Some ships may be allowed to change crews and the move may be viewed as a humanitarian gesture intended to show goodwill to countries including India, which have seafarers stranded on the vessels, said the person. Photo: Xinhua
Some ships may be allowed to change crews and the move may be viewed as a humanitarian gesture intended to show goodwill to countries including India, which have seafarers stranded on the vessels, said the person. Photo: Xinhua

China-Australia relations: some stranded Australian coal cargoes set to be unload

  • China has never publicly acknowledged a ban on Australian coal imports, but power stations and steel mills were verbally told to stop using the fuel in mid-October
  • Some 61 bulk carriers are waiting to discharge Australian coal outside Chinese ports, some of which have been in limbo for months

Some ships may be allowed to change crews and the move may be viewed as a humanitarian gesture intended to show goodwill to countries including India, which have seafarers stranded on the vessels, said the person. Photo: Xinhua
Some ships may be allowed to change crews and the move may be viewed as a humanitarian gesture intended to show goodwill to countries including India, which have seafarers stranded on the vessels, said the person. Photo: Xinhua
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