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Japanese producers to increase shipping capabilities

30 December 2013, Published under Cement News

Three major Japanese cement producers plan to increase their shipping capacity for the distribution of cement throughout the country to meet current and expected increases in demand. According to a recent Nikkei report, Sumitomo Oskaka Cement will spend JPY6.8bn on a new 8000t ship in February, followed by two 2000t ships and a 5500t ship after April 2015. Despite decommissioning three older vessels, its total fleet will expand to 20 ships with a combined capacity of 93,000t compared to t...