India’s 12 key state-run ports handled 28.29 million mt of thermal coal imports during April-June, up 19% year on year, latest data from Indian Ports Association released Saturday showed.  Coking coal shipments received by the 12 Indian ports in April-June were at 13.03 million mt, up 7% year on year, the data showed. Paradip port on the east coast handled the highest volume of thermal coal in the June quarter at 8.51 million mt, up 29% from a year ago. Kolkata port, also on the east coast, handled the highest coking coal shipments in the three-month period at 4.09 million mt, up 48% in the same period a year ago. The 12 ports are Kolkata, Paradip, Visakhapatnam, Ennore, Chennai, VO Chidambaranar (Tuticorin), Cochin, New Mangalore, Mormugao, Mumbai, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) and Kandla. […]