Altintel Liman ve Terminal Işletmeleri, a liquid bulk port located in Kocaeli, western Turkey, is set for an environmentally friendly expansion with a USD 8.5 million loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. The investment will finance the construction and installation of 18 chemical storage tanks and related infrastructure. This will increase the port’s total liquid bulk capacity by 23,164 cubic meters to 105,600 cubic meters. The new facilities will be used for the handling and storage of raw materials for the consumer goods, paint and coating, pharmaceuticals, agriculture, construction, electronics and automotive industries.A modern, automated and digital sensor system operating the new port infrastructure will enhance energy and cost savings. It will pave the way for further decarbonisation of the port and make it more competitive.