Japan’s Mitsubishi to shut Kashima No 2 cracker in May-June 2014

11 October 2013 03:44  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Japan’s Mitsubishi Chemical will carry out maintenance at its 489,000 tonne/year No 2 naphtha cracker at Kashima in May-June 2014, said a source close to the company on Friday.

Separately, its 392,000 tonne/year No 1 cracker at the same site would be mothballed from May next year, the source said.

Mitsubishi Chemical also operates a third cracker in Mizushima with an annual capacity of 500,000 tonnes/year.

By: Felicia Loo

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