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News Minor Bulks

Guinean Bauxite Operations Disrupted

Bauxite mining and processing operations in Guinea have been disrupted by sporadic protests and rioting over the past week, according to Reuters. Both mining operations in and around Boke and shipping...

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News Coal

Colombian Steam Coal Exports

Colombian steam coal exports climbed to a three-month high of 7.4 Mt in August, up by 0.1 Mt year-on-year, IHS Energy reports. Shipments to Europe fell by 0.8 Mt to 3.6 Mt, however, increased exports...

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News Steel

Global Steel Output Rises in August

Lifted by further strong growth in both China (+8.7% to 74.6 Mt) and the rest of the world, global steel production rose by 6.3% to 143.6 Mt in August, according to the World Steel Association. Output...

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News Oil

North Sea Crude Market Surges

The North Sea crude market is at its strongest for more than three years, as forward rates on cargoes of North Sea crude oil loading in the next week have hit the highest level since late 2014 and are...

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News Oil

US Crude Throughput Rises, Gasoline Production Drops, as Inventories Rise More than Anticipated

US crude oil refinery throughput was at 15.172M b/d during the week ending September 15, 2017, up 7.8% w-o-w but down 8.5% y-o-y, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). Meanwhile,...

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News Oil

Devastating Earthquake Hits Mexico

The magnitude 7.1 earthquake in Mexico on Tuesday left behind a mounting death toll and extensive damages in infrastructure, Reuters reports. Hundreds of soldiers, fire-fighters and volunteers worked...

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News Oil

Hurricane Maria Pounds Puerto Rico, en Route to the Dominican Republic

Maria on Tuesday evening heaved in the eastern Caribbean about 60 miles (190 km) southeast of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands, where a 13-million-barrel oil storage facility is located, newswires...

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News Coal,Steel

South Korean Coal and Steel Trade

Lifted by strong shipments from Australia and Indonesia, South Korean steam coal imports climbed to a record 10.4 Mt in August, up by 2.8 Mt year-on-year, IHS Energy reports. By contrast, coking coal...

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Event Gas

LNGgc Conference

Debbie Turner of SSY Gas was among a wide range of speakers at this Informa event, held at CCT Venues in Canary Wharf on 19/20 September.  High level presentations were provided by BP, the European Commission and Total, together with many of the proposed shale gas projects in the USA.

Event Research & Consultancy

IMO Regulations on Bunker Fuel Provide Food For Thought

Attendees at a breakfast briefing heard an alarm call on the potential impact of IMO regulations on bunker fuel from January 2020 which could result in higher ocean transportation costs and profound...

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Event Research & Consultancy

Indian Coal Markets Conference

John Kearsey, Head of Research at Simpson Spence Young, provided a freight market outlook at the 11th Indian Coal markets conference, organised by mjunction on 11-13 September in Kolkata.

Event Derivatives,Research & Consultancy

International Iron Ore Symposium

Duncan Dunn of SSY Futures and John Kearsey of SSY Consultancy & Research were both speakers at this annual conference, which was organised by Metal Bulletin and held in Prague on 6-7 June....

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