Coal Barge Sinks off Coast of Colombia Due to Weather

Posted on December 19, 2010 • Filed under: Business, Colombia, Economy

Severe weather and high waves caused a 70 tonne coal barge to sink off the Colombia coast this week, and more significant disruptions to shipments from the country, one of the world’s top five coal exporters are likely, Colombian miners and European buyers said on Friday. The Vale (VALE.N) barge sank near Rio Cordoba port, exporters said, and the company confirmed the sinking. Read Article

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