With the involvement of the Georgian Railway, the transport connection between Europe and Asia has increased, reports Georgian Railway.
In April, two new container ships will start operating in the Baku-Turkmenbashi-Baku direction. Along with the number of ships, the number of weekly flights will also double when the weather is appropriate in the Caspian Sea.
Shipping Georgian Railway subsidiary GR Logistics and Terminals, Turkish company Pacific Eurasia Logistics, Azerbaijani company “ADY Conteiner,” the Turkmen Transport-Logistics Center, Uzbek company “Uzbekemiroyl-Expedition” and the Kyrgyz Railway Operator will jointly implement the connection.
The first ship on this route has been operating since April 2019 and has transported 17,500 containers. The strengthening of this union in the Caspian Sea serves to meet the growing demand for container shipping between the countries.
In 2021, compared to 2020, the volume of freight traffic on the route increased by 101%.