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Academic Journal of Engineering and Technology Science, 2019, 2(2); doi: 10.25236/AJETS.020041.

Analysis of Capacity Adaptability of Global Coal Terminals


Jiazhang Wu1, *, Jing Zhang2

Corresponding Author:
Jiazhang Wu

1 College of Transport & Communications, Shanghai Maritime University, Shanghai 201306, China
2 Shanghai International Shipping Institute, Shanghai 200082, China
*Corresponding author e-mail: earon12351@126.com


With the continuous development of global economy and trade, global energy demand and energy structure are also constantly developing. Among them, coal plays an important role in energy supply, but the proportion in the energy structure has shown a structural decline. Coal terminal is an important part of the global coal transportation network, and its supply and demand situation also change with the evolution of the coal market. This paper adopts the concept of terminal fitness, combines the data of major coal import and export areas around the world, and displays the current distribution and supply and demand of global coal terminals. Finally, discusses the transformation direction of coal terminals.


coal, coal terminal, adaptability, transformation

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Jiazhang Wu, Jing Zhang. Analysis of Capacity Adaptability of Global Coal Terminals. Academic Journal of Engineering and Technology Science (2019) Vol. 2 Issue 2: 51-58. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJETS.020041.


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