The Fourth Tanker with Crude Oil for Belarus Arrives in Odessa Port

19.07.2010 10:42
Архив Редакция

On July 17, in the port of Odessa there arrived the fourth tanker with Venezuelan crude oil of Santa Barbara sort, destined for Belarus. As reported in the dispatching office of the port, there are 76.53 thousand tons of oil on the tanker's board.

Tanker unloading begins tonight and will take two days, BelaPAN informs.

As Telegraf already reported, the first tanker from Venezuela arrived in Odessa on April 25, the second — on June 19, the third — on June 29. The this crude oil is transported in tanks by rail to Mozyr oil refinery for further processing.

Besides that, Belarus is expecting the arrival of Venezuelan oil of Santa Barbara sort from Estonia and Lithuania in July of this year. It is planned that one tanker with 80 tons of oil for Belarus to arrive in the port of Estonia, and the second in Lithuanian port of Klaipeda, from where oil will be directed to Belarusian refineries.

From Estonian port of Muuga, oil will be transported by rail to Novopolotsk oil refinery Naftan. It is expected that it will happen in the third decade of July.