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Novorossiysk

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Novorossiisk

(both: nô'vərəsēsk`), city (1989 pop. 186,000), Krasnodar Territory, SE European Russia, on the Black Sea. A major port and a naval base, it exports grain and oil, has shipyards, and is a major center of the Russian cement industry. It is connected the pipelines to the oilfields of Kazakhstan. The city stands on the site of a Genoese colony (13th–14th cent.) and of a Turkish fortress, captured by the Russians in 1808. The present city was founded in 1838, and the first cement factory was opened in 1882. Before 1914 it was one of the important grain-exporting cities of Russia. The city was held (1919–20) by the White forces during the Russian civil war.
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Its journey was part of a significant uptick in merchant shipping heading for Syria from Russia; it was one of six ships that made their way from Novorossisk to Syria within two weeks in mid-September.
The project is beginning in the cities of Krasnodar, Sochi, and Novorossisk, Russia.
Nearly all Tengiz oil is shipped through the Caspian Pipeline Consortium, which runs to Russia's Black Sea port of Novorossisk. Backers of the Baku, Azerbaijan through Tbilisi, Georgia to the Turkish port of Ceyhan support Washington's bid to provide an alternative route for Central Asian nations.
Y asi como Rusia querria concentrar los oleoductos existentes del Caspio hacia Novorossisk, en el Mar Negro, y hacia el Baltico, Estados Unidos y Turquia ya han ganado una partida en 2003 al conseguir una decision favorable para tender un oleoducto que atravesara Georgia, portando petroleo hasta el puerto mediterraneo de Ceyhan.
was actively involved with the early oil pipeline from Baku to Novorossisk of 1997, the Baku-Supsa pipeline of 1999, and the Caspian Pipeline Consortium project that was completed last year.
His career was very varied, and included a period as choirmaster in Rostov and music teacher in Novorossisk, Irkutsk and elsewhere.
A planned pipeline from Baku (Azerbaijan) to Ceyhan (a Turkish Mediterranean Sea port) would be advantageous in that Ceyhan can handle very large carriers, while the ports of Supsa (Georgia) and Novorossisk (Russia) are restricted to smaller tankers (which can transit the Bosporus).
With this facility, Caspian and Central Asian oil can be transferred by ship from Novorossisk or Supsa to Odessa and thus back into the old, Soviet era pipeline network.
One, under the aegis of the Caspian Pipeline Consortium, or CPC, plans to build a pipeline west from the Northern Caspian to the Russian Black Sea port of Novorossisk. From Novorossisk, oil from this line would be transported by tanker through the Bosphorus to the Mediterranean and world markets.
Petersburg or Novorossisk. It may also have a dramatic impact on the Russian economy by encouraging industrial development in resource-rich areas while cutting atmospheric pollution.
The preexisting line from Baku to the Russian Black Sea port of Novorossisk has been vulnerable to sabotage by the Chechens, but Russia claims that problem can be resolved by a detour.