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ASHGABAT (TCA) — Iran has asked for “immediate” explanation from Turkmenistan after the Central Asian country's border guards opened fire on four Iranian fishermen in the Caspian Sea and killed two of them, Iran's PressTV reported. "We are strongly protesting the indiscreet action of Turkmenistan's ...
Wednesday's report says the incident happened on Tuesday night when the four young fishermen were sailing near the edge of Iranian territorial waters in the Caspian Sea. The report did not identify the fishermen but said they ignored frequent warnings by Iranian authorities to observe the borderline.

Just like in my work on the floater segment, the primary sources used were drillers' fleet status reports, the InfieldRigs database and MarineTraffic. In this article, we will discuss the supply fundamentals of the key jack-up market – Middle East & Caspian Sea. Since there are many rigs involved, I decided to ...
The Convention on the status of the Caspian Sea will be signed this year, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on March 15. “With a high degree of certainty, I can announce that the convention will be signed at the 5th summit, which will be held in Kazakhstan this year,” the FM said, RIA Novosti ...
The Caspian Fleet's flagship - the Tatarstan - has conducted live firing exercises at sea, head of the Southern Military District's press service Vadim Astafyev said. "The crew of the Tatarstan missile ship has successfully hit air, sea and shore targets with various types of shipboard weapons, including the ...
The missile ship Tatarstan of the Caspian Flotilla, left the home station in Dagestan to carry out artillery and air defence training at sea, says press center of RF Defence Ministry. The ship has sailed in the Caspian Sea in course of the K-2 task complex. In course of the training, the crew will practise ...

ROSTOV-ON-DON, March 13. /TASS/. The Caspian Fleet's flagship - the Tatarstan - has conducted live firing exercises at sea, head of the Southern Military District's press service Vadim Astafyev told TASS. Read also. Best ships of Russia's Caspian Flotilla. "The crew of the Tatarstan missile ship has ...
The five-year deal, defined as having a value of between $150 million and $300 million, covers the British operator's Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli and Shah Deniz fields in the Caspian Sea. The UK-based contractor will provide a life-of-field support vessel, equipped with ROVs, to perform inspection, survey, ...
ASHGABAT (TCA) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan and the State Enterprise for the Caspian Sea under the President of Turkmenistan jointly with the International Ocean Institute (IOI) are holding an international seminar "The Caspian Sea — Sustainable Development and Management", ...
Turkmenistan is completing construction of a new international sea port in Turkmenbashi city designed to provide a higher level of trade and economic cooperation among the countries of Asia and Europe, according to the appeal of the Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov on the occasion of ...
The workshop entitled "Caspian Sea - sustainable development and governance" has been launched in Turkmenistan's Avaza National Tourist Zone. Representatives of the corresponding organizations of Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation are taking part in the event ...
Three digital water level measurement stations were installed in Noshahr Bay, Amir Abad and Anzali Port in northern Iran on Sunday to keep a close watch on the Caspian Sea's fluctuations and its predicted progression toward the shores. The Caspian Sea waterline is predicted to rise up to 42cm over the ...
Ministers of the Caspian littoral states agreed on the draft convention on the legal status of the Caspian Sea, Russian Foreign Ministry informed on March 2. "The 50th meeting of the Ad Hoc Working Group on drafting of the convention on the legal status of the Caspian Sea, dedicated to the implementation ...
Ministers of the Caspian littoral states agreed on thedraft convention on the legal status of the Caspian Sea, Russian Foreign Ministry informedon March 2. "The 50th meeting of the Ad Hoc Working Group on drafting of the convention on the legal status of the Caspian Sea, dedicated to the implementation of ...
The workshop entitled "Caspian Sea - sustainable development and governance" will be held in Turkmenistan's Avaza National Tourist Zone on March 5-16, 2018, the Turkmen Dovlet Habarlary (TDH) state news agency reported March 2. Representatives of the corresponding organizations of ...
It is one of the biggest seaports on the Caspian Sea and will provide a significant logistic base connecting Europe to Asia. The project is a collaboration between Turkey and Turkmenistan and is being constructed by GAP İnşaat. A major objective of the project is to develop a modern marine fleet equipped ...
ABERDEEN -- Total E&P Absheron B.V. (Total), acting as operator for and on behalf of a consortium presently composed of Total E&P Absheron B.V. (50%) and Socar Absheron LLC (50%) has tasked HydraWell to execute a part of plug & abandonment campaign at Absheron field, in the Caspian Sea.

