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News Oil

China February Crude Imports by Source

China’s combined imports from the Caribbean and Latin America rose 233K b/d m-o-m and 747K b/d y-o-y to a record of 1.91M b/d in February, while at 1.95M b/d, shipments from West Africa were also at...

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News Oil

Kazakhstan to Lower Production, CPC Exports in April-May

After exceeding its OPEC/non-OPEC output agreement quota of 1.86M b/d in January-February, Kazakhstan will lower its output to 1.8M b/d in April, according to statements from the country’s Energy Minister...

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News Oil

India’s February CPP Exports, Crude Imports Drop Y-o-Y

India’s CPP exports rose 64K b/d m-o-m to 1.07M b/d in February, but were still 295K b/d lower y-o-y, data from the country’s Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell showed. Exports of diesel and gasoline...

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News Coal

South Korean Coal Imports in January

South Korean total coal imports in February grew 0.2 Mt year-on-year to 11.7 Mt, IHS reports. Coking coal shipments drove the overall increase, rising 0.4 Mt to 2.1 Mt. Meanwhile, steam coal imports (including anthracite) fell 0.2 Mt to 9.6 Mt.

News Coal

Taiwanese Coal Imports in January

Taiwan’s coal imports (including anthracite) in January expanded by 0.9 Mt year-on-year to 5.9 Mt, according to the latest data from IHS.

News Iron Ore

Brazil’s Iron Ore Exports February Breakdown

The 5.1 Mt year-on-year increase in Brazilian iron ore exports in February to 28.9 Mt featured an increase in shipments to China, up 3.2 Mt to 16.9 Mt, according to Tex Report. Similarly, exports to Japan (+0.4 Mt to 1.2 Mt) and Malaysia (+0.4 Mt to 2.4 Mt) also expanded in February.

News Iron Ore

Iron Ore Mine Operations Suspended at Alegria

On 20 March iron ore miner Vale temporarily suspended operations at its 10 Mtpa Alegria mine which forms part of Vale’s South-eastern mining system, after concerns were raised about structural stability....

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News Oil

Weekly US Petroleum Statistics (1)

US crude oil exports during the week ending 15 March rose 846K b/d w-o-w and 1.82M b/d y-o-y to 3.39M b/d, just 215K b/d lower from a record high reached during the week ending 15 February, data from...

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Event Research & Consultancy

ICS Dry Bulk Conference

John Kearsey of SSY Consultancy & Research was a speaker at this annual event, held in Vancouver on 15 November. His paper included an analysis of the impact on dry bulk trade from the US-China...

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Event Research & Consultancy

2018 KOBC Maritime Conference

The inaugural conference organised by Korea Ocean Business Corporation was held in Busan on 8 November. SSY's Head of Research, John Kearsey, was among the speakers where his topic was "Dry Bulk Market Prospects in a Changing Landscape".

Event Dry Cargo

Metcoke World Summit 2018

John Keeshan, Senior Director of Chartering at SSY USA, was a speaker at this year's event held in Pittsburgh on 7-8 November, where his paper examined the key factors shaping the dry bulk freight market in 2018 and the outlook for the supply/demand balance in 2019. 

Event Dry Cargo

Regional Coal Buyers Conference 2018

Held in Malaysia on 8-10 October, this conference included a presentation by SSY's Robin Thomas on recent developments in, and prospects for, the dry bulk freight market.  Dr Thomas also participated...

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