Revenue from maritime cargo transportation surges in Kazakhstan
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept.21
By Nargiz Sadikhova - Trend:
Kazakhstan’s revenue from the transportation of cargo, luggage, and cargo luggage via maritime and coastal transport amounted to 3.9 billion tenges ($9.3 million) over eight months of 2020, which is 15 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 625,270 tons, which is 4.7 percent more compared to the same period of last year.
Cargo turnover amounted to 460.1 million ton-kilometers which is 11.2 percent less than during the same period of last year.
In turn, Kazakhstan’s revenue from passenger transportation amounted to 26.8 million tenges ($63,371) over eight months of 2020, which is 64.4 percent less than during the same period of last year.
The number of transported passengers amounted to 28,780 people, which is 62.4 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 the transshipment of goods, including grain, petroleum products, fertilizers, and chemicals.
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