Azerbaijan, Baku, 16 August / Trend corr. E.Ismayilov/ Georgian Black Sea Poti port's operation has been completely resumed, a port representative said to Trend in a telephone conversation on 16 August.
Poti's operation was suspended on 10 August, since the port had been bombed by Russian aircrafts during the armed conflict in South Ossetia, and was partially resumed on 12 August. The port operated 12 hours a day (from 8.00am to 8.00pm). Now, the port is maintaining its normal operation schedule (twenty-four hours a day).
"Now the port operates twenty-four hours a day," representative said.
Poti, located on the Black Sea shore of Georgia, is engaged in shipping of different cargoes, including oil products transported via Azerbaijan from the eastern shore of the Caspian Sea. The capacity of port's oil terminal totals 9mln tons.
Operation of the port was suspended in the evening of 10 August (approx at 19:00, Baku time). Energy supply system was damaged during the bombing. Operation of all systems has been resumed. The oil terminal and railway were not damaged.
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