New terminal to be constructed in Kazakhstan's Kuryk port

Transport Materials 11 February 2021 15:03 (UTC +04:00)
New terminal to be constructed in Kazakhstan's Kuryk port

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Feb. 11

By Nargiz Sadikhova - Trend:

Kazakhstan Railways, Kuryk seaport, and Kaspi Grain Way JSC have signed a trilateral cooperation agreement for the construction of a terminal in Kuryk port, Trend reports citing Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Industry and Infrastructural Development.

The project will be implemented within the framework of the Kuryk port expansion project.

The commissioning of the terminal with a capacity of 1 million tons a year and means to simultaneously store 25,000 tons of grain crops is planned for 2022.

The terminal will provide for a projected increase in grain exports from Kazakhstan to Iran and countries of the Caucasus region and further to third countries.

The signed agreement contributes to an increase in the competitiveness of the transport route via the port, an increase in freight traffic, an increase in export potential, and an improvement in the process of freight traffic through the port of Kuryk.

Currently, three seaports in Kazakhstan render the services to vessels of various tonnage, namely, 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.

Aktau seaport is located on the eastern coast of the Caspian Sea at the intersection of several international transport corridors.

"Bautino" cargo area in the settlement of the same name is a subdivision of JSC "NC" Aktau International Sea Trade Port ".


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