Hanseatic Coal & Coke Trading GmbH (“Hanseatic”) established in 1990 is an independent and privately owned trading company based in Hamburg, Germany. We are specialized in international trading on solid fuels with the main strategy having direct transactions on both sides, production and consumer.
Our sourcing covers all export countries whereas traditionally Poland and Russia are our most important suppliers. Our marketing is focussed on Europe with our main outlet being Germany. Over years we are known as a reliable partner for considerable and globally active companies in sectors of Electricity Generation, Steel, Cement and Paper industry as well as other industrial sectors.
Our product portfolio includes the diversity of origins and also the diversity of products emphasizing thermal coal. As an extra service we take care of logistics. Besides our daily trading activities, we have been successfully awarded by Süd West Strom (SWS) to be responsible for the procurement of their new coal fired plant (1.600 MW) on long term which will be commissioned in 2015.
In addition to our head office in Hamburg, Hanseatic operates a sales office in Berlin and 75% subsidiary called Hanseatic Coal & Coke Trading Polska Sp.z.o.o. in Sopot, Poland.
A minority share on the barging company Walter Lauk Ewerführerei GmbH supports our logistical services.