Turkey reveals nine-month cargo handling volumes via its Tekirdag port
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Nov. 17
The volume of cargo transshipment through Turkey’s Tekirdag port amounted to 12.5 million tons from January through September 2020, the Turkish Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure told Trend.
According to the ministry, over the reporting period, 264,419 tons of cargo were handled through the Tekirdag port by ships flying the Turkish flag, and over 12.3 million tons - by ships flying the flags of other countries.
In the first nine months of 2020, the volume of transit cargo movement through the Tekirdag port amounted to nearly 7.82 million tons, the ministry said.
The volume of cargo transshipment through the ports of Turkey exceeded 270.5 million tons from January through September 2020.
Over the reporting period, ships flying the Turkish flag handled over 21.7 million tons of goods.
In the past nine months of this year, the volume of cargo movement via Turkish ports by ships flying their countries' flags made up 10 million tons, while ships flying the flags of other countries – 238.7 million tons, the ministry said.
Meanwhile, more than 54.4 million tons of cargo were transited through the ports of Turkey.
In September 2020, the volume of cargo shipment through the Turkish ports amounted to 31.1 million tons. In this month, ships flying the Turkish flag transshipped over 2.7 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 – 27.4 million tons.
Over 6.2 million tons of goods were transported in transit through the Turkish ports in September 2020.