TITLE

Summer outages hit shipping routes

AUTHOR(S)
Gibson, Jane
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;7/10/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 27, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the status of the shipping markets in June 2006. The Baltic route has been slightly slower than expected. Some vessels have been removed due to lower demand. Rates are on a downtrend, with a 2000-tonne cargo between Kotka, Finland/Rotterdam, Netherlands assessed at €33-35/tonne. Clean petroleum products' rates recently bottomed out. Northwest Europe/Mediterranean activity levels fluctuated in June, with some competition among owners to secure business.
ACCESSION #
22735922

 

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