A marine oil terminal situated at the port of Ceyhan in the Turkish Mediterranean which receives hydrocarbons from offshore assets in the Caspian Sea via the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan oil pipeline for further loading on tankers which carry the oil to world markets.
Ceyhan Terminal covers an area of 144 hectares (1.44 sq. km) square km and houses the following facilities:
Annual export capacity - 50 million tonnes of oil.
The terminal is operated by Botas International Limited (BIL), a Turkish state company that also operates the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline on the territory of Türkiye.
The terminal has been operational since May 2006.
On 23 March 2022, BTC reached a significant milestone by loading the 5000th tanker of oil transported from the Sangachal terminal near Baku across Azerbaijan, Georgia and Türkiye to Ceyhan terminal.
In the first half, around 107 million barrels (more than 14.1 million tonnes) of BTC-exported crude oil was lifted at Ceyhan loaded on 148 tankers.