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Five-month cargo shipment volume via Turkish Mersin port disclosed

Türkiye Materials 3 July 2020 18:43
Five-month cargo shipment volume via Turkish Mersin port disclosed

BAKU, Azerbaijan, July 3

By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:

More than 14.6 million tons of cargo were moved through the Turkish Mersin port from January through May 2020, Turkey’s Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure told Trend.

During the reporting period, 828,096 tons of cargo were shipped via Mersin port by the ships flying the Turkish flags, while the ships flying the flags of other countries handled 13.8 million tons of cargo.

At the same time, 228,879 tons of goods were transited through the Mersin port, the ministry noted.

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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