BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 19
By Nargiz Sadikhova - Trend:
Kazakhstan’s revenue from transportation of cargo, luggage and cargo luggage via maritime and coastal transport amounted to 632.2 million tenge ($1.4 million) over first two months of 2020, which is 13.6 percent less than during the same period of 2019, Trend reports with reference to Kazakhstan’s Statistics Committee.
The volume of cargo, luggage and cargo luggage transported via maritime and coastal transport during the reporting period amounted to 161,830 tons, which is 17.1 percent less compared to the same period of last year.
Cargo turnover amounted to 110.8 million ton-kilometers which is 40.3 percent less than during the same period of last year.
In turn, Kazakhstan’s revenue from passenger transportation amounted to 1.5 billion tenge ($3,400) over first two months of 2020, which is 32.5 percent less than during the same period of last year.
Number of passengers transported amounted to 1,590 people, which is 25.9 percent less than 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 district is a division 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 tracks. The ferry complex of the port is designed for transshipment of goods, including grain, petroleum products, fertilizers and chemicals.
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