Washed (cleaned) anthracite coal is loaded into barges of 250-450 dwt (available) or barges of 3500 dwt (available in near future) which is towed by a tugboat directly to the transshipment areas :
HONG GAI (draft < 9.4 m),
HONG-1/CUA DUA/TRA BAU (draft 11.0 - 12.5 m) or
HON NET (draft 11.5 - 18.0 m) for loading into Sea going Geared Vessel (single of Cranes fitted) Vietmindo will obtain grabs with capacity up to 5.5 cb. Guaranteed loading rate to Sea going vessel for geared vessel is 1250 MT/crane 15-25 MT capacity/WWD SHEX UU.