Ports

Black Sea ports see cargo volumes rise

More cargo passed through several container terminals in the Black Sea region this year, with countries such as Romania, Ukraine, Russia and Bulgaria witnessing a significant increase. In total, TEUs handled by port authorities in Ukraine, Romania, Russia and Bulgaria, excluding transshipments, amounted to more than 1.4 million units (1,472,826) in the first half of […]

Top transporter paves way for new route

Sea- and ocean-cargo transport company Maersk is ready to lead the way into the future, with an experimental new route that offers an alternative. For all transporters going through the Suez Canal, Maersk is working to create a new navigable route through the Arctic Ocean, a harsh and inhospitable place for around 9 months out […]

New funds for Bulgarian port build

The European Investment Bank (EIB) recently approved a loan for a new port facility, located in the Black Sea nation of Bulgaria. The Agria Group Holding benefited from a 14 million EUR investment, courtesy of EIB, in order to finance its port facility build, destined for storage, handling and export of agricultural products. The new […]

New Silk Road welcomes Port of Koper

Officials from the Port of Koper (Slovenia) and Ningbo Zhoushan Port Group (China) agreed to work together, following a Memorandum of understanding. Following a conference at the Maritime Silk Road Port International Cooperation Forum, in the Chinese city of Ningbo, port authorities agreed to a lucrative cooperation between the two. Specifically, the president of the management […]

A new multimodal connection between Bulgaria and Greece

The multimodal transport corridor between Bulgaria and Greece will be extended, connecting the ports of Varna, Burgas, Kavala and Alexandroupoli. The decision was made in a meeting with Bulgarian Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski and Greek Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Networks Christos Spirtzis, the ministry’s press office announced. During these talks the […]