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Event Overview

This intensive four day training course will provide participants with an overview of the current international coal market, as well as the tools needed to carry out effective negotiations in the coal and shipping markets.

Upon completion of the course, you will understand:

  • The dynamics of current thermal and coking coal markets
  • How to negotiate coal supply transport agreements – Crucial elements to include and pitfalls to avoid
  • How to build quality assurance into contracts and logistics
  • The role of traders, brokers, agents and lawyers in arranging deals and transport
  • The coal buyer’s perspective – The importance of various quality parameters for buyers
  • Coal indices and their development and influence in the market
  • Coal futures and the commoditisation of coal
  • Coal trading in the paper and physical market

PLUS: Participants will take part in a practical case study and interactive sessions in coal trading and shipping, integrating and reinforcing the concepts and methods learned during training

Hear what others have said...

“This was an excellent training course. Very informative and very educational.”
Emmanuel Constantinides, Head of Marketing, Intra Energy

“Kick-start your professional coal career with this informative training course.”
Badri Rath, Deputy General Manager, Adani Enterprises Ltd.

“Taking experiences from industry professionals, and sharing the ideas was so valuable.”
Arzu Sen, Coal Procurement Manager, Eren Enerji Power Generation

“Great course. Interesting case studies and practical.”
Nor Azrina Zainal Abidin, Manager of Fuel Management, Tenaga Nasiona Berhad

“Very good and intensive course to learn about the fundamentals of the coal industry.”
Erdenechimeg Nurzed, Mongolia Mining Corporation