BAKU, Azerbaijan, Oct. 14
By Nargiz Sadikhova - Trend:
Over 1.6 million tons of cargo were transported between Kazakhstan’s seaports on the Caspian Sea during 9M2020, Trend reports citing Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Industry and Infrastructural Development.
The ministry said that overall the 9 months of 2020 cargo transportation volume stood at the level of 9 months of 2019. However the volume of trucks and containers transshipment via Kazakh ports increased during the reporting period compared to that of 2019.
Kazakh domestic merchant fleet transported over 1.6 million tons of cargo between ports on the Caspian Sea during the reporting period, including 9,800 containers on the Aktau - Baku feeder line.
The volume of freight traffic on domestic maritime routes amounted to 1.4 million tons during the reporting period, including 209,000 tons transported in direction of Russia.
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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