First coal batch from US arrives in Vietnam
By Rosy Huong | Vietnam Times
The first coal shipment was provided by IMI FUELS LLC and carried by MV NORD YILAN vessel which departed from Benicia Port, California.. Photo courtesy of Vinacomin.
Over 21,700 tonnes of coal from the US have arrived at Cua Ong Port, the northern province of Quang Ninh, paving the way for further import amidst the rising demand for the fuel in service of domestic electricity production, according to Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Holding Corporation (Vinacomin).
The first coal shipment was provided by IMI FUELS LLC and carried by MV NORD YILAN vessel which departed from Benicia Port, California. The imported coal will be processed into forms appropriate for domestic use.
Vinacomin General Director Dang Thanh Hai said the arrival of the first batch laid the ground for further cooperation between the two countries in coal and energy.
The second batch is expected to arrive in September, Hai added…Full Story