Tuesday, February 19, 2013

At Least 15 Ships Now Seek Other Cargoes as Columbian Coal Miner Declares Force Majeure

By John McGarrity LONDON, Feb 19 (Reuters) – Colombia’s largest coal exporter Cerrejon has declared force majeure on at least some of its cargoes

February 19, 2013
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Chinese Coal Imports Seen by Golden Ocean More Than Double by 2015

Coal imports into China, the world’s largest consumer of the commodity, are poised to more than double in the next few years as local production falls,

February 19, 2013
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Wednesday, February 13, 2013
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Rates for Panamax Coal Carriers Boosted by Increased U.S. Exports

Returns for Panamax vessels that haul coal and other commodities strengthened, nearing a two- month high, on increasing exports of the mineral from the U.S.

February 13, 2013
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Friday, February 1, 2013
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Ore, Coal Arbitrages Seen Exceeding Chinese GDP for Ship Demand

(Bloomberg) — Price arbitrages that make it profitable for traders to ship coal and iron ore to China may become more important in determining ship

February 1, 2013
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Friday, January 25, 2013

Storms Halt Steelmaking-Coal Shipments From Biggest Exporter

(Bloomberg) — Storms interrupted exports of coal used in steelmaking from ports on the northeast coast of Australia, which accounts for 53 percent of

January 25, 2013
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Friday, January 18, 2013
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Baltic Exchange Gains Nearly 10% on Capesize Coal Shipments

Jan 18 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships carrying dry commodities, rose on Friday for a

January 18, 2013
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Thursday, January 3, 2013
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Japanese Firms May be Prohibited from Shipping South Korea-Bound Coal, Suspicion Runs Deep

South Korea’s government is moving to bar foreign shipping lines from contracts in the state-run energy sector as it supports domestic companies

January 3, 2013
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Friday, December 21, 2012
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Hits Keep on Comin’ for the Dry Bulk Market, Chinese Coal Imports May Almost Disappear in 2013

Chinese demand growth for imported coal will almost halt next year before shipments contract in 2014 as the nation’s improving transport network allows

December 21, 2012
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Wednesday, October 24, 2012
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Coal Shipping is Not a Threat to Great Barrier Reef [STUDY]

MELBOURNE–The forecast jump in ships carrying coal north from Australia that will come with the expansion of a northerly port by companies such as BHP

October 24, 2012
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Saturday, September 29, 2012
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Fire Incidents

Bulk Carrier Explodes off Bermuda, Filipino Sailor Suffers Full Body Burns

With a full cargo of coal destined for Karachi, Pakistan, the Marshall Islands-flagged bulk carrier Sea Moon was about 140 miles southwest of Bermuda when an

September 29, 2012
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Tuesday, August 28, 2012
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Chinese Coal Imports Set to Drop

China, the world’s biggest coal consumer, is poised to reduce imports of the commodity from Australia after the gap with domestic prices narrowed,

August 28, 2012
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Monday, July 30, 2012
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Panamax Bookings Take a Dive as Chinese Coal Demand Softens

(Bloomberg) — The number of cargoes booked on Panamax bulk carriers, the largest to transit the Panama Canal, slumped 33 percent in July amid slowing

July 30, 2012
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Tuesday, July 10, 2012
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Shipping Rally Set to Fall off Another Cliff

(Bloomberg) — Record coal stocks at power plants in China, the biggest consumer of the fuel, are threatening to reverse the rally in rates for commodity

July 10, 2012
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