A lot of coal volume 168 thousand tonnes from South Africa arrived to Ukraine, is notified on the website of the Ministry of energy of Ukraine on the social network Facebook.
first Chapter the Ministry of energy of Ukraine Volodymyr Demchyshyn reported that in early winter are expected to be received in the country of 250 thousand tons of coal. A few days ago the head of the Ministry said that Kyiv plans to resume purchase of coal in South Africa in 2016, so, in January is expected to deliver 170 tonnes.
"Last night in the Ukrainian port "South" came a cargo ship Bulk China from 168 thousand tons of anthracite coal ", - is informed in the report.
Already started unloading the ship, the first cars will be shipped at Trypilska TPP. Subsequent cargo of anthracite to Ukraine is expected on 12 December, two more ships will arrive in January 2016.
Many Ukrainian mines are in the Donbass. Most of them came under the control of the self-proclaimed republics, Kiev and are now forced to buy imported anthracite coal required Ukrainian thermal power plants to generate electricity.