A shipment of fertilizers from Uzbekistan was transited through the Turkmenbashi International Seaport of Turkmenistan to Europe.
A block train with 24 40-foot containers loaded with mineral fertilizers, after arriving in Turkmenbashi port, were transported to the Azerbaijani port of Alat with the Mahmud Rehimov vessel, which carries out feeder transportation across the Caspian Sea, the subsidiary of the Azerbaijan Railways CJSC, ADY Container, which participated in the transportation of the cargo, said in its Monday press release.
At the Alat port, the containers were loaded on platforms and delivered by railway to the port of Batumi, Georgia, and then by Rasul Reza feeder vessel to the port of Constanta in Romania. The company said the Rasul Reza feeder vessel service is mainly used for cargo transportation from China to Europe and in the reverse direction.
In 2021, the cargo turnover of the Turkmenbashi International Seaport exceeded 11.3 million tons. Most of the these are export cargo – 6.58 million tons, while import cargo amounted to 1.21 million tons.
The Turkmen port can annually serve up to 300 thousand passengers, 75 thousand vehicles, as well as load and unload 400 thousand containers.