Sea tourism, one of the most dynamic, high-tech, high-yield spheres in the world, is becoming a new branch of the tourism industry in the Land of Fire. Azerbaijani citizens and foreign guests may travel by a cruise ship along the Caspian Sea in summer, Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev told ...
Today, on March 7, members of the Kazakh parliament have approved ratification of an agreement on transit of US special cargos via the territory of Kazakhstan to Afghanistan. Kazakh Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov announced that the agreement between Kazakhstan and the USA on commercial ...
The long-awaited cooperation on the Caspian Sea in the energy sector, which became the main topic for discussion between Azerbaijan and Iran, takes on a clearer outline as the Caspian states are expected to adopt the convention on the legal status of the sea this year. The legal status of the Caspian ...
President Hassan Rouhani has said that mutual respect and trust between the governments of Iran and Azerbaijan have developed over the recent years. “The trust between the governments of the two countries have grown in the recent years. Mutual respect has increased and the sides have been ...
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov during talks with his Iranian counterpart in Ashgabat noted that the two countries are active participants of negotiations to determine the legal status of the Caspian Sea. A legal framework has been formed to regulate the activities of coastal states, new ...
The Caspian seal is one of the smallest members of the earless seal family and unique in that it is found exclusively in the brackish Caspian Sea. They are found not only along the shorelines, but also on the many rocky islands and floating blocks of ice that dot the Caspian Sea. In winter, and cooler parts of ...
A helicopter of Azerbaijan's Ministry of Emergency Situations and two coast guard vessels of the State Border Service have started searches for a missing crew member of the TARADIS cargo vessel, sailing under Iran's flag in the Caspian Sea, the Ministry of Emergency Situations said in a message Feb.
Azerbaijan's State Border Service (SBS) has prevented the smuggling of drugs to the country via the Caspian Sea. On February 23, 2018, the SBS Coastal Guard technical-observation post in Astara spotted an unidentified boat cross the sea border and return shortly after. During inspection, packages of ...
The Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement that the 50th meeting of the Special Working Group on the development of the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea was held at the level of deputy foreign ministers of the five Caspian coastal countries in Moscow from February 26 to March 1, ...
Separately, the New Silk Road's route from the east will be China, Kazakhstan, Caspian Sea, Azerbaijan and Georgia. TITR Association Chairman Kanat Alpysbaev told Anadolu Agency the Trans-Caspian corridor was finalized when the Kars-Baku-Tbilisi Railway Line opened in late October 2017.
According to the press service of Azerbaijan Foreign Ministry, the delegations led by Azerbaijani Deputy Foreign Minister Khalaf Khalafov and Chairman of the State Enterprise for Caspian Sea Affairs under the President of Turkmenistan Murat Atadjanov attended the meeting. The meeting stressed that the ...
TOTAL E&P Absheron B.V. (Total), acting as operator for and on behalf of a consortium presently composed of Total E&P Absheron B.V. (50%) and Socar Absheron LLC (50%). has tasked HydraWell to execute a part of plug & abandonment campaign at the Absheron field in the Caspian Sea. To execute ...
Winter gives people a lot of opportunities to spend their leisure time actively: some like skiing down the slopes of snowy mountains, others - skating or having snowball fights. But, how about bathing in the ice-cold waters of the frozen Caspian Sea? Russian women have already proven their frost resistance ...
AKTAU (Kazakhstan) – A young woman from Kazakhstan made a video extolling the virtues of her daily exercise routine, involving a dip in the ice-cold Caspian Sea. The video has since gone viral. Zarina Andryushina, a resident of Aktau on the eastern coast of the sea, had to break through ice covering the ...
Andryushina says she has been dipping into the Caspian Sea, about 5 minutes' walk from her home, for two years regardless of how cold it is. On the day the video was taken, the air temperature was about 17 degrees Celsius below zero. The 33-year-old mother of one says ice-dipping after a morning jog ...
EDINBURGH, UK – The Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea is set to be signed later this year at the next summit of the heads of state of the five littoral countries (Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Turkmenistan). According to analyst Wood Mackenzie, there were positive statements ...
The foreign ministers of the five littoral Caspian states—Azerbaijan, Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Iran—met in Moscow, on December 5, 2017, to try to finalize an agreement on the legal status of the Caspian Sea. After the talks, the Azerbaijani and Russian representatives, Elmar Mammadyarov ...
