NEWS

2017-06-26

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6th Black Sea Ports and Shipping

2017-05-22

Batumi Sea Port &ICTSI Georgia co-host 6th Black Sea Ports and Shipping The Port of Batumi in Georgia is gearing up for the hosting of the largest annual maritime transport conference and exhibition in the Black Sea–Caucasus region. Batumi Sea Port Ltd. (BSPL) is co-hosting the 6th Black Sea Ports and Shipping International Conference and Exhibition on 18 – 19 May at the Sheraton Batumi Hotel, together with the International Container Terminal Services, Inc.’s (ICTSI) subsidiary Batumi International Container Terminal LLC (BICT)....   Read more


LLC "Batumi Sea Port" (further - Batumi Port) in February, 2017, began dredging works in the water area and the fairway of the Port of Batumi.

2017-03-22

LLC "Batumi Sea Port" (further - Batumi Port) in February, 2017, began dredging works in the water area and the fairway of the Port of Batumi. The last time dredging was carried out 37 years ago. Dredging will allow the Port Authority of Batumi to maintain the project depths for many years, to increase operational capabilities, and to support the competitive advantages of the service: • heavy tankers of the type "Aframax" and other types of tankers at the berths of the oil terminal; • the only dry cargo terminal in Georgia berthing conditions for bulk carriers of the "HANDYMAX" type; ...   Read more


Meeting of Working Group on Development of the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route (TCITR) was held in Batumi on 17 January 2017

2017-01-23

Meeting of Working Group on Development of the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route (TCITR) was held in Batumi on 17 January 2017. Participants of above said event were representatives of JSC "National Company" Kazakhstan Temir Zholy", Closed JSC " Azerbaijan Railways", JSC "Georgian Railway", JSC "Ukrzaliznytsia”, Batumi Sea Port Ltd, Closed JSC "Baku International Sea Trade Port" , JSC "National Company" Aktau International Sea Trade Port", Batumi Oil Terminal Ltd, Closed JSC " Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Co", JSC "Ukrferry", PKP Linia Hutnicza Szerokotorowa sp. z o.o., TCDD Tasimacilik A.S and TRANSLOGIST SRL. With a view of project development and further attracting of additional cargo flow using t...   Read more


Сooperation

2017-01-04

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NEW MSC SERVICE DUE FOR FIRST CALL

2016-12-07

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company is delighted to announce the new Gioia Tauro – Ukraine and Georgia Service. The new offering is to provide improved transit times and an increased number of direct ports of call. Transit times to Batumi, Georgia, will now be: Gioia Tauro – Seven Days Burgas – Four Days Ilyichevsk – Two Days Odessa – One Day MSC confirms that the first call for the new service will be Friday 25th November, where vessel Max Carrier will be welcomed into Batumi International Container Terminal. ...   Read more


The Georgian International Maritime Forum

2016-09-22

The Georgian International Maritime Forum was held from 12 to 15 September 2016 in the city of Batumi under the auspices of the Prime Minister of Georgia Mr. G. Kvirikashvili, the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development and the Maritime Transport Agency of Georgia. The Batumi Sea Port was one of the main sponsors of this event. It should be noted that an event of such scale in the maritime industry is unprecedented for the city and essential for the development of maritime transportation. The importance of the forum was confirmed that it was attended by the Secretary-General of International Maritime Organization Mr. H. E. Kitack LIM. The aim of the event was a closer relationship between the maritime transport organizations and major regional industry players. In his speech, the Prime Minister Mr. Kvirikashvi...   Read more


Regular meeting of Coordination Committee in Development of Trans-Caspian International Transport Rout (TCITR) was held on May 17-th,2016 in Tbilisi

