Tuapse oil terminal
|Tuapse Oil Terminal|
|Type of harbor||Oil Terminal|
|Annual cargo tonnage||71 Mbbl (~9.7×106 t)|
Tuapse Oil Terminal is an oil import-export terminal located 8 km (5.0 mi) offshore the Port of Tuapse in Krasnodar Krai, Russia. It is one of the biggest oil terminals in the Black Sea that serves as a hub for crude oil deliveries to the Black Sea market. The terminal which started operations in 2005 belongs to the Russian oil giant Rosneft. The overall capacity of the import-export terminal is approximately 71 million barrels per annum (~9.7×106 t/a) of oil but capacity will be increased to 121 million barrels per annum (~1.65×107 t/a) by 2015. Tanker loading capacity is suitable for Aframax tankers up to 110,000 DWT. The terminal serves as a supplier for the nearby Tuapse Refinery also owned by Rosneft.
The construction of the terminal started in 2003 and was completed by 2005 at a cost of US$120 million.
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