freight rates

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Investors Optimistic on Rising Freight Rates, Maersk Shares Rally

A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S, owner of the world’s largest container line, rose the most in six weeks in Copenhagen trading on bets a deal on the U.S. budget

January 2, 2013
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Wednesday, August 8, 2012

NOL Receives Six 10,000 TEU Containerships, Posts First Quarterly Profit Since 2010

(Bloomberg) — Neptune Orient Lines Ltd. said its container-shipping arm, Asia’s third-biggest, had the first quarterly profit since 2010 because of

August 8, 2012
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Thursday, May 17, 2012
oocl orient overseas container line

Orient Overseas Container Line Fights their Way Back to Black

HONG KONG -(Dow Jones)- Orient Overseas (International) Ltd. (0316.HK) plans to raise rates again for container shipments for the north-Europe-to-Asia route

May 17, 2012
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Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Jinhui Shipping & Transportation Ltd. (JIN.OS)

Jinhui Shipping Winces Under Low Freight Rates and Demand, Shares Down Over 10%

Norway-listed Jinhui Shipping & Transportation Ltd. (JIN.OS), a ship owner, charter and investment company, Tuesday warned that it expects to record a

May 8, 2012
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Monday, May 7, 2012
ship freight rates

A Crazy Roller Coaster Ride…Importers and Exporters May See Doubled Freight Rates by 2015

-By Can Fidan, MTS Logistics As we all know, the current situation in the shipping world is that there is a large lack of demand against the current overall

May 7, 2012
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Friday, May 4, 2012
Chicago Express Hapag Lloyd containership

Ship Photo of the Day: Hapag-Lloyd Bumps Up Freight Rates

FRANKFURT (Dow Jones)–German shipping group Hapag-Lloyd said Friday it has increased freight rates for all cargo and container types between Europe and

May 4, 2012
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Wednesday, May 2, 2012
shipbreaking chittagong Naquib Hossain

Baltic Dry Index Could Be Supported with Scrapping of 50 Million Deadweight Tons

SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–The Baltic Dry Index, the bellwether gauge of rates for ship dry commodities including grains, iron ore and coal, will likely find

May 2, 2012
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Thursday, March 15, 2012
Orient Overseas Container lines sydney

Orient Overseas Plans to Raise Rates Between Asia and Australia

HONG KONG -(Dow Jones)- Orient Overseas (International) Ltd. (0316.HK) plans to raise rates for container shipments between Asia and Australia from April 15,

March 15, 2012
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Friday, February 24, 2012
Maersk Kwangyang

Maersk Line Increases Asia-Europe Frieght Rates By $400 Per Container

COPENHAGEN (Dow Jones)–Danish oil and shipping company A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S (MAERSK-B.KO) confirmed Friday that its container shipping arm Maersk Line

February 24, 2012
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Tuesday, December 13, 2011
VLCC Ovatella crude oil tanker frontline

Crude Tanker Markets Supported by Demand, Clean Products Slow as Holiday Approaches

SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–Asia’s crude-tanker markets may stay supported on the back of healthy demand in the coming week, though upside is limited, as

December 13, 2011
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Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Newbuild Deliveries Of Panamax Vessels Seen in 2013 – Analyst

GENEVA (Dow Jones)–The newbuild delivery of panamax vessels is expected to continue well into 2013, keeping a lid on sea-borne freight rates, Tom Cutler,

November 16, 2011
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Thursday, November 10, 2011
Front Shanghai Frontline Tankers VLCC Crude oil tanker

Huge Jump in Freight Rates for Arabian Gulf Crude Oil Tankers

LONDON (Dow Jones)–The shipping costs for Very Large Crude Carriers, or VLCCs, traveling from the Arabian Gulf soared this week, supported by a tight

November 10, 2011
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Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Frontline Crude Oil Tankers VLCC

ASIA TANKER: Crude Tanker Markets May Improve Due to Increased Demand

SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–Asia’s crude tanker markets may see continued support in the coming week due to healthy demand, while improving gasoil demand

November 8, 2011
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Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Front Commander Frontline tankers crude oil tanker VLCC

ASIA TANKER: VLCC rates at 52 week lows; Syrian impact unclear

Image courtesy Frontline SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–Asia’s crude-tanker market may stay in the doldrums due to a supply overhang, despite stable

August 31, 2011
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Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Libya tanker Andrew Winning

Stability in Libya to help boost Mediterranean tanker market [ANALYSIS]

By Neena Rai, Dow Jones Newswires, Image by Andrew Winning/REUTERS LONDON (Dow Jones)–A restart of Libyan oil exports will lead to a renewed fixing of

August 30, 2011
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Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Front Commander Frontline tankers

Oil Tanker Freight Rates At 1-Month High

Image courtesy Frontline LONDON (Dow Jones)–Very Large Crude Carrier shipping rates on the benchmark Middle East to Japan route (Ras Tanura/Chiba)

August 24, 2011
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Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Elly Maersk Line shipping containership

MAERSK: Deteriorating global economy putting pressure on shipping industry

Image courtesy Maersk By Flemming Emil Hansen, Dow Jones & Co COPENHAGEN—Shipping and oil company A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S warned Wednesday that new

August 17, 2011
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Wednesday, July 27, 2011
oil tanker

ASIA TANKER: CPPs Strong On Naphtha Demand; VLCCs Underperform

SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–Asia’s clean-petroleum tankers market will likely stay supported by increasing naphtha demand in the coming week, while slow

July 27, 2011
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Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Lou Vest, tanker, oneeighteen

ASIA TANKER: VLCCs Slow On IEA, Fundamentals; Clean Tankers Supported

Image by Lou Vest SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–The Asia crude tanker market is slowing, with increased vessel availability from mid-July, but healthy gasoline

June 28, 2011
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Friday, August 8, 2008

How 2008 Olympics Brings Down Ship Freight Rates

In spirit of the 2008 Olympics that kicked off today in Beijing, I came across this interesting article from The Economic Times explaining how this years

August 8, 2008
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