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  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Newcastle Port’s new chairman said there is an “urgent need” to diversify the port’s business.

  • 1 March 2018
    Rules & Regulation

    The Indonesian government has reportedly decided to postpone the implementation of its new shipping law.

  • 16 May 2018

    US judge annulls a ban prohibiting the transportation and export of coal through Oakland Port.

  • 19 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    MOL unveils a new design for a next-generation coal carrier, developed in cooperation with domestic shipyards.

  • 19 February 2016

    The bulk shipping sector cannot catch a break especially since 2016 is expected to be another challenging year for the coal sector in China, Fitch Ratings says. China is a key player in global trade, accounting for  20% of world coal imports, with iron ore and coal representing well over half of the seaborne dry bulk […]

  • 20 December 2017

    Calm seas seem to be ahead for coal carrier owners in the next five years amid flat global demand for coal.

  • 6 October 2014

    U.S. coal exports have continued to decline from their record volumes in 2012. During the first half of 2014, coal exports totaled 52.3 million short tons (MMst), 16% below the same period in 2013, U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said. Most of these exports go to countries in Europe and Asia. In 2013, six U.S. […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    NYK would transport coal from Australia and Indonesia to a new coal-fired power project in Vietnam from 2023.

  • 23 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Tsuneishi Shipbuilding has delivered Sunshine Pride, a coal carrier operated by NYK.

  • 31 March 2015

    Demand for Australian thermal coal seems to be on a downward trend as vessel queue at Newscastle port’s three coal export terminals reaches a seven month low. According to the New South Wales Port Authority’s weekly operations report, there were 27 vessels with Notified Arrival Time (NAT) allocated and in transit on Monday. Some 14 […]

  • 28 June 2016

    The Oakland city council voted unanimously against the plans to send millions of tons of coal shipments through a proposed marine terminal in the area on Monday, according to media reports. The decision, which requires a second vote to be made final, prohibits the transportation, handling and storage of coal and petroleum coke at bulk […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dry bulk shipowners are not feeling the positive impacts of a surge in China’s coal imports due to a change in the coal trade patterns which brought around shorter sailing distances influenced by the proximity of exporters, according to international shipping association BIMCO. The high level of coal imports in China for the third quarter of 2016 […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nordic financial services group SEB has decided to shift away from coal and not make further investments in coal mining and new coal power plants, the company said in its revised Climate Change Position Statement. SEB will also aim to increase the share of renewables and decrease the share of fossil fuels-related investments in its […]

  • 7 August 2019

    The imports are expected to remain high over the next few quarters.

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Danish shipping company Dampskibsselskabet Norden A/S has entered into a 10-year contract to transport 20-24 million tons of coal to a power plant on Luzon Island, the Philippines. The contract is expected to start in the first quarter of 2017. In terms of volume, this makes it the largest contract in the history of Norden, the company […]

  • 9 January 2017

    The UK generated more electricity from wind than from coal in the full calendar year of 2016, Carbon Brief analysis shows. The milestone is a first for the UK and reflects a collapse in coal generation, which contributed just 9.2% of UK electricity last year, with 11.5% from wind. The coal decline saw its output […]

  • 8 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    US seaborne coal exports have turned years of negative growth around and seem to be climbing for a third quarter in a row, according to BIMCO. The increase is driven by a growing demand from European importers. East Asian buyers have also ramped up their import of US coal, which is beneficial for the dry […]

  • 21 April 2016

    Indonesia is restricting shipping of coal to its neighboring Philippines following a rise in hijackings of its ships by Filipino pirate groups linked to Islamist extremists. The ports of Banjarmasin and Tarakan in Indonesia’s Kalimantan have stopped approving shipping permits to the Philippines, Reuters reports, citing a government official, amid fears of more attacks and kidnappings. […]

  • 19 April 2019

    Demand for Panamax bulkers is expected to shrink due to China’s restriction of coal imports.

  • 23 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Duke Energy plans to launch a construction barge in waters near the Dan River Steam Station for maintenance work linked to excavating and closing coal-ash ponds near the retired power plant. Utility workers will use an excavator aboard the barge for tree-clearing operations this week, followed by rock work later this spring to reinforce earthen […]

  • 2 November 2015

    A 155m long bulk carrier, Alppila, transporting coal to a power plant in central Helsinki, Finland, was prevented from entering the Port of Helsinki and steamed away from the port accompanied by a Finnish coast guard vessel, following a protest from Greenpeace activists, the environmental organization said. The activists from Finland, Denmark, Austria and Spain set out in […]

  • 25 August 2015

    Total informed that, with closing of the sale of mine operator Total Coal South Africa it no longer produces coal and turns its sights on natural gas.