Ferry complex in Kuryk port plans to handle about 540 thousand tons of cargo with anual capacity of 5.1 mln
The new ferry terminal in the port of Kuryk, launched in December last year, plans to handle in the current year at least 540 thous. Tons of cargo, the head of the department of navigation, communication and information technology Ltd. «Port Kuryk» Igor Protsenko, Interfax-Kazakhstan.
According to him, the first ferry pier, which will work in the near future, will have two transitional bridge and can simultaneously receive two of the ferry. Another pier, which will be put into operation by the end of the year, will be universal. It will take a ferry Ro-Ro, ie to handling not only the rail cars, trucks and automotive.
During 2017 it will be completed the construction of the western and eastern piers of barrier that will make the port water area protected from the wind and allow you to work without interruption sea harbor throughout the year. According to forecasts, by the end of this year, ferry complex will work completely. He will carry out handling rail cars, which will be the main cargo oil products, fertilizers, chemicals and other goods that are being delivered to the neighboring states of the Caspian region, also told reporters the deputy director of the ferry complex Kuryk Myrzabek Saktaganov.
Kuryk is located 100 kilometers from Aktau, where there is an international seaport. For the development of port operations in Kuryk railway line laid Borzhakty — Ersai.
«The large-scale ferry from the port of Kuryk railway line Borzhakty — Ersai provide multimodal transportation of general and bulk cargoes, which will significantly increase the transit traffic, increase the export potential in a westerly direction through the Caspian Sea,» — previously reported the press-service of JSC «National Company» Kazakhstan Temir Zholy «(KTZ).
- On Январь 11, 2017
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