For the mines further south, AAPT faces greater exposure to competition from the lower-cost Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal
(DBCT, BBB-/Stable), about 200km to the southeast.
The number of coal vessels queuing at the Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal
in Australia's Queensland state is at the highest level seen since early 2010, shipping data and historical records from terminal operator DBCT Management showed.
Goonyella (connecting into Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal
and Hay Point Coal Terminal)
It connects Bowen Basin mines to the Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal
and Hay Point Coal Terminal.
Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal
(DBCT) is a multi-user facility and Queensland's largest coal port.
6m tons of coal in 2010 via the Dalrymple Bay coal terminal
and is undergoing an expansion that will see the volumes of coal to increase by 1m to 2m tons annually in 2012, with operations continuing through 2016.
Macarthur Coal said on Wednesday it had resumed transporting coal by rail to Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal
this week, but force majeure notices remained in place and future coal trains would depend on coal availability.
Macarthur Coal said sales in the June 2010 quarter were stronger than expected, largely due to improved loading performance at the Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal
, which led to the loading of vessels earlier than scheduled during the month.
Prime Infrastructure's Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal
Management is the other "preferred proponent" for development of the coal terminal which lies within the Port of Hay Point.
ABSTRACT: The Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal
(DBCT) in Queensland, Australia is experiencing continuing pressure to increase its throughput as a result of strong demands for coal in the world market.
Coal will be transported by rail a total distance of 175 km, to be loaded into ships at the Dalrymple Bay coal terminal