South Africa’s coal export snags worsen as rail shipments slump

February 7, 2023

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Rail disturbances on the key line to Africa's most significant coal-export terminal are heightening, choking off more than half the fuel the center can shipping. Shipments to Richards Bay Coal Terminal on South Africa's east coast dropped to a three-decade low of 50.4-million heaps in 2022 as armed gangs screwed up the line and rail operator Transnet struggled to keep cargoes flowing. Given that the start of the year, the rate of shipments has dropped further to a rate of 44-million heaps, according to people familiar with the matter who asked not to be identified due to the fact that the information isn't public. ....

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