Hanseatic Coal and Coke Company

About us

Hanseatic Coal & Coke Trading GmbH (“Hanseatic”), founded by Reinhard Seifert in 1990, is an independent and privately owned trading company based in Hamburg, Germany. We are specialized in international trading with 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 focused on Europe with our main outlet being Germany. The region Middle and Near East as well as Africa became part of our marketing activities, where we have successfully concluded business already. Over the 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 additional service we take care of logistics.

Besides our head office in Hamburg, Hanseatic is shareholder of our subsidiary called Hanseatic Coal & Coke Trading Polska Sp.z.o.o. in Sopot, Poland (49%) and the barging company Walter Lauk Ewerführerei GmbH (10%).
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