Port News & Information Mediterranean, Black & Caspian Seas

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.

Rosmorport starts repair dredging of the Volga-Caspian Sea Shipping Channel

Vessels of the Rosmorport dredging fleet have begun work to maintain the navigation depths of the Volga-Caspian Sea Shipping Canal (VCSSC) – April 1,...

New container terminal planned for Olya port and deepening of Volga-Caspian Sea Canal

Olya, Russia (Ports Europe) January 18, 2022 – By the end of 2023, the first stage of construction of a new container terminal in Caspian Sea port of...

EDB to finance the new multifunctional port and logistics complex in Caspian Sea port of Olya

Olya, Russia (PortSEurope) December 3, 2021 – The Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) is considering financing for the Caspian Port and Logistics Company...

The new U.S. policy towards Black Sea security

Constanta, Romania (PortSEurope) November 1, 2021 – The further development of the Black Sea ports of Ukraine, Georgia, Romania, Bulgaria and Turkey is...

Port of Novorossiysk again with the highest cargo turnover among Russia’s ports with 104.79 million tonnes in Jan-Sep’21

Novorossiysk, Russia (PortSEurope) October 29, 2021 – Cargo turnover of Russia’s seaports during the first nine months of 2021 was 622.05 million tonnes...

Russian seaport cargo traffic increases slightly Jan-Aug 2021

Moscow, Russia (Ports Europe) September 13, 2021 – In January-August 2021, Russian seaports handled 552.75 million tons of cargo, up 1.6% on the same...

Analysis – Caspiy and Martrade advance plans for modernisation of berths in Olya port on the Caspian Sea

Olya, Russia (Ports Europe) September 1, 2021 – PLC Caspiy has received from Russia’s Ministry of Economic Development resident status for the port-type...

PLC Caspiy to build Caspian Sea container terminal

Olya, Russia (Ports Europe) June 30, 2021 – A project to build a container terminal at Olya port on the Caspian Sea has received official approval. The...

Analysis – New container and breakbulk shipping line: from Yarimca, via Don-Volga rivers canal, into Aktau and Turkmenbashi, then to China and back

Yarimca, Turkey (Ports Europe) June 7, 2021 – The big losers of the yet to be launched new container and breakbulk shipping line, linking Marmara (Yarimca...

Privatisation process for Makhachkala port started, part of Russia’s development drive in the Caspian region

Makhachkala, Russia (Ports Europe) May 6, 2021 – Makhachkala Sea Commercial Port JSC, located on Russia’s west Caspian Sea coast, has been included in the...

Russia looks to develop Astrakhan port facilities

Moscow, Russia (Ports Europe) April 22, 2021 – The Minister of Transport, Vitaly Savelyev, has held discussions with Igor Babushkin, governor of the...

Caspian Sea ports handled 1% of cargo of all Russia’s ports, but that might change soon

Makhachkala (Ports Europe) March 17, 2021 – The cargo turnover of the Russian Caspian Sea ports of Makhachkala, Astrakhan and Olya in January 2021...

Design capacity of the new Olya port’s SEZ to be reached in 2026

Olya, Russia (PortSEurope) February 11, 2021 – The port special economic zone (SEZ), which is being created in the Astrakhan region on the territory adjacent...

Subscribe to weekly news

We keep you informed on the top European port news.