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Turkey to Build Artificial Island in Black Sea

Turkey will build an artificial island in the Black Sea off the coast of the Trabzon province as part of its industrial development program, the Turkish media cited the country’s Minister of Science, Industry and Technologies Faruk Ozlu as saying Sept. 11. The minister added that Turkey is interested in …

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Jamiroquai Headlines at Black Sea Jazz Festival

The eleventh Black Sea Jazz Festival was bigger and bolder than ever this year at its beautiful beachside venue in Batumi, the third largest city in Georgia. The line-up featured hip hop trio De La Soul, jazz and gospel band Cory Henry and The Funk Apostles and funk and acid jazz genius Jamiroquai headlining. The …

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Georgia and Ukraine to Jointly Operate Black Sea Ferryboats

Georgia and Ukraine plans to establish a joint company with the aim to operate an Ukrainian ferryboat in the Black Sea. Deputy Infrastructure Minister of Ukraine Viktor Dovgan told Ukrainian media agencies that the initiative was initiated by Prime Minister of Ukraine Vladimer Groisman in April at the meeting of …

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The Black Sea Silk Road: Working Together to Break Down Borders

A new feature story article on the EU Neighbours website focuses on how Armenia, its citizens and visitors to the country benefit from the EU-supported Black Sea Silk Road Corridor project. The article was written as part of the EU Neighbours East communication project. The Black Sea Silk Road Corridor …

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500 Million Market Opens for Fish Producers

500 Million Market Opens for Fish Producers

Market of 500 mln is opened for fish producers. The EU market has already been opened for Georgia’s Black Sea fish and fish products. “Today, export worth of 30 million USD products is made to Turkey, which has been actually the sole export market for Georgian fish. From today the …

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Black Sea is Damaged by human activity, the Environmental Research Reveals

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Findings of the Black Sea Monitoring Surveys, carried out by the team of Georgian, Ukrainian and European researchers with assistance from the European Union (EU) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), were presented in Tbilisi on May 23, 2017. The event brought together representatives of the Georgian Government, environmental organizations, …

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Georgia’s Batumi Port Posts 31 pct Fall in Jan-Feb oil Shipments

Georgia's Batumi Port Posts 31 pct Fall in Jan-Feb oil Shipments

Shipments of crude and refined oil products from Georgia’s Black Sea port of Batumi fell 31.2 percent year-on-year to 399,858 tonnes in January-February from 581,589 tonnes a year earlier, a senior official at the terminal said on Thursday. The terminal, operated by Kazakh state energy firm KazMunaiGas, shipped 3.377 million …

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Iran-Azerbaijan-Georgia Corridor to Launch in 1 Month

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Iran, Azerbaijan and Georgia are carrying out a plan to make operational a long-overdue corridor that will carry shipments from the Black Sea – between Eastern/Southeastern Europe and Western Asia – to the Persian Gulf in the southeastern Middle East. The announcement was made by Deputy Head of the Islamic …

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