BDI down as hurricane Sandy hits eastern US ports

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Published: Thursday, 01 November 2012

US dry bulk ports in path of deadly storm add to concerns in a bearish shipping market

By Wayne Yamada

Rates for shipping dry bulk raw materials were soft this week as several US ports were disrupted by hurricane Sandy, which ripped along the country’s north-east coast on Tuesday evening.

The outlook for global steel consumption was also gloomy as demand remained low.

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