News and useful information about Varna, Bulgaria
Bulgarian government has decided to start talks with Japan to annual a low-interest loan previously deemed to be of crucial importance for the development of Bulgarian Black Sea ports Varna and Burgas. The loan of a total of JPY 37 B, or BGN 640 M, from the Japan Bank for International Cooperation/Japan International Cooperation Agency [...]
Bulgaria Only via Varna port total 1.214 mmt of wheat were exported, according to the port’s chief, Captain Danail Papazov. To avoid problems on the Bulgarian market the exported wheat should not exceed 490 kmt annually, the calculations of the Ministry of Agriculture point out. According to the same source, today millers do not avail [...]
The Port of Varna has been closed for all types of vessels since 1:00 a.m. on Tuesday morning (18th of January) due to fog and ensuing low visibility, its coordination center told FOCUS – Varna Radio.
Pollution from an unidentified source has turned the sea water near the port of the Black Sea city of Varna red Thursday. The Head of the Control and Preservation of Sea Environment, Search and Rescue department at the Maritime Administration told Darik radio the pollution had not come from oil, but it is still unknown [...]
The freight volume processed by Port Varna, one of Bulgaria’s two major Black Sea ports, grew by 12% in 2010, year-on-year. According to data announced by Danail Papazov, CEO of Port Varna, the port handled a total of 8 million metric tons of goods and cargoes in 2010; in 2009, it processed only 6.7 million [...]
Dutch oil tanker Alesandro DP, which was involved in a sea crash that sunk another ship and left five missing, has successfully berthed at the Bulgarian Varna Port. Four of the sailors have been taken to a medical examination with a vehicle of the Bulgarian Maritime Administration. The Alesandro DP oil tanker, the much bigger [...]
The only direct Bulgaria-Russia transport line – the Varna-Port Kavkaz ferry – has seen an increase of freight traffic of 332% in 2010 so far, year-on-year