Georgian ports exceed pre-crisis indices by 22 percent
Georgia, Tbilisi, August 2 / Trend N. Kirtskhalia /
According to statistics from the Georgian government, the amount of loading and unloading by Georgian ports has increased during the first five months of 2010. Operation of ports increased by 22 percent during crisis.
A two percent growth is observed in onshore transportation. During the reporting period about 17,8 million tons were transported. About 9.4 million tons fall to the ports.
The increase in the number of operations at the ports is explained by the increase in the levels of cargo transportation. About 37 percent of turnover falls to the Batumi port, 34 - Poti, and the ports of Supsa and Kulevi - 19,5 percent.