Arrived in Ukraine the ship with African coal

В Украину прибыло судно с африканским углем

Arrived in Odessa new ship coal South Africa

It will send energy to Pridneprovskaya and Krivorozhskaya TPP.

A ship with South African coal, July 23 moored to the berth of the Maritime trade port in the southern Odessa region. About it reports a press-service of the port.

75 thousand tons of anthracite belonging to the energy company DTEK, plans to unload at the warehouse of the enterprise for 2-3 days and quickly to ship in cars to send power companies to Pridneprovskaya and Krivorozhskaya TPP power.

This is the second in the last shipment of coal from South Africa. The first arrived at ICC South in late may. By the end of this year the company plans to take at least another six similar vessels.

In June 2017, the Cabinet extended for another month emergency measures in the energy sector, caused, in particular, the shortage of anthracite coal and deployed in February this year.

Ukrainian energy consumes per year 24 million tons of coal, of which nine million -anthracite, all deposits which have remained on the uncontrolled part of Donbass.

At the same time the coal of this rank can be imported from South Africa, USA and Russia. The current needs of the Ukrainian energy sector is provided at the expense of imports.

Note that for the fourth energy company of Ukraine announced about the purchase of anthracite in Russia.

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