Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb.3 / Trend, A. Taghiyeva /
The Ecology and Urban Planning Ministry of Turkey gave a permission to build a new container port in the territory of a major petrochemical complex Petkim, the Hurriyet newspaper reported on Friday.
According to the report, the company was granted a license as a result of a positive assessment of project impact on the environment.
Construction of the new port is scheduled to begin in the near future, head of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Rovnag Abdullayev said earlier. Particularly, the process of negotiations with major international companies specialized in this field is nearing completion.
The new port will be built to meet the needs of the Turkish domestic market.
SOCAR is a party in the joint venture - co-owner of the Petkim petrochemical complex.
Previously, SOCAR Turkey Enerji began construction of a new oil refinery in Turkey to meet Petkim's needs of raw material.
A ceremony laying the foundations of a petrochemical complex Petkim took place in the Turkish city of Izmir on Oct.25, 2011.