Turkey discloses goods shipment indicators via its Cesme port
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept. 30
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
The volume of transshipment of goods in the Turkish port of Cesme amounted to 748,710 tons from January through August 2020, the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure of Turkey told Trend.
During the specified period, 744,597 tons of cargo were transported via the port of Cesme by ships flying the Turkish flag, and by ships flying the flag of other countries - 4,113 tons.
No goods were shipped in transit through the Cesme port over the first eight months of this year, the ministry said.
The volume of cargo transshipment through the ports of Turkey exceeded 239.3 million tons from January through August 2020.
Over the reporting period, ships flying the Turkish flag handled over 18.9 million tons of goods.
In the first eight months of this year, the volume of cargo movement via Turkish ports by ships flying their countries' flags made up 9 million tons, while ships flying the flags of other countries – 211.3 million tons, the ministry said.
Meanwhile, more than 48.2 million tons of cargo were transited through the ports of Turkey.
In August 2020, the volume of cargo shipment through the Turkish ports amounted to 29.4 million tons. In this month, ships flying the Turkish flag transshipped over 2 million tons of cargo.
Cargo transshipment via the ports of Turkey by ships flying their countries’ flags amounted to 1 million tons, and by ships flying the flags of other countries – 26.4 million tons.
Over 6.3 million tons of goods were transported in transit through the Turkish ports in August 2020.
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