RINL Steps Up on Oxygen Supplies to Save Lives from COVID19
Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited announced that the five units of oxygen plants in the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant are in full operation and loading &
Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited announced that the five units of oxygen plants in the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant are in full operation and loading & dispatching of cryogenic rankers with Liquid Medical Oxygen at site is continued. RINL-Vizag Steel has already supplied 3,050 tonnes of LMO till 5 May since 13 April 2021 and cumulative dispatch has crossed 11,900 tonnes mark since onset of pandemic. This is being dispatched primarily to Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. On 22nd April the first Oxygen Express carrying 100 tonnes of LMO in 7 Cryogenic tankers was dispatched to Maharashtra to meet the critical medical emergencies in the state.
Activities for commissioning of the new 2x850 TPD Oxygen plant ,which has been under arbitration, has begun at site with RINL taking some proactive positive steps with the agency ALIH . Experts from the agency have already arrived at site for health assessment of installed plant & machineries which will be followed by trial runs of equipment and later integrated trial runs before commissioning and production of LMO. The new plant will generate 100 tonnes liquid medical Oxygen.