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Can rising US gasoline consumption support Atlantic MRs

US gasoline demand is expected to rise by 1.3M b/d y-o-y to 9.1M b/d over the summer driving season of April-September ... ...

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China’s consumption tax presents mixed opportunities for tanker markets

China is set to impose consumption taxes on a basket of refined products, including mixed aromatics, light-cycle oil (LCO) and diluted bitumen from June 12 ...

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Chinese Coal Market Dynamics

Evidence of a continuing supply squeeze at domestic mines in China is contributing to a renewed upturn in steam coal prices ...

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US-Iran nuclear deal a headwind for the VLCC market?

Talks aimed at restoring the 2015 Iran nuclear deal began earlier this month in Vienna. ...

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The impact of port congestion

With fleet inefficiencies central to freight market balances, port congestion at Brazil’s grain and sugar load terminals has already played a role in absorbing tonnage this year, particularly in the Panamax fleet. ...

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Chinese Grain Trade Gains

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) made one of its largest changes to a grain trade projection this week by forecasting a record 24.0 Mt of Chinese corn imports in the trade year to end-September ... ...

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Handysize Market Strength

SSY Research looks at what's behind the rise of the Handysize Market ...

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Challenges ahead for the tanker market in 2021

After tumultuous trading conditions in 2020, where tanker rates accelerated to multi-year (and on some routes record) highs before rapidly plunging, 2021 is set to be a challenging year for the tanker market. ...

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