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EU extends sanctions on Crimea and city of Sevastopol

Brussels, Belgium (PortSEurope) June 20, 2022 – The European Council has announced the renewal of sanctions introduced by the European Union in...

Donetsk People’s Republic says it will use Port of Mariupol to export grain

Vienna, Austria (PortSEurope) June 20, 2022 – Denis Pushilin, president of the self-declared Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), has commented that...

Russia accused of exporting Ukrainian grain via Sevastopol

Vienna, Austria (PortSEurope) June 20, 2022 – The U.S. space technology company Maxar has satellite images which show Russian vessels being loaded with...

Russia’s government to save sanctions hit ports in occupied Crimea with Syrian cargo

Feodosia, Crimea, Ukraine (PortSEurope) January 25, 2022 – Severely hit by the sanctions imposed on Ukraine’s Crimea after its annexation by Russia in...

Total cargo turnover of Russian seaports in 2021 was 835.2 million tons, up +1.7%

Moscow, Russia (PortSEurope) January 20, 2022 – Total cargo turnover of Russian seaports in 2021 was 835.2 million tons, an increase of +1.7% compared to...

Russia delays ships crossing Kerch Strait to and from Mariupol and Berdyansk

Mariupol, Ukraine (PortSEurope) October 27, 2021 – As part of an unannounced blockade of the Sea of ​​Azov last September, Russia increased the...

Top Russian ports – a review

Novorossiysk, Russia (PortSEurope) October 20, 2021 – There are 67 seaports in Russia located on 12 seas, from the Black and Baltic to the Pacific and...

Port of Mariupol affected by Russia-Ukraine cold war in the Azov Sea

Mariupol, Ukraine (PortSEurope) June 2, 2021 – Mariupol, Ukraine’s largest Azov Sea port, is almost ready for the opening of a new modern grain complex on...

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%...

Ukraine government makes Crimea statement

On 7 December 2020, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba made the following statement  “On 7 December 2020, the 75th session of the UN...

United States looks forward to supporting Ukraine as it develops its Crimean Platform

Chargé d’Affaires of the United States of America Kristina Kvien, said this during her meeting with First Deputy Foreign Minister Emine Dzhaparova on...

22nd Ukraine-EU Summit reaffirms strategic goal of Ukraine’s full membership in the EU

Government of Ukraine – 6 October 2020 On October 6, Ukrainian delegation led by President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy took part in the 22nd...

Sevastopol’s RSC Aquamarine plans to purchase 10 fishing vessels

Moscow, Russia (PortSEurope) October 9, 2020 – Sevastopol fish canning plant RSC Aquamarine plans to purchase 10 vessels frpm Sevastopol Marine Plant...

Remarks by President Charles Michel after the EU-Ukraine summit on 6 October 2020

News – European Council of the EU – October 6, 2020 It was a pleasure to welcome President Zelenskyy to Brussels for our 22nd EU-Ukraine summit....

In the midst of sanctions, Sevastopol port seeks to boost traffic through transshipment to Syria

Sevastopol, Crimea (PortSEurope) January 28, 2019 – Severely hit by the sanctions imposed to Crimea after its annexation by Russia in 2014, Sevastopol...

Sevastopol port to sign trade agreement with Syria’s Tartus harbour

Sevastopol, Crimea (PortSEurope) December 25, 2018 – A delegation from the Crimea’s port of Sevastopol will visit the Syrian harbour of...

New Sevastopol-Tartus service to be started

Sevastopol, Crimea (PortSEurope) June 11, 2018 – A new sea line between Syrian port of Tartus and Sevastopol in the Crimea, is to be established. Russia...