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Over 30,000 ships pass through Dardanelles in 9 months of 2019

Türkiye Materials 4 November 2019 16:32

Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 4

By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:

From January to September of 2019, a total of 32,414 vessels passed through the Dardanelles Strait (Canakkale), 10,981 of which are cargo ships, Trend reports referring to Turkey’s Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure.

As many as 1,242 cargo ships passed through the Dardanelles n January 2019, 1,115 cargo ships in February, 1,264 cargo ships in March, 1,233 cargo ships in April, 1,109 cargo ships in May, 1,334 cargo ships in June, 1,249 cargo ships in July, 1,263 cargo ships in August and 1,282 cargo ships in September, according to the ministry.

“In the third quarter of 2019, 127 warships passed through the Dardanelles,” the ministry said.

Number of vessels that passed through the Dardanelles:

Types of vessels

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

Total

Barge carrier

1

0

6

0

14

0

2

9

11

43

Bulker

702

693

768

672

690

637

827

886

825

6,700

Concrete ship

0

1

1

0

0

2

0

0

3

7

Container ship

411

377

434

455

463

413

450

442

426

3,871

Ferry

1

3

3

7

2

0

0

1

6

23

Dry cargo

1,242

1,115

1,264

1,233

1,199

1,134

1,249

1,263

1,282

10,981

Vessels for livestock transportation

39

37

44

52

62

47

65

50

44

440

Warships

10

7

24

25

0

15

34

0

12

127

Passenger ships

2

1

3

3

12

12

13

7

8

61

Reefer ships

4

3

1

12

11

10

7

5

4

57

Ro-Ro ships

163

157

191

178

166

153

164

150

156

1,478

Tankers for fuel transportation

515

487

586

512

531

506

577

478

500

4,692

Tankers for chemical substances

230

212

265

228

208

240

286

283

226

2,178

Tankers for transporting LNG

18

14

14

7

6

8

8

8

8

91

Tankers for transporting LPG

59

48

54

41

51

30

47

43

41

414

Tugboats

29

25

25

37

36

24

55

28

29

288

СVessels carrying transport

38

47

55

50

64

55

60

41

62

472

Other types

38

30

44

46

60

66

68

72

67

491

Total

3,502

3,257

3,782

3,558

3,575

3,352

3,912

3,766

3,710

32,414

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