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Karim Massimov checked northern terminal of Aktau seaport

10 August 2016, 00:29
Mangistau Region
Photo: Официальный сайт Премьер-Министра РК

Within the framework of his working trip to Mangystau region Prime Minister of Kazakhstan familiarized with the progress of the project to expand the port of Aktau in the northern direction.

President of NC Kazakhstan Temir Zholy JSC Askar Mamin briefed the Premier on the implementation of the project.
The project includes three phases: construction of protective hydraulic structures, dredging and construction of dry cargo terminals. The project will allow to increase the capacity of the port from 16.5 to 19.5 million tons.

Currently the project is in the stage of final completion.

Between the ports of Aktau and Baku there was established a permanent ferry service. The ferries can accommodate up to 54 rail cars and 35 heavy trucks. In the month it  processed  1,000 units of heavy-wheeled vehicles.

The volume of general cargo handling at the end of 2015 amounted to 5 million 897 thousand tonnes. In the first half - 2 million 681 thousand tons..

Sea port of Aktau is located on the east coast of the Caspian Sea at the intersection of several international transport corridors, providing the transport of goods from east to west, from north to south and back again in the direction of Iran, Turkey, Russia and Azerbaijan.

"The economy went into positivez one. Now it is important to consolidate this success. All programs, all the decisions of the President should be under special control  of  each administrator, each akim. It is important that the economic indicators have reached the people. This applies to jobs, wages, and all other issues, "  the Prime Minister  gave  instructions at the end of the Government meeting.