Ukraine went first in this year the ship with coal from USA

В Украину зашло первое в этом году судно с углем из США

For unloading of coal will take less than a week

Last year the port of Chernomorsk handled almost 300 thousand tons of imported coal. Now, the ship arrived with 75 tons.

Commercial sea port of Chernomorsk 28 Mar took first in 2019, the bulk carrier with American coal. About it reports a press-service of Administration of seaports of Ukraine on Friday, 29 March.

“The ship Hong Jing with a consignment of coking coal from the United States docked at the deep water berth No. 1, port of Chernomorsk. On Board – 75 thousand tons of coal,” – said in the message.

Gruzooborot of the vessel is carried out in three production lines, with the simultaneous export of cargo in the rear area. It is expected that the unloading of the bulk carrier will be completed on 3 April.

It is recalled that last year the port handled almost 300 thousand tons of imported coal.

We will remind, over 11 months of 2018 year, Ukraine increased its imports of coal and of anthracite coal nearly 10% compared to the same period in 2017 up to 19 million 95 thousand tons. Costs for the purchase of coal reached $ 2.7 billion. The share of Russia in imports amounted to almost 62%.

Own coal production for the year fell by 10% to 33.29 million tons.

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