OREANDA-NEWSAccording to preliminary data, the volume of oil shipped for export through the largest Russian seaports in December 2019 amounted to 10.6 million tons. Igor Demin, Transneft spokesman, told reporters.

"According to preliminary results, in December 2,200 thousand tons of oil and 450 thousand tons of DT-5 were shipped in Novorossiysk, 3,600 thousand tons of oil and 1,170 thousand tons of DT-5 in Primorsk, to Ust- Luga has 1,900 thousand tons of oil and in Kozmino 2,900 thousand tons of oil", he said. According to Demin, the weather remains unstable in the Baltic, but shipping is on schedule. On the evening of Monday, December 30, a storm began in Novorossiysk, but from 06:00 on Tuesday, work in the port was resumed - under the bulk is the last oil position of the month.

"The weather forecast for the first ten days of January is positive. There was a storm in Kozmino last night, but the last tankers of the month managed to ship it before the weather. The weather forecast for the first days of next year is also positive. They continue to be late for one diesel tanker in Primorsk and Novorossiysk", he added. Deliveries to refineries are carried out according to the plan, the official representative of Transneft noted.