The Israeli government decided to establish the company, and listed it in the Corporate Registrar.
The company held its first meeting of the Board of Directors and launched its activities.
The company sold coal to an industrial plant for the first time.
Coal-based energy-producing facilities began operation in two leading factories in Israel.
The coal terminal in Ashdod was established, and the company reached a total offloading of 50 million tons of coal.
The coal terminal in Ashdod was closed and coal offloading was transferred to the open port in Ashkelon.
The Israeli Electric Corporation purchased all stocks of the NCSC from the state, thus becoming the sole owner of the company.
The Ocean Vanguard ship unloaded the largest coal cargo ever handled in Israel – 203,384 tons of South African coal.
A peak year in the prices of coal and sea transport.
Coal and shipping prices reached a rock-bottom point.
A peak in the coal import to Israel – over 14M tons.