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Low asset prices, scarce financing boost secondhand dry bulk vessel sales
May 26, 2016
Flagging asset prices and limited financing in the dry bulk shipping market have resulted in a spike in the secondhand sale of Supramax and Handysize vessels, a shipbroking and research house said Thursday.
Americas Aframax rates near year-low after brief upheaval in shipping market
May 19, 2016
The Aframax market in the Americas was on a veritable roller coaster ride at the end of April, and various factors may prompt another price reversal in the near future.
Platts Crude Oil Summit: Debunking the myths
May 13, 2016
Following the Platts Global Crude Oil Summit in London, Paul Hickin debunks some oil market myths with an affectionate nod to Monty Python.

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