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Bulk Carrier Spot Charter Market Fluctuating With Weak Tone
= $36.80 / ton set on 180,000-ton iron ore laden Capesize serving Brazil to China
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  <Brazil - China>
- Chinese Jinan Steel voyage-chartered a TBN owned by COSCO Hong Kong to load 180,000 tons of iron ore at Ponta da Madeira for transport to Qingdao. Freight rate: $36.80 per ton. (Fio scale loading; unloading on CQD basis) Laycan schedule: Mar. 10 - 20.

  <Western Australia - China>
- Spot On voyage-chartered the BRIGHT CENTURY to load 160,000 tons of iron ore at Port Walcott for transport to Qingdao. Freight rate: $14.15 per ton. (Fio scale loading; unloading 25,000 tons/day) Laycan schedule: Feb. 15 - 28.
- South Korean SK Shipping time-chartered the KOUTALIANOS (172,810 dwt) with delivery at Dalian and redelivery in China after making the round of Western Australia. Charter rate: $52,000 per day. Laycan schedule: Feb. 13 - 16.

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  <Brazil - Iran>
- Iranian state-owned Iranian Iron & Steel (IRISL) voyage-chartered the AFROS to load 70,000 tons of iron ore at Tubarao, Brazil for transport to Bandar Khomeini, Iran. Freight rate: $41 per ton. (Fio scale loading; unloading 6,000 tons/day) Laycan schedule: Feb. 10 - 20.

  <China - Japan>
- NYK Line time-chartered the GLOBAL HARMONY (73,763 dwt) with delivery at Lianyungang and redelivery in Japan after making the round of northern China. Charter rate: $32,750 per day. Laycan schedule: Feb. 15 - 20.

  <Indian east coast - China>
- A CNR time-chartered the THEODOROS P (64,957 dwt) with delivery at Zhanjiang and redelivery in China after making the round of Indian east coast. Charter rate: $22,500 per day. Laycan schedule: Feb. 5 - 10.

  <Indonesia - Taiwan>
- Taipower voyage-chartered a TBN owned by WINMAX to load 70,000 tons of coal at Tanjung Bara, Indonesia for transport to Taiwan. Freight rate: $9.18 per ton. (Fio scale loading; unloading 28,000 tons/day) Laycan schedule: Mar. 1 - 10.
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