BAKU, Azerbaijan, Nov. 29
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
In October 2019, a total of 9.4 million tons of diesel fuel were transshipped through the Turkish ports, a source in Turkey’s Transport and Infrastructure Ministry told Trend Nov. 29.
During the mentioned period, the volumes of diesel fuel transshipped by ships flying the Turkish flag amounted to 527,988 tons.
“In October 2019, 387,193 tons of diesel fuel were transshipped through the Turkish ports by ships flying the flag of their countries, and 8.5 million tons of diesel fuel were transshipped through the Turkish ports by ships flying the flag of other countries,” the ministry said.
In October 2019, most of the transit cargo through Turkish ports was transported from Italy, China, Spain, Russia, Ukraine, India, Georgia, Romania, Egypt and Greece
In October 2019, the volume of transit transshipment from Italy through Turkish ports amounted to over 33.5 million tons.
China ranked second in terms of transit transshipment through Turkish ports with a total volume of over 2.3 million tons.
Meanwhile, Spain ranked third with a total volume of over 2 million tons.
In October 2019, over 1.8 million tons of transit cargo were shipped from Ukraine, over 1.8 million tons from Russia, over 1.8 million tons from India and over 1.7 million tons from Georgia through Turkish ports.
Moreover, in October 2019, over 1.4 million tons of transit cargo were shipped from Romania, 1.3 million tons from Egypt and 1.3 million tons from Greece through Turkish ports.
In October 2019, the total volume of transit cargo shipped through Turkish ports amounted to over 64.4 million tons.
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