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Baku Could Become The New Dubai, With Launch Of International Sea Trade Port

- 7 February 2018

Located in the Alat trade and industrial area and just 43 miles south of Azerbaijan’s capital city, the Baku International Sea Trade Port is currently under construction and is expected to have its first of three phases completed by this year’s end.

With the launch of the largest trade port on the Caspian Sea, Azerbaijan is expected to become a major transit hub for cargo and goods both in the region and throughout Eurasia.

Tourists may travel by cruise ship along Caspian Sea in summer

- 6 February 2018

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 reporters on February 2.

He added that Russia is already preparing ships to organize sea cruises along the Caspian Sea.

“Several projects have already been discussed,” he said. “The cruises will be organized in summer."