INSIGHTS

INSIGHTS

July’s Capesize Market: Glass Half-Full or Half-Empty?

July’s Capesize market can be described in two very different ways. ...

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Can rising US gasoline consumption support Atlantic MRs

US gasoline demand is expected to rise by 1.3M b/d y-o-y to 9.1M b/d over the summer driving season of April-September ... ...

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China’s consumption tax presents mixed opportunities for tanker markets

China is set to impose consumption taxes on a basket of refined products, including mixed aromatics, light-cycle oil (LCO) and diluted bitumen from June 12 ...

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Chinese Coal Market Dynamics

Evidence of a continuing supply squeeze at domestic mines in China is contributing to a renewed upturn in steam coal prices ...

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US-Iran nuclear deal a headwind for the VLCC market?

Talks aimed at restoring the 2015 Iran nuclear deal began earlier this month in Vienna. ...

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The impact of port congestion

With fleet inefficiencies central to freight market balances, port congestion at Brazil’s grain and sugar load terminals has already played a role in absorbing tonnage this year, particularly in the Panamax fleet. ...

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