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Malta-flagged Iranian crude oil supertanker "Delvar" is seen anchored off Singapore in this March 1, 2012 file photo. The United States expects countries that buy oil from Iran to further reduce their purchases if they want to avoid U.S. sanctions, a State Department source said on December 5, 2012.  REUTERS/Tim Chong (SINGAPORE - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS ENERGY MARITIME)

July 18, 2018

The pace of growth in China’s crude imports may slow in H2 as a cocktail of lower runs at independent refiners, potential delays in the...
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Vale_Iron_Ore

July 17, 2018

Brazil’s Vale SA achieved record iron ore and pellet production for a second quarter despite a nationwide trucker strike that paralyzed Latin America’s largest economy...
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EA-Gibson

July 16, 2018

When Donald Trump decided to run for the US Presidency, “America First” was the overriding theme of his campaign... (more…)
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rebar

July 13, 2018

China’s rebar steel futures rallied more than 3 percent to their highest in 10 months on Thursday amid potentially tighter supply as the government intensifies...
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crude_oil_tanker-ship

July 13, 2018

The growth in crude oil demand from China’s independent refiners is expected to take a hit in 2018 as tighter tax regulations take hold, forcing...
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Fearnleys1

July 12, 2018

As we are moving towards the end of July cancelling, the VLCC market is still in the same state as last week. (more…)
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Bimco_tanker

July 10, 2018

Crude oil tanker earnings have since records began, never been this bad. (more…)
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EA-Gibson

July 9, 2018

One of the most hotly debated subjects in the shipping markets this year has been the approaching IMO global sulphur cap of 0.5% on marine...
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iran-oil

July 6, 2018

The U.S. Navy stands ready to ensure free navigation and the flow of commerce, the U.S. military’s Central Command said on Thursday, as Iran’s Revolutionary...
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crude oil export korea

July 4, 2018

The role of the US Atlantic market in clearing crude oil barrels from West Africa and Europe is likely to diminish through August as a...
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yuan

July 3, 2018

China is not using yuan depreciation as a tool in its trade conflict with the U.S., and will likely step in to avert any disorderly...
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oilplatform

July 3, 2018

Oil prices rose on Tuesday after Libya declared force majeure on some of its crude exports, while the loss of Canadian supplies helped lifted U.S....
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iron_ore

July 3, 2018

Signs of a slowing Chinese economy and risks from steep tariffs brought in during a festering Sino-U.S. trade row will curb demand for steelmaking material...
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Gibson

July 2, 2018

It’s not unusual for newbuild crude tankers to carry clean cargoes on their maiden voyage. (more…)
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oil_bar

July 2, 2018

Four supertankers chartered by energy major BP have been held up or delayed off China’s east coast over the last two months, unable to fully...
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