About Sights – Batumi Port

The Ancient Greeks established a colony on Georgia’s Black Sea coast at the site of modern day Batumi (Georgian: ბათუმი)  and called it Bathus – derived from the Greek phrase bathus limen meaning “deep harbour”. Located on a bay just northeast of Batumi city. the port of Batumi is an important oil export point providing access to the Mediterranean Sea via the Bosphorus. The current sea port terminal was constructed in 1962.

Batumi Port Terminal

Batumi Port Terminal

In the first half of 2013, turnover at Batumi port increased by almost 26% compared to the same period last year.

Batumi Port Terminal

Batumi Port Terminal

Batumi Port Terminal

Batumi Port Terminal

Batumi Port Terminal

Batumi Port Terminal

Photos courtesy of Department of Tourism and Resorts of Adjara.

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