Oil products, LPG shipments from Tamanneftegas terminal totaled 645,140 t in Jan'18, down 28.6%
Taman, Krasnodar krai. Handling of oil products and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) at the Taman transshipment facility of OTEKO Group (operator - JSC Tamanneftegas) in January 2018 totaled 645,140 t, or a 28.6% decrease, year-on-year, says the company’s press center.
In January 2018, shipments of LPG totaled 33,700 t, heavy fuel oil – 283,800 t, vacuum gasoil– 213,000 t, light oil products – 85,700 t, gas condensate — 29,000 t.
JSC Tamanneftegas is operator of Taman Transshipment Complex for export oil, products and LPG. The facility in the port of Taman is one of the most promising projects in Russia. The port is located in the deep non-freezing part of the Black Sea coast at the entrance to the Sea of Azov. Terminals of Tamanneftegas were commissioned in 2012. To date, the complex handled over 20 million tonnes. Port of Taman is one of the few infrastructure projects in the South of Russia, which is receiving large 160,000dwt vessels.
The group of companies United Freight Forwarding Company (OTEKO Group) is the largest private investor in port infrastructure in southern Russia, reports PortNews.
Since 2000 OTEKO Group has been implementing a comprehensive investment program for the construction of terminal facilities in the port of Taman. The Group has already built and launched a facility for export of liquefied petroleum gas, oil and oil products with capacity of 20 million tonnes a year. In line with the investment program, the company will build in Taman a terminal for handling coal, iron ore, sulfur and fertilizers of annual capacity of 35 million tonnes, and a complex for shipment of export grain with capacity of 14.5 million tonnes per year.