Fiji: Japanese clinker arrives at Suva Port

Fiji: Japanese clinker arrives at Suva Port
19 January 2017

Pacific Basin's bulk carrier Port Botany from Japan arrived in Suva Port in Fiji yesteday ahead of its job of unloading 26,000t of clinker. The vessel will discharge its clinker load over the next six days.

"The discharging will start soon after Custom Officers have checked teh vessel," said Mr Sowani Tuidrola of Pacific Basin.

Mr Tuidrola confirmed that the order was sent by Mitsubishi Cement Co in Japan.

A barge is standing by at Lami Bay ready to take the clinker. "The clinker will be discharged to the barge and will transport teh clinker to the trucks at Lami and later to the company yard," added Mr Tuidrola.

Fiji's cement industry consists of Pacific Cement Ltd, which owns a 0.215Mta grinding plant at Lami, and Tengy Cement (Fiji) Co Ltd, which operates a 0.3Mta gridning plant in Lami.

Published under Cement News