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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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News Steel

Turkey’s Crude Steel Production Down

Turkish crude steel production fell year-on-year for the fifth consecutive month in February, down 12.5% to 2.6 Mt, according to the Steel Producers’ Association of Turkey. January-February steel production totalled 5.2 Mt, decreasing by 16.1% on the same period last year.

News Iron Ore

Lower Public Treasury Court Decision on Brucutu mine in Brazil

Brazilian iron ore miner Vale stated on 19 March that the Lower Public Treasury Court of Belo Horizonte has “authorized the resumption of activities” at the 30 Mtpa Brucutu mine and awaits local environmental...

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News Coal,Freight

Beira Port Closure

According to IHS the Mozambican Port of Beira is closed to all traffic as a consequence of destruction caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai. Extensive damage to infrastructure and flooding has been reported...

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News Oil

New Deep-Water Production Starts in Brazil

The Petrobras-operated FPSO P77 with a processing capacity of 150K b/d has began production in the Buzios field within the pre-salt region of Barcia de Santos, the company said on its website.

Production...

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News Coal,Iron Ore

Japanese Iron Ore and Coal Imports Fall in February

Japanese iron ore imports fell on an annual basis for the fourth consecutive month in February, dropping by 4.9% to 9.7 Mt, according to the country’s Ministry of Finance. This left inbound shipments...

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News Oil

OPEC/non-OPEC Committee Defers April Meeting

The Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee overseeing the OPEC/non-OPEC production curbs met in Baku (Azerbaijan) on Monday and recommended deferring a decision on whether to extend output cuts until...

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News Coal,Minor Bulks

Indonesia’s Mineral Exports Rise

Indonesian coal exports climbed sharply to 39.7 Mt in January, up by 5.0 Mt year-on-year to just below the all-time high of 40.4 Mt achieved in October 2018, Bank Indonesia data show. Shipments have...

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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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