First batch of potatoes shipped from Russia's Makhachkala seaport to Turkmenbashi seaport
BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 12
Russia's Makhachkala Commercial Seaport, which is known as only ice-free and deep-water port of Russia in the Caspian Sea, launched transshipment of potatoes to the Turkmenbashi International Seaport in Turkmenistan, Trend reports with reference to ТАSS.
More than two thousand tons of cargo were exported through the port's terminals. Another vessel will deliver more than three thousand tons of potatoes from Russia to Turkmenistan.
"The port has all the necessary technological equipment for export and import operations," said General Director of Makhachkala Commercial Seaport Murad Khidirov.
"Commercial Seaport will continue to expand mutually beneficial contacts with Turkmenistan's partners," he added.
In his words, Last year, were shipped more than two million tons of oil and oil products were shipped from the port last year, and the volume will increase in 2020.
Russia's Makhachkala Commercial Seaport started its activity in 1870.
This port accepts vessels up to 150 meters long and up to 4.5 meters draught. The port's infrastructure includes dry cargo harbor, berths, railway and terminals.