2016-05-30

Participants of meeting marked the importance of TCITR competitiveness development, formation of the route as one of the most important transport corridor in Euro-Asia. During lifetime of this body , since February 2014 there was conducted essential work in respect of creation of effective tariff policy, Implantation of unified goods transportation technology, creation of jointly integrated logistic product Nomad Express , launched first transit container trains, established International Trans-Caspian Transport Consortium. The number countries-participants of Trans-Caspian corridor was increased. Presently Committee is represented by railway, maritime, port administrations and logistic companies of seven following countries: Kazakhstan, China, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey, Ukraine and Romania. During meeting the Issues concerned establishment of comp...   Read more


Trans-Caspian International Transport Road (TCITR)

2016-02-02

According to the successful negotiations of Trans-Caspian International Transport Road (TCITR), the JSC "Ukraine Rail Road” on January 15, 2016 (i.e. today) organized in the frame of Silk Road Economical Zone and TCITR the demo-voyage of container train on the following route: European countries- Ukraine - Georgia - Azerbaijan – Kazakhstan –China via ferry terminals in the port of Illichevsk- port of Batumi and via port of Baku (Alyat) - port of Aktau. On January 20,2016 the ferry vessel "GEROITE NA SEVASTOPOL” arrived at port of Batumi. ...   Read more


The issues of Trans-Caspian International Transport Route (TCITR) development discussed in Klaipeda

2015-11-30

On November 27 in the city of Klaipeda within the framed of Round table there were held presentation of Trans-Caspian International Transport Route (TCITR) capabilities in direction of China –Europe. The event were participated by representatives of railroad administrations of Lithuania, Kazakhstan and Georgia, maritime administrations and large forwarding & logistic companies, in particular DB Schenker, InterRail Logistics GmbH, Navilog Transport AB. Round table were also participated by Vice-Minister of Lithuania L. Girdauskas, Mayor of Klaipeda V.Grublyauskas, Advisor of the Embassy of Republic of Kazakhstan in Lithuania O.Toguzbayev, Marketing Director of Klaipeda Sea State Port A.Drungilas. Representatives of the Lithuanian side expressed readiness to participate in the project development of the Trans-Caspian route. Vice-Minister of Lithuania L. Girdauskas ...   Read more


Road-show for presentation of Trans-Caspian International Transport Road capabilities has started

2015-11-24

Round table on subject "Development of Trans-Caspian International Transport Road”(TCITR) was held on November 07, 2015 in the city of Chuntcin, CPR, attended by representatives of railroads, sea administrations and transport & logistic companies of Kazakhstan China, Azerbaijan and Georgia. The Project "Trans-Caspian International Transport Road” has been initiated for the increasing of transport capabilities and development of the countries in Caspian region. This road starts from China and passes through Kazakhstan, Caspian Sea, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey and further to Europe. In July of this year the first container train "Northern Express” was launched on the line China (Shikhezi) – Kazakhstan (Dostyk-port Aktau) – Azerbaijan (Kishly). Distance of 4726 km the train was traveled in just 6 days. Today there are negotiations with Chinese party about organization of following...   Read more


Trans-Caspian issues of international transport route (TCITR) in Kiev

2015-11-24

  On November 16 in the city of Kiev within the frame of Round Table it was held the presentation of capabilities of Trans-Caspian International Transport Road” China-Europe. The event par...   Read more


On the possibilities and prospects of the Trans-Caspian International Transport Road (TCITR) in the City of Istanbul

2015-11-24

On November 19, 2015 in Istanbul, Turkey In the frame annual International Transport Logistic Exhibition «Logitrans», with the support of Ministry of transport of Turkey and Turkic Council in a Round Table format there was held the presentation of capabilities and development prospectus of Trans-Caspian International Transport Road” China-Turkey-Europe. The event participated representatives ...   Read more


Euro-Asian Transcontinental Corridor

2015-09-25

In the frame of 100 specific steps for realization of 5 reforms of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, namely Integration of the Kazakhstan in the International Transport Communication Streams. Launch of the project for creation of Multimodal Transport Corridor " Euro-Asian Transcontinental Corridor” , which allows to realize unhampered transit of cargoes from Asia to Europe. Transport corridor will pass via: first direction – across territory of Kazakhstan, Russian Federation and further and to Europe. Second direction - – across territory of Kazakhstan from Khorgos to port of Aktau, further across Caspian Sea to the Azerbaijan, following across Georgia to the Europe. The Baqtumi Sea Port Ltd signed relevant Memorandum of Cooperation with ТОО «KTZE – Khorgos Gateway»...   Read more


