Weekly coal ship departures at dominion terminal fall to nine-month low.


Dominion Terminal Associates loaded and exported a nine-month low 45,011 st of coal on one coal carrier at its Newport News, Virginia, pier in the week ended Friday, down from a four-month high five ships that exported 363,994 st a week earlier, company data showed Friday.

It was the lowest departures in a week since one coal carrier also departed with 80,370 st onboard in the week ended December 7, 2018. The terminal, which is owned by Contura Energy (65%) and Arch Coal (35%) and served by CSX, loaded the Nord Emperor with 45,011 st of coal on Thursday, the DTA data showed. The ship is expected to reach the Port of San Nicolas, Argentina, on September 2, according...

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