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Aktau

 

an urban-type settlement in Tel’man Raion, Karaganda Oblast, Kazakh SSR. It is on the Murza railroad station, 70 km north of Karaganda. Population, 16,000 (1968). Aktau’s industry centers on the production of building materials: a cement factory, asbestos-cement products, and others. There is also an industrial technicum.


Aktau

 

until 1964 the name of the present-day city of Shevchenko, in Gur’ev Oblast, Kazakh SSR.

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According to AP, the ministry said in a statement that the accident occurred Friday as the nation's military forces were practicing a landing near the Caspian city of Aktau.
The corridor will stretch in two directions: through the territory of Kazakhstan and Russia to Europe and through Kazakhstan from Khorgos to Aktau port and on the Caspian Sea to Azerbaijan and then the path will move through Georgia.
It added that DP World provides advisory services for the development of the Khorgos Special Economic Zone and Inland Container Depot with a similar arrangement under a separate contract for the Port of Aktau, Kazakhstan's main cargo and bulk terminal on the Caspian Sea.
Since the agreement, the Khorgos dry port has been built in just 18 months and is on track for launch in July this year while the logistics and industrial zone will be completed as planned next year resulting in more general cargo flowing through Aktau from the expansion.
Bek Air currently operates a fleet of six Fokker 100s on flights covering Aktau, Aktyubinsk, Almaty, Atyrau, Kostanay and Uralsk locally.
In a meeting between Iran's Consul-General in Aktau Port Mahmoud Adib and Kazakh Mangystau Province's Governor-General Alik Ayderbayev, the two officials vowed to do their best to pave the ground for the further enhancement of Tehran-Astana ties.
Crude exports are also to be shipped by rail and from the Caspian Sea port of Aktau - crudes from Aktau will then be pumped through the BPC pipeline to the Turkish Med terminal of Ceyhan (see Part 3 in omt6KazkhExportAug11-14).
DP World will also provide similar services under a separate contract at the Port of Aktau, Kazakhstan's main cargo and bulk terminal on the Caspian Sea.
The US welcomed Kazakhstan's economic connectivity efforts, in particular, its investments in regional infrastructure such as the Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan railroad and the Caspian seaport of Aktau.
29, 2004, KMG EP got a controlling 86% equity in the 104,427 b/d Atyrau refinery and stakes in its petrochemicals producing units, including its polypropylene plant and the Aktau plastics plant.
The airline has offered new services from Almaty, Astana and Aktau to St Petersberg in Russia; Dushanbe, capital of Tajikistan; and Tashkent, capital of Uzbekistan.