Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 6
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
According to the results of January-July 2018, a total of 1,564,456 Russian vessels have sailed through the territorial waters of Turkey, which is 986,757 units less compared to the same period in 2017, Turkish Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure told Trend on Sept. 6.
"During the reported period of 2018, 194,925 Russian vessels sailed flying the Turkish flag, 228,056 vessels flying the Russian flag and 1,141,475 vessels flying the flags of other countries," the ministry said.
The ministry also noted that according to the results of January-July 2017, 337,360 vessels sailed flying Turkish flag, 330,320 vessels Russian and 1,883,533 vessels flying the flags of other countries.
During the first seven months of 2018, 51,697,256 vessels sailed in the territorial waters of Turkey in total.
"In January-July 2018, 7,802,316 vessels sailed flying the Turkish flag, 2,395,205 vessels flying their own flags and 41,499,735 vessels flying the flags of other countries," the ministry said.
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