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Two Kazakh ships to transit Volga-Don canal between Caspian, Azov Seas in 2023

Astrakhan, Russia (PortSEurope) December 30, 2022 – The Russian government will allow in two Kazakhstan’s ships to operate (transit) from the Caspian...

Reference – Volga-Don Canal (VCSNC – Volga-Caspian Sea Navigation Canal)

Russia’s Lenin Volga–Don Shipping Canal connects the Volga and Don rivers (both in Russia) at their closest points. The canal, together with...

33% less cargo transported via Azov Sea and Don River ports in 2022

Rostov-on-Don, Russia (PortSEurope) December 22, 2022 – 32.7% less cargo was handled by Russian ports on the Azov Sea and Don River (Azov-Don basin) in...

Port of Azov with a new border checkpoint following Russia’s cargo shift

Azov, Russia (PortSEurope) November 28, 2022 – The Port of Azov will have a new border checkpoint following Russia’s cargo shift southeast. Forced by...

Rostov-on-Don to invest in border control following Russia’s cargo shift

Rostov-on-Don, Russia (PortSEurope) November 27, 2022 – Rostov-on-Don is to invest in border control following Russia’s cargo shift to the southeast....

Ranking: Top three Russian grain shipment ports 2021-2022

Moscow, Russia (PortSEurope) July 26, 2022 – The Port of Novorossiysk Sea was Russia’s leading grain exporter in 2021/22. It handled 14.7 million...

Russian ports lose container cargo in January-April 2022

Novorossiysk, Russia (PortSEurope) May 18, 2022 – Despite the sanctions imposed on Russia for its invasion in Ukraine on February 24, cargo turnover of...

A business mission of Rostov enterprises to Azerbaijan set up

A business mission of Rostov enterprises to Azerbaijan has been organized with the support of the Azerbaijan-Russia Business Council and the Chamber of...

Russian Railways to invest in development and renovation of the North Caucasus Railway

Rostov-on-Don, Russia (PortSEurope) March 8, 2021 – North Caucasus Railway has reported that it will allocate RUB 30 billion for the development and...

Sharp decrease of oil cargo in Russian ports in Azov and Black Seas in January

Novorossiysk, Russia (PortSEurope) February 28 – Cargo turnover in Russia’s ports in the Azov Sea-Black Sea basin in January decreased by 15.2%...

Russia’s Azov Sea ports processed more cargo in 2020

Kavkaz, Russia (PortSEurope) February 1, 2021 – Russia’s Azov Sea ports handled 88.6 million tonnes of cargo in 2020, an increase of 8.1% compared to...

Volga Shipping delivers components for wind power generators

Rostov-on-Don, Russia (PortSEurope) August 20, 2020 – On August 14, Volga Shipping Company completed the delivery of equipment of German origin from...

Russia’s Azov, Black and Caspian Seaports report 2020 cargo numbers

Moscow, Russia (PortSEurope) July 15, 2020 – The Federal Agency for Sea and River Transport (Rosmorrechflot) has reported cargo turnover of Russian...

Russia to build a new transshipment centre in Rostov-on-Don by end-2020

Rostov, Russia (PortSEurope) May 26, 2020 – A container transshipment complex is to be constructed on the Don River near Rostov, as part of a wider plan...

Throughput of Russian seaports increases 4% in Jan-Sept 2018

Novorossiysk, Russia (PortSEurope) October 13, 2018 – In January-September 2018, Russian seaports handled 604.2 million tonnes of cargo (up 4%,...

Rostov-on-Don port cargo traffic rises 4.5% in Jan-Feb 2017

Rostov-on-Don, Russia (PortSEurope) March 6, 2017 – Rostov-on-Don port handled 1.382 million tonnes of cargo in the first two months of 2017, up 4.5% on the...