Investor: Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Limited Company
Investment Capital: 7.879 billion USD
Project Area: 3,035.67 ha
Son Duong Sea port and Steel mill Complex of Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Limited Company licenced invested certificate in 2008 with a total registered capital of 10.548 USD billion in first phase with the main items such as Still mill Complex with capacity of 7.5 milion tons per annum and after finishing first phase to increase capacity of 22.5 million tons per annum; Son Duong deep sea port with 11 wharves in first phase among 32 wharves; Formosa thermal Plant with a total capacity of 650 MW including 5 units
Son Duong Sea port and Steel mill Complex of Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Limited Company licenced invested certificate in 2008 with a total registered capital of 10.548 USD billion in first phase with the main items such as Still mill Complex with capacity of 7.5 milion tons per annum and after finishing first phase to increase capacity of 22.5 million tons per annum; Son Duong deep sea port with 11 wharves in first phase among 32 wharves; Formosa thermal Plant with a total capacity of 650 MW including 5 units.
There are more than 4 ten thousand worker in the construction
In the end of October 2015, Ha Tinh’s people committee has handed over the entire premises for Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Limited Company. Then, The Company focused on all resources deploying the items as sand extraction; leveling the entire area of the project; build dormitories, administrative areas, and ancillary works; blast furnace area; generating units No. 1, No. 2; the pier,… etc with the participation of qualified contractors in the world like Jan De nual Group (Belgium), Sam Sung (Korea), Bao Ye (China), Posco E & C (Korea), … and many of Vietnam’s largest contractor. Sometimes, there are 4 ten thousand workers in the construction.
Divinus with a capacity of 17 ten thousand tons, docked at Son Duong deep sea port
After more than five years, there are many difficulties, the company has basically completed Phase 1 with the companionship and support of the Government, ministries, central agencies, especially Ha Tinh’s People Committee and the effort of contractors. We must focus on some main items such as Son Duong Sea port which is the highest and largest port in Viet Nam with total investment capital of more than $ 1 billion. Currently, the Company is urgently completed Phase 1 with 11 docks for 20 ten thousand DWT vessels; 9 docks for 1 – 10 ten thousand DWT vessels with cargo expected 28 million tons / year; 02 sheltered wharves to load and unload in bad condition and weather. The next phase, the company will invest 32 specialized berths, two for 20-30 ten thousand tons vessels; 20 for 3 – 5 ten thousand tons vessels and 6 for 6000-10000 tons vessels. The total berth length is 6,600 m with capacity of 85 million tons / year.
inauguration ceremony of unit No 1, Formosa Thermal Plant
Specially, 03rd January 2016, Son Duong port Formosa has welcomed Divinus vessel. The vessel is the largest tonnage ever bulk carrier to dock in Vietnam with tonnage of 17 thousand tons, a length of nearly 300 meters, width of 45 meters, draught of 17,6m. The vessel carried 164 thousand tons iron for Formosa ha Tinh Conpany. Formosa Thermal plant with capacity of 650 MW, including 5 units in Phase 1 of all 1.500 MW projects. Now, the company has completed coal-fired station No 1 with a capacity of 1 150MW and succeed in connecting national grid. After finishing 5 units, the company would supply 470 MW to serve the project and the rest would sell to EVN.
Iron and Steel mill Complex with a capacity of 7.5 million tons / year in phase 1 including flat steel, square steel and hot rolled steel .. etc and the phase 2 with 15 million tons / year. On 25th December 2015, the company manufactures hot rolled steel which was manufactures the first time in Viet Nam. Hot Rolled Steel is the most important steel products in the steel industry and raw material for many other heavy industry. This is an important milestone, marking not only the success of the company but also the turning point of Vietnam steel industry. (Vietnam imported over 10 million tons hot rolled steel per annual).
The first hot rolled steel is manufactured in Viet Nam
Steel area is the most modern steel area in Southeast Asia with output of 2 million tons hot rolled steel / year. With the milestone of the project, the company has gradually affirmed right objective, investment strategy at the Zone Vung Ang Economic Zone. This is not only the success of the company but also marking the outstanding development of Vung Ang Economic Zone.
News and images: Nguyen Văn Khoa – Deputy Head of Ha Tinh EZ Authority