SOCAR’s Kulevi terminal awarded
Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan. 28 / Trend /
At the awarding ceremony, organized by Union of Oil Products' Producers, Importers and Consumers of Georgia, based on the results of 2010 Kulevi oil terminal of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) was rewarded with the Diploma of "The Terminal with the best infrastructure".
The Black Sea Terminal LLC is one of the leading companies of Western Georgia, which has achieved considerable success during last years. In 2010, the Kulevi Oil Terminal handled 3.6 million tons of oil, which is 56 percent more than in 2009, SOCAR reported.
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The terminal was put into operation in summer 2008. Its total capacity is 10 million tons of oil per year, including 3 million tons of oil, 3 million tons of diesel fuel, and 4 million tons of fuel oil.
The terminal can accommodate up to 168 tank cars. The tank farm's total volume is 320,000 cubic meters with the possibility of increasing to 380,000 cubic meters. The port has two berths to load petroleum products in tankers of up to 100,000 tons.
Loading productivity ranges from 1,000 to 8,000 cubic meters per hour. The railway station, which can simultaneously accommodate up to 180 carriage awaiting discharge of cargo, serves to the port. The railway trestle can simultaneously unload 168 carriages.