Specifically, the government of the state of Limburg signed an MoU with the port of Baku.

The Memorandum focuses on collaboration that will take place between the government of the province of Limburg, companies Cabooter Group, SMART Logistics Centre, the Limburg Development & Investment Company, Greenport Venlo, KLG Europe, the Council for the Development of Northern Limburg, companies of business network Azerbaijan-Netherlands and the University of Fontys.

After the signing ceremony, the General Director of BISTP commented

Our cooperation, the foundation of which is being laid today, will be the result of attracting well-known companies from the Netherlands and Europe to the Port of Baku. It is gratifying that the Dutch companies in the logistics chain between Asia and Europe pay special attention to the new Port of Baku located in Alat settlement, and seek to involve various services and production in our country.

In addition, during the ceremony, the Chemelot terminal which is based in the city of Geliina experienced inspections and also detailed information was provided on the control system, the technological processes of loading and unloading and the general processing of the terminal.

The visit resulted to an agreement that was decided between logistics companies operating in the city of Venlo in connection with the transportation of the first test container in the direction of Venlo-Istanbul-Baku-China this May.

Moreover, the ones taking part in the collaboration, discussed the matter of opening of the European representation of the Port of Baku in Venlo, in order to expand bilateral trade relations.


Concluding, a meeting took place with the leadership of the famous Dutch University of Fontis, located in Venlo. During the meeting, an agreement was reached to attract specialists of the Port of Baku to the training courses of professional orientation in the Port of Baku and Limburg, for the acquisition of international experience of the Port of Baku's specialists.

After the initial selection in Azerbaijan, specialists are expected to participate in training and practical experience for six months in Venlo.