European business investigates Trans-Caspian International Transport Route (Middle Corridor) potential for use

October 4-6, 2017, The Silk Road Summit was held in Constanta (Romania) organized by the port of Constanta and supported by the Ministry of Transport of Romania. The main aim of this event was to develop business relations and joint business with the countries located along the Great Silk Road.

The higher management of CJSC "Baku International Sea Trade Port" – Taleh Ziyadov, General Director and Vahid Aliyev, Deputy General Director participated in the summit. Mr. Taleh Ziyadov acted as a speaker with a report: "Baku Port: restoring of the Silk Road, uniting of the continents". The current condition and capabilities of the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route (TITR or Middle Corridor) were presented by Baurzhan Kulushev, Secretary General of International Association "Trans-Caspian International Transport Route".

In the framework of the summit, a signing of memorandum of understanding took place between CJSC "Baku International Sea Trade Port" and National Company "Maritime Ports Administration" S.A. Constanta. Mr. Taleh Ziyadov and Dan Nicolae Tivilichi, General Manager of Port Constanta, signed the document during an official ceremony.

Moreover, in the framework of the summit a number of business meetings and negotiations were organized with participation of representatives of Baku International Sea Trade Port and TITR Association. In particular, issues of infrastructure possibilities of the Middle Corridor and of future cooperation were discussed with Akhmet Musul, Chairman of the Turkish logistics company, Ekol logistics as well as with Laurentiu Hornet, head of Cosco Shipping Lines (Romania).

Press release of the International Association "Trans-Caspian International Transport Route"