Friday 12 Apr


A modern storage terminal for LPG and oil products in Albania, a gateway to the Balkans.

La Petrolifera Italo Albanese Sh.A. (PIA) operates a coastal terminal for LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gases), Oil, its by products (Diesel, Gasoline etc.) and additional liquid and dry products in the Bay of Vlora.

The coastal terminal allows Customers to supply both the Albanian market and the neighbouring Countries through the European Corridor VIII (rail plus road) also taking advantage of the favourable location of the bay of Vlora, located at the entrance of the Adriatic Sea and very close to the main Italian and Greek refineries (distances from Vlora in nautical miles: 125 to Taranto, 275 to Falconara, 290 to Augusta / Priolo / Milazzo, 340 to Gela, 480 to Corinth, 570 to Sarroch).


PIA Terminal Features

Total storage capacity 75,100 cbm (tanks)
4,800 cbm (spheres)
Number of tanks 13 tanks
2 spheres
Range of tank capacity 3,300 - 14,500 cbm (tanks)
2,400 cbm (spheres)
Products handled Petroleum products (clean and dirty) LPG, other liquid
Services available Storage hire, in and out via vessels, tanktrucks, tankcontainers, railcars, dedicated loading/unloading system, electronic system for daily stock inventory reporting.
Additional services Blending, bunkering and product heating.
Sea-tankers accommodation Jetty
LOA 190 m
BEAM no restriction
Draft 9 m (29,5 ft)
Terminal expansion already authorized
Shore infrastructure Up to 100,000 cbm for Petroleum Products
Up to 22,000 cbm for Chemicals
Up to 24,500 cbm for LPG
MARINE INFRASTRUCTURE Pre-arrangment for a 600 m long quay
Depth increase up to 12.50 m (41 ft)
Possible accommodation up to 4 vessels


La Petrolifera Italo Albanese Sh.A.
Rruga ‘Sazan’ ish Fabrika e Sodes, Vlorë

Tel. +355 033 231100
Fax +355 033 237800



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