Gelincik Port, used in the export of fresh fruits and vegetables to Russia, is on the agenda for 2 years. This 2 laid the ground for the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway alternative in order to avoid any problems.
AkşamBy Miray ÇİMEN; The government acted on the possibility of the Gelincik Port in Russia, which is mainly used in the export of fresh fruits and vegetables to Russia, to be maintained for 2 years.
At a meeting held within its own organization, the Ministry of Commerce discussed the issue of Gelincik Port for 2 years. While focusing on the measures that may arise, the alternative was explored, and the alternative to investigate alternative routes and to ship to Russia with refrigerated carriages on the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway line. It was learned that a meeting was held on December 26, 2018 in order to evaluate the measures to be taken in order to prevent exports from being disrupted by taking the opinions and evaluations of the relevant institutions and organizations on the logistics issues that are important in the export shipments to Russia.
VISION SHOPPING WAS MADE
During the meeting, it was reminded that shipments to Gelincik Port had a significant share in exports of fresh fruits and vegetables to Russia, while the closure of the port was considered as a serious pressure and capacity problem. In the meeting, it was also evaluated that there might be a negative impact on the export of fresh fruits and vegetables to Russia.
COOLING WAGON WITH SHIPMENT
While focusing on the problems that may occur during the meeting, the alternative routes were explored and the alternative of carrying out shipments to Russia via refrigerators (frigofiric) in the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway line was discussed.
ROOT RO-RO LINE OF SAMSUN-ROSTOV
The meeting was asked to examine the possibilities and capabilities for the shipment to the Russian port, Rostov Port. The evaluation of a direct Ro-Ro line between Samsun and Rostov was also discussed. In addition, the issue of providing tax incentives and exemptions in rail transport for the railway line alternative was also discussed in the Treasury and Finance Ministry. It was learned that the opinion of the companies doing business with the region.