Yesterday in the port of southern docked ship Ocean Ambitious with 62 thousand tons of coal from the United States for the TPP of Centrenergo. Stevedores plan to unload import cargo in three days, said the press service of the port.
On 14 July, a contract was signed for the supply of coal between the American company XCoal Energy and Resources and the Ukrainian state-owned Centerenergo. Until the end of the year is expected to supply Ukraine 700 thousand tons of anthracite from the USA.
At the end of August from the port of Baltimore American, the ship came loaded with 62 tonnes of thermal coal. It was planned that the ship should arrive in port in southern to mid-September.
“Today we received the good news that the first batch of American anthracite coal in Ukraine. Cooperation-a member of the house Xcoal Energy & Resources and Centrenergo is an important step for the development of Ukrainian-American trade relations”, – said the President of the American chamber of Commerce in Ukraine, Andriy Hunder.
In may in the port of South also unloaded more than 220 thousand tons of coal from South Africa for thermal power generation DTEK. Just DTEK has contracted 675 thousand tons of coal in South Africa with the possibility of increasing the supply of 1 million tons.
Earlier, the energy Ministry has announced that it has developed a schedule of transfer units for the gas group of coal. According to the Minister Igor Nasalik, this will allow by the end of 2019 to abandon the use of anthracite.