Press Article: China's ban on Australian coal is blow for bulker owners

News & Insights 6 November 2020


China is expected to block imports of Australian coal, copper ore, barley, timber and sugar even if the goods have been paid for and have arrived at ports.

China is expected to block imports of Australian coal, copper ore, barley, timber and sugar even if the goods have been paid for and have arrived at ports. 'Coal cargoes are well known to be susceptible to self-heating', Capt. Akshat Arora, Senior Surveyor shares reasons for concern as ships carrying such cargoes are being held at Chinese ports.

Read the full article on Lloyd's List website here.

Categories: Cargo, Loss Prevention

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