BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 22
By Nargiz Sadikhova - Trend:
Kazakhstan’s revenues from the transportation of cargo, luggage, and cargo luggage via internal water transport amounted to 223 million tenge ($524,700) over the period from January through August 2021, which is 18.8 percent less than during the same period of 2020, Trend reports with reference to Kazakhstan’s Statistics Committee.
The revenue in August 2021 amounted to 61.5 million tenge ($144,700), which is 0.5 percent less than during the same month of 2020.
The volume of cargo, luggage and cargo luggage transported via maritime and coastal transport during the reporting period amounted to 538,900 tons, which is 11.4 percent less compared to the same period of last year (608,400 tons over the same period of 2020). The cargo transported in August alone was 99,270 tons, which is 19.1 percent less than during the same month of last year.
Cargo turnover amounted to 40.2 million ton-kilometers which is compared to 35.1 million ton-kilometers during the same period of last year.
Currently, there are three operating seaports in Kazakhstan: Aktau, Bautino, and Kuryk.
Nowadays, Aktau International Commercial Sea Port is a modern multi-purpose terminal that allows the transportation of goods from East to West, from North to South, and back 12 months a year and 24 hours a day.
Bautino сargo port is a division of Aktau International Commercial Sea Port and is located in the village of Bautino (150 km from the city of Aktau), in the waters of the Bautino Bay of Tyubkaragansky Gulf.
Kuryk Port is located on the coast of the Caspian Sea, south of Aktau city. The port has direct access to the railway. The ferry complex of the port is designed for the transshipment of goods, including grain, petroleum products, fertilizers, and chemicals.
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