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Bulk Carrier Spot Charter Market Seesaws
TC rate of $70,500 set on a 171,061-dwt Capesize serving Australia to Japan
  [Capesize]
<Australia - Japan>
- Mitsui O.S.K. time-chartered the KATERINA V (171,061 dwt) with delivery at Baoshan and redelivery in Japan after making the round of Australia. Charter rate: $70,500 per day. Laycan schedule: Feb. 18 - 28.
<South Africa - Europe>
- Swiss Marine time-chartered the CAPE PIONEER (170,000 dwt) with delivery at Beilun and redelivery in Europe after making the round of Richards Bay, South Africa. Charter rate: $42,500 per day. Laycan schedule: Feb. 8 - 10.

  [Panamax]
<Brazil - Europe>
- Dutch steel company Mittal Steel voyage-chartered the PANORMOS TRADER to load 60,000 tons of iron ore at Tubarao, Brazil for transport to Hamburg. Freight rate: $27.50 per ton. (Fio scale loading; unloading 18,000 tons/day) Laycan schedule: Feb. 9 - 15.
<USA - East Asia>
- Taiwanfs China Steel Express time-chartered the MEDI ROTTERDAM (75,735 dwt) with delivery at Ghent, Belgium and redelivery in East Asia after making the round of US St. Lawrence. Charter rate: $41,000 per day. Laycan schedule: Feb. 9 - 10.
<Australia - Japan>
- BHP Billiton time-chartered the BELA MONDO (69,087 dwt) with delivery in the south of Japan and redelivery at Sakaide, Japan after making the round of Hay Point, Australia. Charter rate: $31,000 per day. Laycan schedule: Feb. 8 - 10.
<Ukraine - Italy>
- Swiss company Glencore voyage-chartered the MASTER NICOS to load 60,000 tons of coal at Yuzhny, Ukraine for transport to Vado, Italy. Freight rate: $16.00 per ton. (Fio loading 16,000 tons/day; unloading 15,000 tons/day) Laycan schedule: Feb. 9 - 12.
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