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Mediterranean dirty Handysize market stagnates on slower cargo flow
London (Platts)--29 May 2015 735 am EDT/1135 GMT

The Handysize market in the Mediterranean has stagnated in May due to a lower supply of cargoes and the resulting fall in demand for tankers despite high inquiry and freight rates in most other dirty tanker segments.
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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