Aktau (KZAKT)

Port Code KZAKT / KZAAU City Aktau
Port Name Aktau Country/Region Kazakhstan
Category Port City Route MIDDLE EAST
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Feeder Port

Introduction of Aktau (KZAKT)



      Aktau Port is located in the western part of Kazakhstan, the eastern bank of the Caspian Sea, and Aktau City, the state government of Mangystau State. It is currently the only international seaport in Kazakhstan, the most modern port and the most important transit point in the Caspian Sea . Kazakhstan’s connections with the Caspian Sea, the Black Sea and some countries in the Mediterranean. The port area is 81.7 hectares. It has 4 dry cargo docks, 4 oil filling docks and supporting ferry equipment that can operate at the same time, and is engaged in international transportation of various dry cargoes and oil.

In 2010, the cargo throughput of Aktau Port was 13 million tons, including 9.5 million tons of crude oil, 2 million tons of steel, and 405,000 tons of grain. Cargo turnover accounts for 34% of the total turnover of Caspian Sea ports.

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Summary of KZAKT

Aktau Port (port code: KZAKT / KZAAU) is the only international seaport in Kazakhstan, the most modern port and the most important transit point in the Caspian Sea. Located on the east coast of the Caspian Sea at the intersection of several international transport corridors, it provides the transportation of dry cargo, crude oil and oil products from east to west, from north to south and back in the direction of Iran, Turkey, Russia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, 12 months a year and 24 hours a day.
Covering an area of 81.7 hectares, the port has 11 berths, 4 of which handle oil products. It offers facilities for handling break bulk, container, liquid, and dry bulk. It handles approximately 13 million tons of cargo annually. The main products handled include sawn timber, metal and bulk products, and loose cargo.
Each year about 2,000 vessels visit this port, among which around 82% are cargo vessels, and 9% are tankers. The maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 155 meters. The maximum draught is 5.5 meters. The maximum deadweight is 13,470t.