Coal 

Viva Carbon- trusted coal supplier in India 

Viva Carbon is among the reliable coal suppliers in India for steam coal (thermal coal) and coking coal. We are trusted imported coal suppliers in India of US coal, South African coal, Colombian coal, Chilean coal, Indonesian coal and Australian coal. 

We are preferred coal suppliers to top cement, power and steel industries in India. Customers value our consistent quality, reliable supplies and personal service. 


Steam coal 

Viva Carbon is among the trusted steam coal suppliers in India.  We import steam coal (thermal coal, non-coking coal) supplies of various origins and grades. 

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India is the second largest consumer of coal in the world. In 2018, India's thermal coal imports crossed 170 million tons. 

Metallurgical coal/ Coking coal 

Viva Carbon is among the trusted metallurgical coal suppliers and importers in India.  

Metallurgical coal (met coal or coking coal) is used in steel production. By 2023, India is expected to become the world's largest importer of metallurgical coal. 

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Extensive reach & reliable deliveries 

Viva Carbon imports high quality coals from major coal miners in the world. Our customers thus have access to a wide range of coals of various origins, grades, delivery and pricing options.

Origins: USA, South Africa, Colombia, Chile, Indonesia, Australia 

Indian ports: East Coast (Krishnapatnam, Vizag, Karaikal), West Coast (Kandla, Mormugao)

Cargo size: Cape size, Panamax, Supramax

Sales: FOB, CFR

Prices: Spot sales, term contracts, fixed price, index-linked

US Coal 

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Viva Carbon is among the top US coal suppliers in India. 

We are reliable suppliers in India for high GCV US steam coal imports from major coal mines in USA. We specialise in high-GCV, low-ash imported US coals such as Northern Appalachian coal (NAPP coal)and Illinois Basin coal (ILB coal). 

US coal in India
US coal accounts for around 7% of India's thermal coal imports. 
US coal is popular in India because of it is high-GCV content as compared to lower quality, cheaper coals. 
In 2018, US coal imports to India were around 12.5 million tons. 

Typical Specifications: NAPP Coal                        ILB Coal

Net calorific value (NAR): 6900 kcal/kg                         6200 kcal/kg 

Net calorific value (NAR): 6750 kcal/kg min                 6000 kcal/kg min

Moisture (arb):                  6-7%                                       12% max

Ash (arb):                            7-8%                                       10% max      

Volatile Matter (arb):        35- 38%                                 33-35% 

Sulphur (arb):                     2.5- 3.5%                               2.5- 3% max 

HGI:                                      50- 55                                   50- 55

Size:                                      0- 50 mm                             0- 50 mm

Viva Carbon is among the trusted South African coal suppliers in India. 

Viva Carbon supplies various grades of imported South African coals from leading coal mines in South Africa. We supply RB1 coal and RB3 coal grades from Richards Bay terminal to Indian ports.  We specialise in supplies of high GCV South African steam coal imports ranging from 5500 to 6000 kcal/kg NAR. 

South African coal in India
South African coal accounts for over 60% of India's thermal coal imports. 
South African coal is popular in India because of it is high-GCV content as compared to lower quality, cheaper coals. 
In 2018, South African coal imports to India were around 40 million tons. 


Typical Specifications:  RB1 coal                    RB3 coal

Net calorific value (AR): 6000 kcal/kg            5500 kcal/kg 

Moisture (arb):                 12% Max                   14% max

Ash (arb):                           15% Max                   23% max

Volatile Matter (arb):       22% min                   20% min

Sulphur (arb):                      1% max                    1% max

HGI:                                      45- 70                       45- 70                          

Size:                                      0- 50 mm                 0- 50 mm   

Colombian Coal Buy >

Viva Carbon is among the reliable Colombian coal suppliers in India. We supply Colombian steam coal from major Colombian mines to industries in India.  

Typical Specifications

Net calorific value (AR) basis: 5500 - 6000 kcal/kg

Moisture (arb):                          12% max

Ash (arb):                                    12% max

Volatile Matter (arb):                22% min

Sulphur (arb):                             1% max

HGI:                                              45- 70

Size:                                              0- 50 mm 

Chilean Coal 

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Viva Carbon is among the trusted Chilean coal suppliers in India. We supply Chilean steam coal cargos from Mina Invierno mine in the Magallanes region in South Chile. 

  

Typical Specifications

Net calorific value (AR):     4200 - 4400 kcal/kg

Moisture (arb):                          19% 

Ash (arb):                                    20% 

Volatile Matter (arb):                38% 

Sulphur (arb):                             0.5% 

HGI:                                              50

Size:                                              0- 50 mm 

Indonesian Coal Buy >

Viva Carbon is among the reliable Indonesian coal suppliers in India. We are suppliers of Indonesian coal imports from Indonesia's coal rich Kalimantan region to Indian ports. 

Indonesian coal in India
Indonesian coal accounts for more than 60% of India's thermal coal imports. 
Indonesian coal is the most popular coal in India, as companies find it cost-effective.
In 2018, Indonesian coal imports to India were around 100 million tons. 

Typical Specifications

Gross calorific value (GAR) :   4200 kcal/kg            5000 kcal/kg

Net calorific value (NAR):         3800 kcal/kg            4700 kcal/kg

Total Moisture (arb):                 37% max                        26% max

Inherent Moisture:                   13- 15% max                  13- 18% max 

Ash (arb):                                    4- 8% max                       4-6% max  

Volatile Matter (arb):                40- 42%                       40- 42% 

Sulphur (arb):                             0.8% max                       0.9% max

HGI:                                              55- 60                              40-50

Size:                                              0- 50 mm                      0- 50 mm 

Australian Coal Buy >

Viva Carbon is among the reliable Australian coking coal suppliers to steel industries in India. We supply metallurgical coal cargos from the Newcastle coal region in New South Wales, Australia.

Typical Specifications

Gross calorific value (arb) :     6000 kcal/kg

Net calorific value (arb) :         5500 kcal/ kg                  

Moisture (arb):                          10 -12%  

Ash (arb):                                    12-15%

Volatile Matter (arb):                35% min

Sulphur (arb):                             0.8 - 1%        

HGI:                                              40- 60   

Size:                                             0 - 50 mm 

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