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Ships asked to leave Australia's Port Kembla coal terminal anchorage
Perth (Platts)--22 May 2015 722 am EDT/1122 GMT

Several ships anchored off Port Kembla coal terminal in eastern Australia have been asked by the port's harbor master to sail further out to sea as a precautionary measure due to rough weather in the region, a source close to the coal shipping facility said Friday.
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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