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Info on cargo shipment from Iran via Turkish ports disclosed

Türkiye Materials 3 July 2020 17:51
Info on cargo shipment from Iran via Turkish ports disclosed

BAKU, Azerbaijan, July 3

By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:

The volume of cargo shipment from Iran through the Turkish ports amounted 272,428 million tons from January through May 2020, Turkey’s Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure told Trend.

During the reporting period, the volume of cargo transshipment from Iran by ships flying the Iranian flag amounted to 15,519 tons, and by ships flying the flags of other countries – 256,909 tons.

No cargo was transited from Iran through the ports of Turkey over the mentioned period, added the ministry.

The volume of cargo transshipment through the ports of Turkey for the reporting period exceeded 151.4 million tons.

In the first five months of 2020, the volume of cargo shipment by ships flying the Turkish flag made up over 11.9 million tons.

The volume of cargo movement through the Turkish ports by ships flying their countries’ flags amounted to 5.8 million tons, and by ships flying the flags of other countries – to 133.5 million tons.

During this period, over 30.7 million tons of cargo were shipped by transit via the Turkish ports.

In May 2020, the volume of cargo handled through the Turkish ports exceeded 27.9 million tons.

More than 2.3 million tons of cargo were moved by ships flying the Turkish flag. The volume of cargo transshipment through ports of Turkey by ships flying their countries’ flags amounted to 940,716 tons, and by ships flying the flags of other countries – 24.7 million tons.

In May 2020, over 5.7 million tons of cargo were transited through the ports of Turkey.

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