About us

The Coal Importer Association, Berlin, represents the political and commercial interests of at present 43 proper members and 2 sustaining members (i.e.utilities, industrial users of coal, traders, and companies engaged in coal logistics). Reports are published annually. They describe the current situation on the international, European and German hard coal markets as well as the perspectives for future supply and demand. Statistics on German imports and price development are compiled and published monthly on the Internet.

The Board of Directors reads as follows:

Alexander Bethe, Appointee of an Energy Trading House

1. Vice Chairman:
Holger Becker, Grosskraftwerk Mannheim AG, Mannheim

2. Vice Chairman:
Dr. Stephan Riezler, STEAG Power GmbH, Essen

Harald Flügel, Vattenfall Wärme Berlin AG, Berlin
Dirk Gemmer, Rhenus Transport GmbH & Co. KG, Duisburg
Dirk Keller, EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG, Karlsruhe
Bernhard Lümmen, Oxbow Energy Solutions B.V., Essen
Martin Rozendaal, Uniper Global Commodities SE, Düsseldorf
Dirk Schmidt-Holzmann, TERVAL s.a., B-Liège
Anton Wintermans, L.B.H. Netherlands B.V., NL - Rhoon

Honorary Chairman:
Dr. Wolfgang Cieslik

Managing Director: Jürgen Osterhage