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Turkmenbashi

Turkmenbashi is a port-city in Balkan Province in Turkmenistan, on the Türkmenbaşy Gulf of the Caspian Sea’s Eastern coast. It is an important transshipment centre and terminus of the Central Asian Railway, and it has a rail-ferry link to Baku, Azerbaijan. An oil refinery and a petrochemical industry in the city are linked by pipelines to oil and gas fields. It is a port on the Lapis Lazuli trade corridor.

Turkmenistan transports tomatoes to Astrakhan, new trade routes

Olya, Russia (Ports Europe) April 22, 2024 – Turkmenistan has started sending fresh tomatoes to Astrakhan port in Russia. The first delivery was a modest...

Turkmenbashi port handled 585,500 tonnes of cargo in Q1 24

Turkmenbashi, Turkmenistan (Ports Europe) April 12, 2024 – In the first quarter of 2024, international cargo traffic through Turkmenistan’s Caspian Sea...

Turkmenbashi announces 50% discount on all transit cargo transportation

Turkmenbashi, Turkmenistan (Ports Europe) April 8, 2024 – Turkmenbashi International Seaport has announced a 50% discount on all types of transit cargo....

Balkan Shipyard assembles Damen dredger in Turkmenbashi

Turkmenbashi, Turkmenistan (Ports Europe) April 5, 2024 – The Balkan Shipyard and Ship Repair Plant will soon start assembling a Damen CSD650 cutter...

New rates for Batumi/Poti transport to Turkmenbashi

Turkmenbashi, Turkmenistan (Ports Europe) April 2, 2024 – Transport and Logistics Centre of Turkmenistan (TULM) JSC has introduced special preferential...

AdSP Mar Tirreno Centrale (Naples) signs MoU with Turkmenbashi

Rome, Italy (Ports Europe) March 22, 2024 – A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between the Turkmenistan International Sea Port of Turkmenbashi...

Ports of Baku, Batumi, Aktau, Kuryk and Turkmenbashi visit Valencia

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) March 3, 2024 – Aiming at enhancing the safety, resilience, and sustainability of supply chains between Asia and Europe,...

Turkmenistan joins IMO’s convention on bunker oil pollution damage

Turkmenbashi, Turkmenistan (Ports Europe) February 8, 2024 – The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has approved Turkmenistan’s accession to the...

Russian Railways visits international seaport of Turkmenbashi

Turkmenbashi, Turkmenistan (Ports Europe) February 1, 2024 – A delegation from Russian Railways Logistics (RZD Logistics) has visited the international...

Turkmenistan to build ships for shrinking Caspian Sea

Turkmenbashi, Turkmenistan (Ports Europe) February 1, 2024 – Under pressure from the shrinking Caspian Sea, Turkmenistan’s Balkan shipbuilding and ship...

Urgent dredging to start in Baku port, Caspian Sea shrinks

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) January 10, 2024 – Dredging will start in the coming days in Azerbaijan’s Caspian Sea port of Baku, which will allow access...

Restart of cargo ferry between Astrakhan and Turkmenbashi

Astrakhan, Russia (PortSEurope) December 20, 2023 – The Caspian Sea regular ferry line between the ports of Russia’s Astrakhan region (Astrakhan and...

New service links Aktau, Turkmenbashi & Constanta ports

Aktau, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) December 12, 2023 – ADY Container LLC is launching a new service connecting Kazakhstan’s Aktau and Turkmenbashi...

New sanctions-busting corridor to Russia bypasses Kazakhstan

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan (Ports Europe) July 5, 2023 – Russia and Kyrgyzstan will soon open a new Southern Transport Corridor across Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and...

Turkmenistan as a crossroad of transport corridors

Beijing, China (PortSEurope) October 24, 2023 – A new transport strategy positions Turkmenistan as a crossroad of transport corridors. “Revival of the...

Russia’s grain to go to Persian Gulf via Turkmenbashi port

Turkmenbashi, Turkmenistan (Ports Europe) September 12, 2023 – Turkmenistan is negotiating with Russia on the transit transportation of grain from...

Three times more containers from Turkmenbashi to Alat in H1’23

Turkmenbashi, Turkmenistan (Ports Europe) August 1, 2023 – Almost three times more containers (2,362 TEUs) were transported from the Caspian Sea port of...

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