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Turkey announces five-month volume of fuel oil transshipment via its ports

Türkiye Materials 10 July 2020 18:40
Turkey announces five-month volume of fuel oil transshipment via its ports

BAKU, Azerbaijan, July 10

By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:

Total volume of fuel oil handled via the ports of Turkey from January through May 2020 exceeded 1.1 million tons, Turkey’s Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure told Trend on July 10.

In the reporting period, 12,351 tons of fuel oil were transported via ports of Turkey by ships flying the Turkish flag, and about 1.1 million tons - by ships flying the flags of other countries.

Meanwhile, 184,664 tons of fuel oil were transited through ports of Turkey.

Over the first five months of this year, 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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