Acceptance of Emergency Relief Supplies from China (Gasoline and Diesel Fuel)
April 1, 2011
- In response to the Tohoku - Pacific Ocean Earthquake, Japan will receive 10,000 tons of gasoline and 10,000 tons of diesel fuel as emergency relief supplies from the Government of China. (*1) The ship loaded these supplies is scheduled to arrive at Edajima City of Hiroshima Prefecture on April 2 and Imabari City of Ehime Prefecture on April 3. (*2)
- After received in a tank at Hiroshima Prefecture and Ehime Prefecture, the gasoline and Diesel fuel will be sent to the disaster stricken area through distribution channels of Petroleum Association companies.
- The Government of Japan deeply appreciates the cooperation of the Government of China.
(*1) The oil that was received this time is offered from the Government of China separately from the total assistance of 30 million yuan which the Government of China has offered.
(*2) Port of Discharge and schedule
Saturday, April 2: Edajima, Hiroshima Prefecture; Oil tank base
(10,000 tons of gasoline oil)
Sunday, April 3: Imabari, Ehime Prefecture;]Namikata terminal
(10,000 tons of Diesel fuel)
- (*This is a provisional translation. The above date denotes the date of the issue of the original press release in Japanese.)
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