The main rail option from China for European importers is via the so-called “middle corridor,” but as demand steadily increases, so too are the many chokepoints along the route.
21 Dec 2017
The launch of the new route became possible only after the lifting of sanctions against Iran by the international community.
28 Apr 2016
The government of Ukraine plans to significantly reduce tariffs on container shipments via the trans-Caspian international transport route.
26 Nov 2015
The Port of Baku, the oldest and largest port on the Caspian Sea, will complete phase 1 of its new international sea and trade port by 2017, increasing capacity to 11.5 million tons of cargo per year and up to 50,000 containers, many of which could be transshipped between China, Central Asia and Europe.
06 Aug 2015
The latest multimodal option introduced to the One Belt, One Road trade initiative linking China and Europe comes from the Caspian Sea port of Baku in Azerbaijan that this week greeted the arrival of its first block train.
04 Aug 2015
Shippers moving containerized cargo between China and Central Europe and Central Asia can soon tap a new transport corridor connecting China, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan via rail and a new seaport in the Azeri capital of Baku.
07 Oct 2013
The Panalpina Group has realigned its regional setup and identified a fourth region for customer targeting, consisting of the Middle East, Africa and the Commonwealth of Independent States.
20 Mar 2013
Cargolux Airlines International today launched its first freighter flight connecting Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to Luxembourg.
05 Mar 2013
Malaysia Airlines’ cargo arm and Azerbaijan’s Silk Way Airlines have signed a deal to cooperate on mutual freight network development.