Kazakh Aktau sea port cuts transshipment of oil cargo
Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov.14 / Trend E.Ismayilov /
The Aktau International Sea Commercial Port (AISCP) transshipped about 6.8 million tons of oil cargo in January-October compared to more than 7.95 million tons in January-October in 2010, the Port said.
In 2010, the port transshipped more than 9.56 million tons of oil compared to more than 11.3 million tons in 2009.
Part of the oil being transshipped through the Aktau Port is transported to Baku from where is delivered to the Black Sea Port of Georgia via the railway.
Of the total volume of dry goods transshipped in January-October, over 1.64 million tons accounted for steel, 1.17 million tons - ferry cargo, 197,700 tons - grain, 271,000 tons - other goods.
During the report period, the port transshipped over 10 million tons of various cargo.
In 2010, AISCP transshipped 12.8 million tons of oil and dry cargo compared to about 14 million tons in 2009.
The Aktau port received 1,747 ships in January-October. The figure was 2,085 in 2010.