Turkey’s Yilport Reports 18% Rise In Volume For First Half of 2021

Yilport Holding’s twenty-two owned terminals handled 2.5 million TEU in the first half of the year globally, witnessing an 18% growth rate, as compared to the same period last year (2020). The Turkish company’s global portfolio too, saw a growth of 13%, as compared to the figures of 2020, reaching 5.47 million tonnes of general cargo volume in the first half of 2021.

Yilport’s Gebze Terminal In Turkey | Image Via: Yilport Holdings

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The Yilport group’s facilities moved about 1.79 million cubic meters of liquid cargo in the first six months of 2021, which translates to a growth of 3%, as compared to that of the same period in 2020. A 19% growth in consolidated revenue was further reported by the company.

The Turkish terminals of Gemlik, Gebze, Rotaport and Solventas handled a net volume of about 631,000 TEU, 2.46 million tonnes of general cargo and liquid cargo worth 1.79 million cubic meters in the first six months of the year. While the Nordic terminals of Yilport Oslo, Stockholm Nord and Yilport Gävle handled a total of about 260,100 TEU and 862,700 tonnes of general cargo in the first half of the year.

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The terminals in Iberia handled a total volume of about 593,300 TEU in container handling and 1.34 million tonnes of general cargo, while the Yilport terminals in the Latin American region handled a total of 292,000 TEU in container handling and 804,200 tonnes of general cargo in the first half of 2021.

Twenty-two ports and marine terminals are operated globally by the Yilport Holdings. Five of which are based in Turkey, with seven in Portugal, two in Sweden, two in Spain, and one each in Italy, Norway, Peru, Malta, Ecuador and Guatemala. In addition to this, six dry terminals are also managed by the group, out of which, five are based in Turkey while Sweden houses the sixth.

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