Archive for December 19th, 2010

Tanker Weekly – December 19, 2010

Baltic Dirty Tanker Index rose 2.4%; Baltic Clean Tanker Index fell 2.7%.

Seasonal effects (cold weather in northern hemisphere; possibility of ice forming in the Baltic Sea) in addition to bullishness in the oil markets are keeping rates at decent levels.

U.S. Freight Carloads Weekly – December 19, 2010

U.S. railroads originated 286,391 carloads, up 9.3% compared with the same week in 2009 and down 5.5% compared with 5-year average. Week over week change was -5.6%.


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