Pasha Liman Base

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Pasha Liman Base
Vlorë, Albania
Pasha Liman Base is located in Albania
Pasha Liman Base
Pasha Liman Base
Coordinates 40°19′26″N 19°25′09″E / 40.323889°N 19.419167°E / 40.323889; 19.419167
Type Naval Base
Site information
Controlled by Albanian Navy, Turkish Navy
Site history
In use  NATO, mainly:

The Pasha Liman Base or Pashaliman Base, also referred to as Vlora Naval Shipyard, is an Albanian navy base South of Vlorë, Albania.


Pashaliman was the only Soviet base in the Mediterranean in the 1950s. It was the hot spot of conflict between the Russians and the Albanians in 1961 when Albania pulled out of the Warsaw Pact. Most ships currently there are out of operation. Following the collapse of the Communist regime, the base was rebuilt by Turkey and under a bilateral agreement the Turkish Navy has the right to use it.