Turkmenbashi

Turkmenbashi

or

Türkmenbaşy

(tûrk'mənbä`shē), formerly

Krasnovodsk

(krəsnəvôtsk`), city (1991 pop. 59,500), W Turkmenistan, on the Krasnovodsk Gulf of the Caspian Sea. It is the western terminus of oil and natural gas pipelines and of the Trans-Caspian RR, which links the Caspian region with central Asia. An oil-refining center, the city also is a transshipment point for agricultural produce. The city was founded in 1869. A small naval base is there.
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The largest cargo transportation carried by the Caspian Shipping Company, are sent to the Turkmenbashi port (delivery period of 14-16 hours) and Aktau port (24-26 hours).
A series of OSCE-supported seminars held in six cities across Turkmenistan concluded today in Turkmenbashi, raising awareness about the Aarhus Convention, a key UN document on access to environmental information, public participation in decision-making and access to justice in environmental matters.
On April 7, Timofti has also visited the Turkmenbashi Mosque of Spirituality and the Museum of the State Cultural Centre of Turkmenistan.
The port, now being built by the Turkish firm GAP Inshaat at a cost of $2bn in the city of Turkmenbashi, is the latest major construction project to be entrusted to Turkey by the isolated ex-Soviet state.
On June 29, 2009, the first batch of crude oil produced at the Yylakly field there was shipped to the Turkmenbashi refinery.
The primary agreement on the construction of the rail link among Iran, Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan was signed between presidents of Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan in April 2007 in the city of Turkmenbashi and its final agreement was signed in a summit meeting in Tehran in September of the same year by the three presidents.
The international seaport of Turkmenbashi city on the Caspian Sea received a tugboat built on the Turkish shipyard, the State News Agency of Turkmenistan reported.
From the beginning of 2014, a new private jet service from Jetex will be offered at the major airports of Turkmenistan like Ashkhabad, Turkmenbashi and Turkmenabat, with multilingual staff, fluent in English as well as Turkmen, available all day to handle clients requests.
MOSKOVA (CyHAN)- The oil tanker "Kenar" built at the Russian "Red Sormovo" shipyard has arrived in Turkmenistan's Turkmenbashi international seaport, the Turkmen television reported.
The primary agreement on the construction of the railroad between Iran-Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan was signed between presidents of Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan in April 2007 in the city of Turkmenbashi and its final agreement was signed in a summit meeting in Tehran in September of the same year among the three presidents.
Old posters of a beady-eyed, Soviet-style Turkmenbashi wearing a black suit and medals have since been replaced by a more relaxed figure, sometimes reclining or in a garden, wearing a white suit.