16 May 2008 08:55 [Source: ICIS news]
“So far, we have not been hearing any shipping schedules being affected. As long as the ports are not affected, it will be business as usual,” a broker said.
Demand for chemical tonnage remained lacklustre but is slowly picking up for June nominations.
Another broker said business was so slow that there were not many schedules to cancel even if they were affected.
Freight rates for 3,000 tonne chemical cargoes remained unchanged at $49-51/tonne from
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