• 2017 July 17

    http://maritimeglobalnews.com/

    Asia tankers-VLCC rates under pressure on oversupply


    Charterers set to split VLCC cargoes if owners push rates higher. Freight rates for very large crude carriers (VLCCs) are coming under pressure from a build up in ships waiting for new charters and depressed rates in smaller tanker sizes, brokers said on Friday.

  • 2017 July 17

    http://maritimeglobalnews.com/

    Stronger rates across vessels lift Baltic Index


    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, rose on Friday as rates climbed further across vessel segments.