Baku seaport reduces cargo transportation
Azerbaijan, Baku, 27 Feb. / Trend, E. Ismayilov /
In January 2013, Baku International Sea port transshipped 500,000 tons of various types of cargo, which is 16 percent lower than in the same period of 2012, a source at the port told Trend.
According to the source, 350,000 tons of goods of the total volume of cargo transshipped in January fell to ferry traffic which is 3 percent lower than in January last year.
Of the total amount of cargo transshipped in 2012, 3.79 million tons fell under ferry traffic, which was similar to 2011.
In January, the dry cargo terminal of the port transshipped 90,000 tons of cargo, which is 20 per cent more than in January 2012, the source said.
In 2012, the dry cargo terminal of the port handled 1.17 million tons of cargo, which is four percent more than in 2011.
The source said that in January, the port handled 330 containers, which is four percent less than the same period last year.
In total, the port transshipped 8,490 containers last year against 9,230 units in 2011.