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South African coal comes by sea

10.10.2014 |

The first ship loaded with coal from the Republic of South Africa (RSA) will arrive to the Illichivsk Commercial Seaport on October 16 20, reported the customer of the cargo Ukrinterenergo, according to Interfax-Ukraine. TX Scotian Express was loaded with 85,000t of coal, and it is already on the way from Richards Bay to Ukraine. Ukrinterenergo contracted 1 mn t of South African anthracite coal from Steel Mont Trading, monthly Ukraine should receive 250,000t of fuel.

Earlier, the Cabinet adopted a decree on introduction of the state of emergency in the energy market. In addition, it was reported that some US companies were ready to supply coal to Ukrainian power plants.

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