Volume of cargo transported from Saudi Arabia via Turkey's ports unveiled
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept. 8
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
The volume of cargo shipment from Saudi Arabia through the Turkish ports surpassed 2.4 million tons in the first seven months of 2020, the Turkish Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure told Trend on Sept. 8.
The ministry noted that ships flying the Turkish flag transported 8,900 tons of goods from Saudi Arabia during the reporting period, while ships flying the flags of other countries – 2.4 million tons.
At the same time, 364 tons of cargo were transported by ships flying the Saudi Arabian flag via the Turkish ports, noted the ministry.
From January through July 2020, 520,086 tons of cargo were transited from Saudi Arabia through the Turkish ports.
The volume of cargo transshipment through the Turkish ports amounted to 209.8 million tons from January through July 2020.
During the reporting period, ships flying the Turkish flag shipped over 16.9 million tons of goods.
In the first seven months of this year, the volume of cargo movement via Turkish ports by ships flying their countries' flags made up 8 million tons, while ships flying the flags of other countries – 184.8 million tons, the ministry said.
During the reporting period, more than 41.8 million tons of cargo were transited through the Turkish ports.
In July 2020, the volume of cargo shipment through the Turkish ports amounted to 30.2 million tons. During that month, ships flying the Turkish flag transported over 2.6 million tons of cargo.
Cargo transshipment via the Turkish ports by ships flying their countries’ flags amounted to 1 million tons, and by ships flying the flags of other countries – 26.5 million tons.
Over 5.6 million tons of goods were transited through the Turkish ports in July 2020.
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