The Memorandum was signed between ports of Batumi, Georgia and Dublin, Ireland

2015-08-10

On August 7, 2015 in the hotel Sheraton Batumi the Memorandum of Understanding was signed between ports of Batumi and Dublin, Ireland in partnering with City Hall of Batumi, Georgia. The purpose of Memorandum is the strengthening of amicable relationships between of all parties concerned. Also during the three-day visit of Delegation from Ireland in Ajara Autonomous Republic there was held Conference where the parties arranged presentations concerning their business activities and future projects. The Memorandum was signed in a solemn ceremony upon completion of bilateral meeting. ...   Read more


Information about the lien lift put on Batumi assets of Batumi Terminals limited

2015-07-27

Under the ruling of the Batumi City Court dated June 12, 2015 the Act of Reconciliation dated April 23, 2015 between Batumi Oil Terminal, on the one hand, and Vibro Diagnostik branch of the foreign company, on the other hand, was approved. Under the ruling of the Tbilisi City Court dated July 13, 2015 the Act of Reconciliation dated April 23, 2015 between Batumi Oil Terminal, Batumi Terminals Limited, Petrotrans Limited, on the one hand, and Vibro Diagnostik branch of the foreign company, as well as Libra Trading FZC, on the other hand, was approved. In addition, according to a court decision, it was decided to lift the attachment, a previously imposed a 100% stake of the company «Batumi Terminals Limited» (Cyprus) in the «Batumi Oil Terminal» (Georgia), on the exclusive right of «Batumi Oil Terminal» to control 100% of shares of «Batumi Sea Port» (Georgia) and immo...   Read more


Trans-Caspian International Transport Routs Coordination Committee meeting

2015-07-27

In the frame of Coordination Committee Meeting dedicated cargo transportation development by Trans-Caspian International Transport Routs, the Batumi sea Port Ltd signed following Memorandums and Protocols: 1.Protocol of working meeting between Batumi Sea Port Ltd and JSC Azerbaijan Railways. 2.Memorandum of cooperation between Batumi Sea Port Ltd, JSC Aktau International Sea Trading Port Ltd and JSC Baku International Sea Trading Port. 3.Memorandum of cooperation between Batumi Sea Port Ltd and JSC Georgian Railways. 4.Memorandum of cooperation between Batumi Sea Port Ltd and JSC KTZ Express. ...   Read more


Cargo flow

2015-07-27

On July 26, 2015 Batumi Sea Port Ltd handled first lot of Spiral Welded Steel Pipes with total weight of 188,5 tons. Remarkable that it is first time when the port handled such cargoes with weight of 31,5 ton and length - 32 m. Upon completion of handling of Spiral Welded Steel Pipes the port received letter with gratitude from cargo owners. ...   Read more


Financial aid for victims of natural disaster in Tbilisi in June 13-14

2015-07-27

Batumi Sea Port Ltd have provided assistance for victims of natural disaster in Tbilisi June 13-14, 2015 in amount of 100000 lari. This amount was remitted on the special account of State treasury, established for victims of natural disaster. ...   Read more


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Batumi to become a home port for a visa- free unique cruise on the Black Sea

2014-12-08

Paradise Cruise and Ferry opens a new cruise line Batumi - Sochi - Istanbul-Batumi. A unique visa-free cruise will allow passengers to make a voyage to the Black Sea avoiding unnecessary trouble with the documents. The first voyage is scheduled for December 24, 2014. The cruise line will be operated by the liner "Isabella 1". Cruise will start from Batumi with the possibility to buy a ticket and join the journey at any point along the route. According to the vice-president of Paradise Cruise and Ferry Igor Glukhov, the ship had a major upgrade last year, new cabins with balconies have been built, public premises have been improved. There are over 300 of different types of cabins on board that can accommodate up to 850 people. In addition, the liner provides transportation services for vehicles. Maximum capacity of the garage is 350 cars. Each port provides a stop for 8-9 hours, so that the t...   Read more


