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Georgia’s Port Sees Loss of 1.1 Million Tons of Cargo

According to data for 10 months of 2018, Georgian seaports handled 12.4 million tons of cargo, which is 1.1 million tons and 8% less than in the same period of 2017.

In particular, the losses of the Poti port amounted to 5 million tons, the port handled 5, 1 million tons of dry cargo.

The port of Batumi handled  3 million tons, which is 400,000 less than in the same period of 2017.

Kulevi oil terminal handled 1, 1 ton of cargo, which is 300,000 less than in the same period in 2017, the Supsa terminal – 3 million (100,000 tons less).

The opposite situation is in container traffic, which in Batumi and Poti increased by 15, 7% and amounted to 370 128 units, of which  296 320 – in the port of Batumi.

In 10 months, 33.2 million tons of cargo were handled in Georgian ports, which is 200,000 tons less than in the same period of 2017.