Tariffs for the transportation of Turkmen oil through the territory of Azerbaijan and Georgia have been set
Competitive tariff rates on transportation of oil and oil products from Turkmenistan via Azerbaijan and Georgia railways have been determined. The Protocol defining the new tariffs in Tbilisi was signed by Javid Gurbanov Chairman of “Azerbaijan Railways” CJSC, David Peradze “General Director of Georgian Railways” SC, Rauf Valiev Chairman of “Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company” CJSC, and Vahid Aliyev Deputy General Director of “Baku İnternational Commercial Sea Port” CJSC, as well as representatives of the Dubendi and Batumi oil terminals. Competitive tariffs adopted to maintain existing cargo volumes and attract additional cargo from alternative routes will be effective from April 1, 2020 to November 1, 2020.
The new tariffs include delivery of oil and oil products from Turkmenistan to Azerbaijan via ferries and oil terminals, as well as transportation to the Batumi oil terminal via the Railways of Azerbaijan and Georgia.
It should be noted that in 2019, tankers transported 271,000 tons of oil and petroleum products from the port of Turkmenbashi to the Dubendi oil terminal and 90,000 tons on ferries to the port of Alat.