Cargo transshipment from Georgia via Turkish ports reaches almost 500K tons
Baku, Azerbaijan, March 27
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
In February 2019, the volume of cargo transshipment from Georgia through the ports of Turkey amounted to 494,000 tons, the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure of Turkey told Trend.
"In February 2019, the volume of cargo transshipment from Georgia by ships flying the flag of Turkey amounted to 327,700 tons, and vessels flying the flags of other countries amounted to 166,300 tons," the ministry said.
It was noted that the transshipment of goods from Georgia wasn’t carried out by vessels flying the flag of this country during this period.
In February 2019, 3,514 ships arrived at Turkish ports.
Some 1,260 vessels sailing under the flag of Turkey and 2,254 vessels sailing under the flags of other countries arrived at Turkish ports in February 2019.
The gross registered tonnage of all vessels in February 2019 amounted to 58.483 million tons.
The gross registered tonnage of the vessels arriving at Turkish ports under the flag of Turkey amounted to 8.917 million tons, and the gross registered tonnage of the vessels under the flags of other countries was 49.566 million tons, the ministry stated.
During two months of 2019, 7,339 vessels arrived at the Turkish ports. The gross registered tonnage was 121.125 million tons.
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