The Trans-Caucasus Transport Corridor (CTC) can reach a high-efficiency level if Georgia and Azerbaijan coordinate and follow specific actions. The World Bank has come up with a Strategy and Action plan highlighting the focus areas...Read more
From September this year, the number of vessels sailing between the ports of Aktau in Kazakhstan and Baku in Azerbaijan will increase to six, which means a doubling of the capacity on the Middle Corridor,...Read more
The Middle Corridor cannot meet all the volume and capacity demands resulting from the disruption of New Silk Road routes passing through Russia. “The corridor accounts for about 3-5 per cent of the total capacity...Read more
Polish rail freight company PKP Linia Hutnicza Szerokotorowa (PKP LHS) has signed an agreement with China Railway Tielong Specialised Container Logistics B.U. and China Communications and Transport Association on promoting and launching a regular container...Read more
On 5 April, the first-ever feeder vessel carrying containerised cargo departed from the Port of Aktau in Kazachstan, on its way to Baku in Azerbaijan. Until now, container traffic on this part of the Middle...Read more
The growing potential of the Trans-Caspian Silk Road rail route – dubbed the ‘Middle Corridor’ – has taken another stride with the addition of Turkish State Railways to its membership.
Until now a relatively underused strand...Read more
Multimodal operators on the ‘Middle Corridor’ Trans-Caspian international freight route (TITR) have signed a new agreement on expansion of the network.
Representatives of the ports of Kazakhstan, including the Khorgos Gateway dry port on the Chinese...Read more
A regular container train along the Trans-Caspian rail freight corridor towards Europe could be launched next year. The Trans-Caspian International Transport Route (TITR) starts from south east Asia and China, and runs through Kazakhstan, by the...Read more
The Baku–Tbilisi–Kars railway (BTK) is complete and the first train will depart Baku in westward direction on the 30th of October. The completion of the crucial railway link connecting Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey is an...Read more