Aktau Industrial Sea Port has turn out to be the primary port in Kazakhstan to obtain the Ports Environmental Evaluation System (SEEP) certification and EcoPort standing from the European Sea Ports Group (EMPO), Board of the Aktau Port Chairman Abai Turikpenbaev mentioned throughout his speech on the discussion board “Transit and Transport Co-operation between Kazakhstan and the European Union: Prospects for the Improvement of the Trans-Caspian Worldwide Transport Route,” the Overseas Ministry of Kazakhstan mentioned in a press launch.
The certification was carried out as a part of the EcoPorts venture, a globally acknowledged normal for environmental administration in ports and port terminals.
The OSCE EcoPorts venture launched in 2019, is geared toward growing the infrastructure of maritime and transcontinental cargo transportation, simplifying customs procedures by the introduction of digitalization, and coaching and educating home specialists. The certificates offers a chance to develop relations with European ports to cut back the destructive affect of ports on the setting, in addition to to enhance the environmental state of affairs within the Caspian area. Corresponding work on passing inexperienced certification can be being carried out by the Port of Kuryk.
In gentle of the difference of commerce routes and provide chains to the worldwide political and financial state of affairs, the demand for the companies of Kazakhstani ports has elevated sharply this 12 months.
The overall transshipment of products in simply the 5 months of 2022 within the Port of Aktau has already amounted to 97% of the overall for the whole lot of the earlier 12 months (2021) – 1.534 thousand tons in 5 months of 2022 in comparison with 1.594 thousand tons in all of 2021- and container transshipment elevated by 115% (16,267 TEUs) in comparison with the identical interval in 2021.
Within the Port of Kuryk, for the reason that starting of 2022, the quantity of transshipment amounted to greater than 70% of the identical indicator for the entire of 2021- greater than 700 thousand tons within the first 5 months of 2022 in comparison with 1 million tons for all of 2021.
Given the rising demand for terminal companies, the Aktau port is at the moment making a container hub designed to remodel visitors flows within the Central Asian area. By the top of 2022, it’s deliberate to draw two further specialised container ships to the present 5 feeder ships within the route of Aktau-Baku-Aktau.
A day earlier than the convention, the Port of Antwerp hosted a technical go to by a delegation of the leaders of TITR (Trans-Caspian Worldwide Transport Route), TRACECA (Transport Hall Europe-Caucasus-Asia) and a number of other Kazakhstani ports. The Port of Antwerp is the most important container port of Belgium and nicknamed “the gateway to Europe”; within the EU, it’s second solely after the close by Port of Rotterdam within the Netherlands. Following this go to, through the convention, discussions had been held on the likelihood for Kazakhstani port workers to take part in coaching programs on port infrastructure and administration in Antwerp.