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The Poti Sea Port is a major seaport and harbor off the eastern Black Sea coast at the mouth of the Rioni River in Poti, Georgia. It is home to APM Terminals Poti.

Sanctions? Georgia as Russia’s “Auto Heaven”

Tbilisi, Georgia (Ports Europe) February 18, 2024 – Hundreds of cars are supplied to Russia from Georgia every day, directly or through intermediary...

Sanctions change Kazakhstan’s cargo transport geography

Astana, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) January 29, 2024 – The transport industry of Kazakhstan faces an increase in cargo volumes and periodic shortages of...

Georgia’s port of Poti handled 66% more containers in 2023

Poti, Georgia (Ports Europe) January 28, 2024 – Georgia’s Black Sea port of Poti handled 592,589 TEUs in 2023, which is almost 66% more than in 2022...

Armenian ferry line between Poti and Kavkaz suspended

Poti, Georgia (Ports Europe) January 9, 2024 – Landlocked Armenia has suspended the short-lived Black Sea ferry line between the Georgian Poti and the...

Maersk launches sea-rail service via Poti into Central Asia

Poti, Georgia (Ports Europe) September 21, 2023 – Maersk is launching a sea-rail service from Greece to Poti, Georgia, and on to Central Asia. The...

Cargo keeps declining in Georgian ports in Q2 2023

Poti, Georgia (Ports Europe) September 11, 2023 – The Georgian Black Sea ports of Poti and Batumi handled more than 3.5 million tonnes of cargo in Q2 2023,...

Hamburg to support Georgia’s National Maritime Single Window Initiative

Hamburg, Germany (Ports Europe) September 6, 2023 – HPC Hamburg Port Consulting (HPC) will provide comprehensive IT management services for the...

Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan to create joint logistics company for TITR

Tashkent, Uzbekistan (Ports Europe) August 25, 2023 – Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan intend to create a joint logistics company to operate within the...

Georgian ministers visit APM Terminals Poti

Poti, Georgia (Ports Europe) August 17, 2023 – Georgia’s Vice Prime Minister & Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development, Levan...

Kazakh container terminal in Poti to be ready in 2024

Poti, Georgia (Ports Europe) August 14, 2023 – In October, Kazakhstan’s transport and logistics investment group of companies PTC Holding will start the...

Three grain ships brake through Russian Black Sea blockade

Izmail, Ukraine (Ports Europe) August 1, 2023 – In a show of defiance and with complete disregard for Russian threats, three merchant ships have broken...

Georgia hosts Uzbek delegation

Tbilisi, Georgia (PortSEurope) July 19, 2023 – The Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili has welcomed a visit of Uzbek Prime Minister Abdulla...

APM Terminals Poti completes reconstruction of main breakwater

Poti, Georgia (PortSEurope) July 12, 2023 – APM Terminals Poti has completed the reconstruction of Poti Port’s 150-year-old, 1,850-meter-long main...

First Romania-Georgia ferry line

Constanta, Romania (PortSEurope) July 2, 2023 – A regular ferry line was opened between Romania’s biggest Black Sea port of Constanta and the Georgian...

Armenia establishes rail-sea cargo route to Russia, bypassing sanctions

Batumi, Georgia (PortSEurope) June 26, 2023 – Without much fanfare, Armenia has established a regular combined rail and sea cargo route to sanctions-hit...

Georgia, Kazakhstan increase mutual trade, plan rail, port investment

Tbilisi, Georgia (PortSEurope) June 26, 2023 – The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan, Alikhan Smailov, has been on an official visit to Georgia, where he was...

Kazakhstan’s PTC to build a multimodal terminal in Poti

Poti, Georgia (Ports Europe) June 4, 2023 – Kazakhstan’s PTC Holding, the largest owner and operator of railway rolling stock in Central Asia, together...

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