Rates in the Middle East Gulf for 270,000 tonnes to China came under renewed downward pressure with a Basrah/China run fixed at WS 37.5 while an early position of Feb 24 went at WS 38 to South Korea...

Status quo was largely maintained in the Middle East Gulf with 270,000 tonnes to China going at WS 39/40 region while 280,000 tonnes cape/cape to US Gulf was steady at between WS 18.5/19 although P66...

Charterers continued to have the upper hand as rates for 270,000 tonnes to China languished in the very low WS 40s while the market for 280,000 tonnes Cape/Cape to US Gulf lost 0.5 points to WS 18.5...

Rates softened as more cargo came to the market. Levels for 270,000 tonnes to China east, fell 6.5 points to between WS 43.5/44 region while 280,000 tonnes cape/cape to US Gulf lost three points to...

Finally, there was some cheer for owners as rates for 270,000 tonnes in the Middle East Gulf firmed 10 points to around WS 50 for China and WS 51 level for short east.

Rates in the Middle East Gulf remained under pressure with 270,000 tonnes going to China dropping three points to around WS 40, whilst going west the levels remained stagnant at WS 20 cape/cape basis...