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Bulk Shipping Market Flat, Up Slightly
= $14.30 / ton set on 170,000-ton W. Australian ore carrier bound for China =
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<W. Australia - China>
- BHP Billiton voyage-chartered the SOUTHERN EXPLORER (2002-built) to ship 170,000 tons of iron ore at Port Hedland, Western Australia for transport to Qingdao, China. Freight rate: $13.75/ton. (Fio loading to scale; unloading 30,000 t/d) Laycan schedule: Aug 10 - 20.

- BHP Billiton voyage-chartered the CYCLADES (2004-built) to ship 170,000 tons of iron ore at Port Hedland for transport to Qingdao. Freight rate: $14.30/ton. (Fio loading to scale; unloading 30,000 t/d) Laycan schedule: Aug 9 - 20.

- BHP Billiton voyage-chartered the LOWLANDS SUNRISE (2003-built) to ship 170,000 tons of iron ore at Port Hedland for transport to Qingdao. Freight rate: $14.30/ton. (Fio loading to scale; unloading 30,000 t/d) Laycan schedule: Aug 15 - 20.

<Canada - Netherlands>
- German shipping company Oldendorff time-chartered the MARIA A ANGELICOUSSI (169,163 dwt, 2001-built) with delivery at Ijmuiden, the Netherlands and redelivery at the same port via Sept-Îles, Canada. Charter rate: $77,500/day. Laycan schedule: Aug 21 - 25. The vessel is relet from Bunge.

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<Brazil - France>
- Vale voyage-chartered the FREDERICO II (2009-built) to ship 70,000 tons of iron ore at Ponta da Madeira, Brazil for transport to Dunkirk, France. Freight rate: $20.00/ton. (Fio loading 3 days; unloading 4 days) Laycan schedule: Aug 15 - 24.
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