Turkey (Ports Europe) January 19, 2023 – Mersin Free Zone achieved annual trade volume of $4.01 million in 2022. The figure is +18% higher...

New Venice, Far East container service starts

Venice, Italy (Ports Europe) January 3, 2023 – Italian Rif Line is a container service operating between Venice and the Far East. The MV Rijnborg, a...

Subscribe to weekly news

We keep you informed on the top European port news.