Following the discharge, crude oil and oil products are collected and stored in the segregated tank farms.
VPK-Oyl operates five tank farms comprising 135 tanks with the total capacity of up to 551 400 m3.
Three tank farms are used for crude oil storage, namely Nakhodka, Rotterdam and Kozmino. Kapreshumi includes 17 reservoirs with a total capacity of 172 000 м3. Nakhodka comprises 11 reservoirs with a total capacity of 82 500 m3.
Kozmino area has 19 crude oil reservoirs with a total capacity of 102 500 м3.
Two tank farms are designed for storage of petroleum products such as diesel fuel, gasoline, fuel oil, and jet fuel, with total capacity of 189 400 m3 which are also located in the main area.
LLC “VPK-Oyl” accommodates the sole LPG terminal in Vladivostok, designed to store, transship and export LPG for Korea, Europa, China and Japan. The tank farm has a capacity of 5,000 m3, and the terminal’s rail estacada provides a simultaneous discharge of 14 railcars.
Also located here is the Oil Base import transshipment facility, which provides services for the imports of light oil products for Russia and Kazakhstan markets. The Oil Base includes a 17 reservoirs tank farm with a total storage capacity of 23 400 m3, a discharging and loading rail estacada for 10 railcars, and a truck loading facility for 5 tank-cars.
Loading of oil tankers is performed at three marine berths and the conventional buoy mooring (CBM), leased from BSP. The CBM is “VPK-Oyl”’s largest loading facility with the ability to serve the tankers with deadweight of up to 140,000 tons.
BOT has a large number of tanks with varying capacities, which allows the flexible usage of existing storage facilities and segregation of the products by type, quality and origin in order to ensure the full preservation of the product quality.
Product type Total capacity, m3 Number of tanks
Light Oil Products
Diesel area 50 000 16
Kerosene Site 65 900 18
Oil Base 23 500 18
Subtotal 139 400 52
Dark Oil Products
Fuel Oil 5 000 1
VGO 45 000 8
Subtotal 50 000 9
Main Area 102 500 19
Kholodnaya Sloboda 82 500 11
Kapreshumi 172 000 19
Subtotal 357 000 49
551 400 135