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Olya

Olya is situated at the North of the Caspian Sea on the Volga estuary, SW of Astrakhan, Russia. It is located in the mouth of the Volga River in the Bakhtemir branch. The water area of ​​the seaport of Olya is adjacent to the water area of ​​the seaport of Astrakhan.

Single logistics service for Trans-Caspian route of INTSC

Lipetsk, Russia (PortSEurope) October 8, 2023 – The development of a single logistics service for the Trans-Caspian route of the North-South...

Update: Russian seaports cargo by category and port in Jan-Aug’23

Moscow, Russia (Ports Europe) September 16, 2023 – Cargo turnover of Russian seaports in the January-August 2023 period increased by 8.7% compared to the...

Russia’s Caspian ports of Astrakhan, Olya increase cargo turnover in Jan-Jul 23 by 69.5%

Astrakhan, Russia (Ports Europe) September 7, 2023 – Russia’s Caspian Sea ports of Astrakhan and Olya increased cargo turnover in the January-July 23 by...

Sanctions: Rum-running via Astrakhan and Olya ports

Astrakhan, Russia (Ports Europe) September 4, 2023 – Russia elevates the art of sanctions-busting to a new level with the inclusion of its Caspian Sea...

Contradicting investments and capacity claims about the delayed Olya SEZ

Olya, Russia (Ports Europe) August 27, 2023 – After many highly publicised announcements, the anchor residents Kaspiy and AgroTerminal Kaspiy will invest...

Update: Russian seaports cargo by category and port in Jan-Jul’23

Moscow, Russia (Ports Europe) August 15, 2023 – Cargo turnover of Russian seaports in the January-June 2023 period increased by 9.3% compared to the first...

Update: Russia’s Caspian ports with 38% growth in H1 23 and problems

Astrakhan, Russia (PortSEurope) July 17, 2023 – In the first half of 2023, cargo turnover of Russia’s Caspian Sea ports, on the International...

Russia tries to bypass Kazakhstan for a new cargo corridor from Kyrgyzstan

Bishkek, Kyrgistan (PortSEurope) July 5, 2023 – Russia and Kyrgyzstan will soon open a new transport corridor bypassing Kazakhstan, across Uzbekistan and...

Russia and Iran: Sanctions busting in focus during port visit

Astrakhan, Russia (PortSEurope) July 3, 2023 – Russia and Iran, the two most sanctioned countries in the world, continue their attempts to improve cargo...

Aktau declares a state of emergency – critically low level of Caspian

Aktau, Kazakhstan (PortSEurope) June 13, 2023 – The city officials in Kazakhstan’s Caspian Sea port of Aktau declared a state of emergency over the...

North South Corridor might finally push development of Caspian SEZs

Kazan, Russia (Ports Europe) May 25, 2023 – Large-scale construction works will begin in the coming months in the Olya port special economic zone (SEZ) Lotos...

Cargo throughput of Makhachkala port to triple by 2026

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

Astrakhan port SEZ Lotos signs four agreements at TransRussia

Astrakhan, Russia (Ports Europe) April 20, 2023 – JSC SEZ Lotos attended the TransRussia exhibition in Moscow this week and signed four business...

Port of Olya to finally have a container terminal in 2024

Olya, Russia (Ports Europe) April 20, 2023 – The commissioning of the first stage of the Olya port area and the launch of the container terminal is scheduled...

Caspian Sea water level is below the safe line

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

New universal transshipment complex in Novorossiysk

Novorossiysk, Russia (PortSEurope) March 27, 2023 – A universal transshipment complex will be built in Russia’s Black Sea port of Novorossiysk, the...

Iran to provide road transport for North-South Transport Corridor

Tehran, Iran (PortSEurope) March 6, 2023 – The largest Iranian fund Mostazafan has created a Russian-Iranian transport company that will carry out the...

Russia announces further investment in Port of Olya, Astrakhan

Astrakhan, Russia (PortSEurope) March 6, 2023 – Financing of 2.5 billion rubles was allocated for the design and construction of infrastructure...

Ports Europe: 10 most read articles in January 2023

Vienna, Austria (Ports Europe) February 1, 2023 – Below are the 10 most read articles in January 2023 in Ports Europe by our global customer base. Of these...

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...

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