BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 1
By Nargiz Sadikhova - Trend:
Kazakhstan’s revenues from the transportation of cargo, luggage, and cargo luggage via internal water transport amounted to 161.5 million tenge ($380,000) over the period from January through July 2021, which is 24.2 percent less than during the same period of 2020, Trend reports with reference to Kazakhstan’s Statistics Committee.
The revenue in July 2020 amounted to 76.9 million tenge ($180,940), which is 39.9 percent more than during the same month of 2020.
The volume of cargo, luggage and cargo luggage transported via maritime and coastal transport during the reporting period amounted to 439,630 tons, which is 9.5 percent less compared to the same period of last year (485,760 tons over the same period of 2020). The cargo transported in July alone was 104,710 tons, which is 0.6 percent less than during the same month of last year.
Cargo turnover amounted to 32.3 million ton-kilometers which is compared to 25.05 million ton-kilometers 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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