Coal Market News

Australia’s NCIG restarts Newcastle coal exports

06 Apr 2021 | Source: Argus

Australia's Newcastle Coal Infrastructure (NCIG) has resumed ship loading after a 12-day suspension because of a structural problem at its one remaining operational shiploader.

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China’s Huangpu customs puts limit on coal imports

06 Apr 2021 | Source: Argus

Customs authorities in Huangpu, south China have put a quarterly limit on coal imports, a move that is likely to curb the country's seaborne coal demand and could weigh on prices, market participants said.

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Tug boats work to free giant container ship stuck in Suez Canal

24 Mar 2021 | Source: Reuters

CAIRO (Reuters) - Eight tug boats were attempting on Wednesday to free a 400m (440-yard) long container ship that ran aground in the Suez Canal, blocking vessels passing through one of the world’s most important waterways, t....

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Australian coal rail line to Newcastle port partly reopens as flood waters recede

24 Mar 2021 | Source: Reuters

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australian Rail Track Corp (ARTC) said on Wednesday it has partially reopened the Hunter Valley coal rail lines to Newcastle, the world’s biggest coal export port, after nearly a week of heavy rain stop....

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Australia's rain will become India's pain as coal flows halt

23 Mar 2021 | Source: Reuters

Heavy rains and the worst floods in 50 years have shut the world’s largest coal-export harbour, but the impact from the closure of Australia’s Newcastle port is likely to hit hardest in India. Rainfall of more than 1 me....

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King Coal: How Indonesia became the fossil fuel’s final frontier

17 Mar 2021 | Source: Mongabay

In a little more than 20 years, Indonesia has gone from being a minor player in the global coal industry to playing a central role as a key consumer and producer of coal. And even as investors and key export markets are shifting toward alternative en....

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Russia looks to replace banned Australian coal exports to China

11 Mar 2021 | Source: RT

Russia’s coal miners could boost exports to China, the world’s number one energy consumer, after Beijing slapped tariffs on Australian imports amid a growing trade rift.

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Coal to dominate India’s energy generation until 2040

11 Mar 2021 | Source: Australian Mining

Coal is forecast to hold its top position as India’s largest single source of electricity in 2040, despite the rising use of renewable energy, according to International Energy Agency (IEA).

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China becomes S Africa’s largest coal market in Feb

11 Mar 2021 | Source: Argus Media

China usurped India as South Africa's largest coal export market last month, although railing difficulties cut overall shipments from Richards Bay.

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