вЂњThe BTC Co Company did not change the schedule on shipment of the first Azeri oil tanker from the Turkish Ceyhan port. The Company plans to ship the first tanker in 2005,вЂќ Natig Aliyev, the Director General of BTC Co, also head of the SOCAR, told Trend.
вЂњWe try to ship the first tanker from the Ceyhan port in late December 2005,вЂќ he underlined.
The head of the BP Azerbaijan, David Woodward, said in his interview to Reuters that the first tanker may be shipped at the Ceyhan port in early 2006 or several weeks later than announced terms. вЂњIt will take more time than we supposed. The 4th quarter will be very intensive. The shipment may be carried out in early 2006,вЂќ he stressed.