Volume of 1H2020 cargo transshipment from Spain via Turkish ports announced
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Aug.4
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Transshipment of goods from Spain via the Turkish ports in the first half of 2020 exceeded 7.6 million tons, the Turkish Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure told Trend.
During the reporting period, the volume of cargo transshipment from Spain by ships flying the Turkish flag amounted to 860,034 tons, while the ships flying the flags of other countries transported 6.8 million tons.
Moreover, ships flying Spanish flag transported 17,154 tons of cargo through Turkish ports, said the ministry.
Slightly over 1.2 million tons of goods were transited from Spain through the Turkish ports.
Transshipment of goods through the Turkish ports made up 179.6 million tons in the first six months of 2020.
During the reporting period, 14.3 million tons were handled by the ships flying the Turkish flag.
The volume of cargo transshipment via Turkish ports by ships flying the flags of their countries amounted to over 6.9 million tons, while the cargo transshipment by ships flying the flags of other countries stood at nearly 158.3 million tons from January through June 2020.
Meanwhile, 36.1 million tons of cargo were transited through Turkish ports, the ministry said.
In June this year, the volume of cargo transshipment through the ports of Turkey made up slightly over 28.1 million tons.
In the reporting month, the volume of cargo transshipment by ships flying the Turkish flag made up 2.4 million tons, by ships flying the flags of their countries amounted to 1 million tons, and by ships flying the flags of other countries exceeded 24.6 million tons.
According to the ministry, more than 5.4 million tons of cargo were transported in transit through the ports of Turkey in June 2020.
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