24 January 2011 06:32 [Source: ICIS news]
The cracker was expected to be off line from 1-10 April, he said.
The planned shutdown is part of the company’s effort to increase its ethylene capacity in Yeosu to 1m tonnes/year by 2012.
Honam also runs a 1m tonne/year naphtha cracker in Daesan, South Korea, which was slated to undergo a month-long turnaround from 10 October, the company source said.
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