Shah Deniz-2

2014-11-13

By the efforts of Batumi Sea Port management, an agreement has been reached with Panalpina Company on handling pipes used for the works on implementation of the second stage of the Shah Deniz project. BP is the largest shareholder and the operator of the "Shah Deniz” project and performs the construction of the given export gas pipeline, which will be able to pump over 16 billion cubic meters of gas annually, from which 6 billion will be delivered to Turkey and 10 billion to Europe.  First shipment of steel pipes with a weight of 6 tons each for the Azerbaijan section has already been delivered to Batumi Port. From the upcoming year Batumi Sea Port is waiting to receive shipments of large sized pipes. Due to special cover, the delivered pipes require extremely special treatment; ...   Read more


The new ferry line to connect Ukraine, Romania and Georgia

2014-10-15

Beginning from 15 October 2014, Odessa shipping company "Ukrferry" (Ukraine) has launched a regular road-railway ferry line Ilyichevsk (Ukraine) - Constantza (Romania) - Batumi (Georgia). According to the press service of the company, the line is served by a road-rail / passenger ferry "Greifswald” which leaves port of Ilyichevsk once a week. Road-rail / passenger ferry "Greifswald" (length greater than 190 m, width - 28 m) was built in 1988 in Germany and is under the supervision of Germanischer Lloyd classification. The vessel is certified Guinness as the largest ship in the world in the category of road-rail passenger ferries. Two cargo decks can take ...   Read more


BSP to attend Days of Constantza Port in Krems (Austria)

2014-10-09

On October 9, 2014, the ninth edition of "Constanta Port Day in Krems" took place in Austria. Over 200 delegates from 14 countries, representing companies in the fields of shipping, logistics, port industry, forwarding, import-export services, attended the event in Krems, which aims every year at a more effective plan to promote the port of Constanta, identify business opportunities to attract the traffic of goods on the Danube and Black Sea, as well as to establish new contacts and partnerships in this respect. Port of Batumi, represented by Director Mr. Mirian Katamadze and Deputy Director in operations and logistics Mr. Ilia Tsivadze, for the second time (first in 2013) participated in this event. During the presentation of BSP, Mr. Tsivadze specified the potential that Romania and Georgia have to become the mai...   Read more


BASPA Report-elective conference

2014-09-08

Оn September 8, 2014 the regular Report – Elective Conference of the Black and Azov Seas Ports Association (BASPA) took place in Batumi. Batumi Sea Port for the third time (first in 2006) acted as a host to this prestigious event with the participation of delegations from ports and port administrations of Ukraine, Georgia, Bulgaria, Turkey and representatives of different companies. ...   Read more


The largest cruise vessel in the history of Batumi Sea Port moored at the passenger berth of the Port

2014-06-24

On July 24, passenger vessel „RIVIERA” called the Port of Batumi. This vessel is unique for BSP in terms of its size. Length of the vessel is 239.3m, width- 32.2m, moulded depth- 13.27m. The cruise liner has 1 166 passengers aboard, mainly citizens of Great Britain and the USA. The vessel arrived from Konstantza(Romania) and will head for Trabzon (Turkey) at 10 pm today. BSP management actively cooperates with tourism department of Ajara to help attract such cruise vessels into the Port. The arrival of this ve...   Read more


Dry cargo terminal of Batumi Sea Port received one of the largest vessels in its history

2014-06-23

Dry bulk carrier "SOYA MAY” with the length of 229 metres, beam-36,8 metres, DWT- 87146 tons and 26000 tons of SOYA on board has been moored at the dry cargo berth of Batumi Sea Port. This is one of the largest vessels to have entered Batumi Sea Port. Soybean will be discharged at berth #7 and will further be transported to Azerbaijan by railway. According to the BSP management, this fact once again underlines the significance of Batumi Sea Port as the deepest Georgian port for providing transportation of various cargo types through TRACECA international corridor”. ...   Read more


