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= $12.9 / ton set on a 150,000-ton W. Australian ore carrier bound for China
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<Western Australia - China>
- China's steel company Shougang Group voyage-chartered a TBN owned by Hong Kong's shipowner Noble Chartering to load 150,000 tons of iron ore at Port Hedland, Western Australia for transport to Qinhuangdao. Freight rate: $12.90/ton. (Fio loading to scale; unloading CQD) Laycan schedule: Apr. 20 - 30.
- BHP Billiton time-chartered the MARIA A ANGELICOUSSI (169,163 dwt) with delivery ex-dock Qingdao, China and redelivery in the same country via Western Australia. Charter rate: $33,500/day. Laycan schedule: Apr. 8 - 9.

<Brazil - China>
- China's COSCO Qingdao voyage-chartered the QUORN to load 160,000 tons of iron ore at Tubarao, Brazil for transport to Qingdao. Freight rate: $24/ton. (Fio loading to scale; unloading 25,000 t/d) Laycan schedule: Apr. 20 - 30.
- China's steel company Jiangsu Shagang voyage-chartered the CAPE FLAMINGO relet from COSCO Hong Kong to load 160,000 tons of iron ore at Itaguai (Sepetiba), Brazil for transport to Beilun and Baoshan. Freight rate: $24/ton. (Fio loading to scale; unloading 25,000 t/d) Laycan schedule: Apr. 20 - 30.

<Brazil - Europe>
- Spain's shipping company Elcano time-chartered the CIC CAPTAIN VENIAMIS (171,448 dwt) relet from COSCO Hong Kong with delivery at Sines, Portugal and redelivery in the Mediterranean Sea via Brazil. Charter rate: $38,000/day. Laycan schedule: Apr. 5 - 6.

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<China - Japan>
- "K" Line time-chartered the MARIETTA (74,540 dwt) with delivery at Nantong, China and redelivery in Japan via northern China. Charter rate: $17,250/day. Laycan schedule: Apr. 6 - 10.

<South American east coast - East Asia>
- COSCO of China time-chartered the NAVIOS FELICITY (74,000 dwt) with delivery at Port Torres, Italy and redelivery in East Asia via South American east coast. Charter rate: $19,000/day.

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<Brazil - Red Sea>
- Australian Western Bulk Carriers time-chartered the ALAM SELEMAT (39,110 dwt) with delivery at Camden, the USA and redelivery in the Red Sea via northern Brazil. Charter rate: approx. $14,250/day.
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