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Varna is a Bulgarian port located on the country’s Black Sea coast; it is Bulgaria largest seaport; situated on Varna Bay, along Lake Varna and Lake Beloslav, it also comprises the outlying port of Balchik. It has a significant further development potential with 44 km of sheltered inland waterfront on the lakes alone, easily accessible by road and railroad and adjacent to Varna International Airport.

Bulgaria hosts Chinese delegation and supports new Silk Road

Sofia, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) August 1, 2019 – Bulgarian President Rumen Radev has met with a delegation of Chinese companies and repeated his support...

Bulgarian Prime Minister meets with delegation from China

News – Prime Minister Boyko Borissov held a meeting with a delegation from China – July 12, 2019 “Bulgaria highly values ​​relations with...

China Machinery Engineering Corporation signs contract for port of Varna enlargement

Varna, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) April 22, 2019 – China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC) has signed a €120 million ($134.93 million) contract...

Bulgaria and Georgia to establish twice daily ferry services between their Black Sea ports

Sofia, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) April 18, 2019 – Bulgaria and Georgia will increase ferry services between their Black Sea ports from twice weekly to twice...

Bulgaria cancels 2003 multimodal transport agreement with Georgia and Armenia

Sofia, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) April 1, 2019 – Bulgaria cancelled in March the tripartite multimodal transport agreement signed in distant 2003 due to its...

Cruise ships avoiding the Black Sea due to Crimea annexation

Varna, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) March 19, 2019 – Major cruise companies are avoiding Black Sea ports due to the uncertain geopolitical situation after the...

Constanta port hosts Medcruise meeting to promote Black Sea cruise industry

Constanta, Romania (Ports Europe) February 24, 2019 – National Company Maritime Ports Administration S.A. Constanta has hosted the February 22, 2018,...

New project: Bulgaria logistics corridor (Asia-Port Varna-Central Europe) – EU Gateway

Varna, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) February 3, 2019 – A new project “Bulgaria logistics corridor (Asia-Port Varna-Central Europe) – EU Gateway (EGP)”...

Ports to benefit from Bulgarian-Greek rail transport agreement

Sofia, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) November 5, 2018 – Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras signed a joint...

Black Sea: European Commission proposes sustainable fishing opportunities for 2019

Press Release – European Commission – Black Sea: Commission proposes sustainable fishing opportunities for 2019 – October 24, 2018 Today,...

Bulgaria appoints CEO of Varna port operator

Varna, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) August 30, 2018 – “Port Varna” EAD, the operator of Bulgaria’s Varna port, has appointed Bozhidar Chaparov as CEO. The...

€10 million to be invested in Varna port by 2020

Varna, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) May 31, 2018 – A new investment programme of €10 million ($11.68 million) has been prepared for Port Varna, Bulgarian deputy...

Circle CEO speaks at Black Sea Ports and Shipping event in Varna port

Circle SRL, Press Release, Varna, Bulgaria, May 22, 2018 “Automation, integration and interoperability along the supply chain: Concrete opportunities of...

Bulgarian ports see little cruise business due to regional instability

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) May 15, 2018 – The Black Sea ports of Varna and Bourgas will see no cruise ships dock in summer 2018, a result of...

One Belt-One Road initiative is the focus of Black Sea Ports and Shipping conference

Varna, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) April 29, 2018 – The VII Black Sea Ports and Shipping exhibition and conference will be organised for the first time in...

Bulgaria, Macedonian discuss Pan-European Transport Corridor VIII

Sofia, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) February 16, 2018 – Transport corridor VIII is a priority for the BUlgarian government as it links its ports with Albania,...

Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Company joins regional conference

Varna, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) January 22, 2018 – Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Company, a partner in the Maritime Spatial Planning – Black Sea...

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