Tag: Black Sea

ICTSI inaugurates Batumi terminal expansion

Batumi International Container Terminal

Manila-headquartered port operator International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) has officially inaugurated the expansion of its Batumi International Container Terminal (BICT) on the Black Sea coast in Georgia. The expansion involves both the waterside and landside areas of the multipurpose terminal and is aimed at optimizing the handling of existing cargo flows and adding extra […]

Georgia to begin construction of Anaklia deep sea port in December

Anaklia port

The construction of the Anaklia port in Georgia will commence at the end of December 2017, informs Georgia’s Commersant quoting Zurab Alavidze, the Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure. “The construction of this port will enable us to use our transit potential completely. The Government is involved in the process because this is a public-private […]

ICTSI: Georgian ports must improve service, connectivity to be competitive

ICTSI Batumi

Georgian ports need to improve their services and logistical connectivity in order to maintain the country’s position as a key transit corridor for the Caucasus, said Jacob Gulmann, ICTSI Europe, Middle East and Africa Business Development Director at the 6th Black Sea Ports and Shipping 2017. The biggest annual conference on container ports and terminal […]

Black Sea container exports on the rise

Ukraine-based Informall Business Group in its latest Black Sea Container Market review reports a rise of 9.63% in loaded containers handling in the Black Sea container ports of Romania, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Russia and Georgia in 2016 as compared to 2015, writes PortNews. The growth can be attributed to loaded exports which increased in the region […]