2017 May 12
Caspian oil pipeline eyes massive expansion thanks to new oilfields
May 12 The Caspian oil pipeline will boost its capacity this year by some 47 percent thanks to new oilfields in the region including the giant Kashagan deposit in Kazakhstan...
As Russia blocks Ukraine’s trade corridors, focus shifts to Silk Road
Ukraine’s exports to Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and elsewhere in Asia slumped by 40 percent after Russia banned the transit of Ukrainian goods through its territory in the winter of 2016...
Bulgaria, Russia state mutual interest in construction of gas hub Balkan
Bulgarian prime minister Boyko Borissov and Russian president Vladimir Putin have discussed over the phone the mutual interest of their countries in the proposed construction of gas hub Balkan near the Black Sea port of Varna...
2017 October 17
Russian legal practice is seeing the creation of a dangerous precedent with a potential negative impact on the attractiveness of domestic ports for foreign vessels. It is related to the case of the Aframax tanker Delta Pioneer which allided with a pier at Primorsk port on 20 November 2016. Russia rejected guarantees of international P&I Clubs and refused to release the arrested tanker while the amount of the claimed damage conflicts with international instruments. From Russia without a ship
Russian legal practice is seeing the creation of a dangerous precedent with a potential negative impact on the attractiveness of domestic ports for foreign vessels. It is related to the case of the... From Russia without a ship