London — Total has lifted force majeure on deliveries of polypropylene, polyethylene and expanded polystyrene at its site in Feluy, Belgium, a source close to the company said Monday.
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On Thursday, the company restarted shipments to customers following more than 48 hours of blocked dispatches.
The force majeure was put in place Wednesday following a regional strike by trucking companies which blocked roads in southern Belgium.
Total was not available to comment.
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Feluy is home to Europe's largest polypropylene plant, which has a production capacity of 900,000 mt/year, making up over 9% of Western Europe's total production capacity.
Total also produces high density polyethylene at the site, and its plant has a production capacity of 170,000 mt/year. Expanded polystyrene production capacity at Feluy is 70,000 mt/year, according to Platts data.
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