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March 06, 2015
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Mar 6 2015 09:20:00 EST

India imported around 16.98 million mt of coal in February through 24 major ports, down 11% month on month, data from Indian shipbroker Interocean showed Friday. The monthly imports...

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Mar 6 2015 09:10:00 EST

The number of dry bulk newbuilding orders placed in January 2015 was down 78% on the year, the latest estimates by Greek sale-and-purchase broker Golden Destiny show. This past Janu...

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Bunker fuel demand was mixed across Asia Pacific and Middle East ports Thursday as flat prices inched down on the back of slightly weaker crude prices than the day before. However front-month ICE Brent crude futures rose 61 cents/b during the Platts Market On Close assessment hour ended 0930 GMT. In Singapore, some sellers were seeing a strong increase in demand, while others said the uptick was small. Offers for the 380 CST grade were heard around $339-$346/mt, rising slightly with the uptick i... Read the full story...
VLCC rates on East of Suez routes were mostly steady Thursday on strong demand from charterers and stiff resistance from owners, participants said. The loading program for March was expected to be smaller than for February but the entry of several charterers into the market seeking tonnage for loading in the last decade of March has supported rates or at least prevented them from falling further, they said. "The market is choppy, higher on some days but mostly sideways," a source with a VLCC own... Read the full story...
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