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Cross-Mediterranean clean freight rates at 5-month low on ample tonnage
London (Platts)--17 Apr 2014 804 am EDT/1204 GMT

Cross-Mediterranean clean tanker freight rates on a 30,000 mt basis were assessed by Platts at a five-month low of $7.28/mt Wednesday, or Worldscale 115, and were pegged at the same level in early Thursday trade, market sources said.
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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