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Russia Offers Discount for Cargo Transportation via Georgia

It is known that Russia has always been against the development of the Georgian transit corridor, as considers it a rival. It concerns energy carriers transportation via pipelines as well as by railway and sea.  However, it seems that Moscow has changed its position, and possible profit prevailed over ideology. …

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Memorandum of Cooperation Signed Between Georgia and Latvia Railways

David Peradze, General Director of JSC “Georgian Railway” and President of Latvian Railway, Edwin Berdin, signed a Memorandum of Cooperation in Riga, Latvia’s capital. The aim of the Memorandum is to develop bilateral cooperation between Georgia and Latvia railway and develop a preliminary framework agreement for the development of multimodal …

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Georgia’s Port Sees Loss of 1.1 Million Tons of Cargo

According to data for 10 months of 2018, Georgian seaports handled 12.4 million tons of cargo, which is 1.1 million tons and 8% less than in the same period of 2017. In particular, the losses of the Poti port amounted to 5 million tons, the port handled 5, 1 million …

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TCRC: Further Measures are Required by the State to Attract Additional Cargo

TCRC: Further Measures are Required by the State to Attract Additional Cargo

Georgian Railway’s tariff changes are not enough to attract additional cargo, – the Transport Corridor Research Center says and considers that it is necessary to take further measures by the state, even at the legislative level, including introduction of a code “on Transit Promotion”. According to the organization, 14 amendments …

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Poti Seaport Makes Our Corridor Development Perspectives Questionable

“Poti Seaport makes the Black Sea corridor development perspectives questionable”, Minister of Transport Merab Adeishvili wrote on his own Social network page. Cargo turnover in the Black Sea seaports made up 500mln tons in 2016, he said. Novorosiisk – 131.4mln tons; Constanza – 46.2mln tons;  Iujni – 39.2mkn tons; Kavkaz …

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The Port of Anaklia Plans to Cooperate With Turkmenistan in Order to Attract Cargo

The Port of Anaklia Plans to Cooperate With Turkmenistan in Order to Attract Cargo

The Port of Anaklia plans to cooperate with Turkmenistan in order to attract cargos. The Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between the Anaklia Development Consortium and the International Sea Port of Turkmenistan. The sides agreed to introduce joint regional and international cooperation on container shipments, creation of necessity infrastructure …

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Georgian Railway Launched Electronic System of Document Turnover

The electronic system of document turnover was launched on 15th of July. The Georgian Railway is the first company in the region that has implemented a similar system. This innovation allows local carriers to carry the cargo transportation documents in electronic format. Railway Clients will be able to make an …

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Georgia and Ukraine to Reduce Cargo Transit Duty

For the purpose of expansion of transit competitive capacity, Georgia and Ukraine plan to lower cargo transit duty. Transit cargo duty reduction will be discussed at Georgia-Ukraine negotiations in Batumi. The meeting will discuss cargo transit issues between Europe and Asia. Deputy Minster of Infrastructure of Ukraine Viktor Dovgan noted …

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