Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 13
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
In August 2019, the volume of cargo transshipment from Georgia through the ports of Turkey amounted to 1.71 million tons, Trend reports referring to Turkish Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure.
The ministry noted that in August 2019, the volume of cargo transshipment from Georgia by vessels flying the Georgian flag amounted to 661,000 tons, while Georgian vessels flying flags of other countries carried 1.049 million tons of cargo.
Meanwhile, cargo transshipment from Georgia by ships flying the Turkish flag was not carried out in August 2019.
In the reporting period, 4,601 ships arrived at Turkish ports, and their gross registered tonnage amounted to 58,316,380 tons.
Some 1,978 ships sailing under the Turkish flag and 2,623 ships sailing under flags of other countries arrived at Turkish ports.
The gross registered tonnage of ships which arrived at Turkish ports under the Turkish flag in August 2019 amounted to 9,630,723 tons, and the gross registered tonnage of ships under flags of other countries was 48,685,657 tons.
According to the ministry, in January-August 2019, Turkish ports received 35,716 ships with the gross registered tonnage of 516,701,650 tons.
The gross registered tonnage of ships that arrived at Turkish ports under the Turkish flag in January-August 2019 amounted to 76,956,730 tons, and the gross registered tonnage of ships under flags of other countries was 439,744,920 tons.
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