South Caucasian Railway has discussed the perspectives of transporting Armenian cargo through Batumi Sea Port

2014-05-26

Erevan, May 26 Representatives of Batumi Sea Port, South Caucasian Railway and a number of leading Armenian forwarding companies have discussed perspectives of widening cooperation and growth of cargo flow going to Armenia via Batumi Sea Port. Directors and representatives of such forwarding companies as Apaven, Westtrans, Translogistic Caucasus, Meteksim, Mobtrans took part in the meeting. Representatives of BSP, Deputy Dir. in Operations and Logistics- Mr. Ilia Tsivadze and External Relations Manager- Mr. Ramaz Giorgadze have presented to the Armenian forwarders the possibilities of the port and perspectives for increasing its cargo turnover by announcing, that port is ready to provide the most ...   Read more


BSP operational results for 2013

2014-01-03

Dry cargo turnover of Batumi Sea Port for 2013 totalled 1 717 303 tons, which is 9% higher than last year results and makes 95% of the production plan for this period. Leading positions in cargo turnover of the port belong to raw sugar with 528 064 tons (31%), ore bulk cargos with 505 276 tons(29%) and ammonium nitrate with 268813 tons (16%). The production plan for raw- sugar was 26% over schedule, ore bulk cargos and ammonium nitrate demonstrated 8% and 23% behind the schedule accordingly. The production plan has been exceeded by liquid cargos with 146591 (27%) and cement with 66 455 (33%). 100% of plan fulfilment was demonstrated by grain. Transit cargo turnover was increased by 6% and made 43 % of the total BSP turnover. 80 % of transit cargos via BSP go to Azerbaijan. The percentage of import and export cargos ...   Read more


U.S. Navy ship docks at BSP

2013-11-11

US Navy command ship USS Mount Whitney arrived in Batumi on November 11 for a regularly scheduled port visit. This was the second visit of this ship to BSP. For the first time, USS Mount Whitney sailed into the Black Sea in 2008 in the aftermath of the war with Russia. The vessel delivered humanitarian aid then. The current visit is the recognition of the strategic partnership between the United States and Georgia, which has strengthened under the new government of Georgia. This visit serves to continue the efforts to build global maritime partnerships with Black Sea nations and improve maritime safety and security. The ship was visited by U/S ...   Read more


Batumi Sea Port Limited has successfully passed certification for OHSAS18001:2007

2013-06-13

Batumi Sea Port Limited has successfully passed certification according to the requirements of the international standard OHSAS18001:2007 From 10th to 12th June 2013 supervisory audit of Quality Management System (ISO 9001:2008) and Environmental Management System (ISO 14001:2004) as well as a certification audit of the Occupational Health & Safety Management Sy...   Read more


EXHIBITION "TRANSPORT LOGISTICS 2013"

2013-06-08

From June 4 to 7, 2013, the city of Munich, Germany, hosted the leading international exhibition "Transport Logistics” in which the representatives of BSP for the first time took an active part. This exhibition has become the largest in its history and gathered a large number of exhibitors and visitors. The number of exhibitors of «Transport Logistics 2013» totaled to 2 013 companies from 63 countries and the number of visitors amounted 53000 people. The official opening was attended by such an honored guests as the Minister of Transport, construction and urban development of Germany Dr. Peter Ramsauer, Chairman of the Executive Board of the Federal Association of logistics BVL eV prof. – Dr. ing. Thomas Wimmer, Deputy Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation Alexey Tsidenov, Vice-Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania Vladislav Kondratovich.&nbs...   Read more


