Friday, May 21, 2021
Jag Anand

Stranded Australian Coal Cargo Arrives in China After 356 Days at Sea

By Kevin Varley (Bloomberg) — The Jag Anand, stranded off the Chinese coast for 356 days with Australian coal, left the port of Jingtang yesterday after delivering its cargo, according to...

May 21, 2021
Total Views: 24270

Friday, April 9, 2021
hastings bulk carrier coal ships shipping iron ore newcastle

China is Paying a High Price for Its Ban on Australian Coal

By Clyde Russell LAUNCESTON, Australia, April 9 (Reuters) – China is paying a high price for its unofficial ban on coal imports from Australia, with the cost of domestic and...

April 9, 2021
Total Views: 52107

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Ship Waits 269 Days to Unload Australian Coal in China

By Aaron Clark and Kevin Varley (Bloomberg) — A ship that waited nine months is among a handful of vessels that China has let unload their cargoes of Australian coal, a...

March 10, 2021
Total Views: 5913

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

ITF Calls on Shipping Companies to Save Seafarers Stranded Off China

The International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) is calling on companies to step up efforts to help seafarers stranded on ships off China as Beijing continues to informally ban coal imports...

February 16, 2021
Total Views: 3649

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

MSC Secures Crew Change for Stranded M/V Anastasia Seafarers

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has announced an agreement to disembark the stranded crew members of the bulk carrier Anastasia in Japan. The cargo ship has been stuck off the coast...

February 10, 2021
Total Views: 5480

Monday, February 8, 2021
hastings bulk carrier coal ships shipping iron ore newcastle

China Set to Unload Some Stranded Australian Coal Amid Ban

(Bloomberg) — China plans to allow some stranded Australian coal shipments to unload despite ongoing curbs on imports, a move aimed at showing goodwill to countries with seafarers stuck on...

February 8, 2021
Total Views: 3899

Monday, January 25, 2021
hastings bulk carrier coal ships shipping iron ore newcastle

China’s Offshore Purgatory Snares More Australian Coal Cargoes

By Aaron Clark, Annie Lee and Kevin Varley (Bloomberg) — After loading up with coal the DZ Weihai slipped into the turquoise waters off the coast of Australia this month and...

January 25, 2021
Total Views: 5818

Monday, December 21, 2020
hastings bulk carrier coal ships shipping iron ore newcastle

Traders at Odds With China Import Ban Keep Coal Cargoes in Limbo

By Aaron Clark, Kevin Varley and Ann Koh (Bloomberg) — Seafarers stuck for months on vessels carrying Australian coal off China’s coast are trapped between authorities who won’t let them unload...

December 21, 2020
Total Views: 10452

Thursday, December 3, 2020
bulk ship in egypt

China to Allow Australian Coal Cargoes Ashore Despite Ban

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — China is set to allow a shipment of Australian coal into the country, according to a person familiar with the matter, despite a ban on such...

December 3, 2020
Total Views: 4441

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

China Blacklist Strands More Than 50 Ships With Australian Coal

By Aaron Clark and Kevin Varley (Bloomberg) — More than $500 million worth of Australian coal is on ships anchored off Chinese ports, as a diplomatic spat between the two countries...

November 24, 2020
Total Views: 4833

Thursday, November 12, 2020
Maritime News

Stranded Coal Ships in Crosshairs of China-Australia Spat

By Aaron Clark, Kevin Varley and Rajesh Kumar Singh (Bloomberg) — At least 20 giant bulk carriers are anchored off the Chinese port of Jingtang and unable to offload millions...

November 12, 2020
Total Views: 489