Oil Terminal in Dubendi is the largest terminal at the Apsheron peninsula. Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan oil is handled at the terminal and further trans-shipped to the ports on the Black Sea and to the world markets. Terminal includes 2 piers at which 4 tankers with lifting capacities from 5000 to 13000 tons can by handled simultaneously. Up to 15 million tons of cargoes can by handled per annum at the terminal.
Upon completion of Baku - Tbilisi -Jeyhan oil pipeline construction that is being carried out within the framework of `Contract of the Century` significant volumes of oil from abroad is expected to by delivered to Baku for further transfer to international markets. Dramatic increase in transit oil calls of upgrade of existing oil terminal facilities.
There is Vessels Traffic Service operating at the Terminal. It is responsible for safe navigation in the water area. Vessels Traffic Service is equipped with contemporary radio navigation hardware, which provides navigation of ships round-the-clock.
Two tugboats, one of 600 and other of 1600 horse power, fulfill operations on safe mooring of vessels.
Terminal is furnished with modern reception facilities for contaminated waters and means for combating environmental pollution and accidental oil discharge.
Two Two skimmers keep round-the-clock watch within the harbour.