Iraq’s Minister of Oil, Hayan Abdul-Ghani, recently unveiled a new oil tanker named “Sumer” at the Khor Al Zubair Port in southern Iraq. The tanker holds capacity of 200,000 barrels. Abdul-Ghani expressed the Iraqi Oil Tankers Company’s (IOTC) commitment to expanding its fleet in partnership with international companies to construct modern tankers of various sizes. These new additions are expected to enhance the IOTC’s capacity to transport larger quantities of crude oil and petroleum products, aligning with Iraq’s evolving oil industry. The IOTC’s strategy focuses on procuring tankers with different capacities to facilitate oil and product transportation to global destinations.
- Iraq Unveils Oil Tanker with 200,000 Barrel Capacity