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Data on volume of cargo transshipment through Turkish Kocaeli port revealed

Türkiye Materials 7 July 2020 13:07
Data on volume of cargo transshipment through Turkish Kocaeli port revealed

BAKU, Azerbaijan, July 7

By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:

Transshipment of goods through the Turkish port of Kocaeli exceeded 25.5 million tons in the first five months of 2020, Turkish Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure told Trend.

According to the ministry, during the reporting period, 2.5 million tons were handled by the ships flying the Turkish flag in the port of Kocaeli, while 22.9 million tons of cargo were handled by ships flying the flags of other countries.

From January through May 2020, 344,668 tons of cargo were transited through the Kocaeli port, the ministry said.

Meanwhile, transshipment of goods through the Turkish ports made up 151.4 million tons.

During the reporting period, 11.9 million tons were handled by the ships flying the Turkish flag.

The volume of cargo transshipment via Turkish ports by ships flying the flags of their countries amounted to over 5.8 million tons, while the cargo transshipment by ships flying the flags of other countries stood at nearly 133.6 million tons from January through May 2020.

At the same time, 30.7 million tons of cargo were transited through Turkish ports.

In May this year, the volume of cargo transshipment through the ports of Turkey made up almost 28 million tons.

In the reporting month, the volume of cargo transshipment by ships flying the Turkish flag made up 2.3 million tons, by ships flying the flags of their countries amounted to 940,716 tons, and by ships flying the flags of other countries stood at 24.7 million tons.

According to the ministry, 5.7 million tons of cargo were transported in transit through the ports of Turkey in May 2020.

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