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News Oil

South Korea To Lift No Iranian Crude in July

South Korean buyers will not lift any Iranian crude oil in July for the first time in 6 years, as the country is still negotiating an exemption from the upcoming re-imposition of US sanctions on Iran...

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News Oil

US Weekly Crude Exports Remain Confidently above 2M b/d

At 2.34M b/d, US weekly crude exports during the week ending 29 June eased from a record 3.00M b/d reached the week before, but were still up 1.57M b/d y-o-y, according to the US Energy Information...

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News Coal

Three-Month High for Turkey’s Coal Imports

Turkish coal imports climbed to a three-month high of 3.1 Mt in May, up by 0.3 Mt year-on-year, as shipments of all coal types increased, according to IHS. Higher shipments from Colombia (+0.2 Mt to...

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News Steel

US Steel Imports Fall in June

Preliminary import licence data from the US Census Bureau show the country’s steel imports were curtailed by tariff barriers and import quotas in June, with shipments down by 0.9 Mt year-on-year at...

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News Oil

US Producers Lower Prices of Sour Crude Sold to Asia

US sour Mars crude shipped to Asia for delivery in October will be sold at a premium of $1.0-1.5/bbl to Dubai grade quotes, which is down at least $0.50/bbl on September delivery, Reuters reports citing...

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News Coal,Iron Ore

2018 High for Australian Iron Ore Exports

Australian iron ore exports surged to a year-to-date high of 81.9 Mt (wet basis) in May, up 6.5 Mt year-on-year, according to Australian Bureau of Statistics data. At 366.5 Mt, exports in January-May...

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News Grain,Iron Ore

Brazilian Iron Ore and Soya Exports in June

From a 29-month high of 39.0 Mt in May, Brazilian iron ore exports slowed to a still robust 35.3 Mt in June, up by 1.5 Mt year-on-year, official data show. At 100.2 Mt, 2q18 exports were a record for...

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News Coal

South African Coal Exports Decline

South African coal exports dropped to a ten-month low of 6.2 Mt in May, down by 1.4 Mt year-on-year, as shipments to major markets India (-0.6 Mt to 0.3 Mt), Pakistan (-0.3 Mt to 0.7 Mt) and Taiwan...

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Event Derivatives,Research & Consultancy

Korea Maritime Conference 2017

John Kearsey of SSY Consultancy & Research and Duncan Dunn of SSY Futures were both speakers at this annual conference organised by MEIC in Busan on 20 October. John provided an outlook for the...

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Event Gas

LNGgc Conference

Debbie Turner of SSY Gas was among a wide range of speakers at this Informa event, held at CCT Venues in Canary Wharf on 19/20 September.  High level presentations were provided by BP, the European Commission and Total, together with many of the proposed shale gas projects in the USA.

Event Research & Consultancy

IMO Regulations on Bunker Fuel Provide Food For Thought

Attendees at a breakfast briefing heard an alarm call on the potential impact of IMO regulations on bunker fuel from January 2020 which could result in higher ocean transportation costs and profound...

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Event Research & Consultancy

Indian Coal Markets Conference

John Kearsey, Head of Research at Simpson Spence Young, provided a freight market outlook at the 11th Indian Coal markets conference, organised by mjunction on 11-13 September in Kolkata.