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Cyprus reports reduced cargo traffic due to Red Sea crisis

Limassol, Cyprus (Ports Europe) January 29, 2024 – The Cyprus Ports Authority held a press conference on 25 January 2024 to review activities. One key...

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...

Saudi Arabia ports handled 11.4 million TEUs in 2023

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (Ports Europe) January 28, 2024 – Saudi Arabia’s harbours handled 11,380,302 TEUs, an increase of 9% compared to 2022 (10,439,620...

Belarus with a port in Russia’s Far East?

Vladivostok, Russia (Ports Europe) January 26, 2024 – Belarus may have its own port in the Primorsky (Primorye) Krai (Territory) on the Sea of Japan in...

Update: How much cargo is handled in Makhachkala port?

Makhachkala, Russia (Ports Europe) January 26, 2024 – Different organisations and authorities in Russia report very different port cargo handling figures....

Maersk, Hapag-Lloyd alliance threatens Port of Antwerp

Antwerp, Belgium (Ports Europe) January 26, 2024 – Earlier this month, A.P. Moller-Maersk announced the signing of an agreement for a new long-term...

Port of Taranto cruise season starts April 17

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) January 26, 2024 – The 2024 cruise season in the port of Taranto will run from April 17 to October 9. A total of 45 calls...

Moldova’s Giurgiulesti port handled 2.17 mln tonnes of cargo in 2023

Giurgiulesti, Moldova (Ports Europe) January 25, 2024 – Moldova’s only port of Giurgiulesti on the Danube River handled 18.6% more cargo in 2023...

Ports of Trieste & Monfalcone handled 12,379 trains in 2023

Trieste, Italy (Ports Europe) January 25, 2024 – The Ports of Trieste and Monfalcone handled 12,379 trains for cargo in 2023. The ports are managed by...

Exceptional year for Valletta Cruise Port

Valletta Cruise Port looks forward to an excellent 2024 – January 25, 2024 Valletta Cruise Port has announced an exceptional 2023, recording close to...

Libyan port of Misrata handles largest cargo ship yet

Misrata, Libya (Ports Europe) January 25, 2024 – Misrata Free Zone (MFZ), linked to the Port of Misrata, handled the largest container ship yet handled...

Iran is now exporting citrus products to Russia via Solyanka port

Astrakhan, Russia (Ports Europe) January 25, 2024 – The Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) is now exporting citrus products to Russia via...

Russia’s Global Ports announces results for Q4 and FY 2023

Moscow, Russia (Ports Europe) January 24, 2024 – Global Ports has announced its operational results for Q4 and FY 2023. Total marine container...

Ukraine’s inland Danube ports almost doubled cargo in 2023

Kiev, Ukraine (Ports Europe) January 24, 2024 – Ukraine’s inland Danube cluster ports almost doubled their cargo turnover in 2023 to 32 million...

Port of Marseille, cargo down, revenue up in 2023

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) January 22, 2024 – In 2023, the Port of Marseille handled 72 million tons of cargo, down -7%. All segments recorded...

Sardinia predicts bumper cruise ship business in 2024

Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy (Ports Europe) January 19, 2024 – The Sardinian Port System is forecasting over 650,000 cruise ship passengers on over 260...

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