Heavy rains impact Queensland coal terminals

Queensland Ports

Heavy monsoon rains in Australia are impacting the operations of coal terminals with Abbot Point suspending berthing operations and cargo delays at other facilities.

The North Queensland, Australia has experienced record heavy rainfalls with over one metre of rain falling in Townsville over the last 10 days.

According to ship agency GAC the berthing of vessels at Abbot Point coal terminal has been suspended on a daily basis due to the weather conditions and this being reviewed on a daily basis.

At Dalrymple Bay and Hay Point the terminals are operating as normal, however, there are cargo arrival delays due to railways not working at full capacity.



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