Recorded 15+15 webinar: Is coal shipping on the rise?

Published: 21 December 2022

Coal demand resurged in 2022, almost surpassing its all-time peak in 2013, which has led many to question whether coal truly is dying. As one of the three major bulks, accounting for around a quarter of bulker demand, future coal demand is one of the key factors guiding the dry bulk sector in the coming decades, and a main driver of investment decisions.

Watch the recording of the BIMCO 15+15 webinar held on 21 December.

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In this webinar, Filipe Gouveia, our resident Shipping Analyst at BIMCO, walked us through coal’s recent recovery and its effects on dry bulk shipping as well its long-term prospects.

  • How have EU coal sanctions against Russia affected dry bulk shipping in 2022?
  • Has coal demand truly peaked or will energy needs continue to boost demand in the coming years?
  • Given goals of carbon neutrality, at what point will coal shipping begin to phase out?


This 30-minute webinar was held on 21 December 2022.


15+15 weekly webinars are a 30 minute webinar which includes a 15-minute presentation followed by a 15-minute Q&A.

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