Volumes of oil transportation in transit through Turkish ports revealed
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 19
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
In August 2019, 34.3 million tons of crude oil was transported in transit through the ports of Turkey, Trend reports with reference to Turkish Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure.
During the reporting period, 152,000 tons of gasoline without lead additives, 277,500 tons of fuel oil, 26,600 tons of oil gas, 121,300 tons of phosphoric acid, 15,500 tons of filters for various devices, 1,600 tons of various equipment and spare parts, 16,100 tons of metal slag and 142 tons of steel products were transported in transit through the ports of Turkey.
In addition, 20,100 tons of aviation kerosene were transported in transit through the ports of Turkey.
“In August 2019, 334 tons of aluminum pipes, profiles of powders and wires were transported in transit through the ports of Turkey,” the ministry said. “During the reporting period, the volumes of transit of copper ores and their concentrates amounted to 3,900 tons, concrete products - 231 tons, and various metal ores - 218,500 tons.”
In August 2019, the volume of transit transshipment of goods through Turkish ports amounted to 48.910 million tons.
During this period, the biggest volume of transit transportation was carried out from Italy, from which 25.573 million tons were received.
The second biggest volume of transit transshipment through Turkish ports was carried out from China with a total volume of 2.084 million tons.
The third place in this indicator is held by Spain with a total volume of 1.855 million tons.
In August 2019, transit transportation was carried out from Russia through the ports of Turkey with a total volume of 1.441 million tons, from Ukraine - 1.382 million tons, from Egypt - 1.147 million tons.
Some1.094 million tons were transported from Portugal in transit through the ports of Turkey, and 1.105 million tons of goods were transported from Greece.
The remaining volumes - 13.229 million tons of transit cargo accounted for the share of other countries.
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