A new port to receive cargo was launched on the Caspian Sea, which was established as part of the construction of the third plant at the Tengiz field, INA Kazinform reports.
According to manager at the Legal Office of Tengizchevroil Nurtas Kenganov, the port is built to receive voluminous cargo being transported to construction sites. So in order to create a terminal with 4 wharves, a 71-kilometer canal leading to the sea was dug, the canal's length is 4.8 m, and width - 61 m.
Cargo from Volga-Baltic Canal transported through the canal. It is able to accommodate barges of up to 2 thousand tons," said Nurtas Kenganov.
After the completion of the project to expand the Tengiz field, the terminal, which is a small port, reportedly will be given to Kazakhstan.
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