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Fearnelys

November 15, 2018

With most of the VLCC market players in Dubai for the Bahri reception this week, the activity has remained calm with little excitement. (more…)
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A Chinese ship is loaded with soybeans at Port of Santos May 19, 2015.  REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

November 14, 2018

The world of soybean shipping has turned upside down thanks to the ongoing U.S.-China trade war. (more…)
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Intermodal

November 14, 2018

The shipping industry is going through an interesting period across all markets. (more…)
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Gibson

November 12, 2018

Oil prices had been on an upward trajectory since July last year, with Brent values briefly climbing above $85/bbl in early October. (more…)
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iron_ore_vessel

November 9, 2018

China’s imports of steelmaking ingredient iron ore fell to a four-month low in October, customs data showed on Thursday, reflecting slower shipments from major suppliers...
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Fearnleys1

November 8, 2018

After the w100 mark was breached last week on the vlcc’s the market now has taken a breather. (more…)
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BHP-Billiton

November 8, 2018

Mining giant BHP Billiton expects some interruption to its Australian iron ore exports after a nearly 3-km-long train loaded with the commodity was forcibly derailed...
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November 7, 2018

Armed with waivers to keep importing Iranian oil without running afoul of U.S. sanctions, some of the Islamic Republic’s top customers are preparing to buy....
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rebar

November 6, 2018

Shanghai rebar steel futures recovered from a three-week low to finish higher on Monday amid firm demand in top consumer China and efforts by the...
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iran

November 6, 2018

The United States snapped sanctions back in place on Monday to choke off Iran’s oil and shipping industry, while temporarily allowing top customers such as...
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tankers

November 5, 2018

New U.S. sanctions on Iran’s oil industry were supposed to exert maximum pressure on Iran’s economy. (more…)
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opec

November 2, 2018

OPEC’s crude production climbed to the highest level since 2016 as increases by Saudi Arabia and Libya offset losses stemming from impending U.S. sanctions on...
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A Chinese ship is loaded with soybeans at Port of Santos May 19, 2015.  REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

November 2, 2018

The trade war and particularly the Chinese tariffs on imports of US soya beans can now clearly be seen with the start of the soya...
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Vitol

November 1, 2018

The lack of price clarity for fuels that comply with new global shipping rules to reduce sulfur emissions are complicating preparations before the regulations take...
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Intermodal

October 31, 2018

Since the IMO’s 2020 global cap on sulphur in marine fuels is coming into force, ship-owners have to decide whether they will operate using emissions...
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