Specifically, the LNG facility is located in Sapanca, on the Istanbul-Ankara highway that facilitates the highest volumes of international transport traffic.

The news was published in Turcas' Petrol social media account, with the company highlighting that this step marks a new era for Turkey’s road transport offering a new alternative fuel for the segment.

In these days when we need clean alternative energy sources, we are pleased to share this environmental investment of Shell & Turcas with you.

Also, with this newly launched facility, Turkey becomes the fourth European country where Shell has established an LNG fueling station.

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Establishing the facility was the company response to the growing demand for alternative energy sources in Turkey.

Concluding, launched the world's biggest ship-to-ship LNG transfers on January 2, 2019, in the mediterranean port of Dortyol, Mehmet Tecimen, oil utilities regional director of Turkish Petroleum Pipeline Corporation (BOTAS) announced.