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  • Baltic index gains for sixth week on stronger vessel rates

    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index rose on Friday to gain for a sixth consecutive week on stronger vessel rates across segments. * The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax, supramax and handysize shipping vessels, gained 55 points, or 1.7%, to 3,344 points. * The capesize index rose 141 points, or 3.2%, to 4,526 points.

  • Baltic index gains as rates firm for all vessels

    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index rose on Thursday, due to higher rates for all vessels. * The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax, supramax and handysize shipping vessels, was up 100 points, or 3.1%, at 3,289 points, the highest since Dec. 9. * The capesize index gained 221 points, or 5.31%, to 4,385 points.

  • Stronger rates across vessels pushes Baltic index to 5-month high

    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index rose to a five-month peak on Wednesday, due to stronger rates across all vessel segments. * The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax and supramax shipping vessels, was up 94 points, or 3%, at 3,189 points, the highest since Dec. 13. * The capesize index gained 214 points, or 5.4%, at 4,164 points, also at its five-month high.

  • Baltic index edges up on higher rates for capesize, panamax vessels

    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index firmed on Tuesday on higher rates for capesize and panamax vessels. * The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax and supramax shipping vessels, was up 10 points, or 0.3%, at 3,095 points. * The capesize index gained 21 points, nearly 0.5%, at 3,950 points.

  • Baltic index dips for second consecutive session on lower vessel rates

    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index fell for the second consecutive session on Monday due to weaker rates for all vessel segments. * The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax and supramax shipping vessels, was down 19 points, or 0.6 %, at 3,085 points. * The capesize index lost 18 points, nearly 0.5%, at 3,929 points.

  • Capesize strength propels Baltic index to fifth straight weekly gain

    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index slipped on Friday, but registered its fifth consecutive weekly rise bolstered by gains in the capesize vessel segment. * The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax, supramax and handysize shipping vessels, fell 13 points, or 0.4%, at 3,104 points on Friday.

  • Baltic index rises for 9th consecutive session on higher capesize rates

    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index rose for the ninth session in a row on Thursday, propelled by higher rates for capesize segment. * The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax, supramax and handysize shipping vessels, was up 65 points, or 2.1%, at 3,117 points. * The capesize index gained 209 points, or 5.6%, at 3,965 points, the highest since Dec. 13.

  • Baltic index gains for 8th consecutive session on higher vessel rates

    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, gained for the eighth consecutive session on Wednesday, lifted by higher rates for all vessel segments. The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax, supramax and handysize shipping vessels, was up 113 points, or 3.8%, at 3,052 points.

  • Baltic index nears 5-month peak on stronger rates across vessels

    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index rose to a near five-month high on Tuesday, as rates rose for all vessel segments. * The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax and supramax shipping vessels, rose 108 points, or 3.8%, to 2,939 points, the highest since Dec. 13. * The capesize index rose 276 points, or 8.7%, to 3,461 points.

  • Baltic index hits over 4-month peak on higher rates for all vessels

    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index rose to a more than four-month high on Monday, helped by stronger rates across vessel segments. * The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax and supramax shipping vessels, rose 113 points, or 4.2%, to 2,831 points, the highest since mid-December last year.

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