Shipping rate slide persists
Published: Wednesday, 09 December 2009
Baltic Dry Index carries on falling as shipping market adjusts to winter coal demand
for dry bulk fell again this week, as winter coal demand from
Asian countries began to be satisfied.
The Baltic Dry
Index (BDI) was down to 3902 on 8 December 09, with
Capesize, Panamax, Supramax, and Handysize on, 5948, 3989,
2314, and 1210 respectively.