Azerbaijan, Baku, Dec.27 / Trend, E. Kosolapova /
Georgian Black Sea Port of
Batumi increased transshipment of dry cargo by more than 19 percent in 2011, the port told Trend by e-mail on Tuesday.
"As of Dec.26, Batumi Sea Port transshipped nearly 1.510 million tons of dry cargo. In 2010, the port transshipped 1.222 million tons," the report says.
A plan on dry cargo transshipment for 2011 was 1.464 million tons. Thus, now it exceeds by 46,767 tons.
Overwhelming majority of dry cargo transshipped through the Batumi Port in 2011 are Azerbaijani goods - 73.8 percent or 451,814 tons of all cargo handled.
Also in 2011 the Batumi Port transshipped cargo from Armenia (13.5 percent, or 82,699 tons), Turkey (5 percent, or 30,570 tons), Uzbekistan (4.1 percent, or 24,916 tons), Turkmenistan (3 1 percent, or 19,186 tons), Georgia (0.3 percent, or 1,984 tons), Kazakhstan (909 tons) and Tajikistan (406 tons).