The minister said that the port in Alat settlement is the largest port on the shore of the Caspian Sea, and is a significant part of Azerbaijan's transport infrastructure. Currently, the port's construction is being carried out successfully, and the first phase will be completed in 2018, said Mustafayev adding that ...
For many years, agreements between the Russian Empire (later replaced by the Soviet Union) and Iran defined the legal status of the Caspian Sea. Following the collapse of the Soviet Union, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan emerged as subjects of international law and it became necessary for ...
The minister said that the port in Alat settlement is the largest port on the shore of the Caspian Sea, and is a significant part of Azerbaijan's transport infrastructure. Currently, the port's construction is being carried out successfully, and the first phase will be completed in 2018, said Mustafayev adding that ...
Sea tourism, one of the most dynamic, high-tech, high-yield spheres in the world, is becoming a new branch of the tourism industry in the Land of Fire. Azerbaijani citizens and foreign guests may travel by a cruise ship along the Caspian Sea in summer, Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev told ...
An Iranian destroyer that crashed into concrete wave breakers at a port in the Caspian Sea 18 days ago eventually sank into water on Sunday, the local media reported. The Iranian navy's 100-meter long warship, called Damavand, crashed at the harbor town of Bandar Anzali during stormy seas on ...
A meeting of the ad hoc working group on the legal status of the Caspian Sea will be held in February, Azerbaijani Deputy Foreign Minister Khalaf Khalafov said. Khalafov noted that the technical work on the draft convention in English and other texts should be completed. He added that the date of the ...
Iran's military destroyer Damavand crashed at Caspian Sea port due to strong winds and sea storm. (AFP Photo). TEHRAN, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- Iran's military destroyer Damavand crashed into wave breakers at a port in the Caspian Sea and two of its crew members are missing, Tasnim news agency ...
Tajikistan is interested in supplying cargoes to international markets through the Caspian Sea, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Tajikistan to Azerbaijan to Azerbaijan Soli Rustam said during his visit to the Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company (ACS). ACS Chairman of the ...
Tajikistan is interested in supplying cargoes to international markets through the Caspian Sea, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Tajikistan to Azerbaijan to Azerbaijan Soli Rustam said during his visit to the Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company (ACS). ACS Chairman of the ...
Tajikistan is interested in supplying cargoes to international markets through the Caspian Sea, Tajik ambassador to Azerbaijan Soli Rustam said. Soli Rustam made the remarks at a meeting with Chairman of the Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping CJSC Rauf Valiyev in Baku, the Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping ...
Adoption of a convention on the legal status of the Caspian Sea may require coordination of a number of nuances at the level of foreign ministers or working groups. Russian State Secretary, Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin made the remarks in his interview with the newspaper Kommersant.
KazMunaiGas (KMG) is to transfer to Eni 50% of the exploration rights over the Isatay block, in the Caspian Sea, offshore Kazakhstan. The block is estimated to have significant potential for hydrocarbon resources, which are geologically not complex and technologically developable in short time, says Eni.
Speaking after the recent summit of the Caspian Sea littoral states' foreign ministers in Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said, “We have found solutions to all the remaining major issues related to the preparation of this document [draft Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea].
The issue of determining the legal status of the Caspian Sea became relevant after the collapse of the USSR, when the emergence of new subjects of international law - Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan - raised the issue of delimitation of the Caspian Sea between the five littoral countries.
ABERDEEN -- Total E&P Absheron B.V. (Total), acting as operator for and on behalf of a consortium presently composed of Total E&P Absheron B.V. (50%) and Socar Absheron LLC (50%) has tasked HydraWell to execute a part of plug & abandonment campaign at Absheron field, in the Caspian Sea.
Trend News Agency cited Azerbaijan's Economy Minister Mr Shahin Mustafayev as saying that the first phase of construction of the Baku International Sea Trade Port in Alat settlement will be completed in May 2018. He made the remarks at a conference dedicated to the Trans-Caspian International ...


 

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