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Tuesday, December 5, 2017
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Maritime News

Wooden Dams And River Jams Strain US Grain Exports

by Karl Plume (Reuters) ABOARD THE OLIVER C. SHEARER, Ohio River – America’s worst traffic jam this fall occurred on the Ohio River, where a line

December 5, 2017
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Friday, March 3, 2017
U.S. Gulf Corn Hits Post-Harvest Highs as PNW Port Gridlock Persists
Maritime News

U.S. Gulf Corn Hits Post-Harvest Highs as PNW Port Gridlock Persists

By Karl Plume CHICAGO, March 3 (Reuters) – A backlog of grain ships waiting to load at U.S. Pacific Northwest (PNW) ports is threatening to persist into

March 3, 2017
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Thursday, February 16, 2017
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Argentina’s Rising Grains Production Strands Vessels in River Traffic

By Hugh Bronstein ROSARIO, Argentina, Feb 16 (Reuters) – When a boat carrying soy oil destined for India ran aground on the Parana River near Buenos

February 16, 2017
Total Views: 41

Monday, September 22, 2014
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Maritime News

Grain Shippers Trumped by Oil on U.S Rail Lines

Shipping companies probably will miss out on exports from the record U.S. grain harvest because the shale-oil boom is clogging up rail lines to

September 22, 2014
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Monday, August 26, 2013
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Panamax Rates Rising as Crop Cargoes Near Record

Aug. 27 (Bloomberg) — Near-record agricultural exports are diminishing the capacity glut in grain carriers, boosting rates for Safe Bulkers Inc. and

August 26, 2013
Total Views: 166

Monday, August 12, 2013
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Surging Grain Imports To Buoy Dry Bulk Rates, Say Asian Shipowners

By Keith Wallis SINGAPORE, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Soaring imports of wheat by China and Pakistan are set to drive up freight rates for smaller dry bulk cargo

August 12, 2013
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