Monday, February 9, 2015
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Maritime News

Baltic Dry Index Matches All-Time Low

Commodity shipping costs matched a record low set 28 years ago as China’s slowing demand for coal and weaker bookings before the Asian country’s New Year

February 9, 2015
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Thursday, February 5, 2015
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Maritime News

Shipping Costs Test New Low as China Coal Imports Slide

“The single biggest issue is the oversupply of

February 5, 2015
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Monday, October 13, 2014
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Maritime News

Australian Coal Exports Reach Record Levels

Australian coal miners are shrugging off a global glut of the fuel, exporting a record 158.5 million tonnes in the January-September period from the key mining

October 13, 2014
Total Views: 11

Monday, September 22, 2014
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Maritime News

Severe Congestion at Indian Ports as Bulk Carriers Queue Up With Cargoes of Coal

Indian power and steel companies are importing shiploads of coal due to a severe shortage at home, leading to heavy congestion in one of the country's busiest

September 22, 2014
Total Views: 24

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Port of Vancouver Coal Terminal Project Gains Approval

Port Metro Vancouver, Canada's largest port, said on Thursday it has approved a new facility to transfer coal from trains onto barges at Fraser Surrey Docks, a

August 21, 2014
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Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Maritime News

Qinhuangdao Coal Port Seen as Economic Barometer, Set for Record Supply

Qinhuangdao, home to China’s largest coal port that’s been called an indicator of Asia’s biggest economy, is set for record commodity deliveries over the

August 19, 2014
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Friday, August 1, 2014
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Maritime News

World’s Most Powerful Dam Stonewalls Coal Shipments to China

Record production of hydropower from China’s Three Gorges and newer dams is displacing so much coal that rates to transport it have plunged to about record

August 1, 2014
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Wednesday, May 28, 2014
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Maritime News

560 Miles of Dredging Means Access to a Lot of Colombian Coal

Colombia’s plan to dredge its biggest river could boost coking coal output fivefold, according to the government agency overseeing the project, potentially

May 28, 2014
Total Views: 12

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
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Maritime News

Hastings, China Merchants Pay $1.6 Billion For Australia’s Port of Newcastle

By Swati Pandey SYDNEY, April 30 (Reuters) – Hastings Funds Management and China Merchants Group have won a state government auction for a 98-year lease

April 30, 2014
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Monday, March 3, 2014

Australia Approved Port Expansion Plan Near Great Barrier Reef Despite Warnings

Australia approved coal port expansion plans that involve dredging and dumping millions of cubic meters of sand near the Great Barrier Reef despite earlier

March 3, 2014
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Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Whistle-Blower Behind Coal Rally Heralds Colombian Shift

European utilities paying more to burn coal this winter is a sign of progress in Colombia, according to Alejandro Arias, whose environmental activism is

January 22, 2014
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Tuesday, December 10, 2013
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Australia Approves Dredging Near Barrier Reef For Coal Port

Australia approved on Tuesday major dredging work to expand a coal shipping port adjacent to the Great Barrier Reef in a bid to attract more coal

December 10, 2013
Total Views: 19

Monday, October 14, 2013

Coal to Surpass Oil as Key Fuel of the Global Economy

By Florence Tan DAEGU, South Korea, Oct 14 (Reuters) – Coal will surpass oil as the key fuel for the global economy by 2020 despite government efforts to

October 14, 2013
Total Views: 9

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Coal to Replace Natural Gas as Dominant Fuel in SE Asia

Oct. 2 (Bloomberg) — Coal will replace natural gas as the dominant fuel for producing electricity in Southeast Asia as the region almost doubles its

October 2, 2013
Total Views: 45

Wednesday, August 28, 2013
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Africa’s Top Coal Port Expands To Open Up Export Capacity

By Wendell Roelf CAPE TOWN, Aug 28 (Reuters) – Africa’s biggest coal export port is be expanded in a $192 million investment designed to help

August 28, 2013
Total Views: 32

Tuesday, August 6, 2013
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Colombian Strike Forces Drummond to Call Force Majeure on Coal Cargoes

By Helen Murphy BOGOTA, Aug 6 (Reuters) – U.S. coal miner Drummond Co Inc and striking workers in Colombia failed to reach agreement on Tuesday to end a

August 6, 2013
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Tuesday, July 23, 2013
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Coal Carriers Returning to Profit on Australian Exports

July 23 (Bloomberg) — The largest commodity carriers are poised to profit for the first time this year as Australia exports near-record amounts of coal,

July 23, 2013
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Monday, June 3, 2013
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Trader Offers Free Charters of Panamax Coal Carriers

June 3 (Bloomberg) — A freight trader operating more than 40 vessels offered to lease ships for no charter income and pay toward fuel costs as the

June 3, 2013
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Monday, April 1, 2013
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BP Maps Out the Future of Global Energy

BP presented their 2030 Energy Outlook at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) recently in Washington, DC.  “The Outlook describes

April 1, 2013
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Thursday, March 14, 2013

China’s Energy Outlook

On Tuesday, 12 March, Dr. Han Wenke, the Director General of China’s Energy Research Institute (ERI), part of the National Development and Reform

March 14, 2013
Total Views: 30