“Transneft” has suspended oil in the port of Novorossiysk because of the storm


MOSCOW, January 11. “Transneft” has suspended oil in the port of Novorossiysk because of the storm, said company spokesman Igor Dyomin.

According to him, in connection with the 10 January storm one tanker remained at anchor. It is expected that the storm will last until January 13.

“We have enough tanks to take the oil in the reservoirs, so that pumping of oil through oil pipelines in the direction of Novorossiysk, we never stopped”, – said Demin.

He also said that in the ports of Ust-Luga and Primorsk appeared the ice thickness of 10-15 cm the oil tankers are unaccompanied, accompanied by the icebreaker oil tankers. Port Kozmino is operating normally.