The way of cargo shipping development in containers in Turkmenistan.


On January 20, 2021, at the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan was held a meeting via the digital video communication system with representatives of the Turkmenbashi International Seaport, “Transport and Logistics Center of Turkmenistan” OJSC, the “Turkmen Logistics” Association, as well as military personnel of customs posts at the state borders of Turkmenistan. The agenda included matters of increasing the capacity of the country’s transport and transit corridors, as well as the development of containerized international cargo transportation.
At the meeting, along with the matters of reliable organization of customs supervision of goods at border crossing points, which is one of the main tasks of the customs authorities in increasing transit opportunities, the main directions of improving and increasing international transit cargo transportation, conditions for the development of container lines, as well as improving customs clearance and registration of containers at the Turkmenbashi International Seaport which is one of the biggest logistics object in the region were discussed.  
Representatives of the “Turkmen Logistics” Association demonstrated a presentation of the container cargo handling process – the experience of the CIS countries and Georgia. Correct and timely implementation of advanced technologies such as TOS (Terminal Operation System), EPD (Electronic Pre-Declaration) allows you to improve and systematize the entire system of cargo handling. The use of such state-of-the-art technologies will optimize and modernize the customs control process.