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Key Asia Handysize Alumina freight falls below $19/mt for first time in 4 years
Singapore (Platts)--31 Oct 2014 642 am EDT/1042 GMT

A dearth of fresh cargoes coupled with surplus tonnage has seen the key Handysize Alumina freight rate from Western Australia's Bunbury/Kwinana ports to the North China port of Lianyungang fall below the $19/mt mark for the first time since Platts began assessing the route four years ago.
Global oil shippers adrift on troubled seas
June 19, 2012 13:00:00 EST

Though posterity may declare recent years a "boom time" for the oil industry, shipping is one sector where this statement would largely not apply. In this videoRichard Swann and Simon Thorne and Ellie Weir discuss how oil shippers across the globe are coping with falling demand & a huge over-supply of vessels, & changing trading flows.
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