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LPG transshipment figures via Turkey's ports revealed

Transport Materials 5 September 2020 14:45
LPG transshipment figures via Turkey's ports revealed

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept. 5

Bu Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:

A total of over 1.9 million tons of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) were shipped through the ports of Turkey from January through July 2020, the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure of Turkey told Trend.

During this period, 62,785 tons of LPG via the ports of Turkey were transported by ships flying the Turkish flag, and over 1.89 million tons - by ships flying the flags of other countries.

In the first seven months of this year, 3,800 tons of LPG were moved in transit through the ports of Turkey, said the ministry.

The volume of cargo transshipment through the country’s ports over the mentioned period made up over 209.8 million tons.

At the same time, 16.9 million tons of cargo were moved by ships flying the Turkish flag, the ministry noted.

Over the specifying period, the volume of cargo shipment via the Turkish ports by ships flying their countries’ flags surpassed 8 million tons. Meanwhile, ships flying the flags of other countries handled more than 184.8 million tons.

The ministry added that 41.8 million tons of goods were moved through Turkey’s ports over the reporting period.

In July 2020, the volume of cargo transshipment via the country’s ports amounted to 30.2 million tons. In this month, over 2.6 million tons of goods were handled by ships flying the Turkish flag.

At the same time, the volume of cargo shipment through the Turkish ports by ships flying the flags of their countries exceeded 1 million tons, and by ships flying the flags of other countries – 26.5 million tons.

Over 5.6 million tons of goods were shipped in transit through the ports of Turkey in July of this year.

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