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Hampton Roads volumes up 12% in 2023

In 2023, coal exports from the Hampton Roads terminal in Virginia, the United States, increased to a five-year high, reaching 35.5 million short tons (32.21 million tons), a year-on-year increase of 12%.  

According to data from the Virginia Maritime Association, coal exports from Hampton Waterway Terminal in December were 3.3 million short tons, a year-on-year increase of 38% and a month-on-month increase of 2%.  

In December, DTA Terminal (Dominion Terminal Associates) coal export volume was 1.3 million short tons, a month-on-month decrease of 3%, but a year-on-year increase of 38%. The annual export volume was 14.3 million short tons, a year-on-year increase of 14%.  

Coal exports from Lamberts Point were 1.5 million short tons, an increase of 37% month-on-month and 66% year-on-year. The terminal’s coal exports are mainly metallurgical coal. Export volume in 2023 will be 13.3 million short tons, a year-on-year increase of 16%.  

Pier IX’s coal export volume in December was 510,500 short tons, a month-on-month decrease of 35% and a year-on-year increase of 7%. Export volume in 2023 will be 7.9 million short tons, a year-on-year increase of 2%.

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