Activists Impact Abbot Point Coal Operations

January 22, 2018 8:42 am

Anti-coal activists have continued to interrupt coal deliveries and loading for the second week at the Adani-owned Abbot Point Coal Terminal (APCT) in Queensland, Australia. Actions included disruptive protests and blocking roads and railways to stop coal throughput to and...

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Cold Weather Impacts on US Coal Shipments

January 16, 2018 9:01 am

We have heard from market sources that January is shaping up to be a tough month as some US Coalcos are facing difficulties getting enough railcars to move export coal shipments.  The central problem is the weather which caused frozen...

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Winter Storm Impacts US East Coast Export Operations

January 8, 2018 9:36 am

Last week most of the eastern US was blanketed in new record low temperatures, which combined with heavy snowfall and gusty wind conditions hampered port operations, stopped vessel movements and slowed railway service. Dominion Terminal Associates declared force majeure last...

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DTC Monthly Update©: January 2018

January 5, 2018 9:29 am

And just like that 2018 has arrived! Along with a fresh start comes the hope and optimism that a new year brings with it. A tight market, strong prices and a favorable administration don’t hurt either. We look forward to...

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Recap from the Heartland Institute Conference

November 13, 2017 11:59 am

Geoff was in Houston, Texas last week at the Heartland Institute America First Energy Conference. The general feeling from the conference was enthusiastic, not only about the Astros winning the World Series, but also about the new administration and its...

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MetCoke Summit Conference Recap

November 13, 2017 11:50 am

Dianna and John made their way to the MetCoke Summit, held in Chicago this year. With met prices where they are, it’s not a surprise the conference mood was optimistic and upbeat. Attendance was up roughly 12% vs last year....

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DTC’s Supply/Demand Forecast for November

November 6, 2017 10:23 am

Though still a few miles down the road, we are beginning to see the finish line for 2017, but between now and then Team DTC has a ton of exciting items left on our to-do list to cross off. We...

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World Coal Leaders Conference Highlights

October 30, 2017 10:41 am

Hans and Andy traveled to Barcelona, Catalonia (sorry – Spain) for the World Coal Leaders conference. The mood was mostly upbeat compared to last year, but some concern was expressed about Europe and China. Key takeaways follow. Rodrigo Echeverri, Head...

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DTC’s Country Profile – China

October 13, 2017 10:49 am

DTC is pleased to release our first Country Profile. This new feature is part of our Principal service which will feature a new country each quarter. Our report provides a very granular look at several key economic and energy metrics....

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Save the Date – Lunch, Coal and Q&A

October 12, 2017 9:17 am

We’ve seen a lot of positive forces in 2017 – a favorable administration, a rollback of regulations, a strong international thermal and coking coal market, and a resurgent export market. Will 2018 build on this momentum or will the markets...

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