CPC pipeline system achieves milestone throughput of 60 million tons
Almaty. December 29. KazTAG - The 60-millionth ton of oil since the beginning of 2018 was lifted at the CPC Marine Terminal On December 28, 2018.. This is a new annual record for CPC, reports the Caspian Pipeline Consortium.
The milestone 60-millionth ton of 2018 was loaded in the tans of MT ARGEAN MYTH chartered by SHELL KAZAKHSTAN DEVELOPMENT BV that left SPM-1 at 10:30 Moscow time for the Turkish Straits. Several tankers are scheduled for the remainder of the year.
Approximately 53 mln tons out of the 60 mln tons loaded by the morning of December 28 were injected in the system by the shippers from Kazakhstan and nearly 7 mln tons - from Russia.
In December 2018, loading operations at the CPC Marine Terminal were undertaken in unfavorable weather, which required a concerted professional effort by the CPC staff.
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