Weak Ton Mile Demand Responsible for Low Clean Tanker Rate

Until May 2016, ton mile demand was rising and rates were structurally higher (in the green shaded area). Since then, ton mile demand has...
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IMO 2020: New Fuel Options Gain Pace

By John Roper, Managing Director & Head of Middle East, Uniper Global Commodities SE For the first time since engines replaced sails in the early 19th...

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