Braemar ACM: Australian coal export in steady growth

Australia is already the world's biggest coal exporter and the country only looks set to ship even more coal in the years to come, concludes Braemar ACM in an analysis of coal transports from "the world's coal mine," north-east Queensland.

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The Australian coal export is expected to grow significantly in the years to come, according to an analysis of the need for coal transport from the country's north-east region, Queensland, where 80 percent of the continent's coal comes from.

This is the result of an analysis by British shipbroker Braemar ACM, which performed the study for the Australian government which requested an evaluation of shipping's impact on the unique coral reef formation, the Great Barrier Reef.

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