Fifth Tanker of Iraqi Kurdish Oil Loading in Turkey

Posted by Michelle Howard
Thursday, July 31, 2014

The fifth cargo of crude oil from Iraqi Kurdistan was being loaded at Turkey's Mediterranean port of Ceyhan on Thursday and the tanker was scheduled to depart on Friday, Turkish energy officials said.

The Suezmax tanker Kalamari arrived at the port late on Wednesday, according to a shipping source, and will be carrying one million barrels of crude oil, officials said.

(Reporting by Orhan Coskun, Humeyra Pamuk and Julia Payne in London; Editing by Daren Butler)

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