Ceyhan terminal lowers oil shipment year-on-year
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan.6
By Leman Zeynalova – Trend:
The volume of oil shipment from Ceyhan terminal since May 2006 by the end of 2020 stood at 3.571 billion barrels of oil via 4,659 tankers, Trend reports citing Turkish media.
A marine oil terminal situated at the port of Ceyhan in the Turkish Mediterranean which receives hydrocarbons from offshore assets in the Caspian Sea via the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan oil pipeline for further loading on tankers which carry the oil to world markets.
Ceyhan Terminal covers an area of 144 hectares (1.44 sq. km) square km.
The terminal is operated by Botas International Limited (BIL), a Turkish state company that also operates the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline on the territory of Turkey.
The terminal transshipped 210.7 million barrels of oil via 278 tankers in 2020, as compared to 233.1 million barrels in 2019.
The highest volume of oil shipment from the terminal was recorded in April with 21.3 million barrels and the lowest level was observed in November with 15.3 million barrels.
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