30 August 2013 20:03 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--US Gulf to Asia chemical freight rates jumped $10/tonne (€7.60/tonne) this week on increased styrene traffic and tightening vessel space, shipping sources said on Friday.
Rates increased on shipments of 5,000 tonnes to $80-85/tonne from $70-75/tonne previously.
On 2,000-tonne shipments, rates rose to $100-105/tonne from $90-95/tonne previously.
Styrene traffic that pushed up rates on the Transatlantic route this week also had an impact on increases to the USG-Asia tradelane.
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The latest report from Odin Marine Group said the
The most recent SSY Base Oil Report said heavy contract nominations for September had also tightened space and pushed freights up.
($1 = €0.76)
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