Ca Mau fertiliser plant to become operation in Q2
The Ca Mau NPK fertiliser manufacturing plant with a capacity of 300,000 tonnes per year is expected to become operational in the second quarter of the year, according to PetroVietnam Ca Mau Fertiliser Joint Stock Company (PVCFC).
The company said they had completed the installation of the plant’s main equipment.
Under the engineering-procurement-construction (EPC) agreement with FEECO from the US, the main equipment for the project was delivered on February 28.
In addition, PVCFC has been seeking input and distributors of NPK Ca Mau fertiliser products to its key markets since June 2018.
The company is constructing of a port for imports of materials for the plant’s production with total capacity of 500,000 tonnes. Around 70 per cent of work on the port has been completed, and it is expected to become operational at the same time as the plant.
The plant is expected to create hundreds of jobs for local labours and provide high quality NPK fertiliser to farmers at competitive prices, thus contributing to stabilising the fertiliser market.
The project started construction in 2017. It is one of PVCFCs’s key projects.