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MR tanker rates jump to six-month high for UKC-US back-haul runs on gasoline arb
London (Platts)--30 Sep 2014 238 pm EDT/1838 GMT

Freight rates for Medium Range tankers going from UK Continent to the US spiked to Worldscale 132.5 on Tuesday, their highest level in six months due to a surge of gasoline inquiry to the US and a thin tonnage list.
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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