The second TE33AC electric locomotive, which the General Electric company (United States) manufactured specifically for the Ukrainian Railways public joint-stock company, (Ukrzaliznytsia), has arrived in Ukraine.
The electric locomotive arrived at the Chornomorsk seaport on the BBC ELBE vessel on September 24. According to the Chornomorsk seaport, the loading of the locomotive began on September 25.
The vessel, which operates under the flag of Antigua and Barbuda, left the U.S. port of Norfolk on September 7. The journey to Ukraine took 17 days.
According to Ukrzaliznytsia’s acting head Yevhen Kravtsov, not one but seven American-made "Trident" locomotives were being unloaded at the Chornomorsk seaport on September 25. They all arrived in the Odesa region in the early hours of Tuesday.
The first TE33AC locomotives manufactured by General Electric arrived in Chornomorsk on September 10. It was unloaded the next day.