First batch of Taimyr coal produced by VostokUgol to be shipped on 15 June 2017
45,000 DWT dry bulk carrier with the first batch of Taimyr coal produced by VostokUgol will dispatch from the terminal on the Taimyr peninsula on 15 June 2017, IAA PortNews correspondent cites Vyacheslav Ruksha, Director General of FSUE Atomflot, as saying at the VI International Forum «Arctic: the Present and the Future».
In the future, annual shipments from the terminal can reach 20-30 mln t of coal, he says.
Arctic Mining Company managed by VostokUgol is working at the field where high quality anthracite was discovered. The Company is to develop a sound infrastructure (a railway and a seaport) for round-the-year shipments by the ‘Arctic Corridor’, also with icebreaker assistance in winter navigation season.