BAKU, Azerbaijan, October 4. The Turkmenbashi International Seaport has received a license to store cargo in a special customs regime, Trend reports citing Orient news.
According to the information, this service allows storing various cargoes and goods on the territory of the port without paying customs duties and registration for up to 3 years.
Cargo storage in a special customs regime allows trading companies and manufacturers to be able to systematically ship and distribute cargo to neighboring regions directly from the port territory.
Companies performing export-import operations receive certain advantages due to the developed infrastructure of the port, spacious storage facilities, modern transshipment equipment, automobile and railway tracks laid in the immediate vicinity, and the ability to quickly send goods to neighboring countries or to Turkmenistan.
The annual cargo transshipment capacity of the Turkmenbashi seaport is: container terminal - 400,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU), general cargo terminal - 4 million tons, terminal for bulk cargo - 3 million tons, polypropylene terminal - 120,000 tons.