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Georgia’s Batumi Port Posts 31 pct Fall in Jan-Feb oil Shipments

Georgia's Batumi Port Posts 31 pct Fall in Jan-Feb oil Shipments

Shipments of crude and refined oil products from Georgia’s Black Sea port of Batumi fell 31.2 percent year-on-year to 399,858 tonnes in January-February from 581,589 tonnes a year earlier, a senior official at the terminal said on Thursday. The terminal, operated by Kazakh state energy firm KazMunaiGas, shipped 3.377 million …

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Iran-Azerbaijan-Georgia Corridor to Launch in 1 Month

Iran-Azerbaijan-Georgia

Iran, Azerbaijan and Georgia are carrying out a plan to make operational a long-overdue corridor that will carry shipments from the Black Sea – between Eastern/Southeastern Europe and Western Asia – to the Persian Gulf in the southeastern Middle East. The announcement was made by Deputy Head of the Islamic …

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Centuries of Preserved Shipwrecks Found in the Black Sea

Centuries of Preserved Shipwrecks Found in the Black Sea

The unique conditions of the sea’s depths have made it possible to discern chisel marks on some of the vessels. An international team of sailors and scientists surveying a sector of the Black Sea for clues about how prehistoric humans responded to rising sea levels have found something much different—41 …

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Southern Gas Corridor Remains Priority for EU

Southern Gas Corridor Remains Priority for EU

The European Union’s policy towards the Southern Gas Corridor (SGC) project remains unchanged, the European Commission press service told Trend commenting on the SGC project’s importance as compared to the Turkish Stream project. The SGC project is still a priority for the EU’s diversification and energy security strategy, the European …

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Russia Becomes a Grain Superpower as Wheat Exports Explode

Russia Becomes a Grain Superpower as Wheat Exports Explode

Almost 25 years after watching the Dawn of Communism collective farm where he grew up land in the dustbin of history, Andrey Burdin is helping turn Russia into something the communists never could: a grain-export powerhouse. Over the last few years, Burdin has tripled the size of his farm on …

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Georgia’s New Caucasus Trail Will Link Black and Caspian Seas

Georgia’s New Caucasus Trail Will Link Black and Caspian Seas

Founders hope project will become one of the world’s great hikes, revealing the fascinating cultures and unexplored natural wonders of the Caucasus. ”Hiking the Caucasus for a few months would be incredible, like going across a continent in miniature. The spectacular terrain ranges from Georgia’s dense forest and glaciers to …

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Back to the Future at Ad Black Sea Seminar Program

Back to the Future at Ad Black Sea Seminar Program

Ad Black Sea will welcome Eka Kipiani, Jury Member of Advertising Campaigns Jury, Creative Director of JWT Metro from Georgia at seminars’ program. Her speech titled “Back to the future: destination – product” about threats to advertising and new era of trade. “We daily witness the uprising of branded content …

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Blue Eyes Originated 10,000 Years Ago in the Black Sea Region

A team of researchers from Copenhagen University have located a single mutation that causes the mysterious phenomenon of blue eyes. And all blue eyed people are genetically related to a person who lived in the Black Sea region sometime between 6 – 10,000 years ago. The research was published in …

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Double-deck Railcar Will Serve Passengers from July 2016

On Wednesday May 25, 2016 Peter Shpuler – the founder and the Executive director of Stadler Bussnang AG, with the General Director of Georgian Railway – Mamuka Bakhtadze, signed the purchase agreement of bringing in double-decker trains in the country. For the summer season Georgian Railway LLC is preparing the …

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