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Second Trial Shipment of Rajin-Khasan Project to Start
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Second Trial Shipment of Rajin-Khasan Project to Start
  • By Jung Suk-yee
  • April 16, 2015, 02:30
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The city of Rajin in North Korea, seen here on a satellite photo from Google Earth, has 3 ports.
The city of Rajin in North Korea, seen here on a satellite photo from Google Earth, has 3 ports.

 

The Rajin-Khasan logistics cooperation project among South Korea, North Korea, and Russia, will see its second trial shipment April 16 to May 9. The delivery is to be from Kuzbass Tanjong in Siberia to Rajin in North Korea, by train, and then to South Korea by ship.

The shipment will be about 140,000 tons, delivered to ports in Dangjin, Gwangyang, and Boryung. Two Chinese cargo ships will participate in the project.

An official at the South Korean Ministry of Unification said that a group of supervisors, consisting of officials from POSCO, Hyundai Merchant Marine, KORAIL, and the government will visit Rajin from April 17 to 23.

A Russian cargo ship carrying bituminous coal will arrive at Dangjin and Boryung ports on April 24 and 25, respectively.