News Digest Item
05 Jul 2018

“Coal barges reduce loading capacity to Germany”


Low river levels have forced barge operators to reduce the volume of coal loaded onto vessels earmarked for Germany, potentially limiting seaborne import demand, Laurence Walker writes in Montel. Barges are currently loading at around 60 percent of capacity, according to one source.

Read the article in English here.

Read a CLEW factsheet on Germany’s dependence on imported fossil fuels here.

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