Port of Varna news about Varna, Bulgaria


Port Varna has registered a profit of over BGN 2 M for the past five months from the processing and storing of steel pipes earmarked for the construction of the offshore section of the South Stream gas pipeline, according to Dimitar Atanasov, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the company. Atanasov, as cited by [...]

City of Varna expects 500 000 tourists to witness the Black Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2014.  The event will take place between April 30 and May 27 2014  and will be held entirely in the Black Sea, with the following host ports – Varna port (Bulgaria), Sochi and Novorossiysk (Russia) and Constanta (Romania). Varna – [...]

”We are interested in the concession of the Port of Varna. We will wait and see what steps will be taken by the Bulgarian side to have a clear position” German Ambassador Matthias Hoepfner announced in Varna after talks with the city’s mayor Ivan Portnih. He also mentioned how great importance have Varna as university [...]

Ivan Kostov, leader of the Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB) party, has argued that a successful concession procedure conducted by the authorities could attract an investor that could bring about a five-fold increase in cargo turnover at the Varna port. The rightist leader reported Monday the results of the visit of the DSB delegation to [...]

2011 was a record year for the port of Varna with over nine million tons of processed cargo and over BGN 4 M in net profit. The information was announced by the Director of the Port of Bulgaria’s Black Sea capital, Captain Daniel Papazov, quoted by Radio Varna Wednesday. Expectations for 2012 are that the [...]

Cargo turnover at Bulgaria’s Black Sea port of Varna stood at a record-high 1.014 million tons in August, online trade publication maritime.bg reported.  In January-August 2011, the freight traffic at Port Varna increased by 10% year-on-year, reaching BGN 5.5 million metric tons, the Bulgarian Transport Ministry announced. Grain and shipments from chemical plants based in [...]

The biggest forum for graffiti artists in Bulgaria, Sprite graffiti jam, will take place in the city of Varna on Saturday, July 2 2011, Dnevnik daily reported. The event is organised by youth association Amorpha and it is part of FUNCITY youth festival, which started on June 24 2011 in Varna. Bulgaria’s best graffiti artists [...]

Ships with length more than 12 meters long fish mainly for turbot and veined rapa whelk in North Black Sea, Yordan Harasimov, a member of Black Sea Sunrise Association, told FOCUS – Varna Radio. Varna’s fishermen sometimes catch also scad, bluefish and red mullet. Fishermen in the northeastern district of Varna rarely fish for sprat, [...]

An old Tu-154 government plane, which belonged to Bulgaria’s communist leader Todor Zhivkov, will be submerged close to the coastal city of Varna and will be turned into an artificial reef for training underwater divers and diving fans, captain Bogdan Bogdanov, who heads the operation of submerging the aircraft, told FOCUS – Varna Radio. On [...]

Com­mis­sion for the Pro­tec­tion of Com­pe­ti­tion (CPC) author­ized the merg­er through acqui­si­tion of joint con­trol of a new­ly estab­lished soci­e­ty – Var­na Fer­ry Ltd. from the Bul­gar­i­an Mar­i­time Ship­ping Com­pa­ny Ltd. and the Bul­gar­i­an Riv­er Ship­ping AD.