Euphoria in dry bulk spot rates
Surging iron ore exports from Brazil and contracting vessel supply in the region will keep Capesize/VLOC vessels in high demand in the Atlantic, supporting the continued surge in freight rates.06 Aug 2019: Panamax owners rejoice as India’s coal imports surge
The recent firmness in India’s coal imports, which has been the main reason for increased rates in the Panamax market, is likely to continue as the Indian government’s plan to invest heavily in infrastructure will underpin domestic coal demand.16 Apr 2019: A Chinese punch on Panamaxes
China’s decision to restrict its coal imports in 2019 below 2018 levels will dent demand for Panamaxes, but an ongoing tussle with Australia could be the silver lining.
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