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Port activities linked to oil and petroleum. Includes imports, exports and storage.

Euroenergo España reports increased capacity storage in 2020

Tarragona, Spain (Ports Europe) March 8, 2021 – Euroenergo España SL, operator in the storage of petroleum products and biofuels, ended 2020 with a...

Port of Cádiz handles import of hydrotreated vegetable oil which supports decarbonisation

Cádiz, Spain (Ports Europe) March 3, 2021 – The OPTrade terminal in the Muelle de la Cabezuela (Bahía de Cádiz) has carried out the first unloading...

OKKO Group to acquire Kherson crude oil transshipment terminal

Kherson, Ukraine (PortSEurope) February 8, 2021 – The OKKO Group has bought the Kherson crude oil transshipment terminal and plans to invest up to US$3...

Libya welcomes EU ambassador José Antonio

Tripoli, Libya (PortSEurope) February 2, 2021 – The European Union Ambassador to Libya, José Antonio, has visited the headquarters of the National Oil...

Libyan government given deadline to avert port terminal strikes

Tripoli, Libya (PortSEurope) February 2, 2021 – Guards working at two oil terminals in eastern Libya have given the Tripoli-based government just over a...

Turkish Petroleum’s Filyos Port base in Black Sea to employ 2,000

Zonguldak, Turkey (PortSEurope) January 26, 2021 – At a result of Turkish Petroleum’s (TPAO) natural gas activities in the Black Sea, the...

Black Sea gas to support Filyos port development

Zonguldak, Turkey (PortSEurope) January 4, 2021 – Energy and Natural Resources Minister Fatih Donmez said last week that the discovery of 405 billion...

Turkey is expanding its drilling operations in the Black Sea

Filyos, Turkey (PortSEurope) December 7, 2020 – Energy and Natural Resources Minister, Fatih Donmez, has said that the drilling ship Kanuni has docked at...

Spanish ambassador visits Libya’s National Oil Corporation

Tripoli, Libya (PortSEurope) November 19, 2020 – Eng. Mustafa Sanalla, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Libya’s National Oil Corporation...

Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline exported about 21.4 million tons of crude oil loaded at Ceyhan terminal in first three quarters of 2020

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) November 23, 2020 – The Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline exported 21.4 million tons of crude oil loaded on 214 tankers...

Libya says ports now open for oil exports

Tripoli, Libya (PortSEurope) November 1, 2020 – The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has declared the ending of blockades of the entire Libyan fields and...

EU Ambassadors support Libya’s National Oil Corporation and emphasize the necessity of neutrality

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) Chairman of the Board Mustafa Sanalla received His Excellency the Ambassador and Head of the European Union Mission to Libya...

Libya’s Sidra and Ras Lanuf ports prepare for oil exports

Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) declares lifting Force Majeure status as of Friday 23 October 2020 and instructions have already been given to...

Kanuni drilling ship arrives at Haydarpaşa port, Istanbul

Istanbul, Turkey (PortSEurope) October 21, 2020 – The Turkish sea drilling ship, Kanuni, has arrived at Istanbul’s Haydarpaşa port on its way to...

Filyos port plays role in Black Sea gas exploration

Zonguldak, Turkey (PortSEurope) October 19, 2020 – Turkey Petroleum Corporation (TPAO) has been operating Black Sea gas exploration activities from a...

Completion of repairs to the oil wharf in Rades port, Tunisia

Rades, Tunisia (PortSEurope) October 9, 2020 – Repair of the oil wharf located on the south bank of the port of Radès has just been completed for a sum...

BERGÉ is promoting its “offshore” business with the Canary Islands as a global hub for the repair of oil rigs

BERGÉ, a leading logistics operator, has boosted its “offshore” business activities with several projects already in the pipeline as a shipping agent and...

Libyan ports prepare for oil exports

Tripoli, Libya (PortSEurope) September 27, 2020 – Local sources have reported that works have restarted at the Libyan ports of Zueitina, Brega and Hreiqa...

Libya’s ports try to restart limited oil exports

Tripoli, Libya (PortSEurope) September 11, 2020 – Tankers started arriving at the eastern Libyan port of Brega last month to take on oil – a...

EU and Libya discuss effects of illegal blockades

Libyan National Oil Corporation (NOC) chairman Eng. Mustafa Sanalla and the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy...

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