SOUTH KOREAN DELEGATION OF MARINE TRANSPORT VISITED BSP

2013-02-09

The delegation of South Korean Ministry of land and sea transport arrived in Batumi to get acquainted with the marine potential of Georgia. On February 8, the delegation accompanied by the representatives of the maritime transport agency of Georgia visited Batumi Sea Port. A presentation of BSP was made for the members of the delegation, after which a tour of the dry cargo terminal of the port was organized.In future an agreement of cooperation in maritime field is planned to be made between Georgia and South Korea. ...   Read more


Head of Adjara government visited Batumi Sea Port (BSP) and Batumi Oil Terminal (BOT)

2013-02-04

On February 4th, 2013 the head of government of Autonomous Republic of Adjara Mr. Habadze, in the framework of working process visited Batumi Sea Port and Batumi Oil Terminal. The aim of the visit was familiarization with activities of the given companies and also discussion of the plans on increasing and attracting cargo flows, growing investment volumes and development of the social projects. Mr. Habadze visited the territories of dry cargo and oil berths, received detailed information about current projects, took a look at the working conditions of the staff and talked with the per...   Read more


"Kazmortransflot" (KMTF) and "Batumi Industrial Holdings Ltd(BIHL) to sign a memorandum of cooperation

2013-01-23

According to the instructions of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. Nazarbayev dated January 23, 2013, due to increased freight traffic on the Aktau-Baku-Batumi route and within the framework of cooperation and partnership, the national maritime shipping company "Kazmortransflot" (KMTF) and "Batumi Industrial Holdings Ltd(BIHL) "composed of" Batumi Oil Terminal Ltd"," Batumi Sea Port Ltd " and" Petrotrans "signed today a memorandum of cooperation. Under the memorandum, the parties will help ensure cargo flows in the direction of the Aktau-Baku-Batumi exported from the territory of Kazakhstan, including transit cargos, as well as reverse car load of imported cargos from the Black Sea. According to the decree of the President of Kazakhstan, the company will expand transportation services for t...   Read more


BSP record results of 2012

2013-01-03

BSP Dry cargo turnover in 2012 totaled a record result of 1 577 393,69 tons which is 77 393,70 tons (5,16%) more than the volume planned for this year and 3,93% higher compared to the last year result. ...   Read more


Logitrans 2012 Exhibition in Istanbul

2012-11-18

From 15 to 17 November 2012, Istanbul Exhibition Centre hosted the 6th Logitrans Transport Logistics Exhibition where Batumi Sea Port for the second time took an active part. This exhibition is one of the leading events in the transport and logistics industry and annually attracts a large number of exhibitors from around the world. This time, the number of exhibitors totalled 200 companies from 15 countries worldwide. It was the first time the trade fair was welcoming exhibitors from India, Jordan, New Zealand, Sweden and Slovenia.The bulk of the exhibitors were logistics and freight forwarding companies, seaports an...   Read more


MINI FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT VICTORY

2012-11-13

Оn November 12 , the mini-football tournament that was held on the Batumi stadium in 113, Agmashenebeli street ended in the victory of the united BSP and BOT team. In the final match our team met «Batumi Water» and as a result won with the score 2:1. We congratulate all of the team members and wish them future success. ...   Read more


Exhibition Transit Kazakhstan 2012

2012-09-22

From 19 to 21 September, 2012 a regular international exhibition on transport and logistics called "Transit Kazakhstan 2012” was held in exhibition center "Atakent” located in Almaty, Kazakhstan.This exhibition is the largest event in the transportation industry of Central Asian region and annually attracts more than 100 exhibitors from 11-14 various countri...   Read more


BATUMI SEA PORT LTD. CELEBRATES ITS 135 TH ANNIVERSARY

2012-09-20

Today, on September 20th, Batumi sea port, one of the largest companies in the region celebrates 135 years of its establishment. BSP has historically been the logistics center of the Caucasus region representing a key point of TRACECA corridor. This was the very first port which helped Georgia to obtain its transit country status. The port plays a vital role in the development of not only regional economy but the economy of the state in general. Thanks to the management and highly qualified staff, BSP has gained the status of one of the most prosperous companies in the countr...   Read more


