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Ferry complex in Kuryk port to greatly enhance export and transit potential of economy: Askar Mamin

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by November 25, 2016 Business

The project of JSC “NC” Kazakhstan Temir Zholy ” implements “Nurly Zhol” program.

First Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan informed about the final stage of construction of objects of the first starting complex in Kuryk port.

A railway track from Ersai station to Kuryk port length of over 12 kilometers is fully laid. Works on ballasted with gravel paths have been completed. The excavation in volume of 4.3 million m3 is implemented. Also works on the construction of the guard of the western breakwater in the amount of 400 thousand tons of rubble. Dredging of the approach channel and port waters in the amount of 525 thousand m 3 of soil m is completed.

A line of external power supply of 10 kW was constructed. The construction of link span bridge is underway. Objects of the first starting complex in Kuryk port will be commissioned before the end of this year.

“Ferry complex in Kuryk port is an important link in the transport and logistics system of the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route. It will give a powerful impetus to the development of transit-transport potential of Kazakhstan and will contribute to the realization of the project “New Silk Road,” A. Mamin said.

Ferry complex in Kuryk port will serve five ferries a day, thereby ensure the handling of goods in the amount of 4 million tons per year.

Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan

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