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Baku (AZBAK)

Baku, Baku, Azerbaijan

Port Code AZBAK Port Name Baku
City Baku Country/Region Azerbaijan
Port Type Feeder Port Category Port City
Latitude 40.33878515 Longitude 49.91616055
Baku Port (port code: AZBAK) is an important transit point for trade between Europe and Asia. It is situated on the western side of the Caspian Sea on the Apsheronskiy Peninsula, 40 kilometers from Baku city.
The port is situated in a natural harbour and serves primarily as a transhipment point for petroleum products and oil/gas related industries, general cargo and timber to Western Europe and passenger services to the east and west shores of the Caspian Sea. The largest share of goods is in general cargo, and the port's main cargo terminal has capacity to handle two million tons of general and dry bulk cargoes per year.
Near the port's main cargo terminal is the container terminal with capacity to handle 15 thousand containers per year. The container terminal has 1.6 thousand square meters of warehouses and is linked to the port’s main railway system. The port’s oil terminal has capacity to handle 15 million tons of cargo per year.
The types of vessels regularly calling at this port are dredging vessels, accounting for about 44%; tankers, taking up around 13%; and cargo vessels, taking a proportion of 13%. The maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 155 meters. The maximum draught is 6.2 meters. The maximum deadweight is 13,470t.

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