Kazakhstan's revenue from maritime cargo transportation up
BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 20
By Nargiz Sadikhova - Trend:
Kazakhstan’s revenue from transportation of cargo, luggage and cargo luggage via maritime and coastal transport amounted to 1.2 billion tenge ($3.09 million) over first four months of 2020, which is 1.3 percent more 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 308,430 tons, which is 20 percent more compared to the same period of last year.
Cargo turnover amounted to 209.730 million ton-kilometers which is 26.9 percent less than during the same period of last year.
In turn, Kazakhstan’s revenue from passenger transportation amounted to 2.1 million tenge ($4,800) over the first four months of 2020, which is 69.9 percent less than during the same period of last year.
Number of transported passengers amounted to 2,280 people, which is 66.8 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 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 transshipment of goods, including grain, petroleum products, fertilizers and chemicals.
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