(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 20. Transportation of
oil produced from Kazakhstan's Kashagan field across the Caspian
Sea along the Aktau-Baku route has been launched for the first
time, trend reports via the Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company (ASCO).
According to the company, the oil is transported along the new
route by the“Academician Khoshbakht Yusifzade” tanker.
In total, 6,900 tons of crude oil were loaded into the first
'The tanker, departing from the Kazakh port of Aktau, will
deliver oil to the Azerbaijani Sangachal terminal,' the company
Previously, KazTransOil, an oil pipeline company of Kazakhstan,
announces its plans to carry out a trial shipment of 7,000 tons of
oil from the Kashagan field in the Port of Aktau for its further
delivery to the Port of Baku. The shipper of Kashagan oil is INPEX
North Caspian Sea, Ltd.
Earlier, Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Alikhan Smailov said that
the country will start transporting 1.5 million tons of oil through
Azerbaijan in early 2023.
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev attended a
ceremony to launch the“Academician Khoshbakht Yusifzade” tanker
built at Baku Shipyard by the order of the“Azerbaijan Caspian
Shipping” Closed Joint-Stock Company (ASCO) on December 7,
The total carrying capacity of the tanker is 7,800 tons. It can
carry both oil and chemical products.
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