30 June 2008 12:55 [Source: ICIS news]
The new vessel, named Toyo-maru, which would transport ethylene refrigerated to -103°C, was its third ethylene ship. the others have capacities of 800 tonnes and 1,600 tonnes, the company said.
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The Tosoh group had in the past few years invested a total of yen (Y) 100bn ($952m) into the facilities of vinyl isocyanate chains at its Nanyo factory in Yamaguchi prefecture, and planned to further increase capacities, the company said without elaborating.
The Nanyo factory currently used more than 600,000 tonnes/year of ethylene, and it was expected to increase, the company said.
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