BASPA REPORT-ELECTIVE CONFERENCE

2012-09-01

From 29 to 31 August 2012, the regular Report – Elective Conference of the Black and Azov Seas Ports Association (BASPA) took place in Batumi. Batumi Sea Port for the second time (first in 2006) acted as a host to this prestigious event with the participation of delegations from ports of Ukraine, Georgia, Bulgaria, Romania, Russia, Turkey, the private terminal operators of Ukraine and Georgia, Marine and Port Authorities of Georgia as well as Vice Mayor of Batumi Mr. Jemal Ananidze and Board member of Georgian Chamber of Commerce - Mr. Jemal Inaishvili. ...   Read more


Regatta Odessa-Batumi-Odessa

2012-08-12

Batumi Sea Port and Batumi Oil Terminal have become the general sponsors of the "regatta Odessa-Batumi-Odessa” from the Georgian side, by allocating a total sum of 11 150 GEL for this event.On July 21, the large-scale regatta consisting of 15 yachts started its journey from Odessa towards Batumi. On 24-27th of July professional yachtsmen arrived in Batumi and on August 8 the regatta ended. Georgian sportsmen also took part in the given competition. After a number of calculations, a Ukrainian yacht "Atat” had ...   Read more


Sister-port agreement

2012-06-09

On June 8, 2012, in Liepaja, Latvia, a bilateral sister seaports agreement was signed between the Liepaja port state authorities (Latvia) and "Batumi Sea Port" Ltd. The agreement involves cooperation in the field of maritime transport, port services and transport infrastructure. The parties agreed, in accordance with national laws of their states to develop cooperation in the expansion of cruise and Ro-Ro transport, cargo operations, introduction of new technologies in the transport sphere to facilitate intermodal transportations, intensification of the active commercial relations between the two ports, as well as mutual exchange of statistical information and experiences. This memorandum will have a positive impact on the development of trade and economic relations between the two countries....   Read more


INTER-TRANSPORT 2012 EXHIBITION

2012-06-02

From May 30 to June 1, 2012, Port of Odessa Exhibition center hosted a regular international exhibition on transport and logistics called "Inter-Transport 2012". This exhibition is one of the leading events in the rapidly developing transport and logistics industry of Black sea region and annually attracts more than 100 exhibitors from around the world. Batumi Sea Port, for the third time (first time in 2006) took an active...   Read more


AUDIT BY BUREAU VERITAS CERTIFICATION

2012-05-01

Batumi Sea Port Ltd has successfully undergone re-certification audit of the Environmental Management System according to the requirements of the ISO 14001:2004 standard and supervisory audit of the Quality Management System according to the requirements of the ISO 9001:2008 standard within its Integrated Management System. The audit was conducted by the lead auditors of the international certification body Bureau Veritas Certification in April 2012. As a result of the audit it was concluded that an Integrated Quality and Environmental Management System had been developed, documented and mainta...   Read more


BATUMI SEA PORT TO JOIN THE ASSOCIATION AIMED AT DEVELOPMENT OF BLACK SEA CRUISE INDUSTRY

2012-03-16

From 12 to 15 March, Miami (USA) hosted the largest international cruise exhibition «Cruise Shipping Miami 2012», which traditionally attracts a large number of cruise business representatives, particularly the major cruise lines and passenger ports. Batumi Sea Port took an active part in this event, sharing a joint booth under the name of «Cruise Black Sea» with colleagues from other Black Sea ports. The aim of joint participation was the promotion of the Black Sea region as a priority cruising destination. As a result, a memoran...   Read more


BSP ORGANISES NEW YEAR’S PLAYDATE

2011-12-24

On December 24, one of the children’s entertainment centres of the city hosted a New Year’s event which has already become traditional for all BSP staff members and their children. Such events are annually initiated by BSP management where children are entertained by Santa Claus and characters from famous fairy tales. During the event all the little participants were in for pleasant surprises and amusing games. Traditionally all this was accompanied by the presentation of Christmas gifts, the cost of which was also covered by BSP administration. ...   Read more


