Archive for July 4th, 2010

Dry Bulk Weekly – July 4, 2010

Baltic dry index fell 8.8% last week; The hardest hit were Panamaxes with 19.6% loss; Supramaxes lost 6.0% ; Handysizes and Capesizes lost  5.4% and 3.3% . It looks like the Baltic Dry Index was not bottoming last week after all. Panamaxes which were more stable sector than the Capsize sector played catchup and collapsed. That was not […]

Tanker Weekly – July 4, 2010

Baltic Dirty Tanker Index fell 9.4%; Baltic Clean Tanker Index rose 8.0%. Dirty rates falling on abundant supply (multiple ships competing for a single cargo), clean rates rebounding on increased hauling of petrochemical cargoes. The drop in demand for crude oil is another factor confirming economic slowdown. Chart 1. Baltic Tanker Indexes Relative Performance Chart 2. Baltic Tanker Indexes


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