"BSP " OUTSOURCES ITS STAFF

2011-12-15

On December 15th 2011 Batumi sea port management represented by the president of «Batumi Industrial Holdings» group of companies Mr. Abay Turikpenbaev and director general of "Batumi Sea Port" Mr. Vyacheslav Khartyan met the representatives of BSP canteen, security and watchman services. During the meeting they discussed the details of outsourcing of the above-mentioned services (outsourcing - The contracting or subcontracting of noncore activities to other companies which are specialised in the relevant fields). Managers particul...   Read more


BSP SPONSORSHIP

2011-12-14

In December 2011, BSP has spent 55 848 GEL on sponsorship of its employees and retirees as well as third parties. The bulk of this money was allocated as follows: • sponsorship of Adjara Olympic Committee in the amount of 5000 (five thousand) GEL; • sponsorship of 186 retirees of the port, including veterans, in the amount of 23 250 GEL; • purchase of Christmas gifts for children of Makhindjauri and Urekhi orphanages, boarding school of Pheria ...   Read more


OIL TANKERS PRESENTATION IN BSP

2011-12-09

On December 9, Batumi sea port hosted an event over the acquisition of two large tankers by "KazMorTransFlot" company. One of them - oil tanker named "Altai", with a length of 248 meters and a width of 43 meters was moored at the BSP passenger terminal, where the ceremony was held with the participation of senior corporate executives of "KazMunayGas", "KazTransOil" and "KazMorTransFlot." Acquisition of these tankers is a part of a long-term development strategy of "NC" KazMunayGas "and is implemented with the support of JSC" "Samr...   Read more


PRTICIPATION IN «TRANSIT-TRANS KAZAKHSTAN 2011" EXHIBITION

2011-11-13

From 10th to 12th November 2011, "Batumi Sea Port" Ltd. for the first time took part in the international exhibition «Transit-Trans Kazakhstan 2011", which was held in Astana. This exhibition is the leading event in the rapidly growing transport and logistics field and annually attracts a large number of exhibitors from around the world.About 65 companies and organizations have been presented at the exhibition this year. Along with the exhibition, the «Silk Road" Summit was held at the Palace of Independence, which additionally attracted a large nu...   Read more


The united football team of BSP and BOT is the champion of football tournament

2011-09-09

The united football team of BSP and BOT took part in "Spartakiad” of JSC "KazTransOil", held this year from 6 to 8 September in Pavlodar (Kazakhstan). As a result of victories in all 5 matches, the united team of BSP and BOT took the 1st place in mini football championship. The football team squad: BSP- Turikpenbaev N., D. Verulidze, G. Lauria, C. Dumbadze, N. Goguadze BOT- Sh.Gagua, M. Bezhaneishvili, Z. Urushadze, Z. Samnidze, T. Abashidze Zurab Samnidze was named the top scorer ,having scored 14 goals during the championship. N. Goguadze and Z. Samnidze were invited into the picked team of "KazTransOil" to participate in the "Spartakiad” of "KazMunaiGaz" . In singles men swimming tournament, the third ...   Read more


GUESTS AT THE PORT

2011-08-02

Batumi Sea Port was visited by Mr. Peter Cox - Director of cruise line "Seabourn" and Mr. Bruce Krumrine - Vice-president of cruise line "Princess Cruises ". The purpose of their visit was studying the tourist infrastructure of Batumi, with the purpose of inclusion of Batumi in "Princess Cruises" and "Seabourn" cruise lines’ routes. ...   Read more


NEWS FROM THE CONTAINER TERMINAL

2011-08-01

Batumi container terminal (BICT) gained the third place in Black Sea container operator's rating, based on cargo turnover growth rate in 2010, that was prepared by the publishing house "Ports of Ukraine" and information-analytical center "BlackSeaTrans". Terminal will be granted with the "Award of Recognition" during the Black Sea Container summit. Also, Batumi Internat...   Read more


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