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  • Baltic index hits over 2-month high as vessel rates rise

    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index on Friday hit an over two-month high on higher vessel rates across segments, and along with the capesize index posted its highest weekly rise since mid-June. * The Baltic dry index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities and reflects rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels, was up 62 points, or 3.9%, at 1,667 points.

  • Baltic index at over 2-month peak as capesize activity picks up

    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index jumped to a more than two-month high on Thursday as strong iron-ore shipments out of Australia and Brazil boosted demand for capesize vessels.

  • Baltic index soars to over 2-month high as vessel rates rise

    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index jumped to over two-month high on Thursday as rates across vessel segments strengthened, particularly capesizes. * The Baltic dry index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities and reflects rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels, jumped 179 points, or 12.6%, to 1,605 points, its highest since July 20.

  • Baltic index jumps over 4% on capesize rates, largest rise in 1-1/2 months

    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index saw its biggest daily percentage rise in over one month on Wednesday as capesize vessel rates jumped. * The Baltic dry index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities and reflects rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels, gained 62 points, or 4.5%, to 1,426 points.

  • Baltic index scales over two-week high as capesize demand jumps

    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index jumped to a more than two-week high on Tuesday as rates across vessel segments rose, led by capesize demand. * The Baltic dry index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities and reflects rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels, rose 50 points, or 3.8%, to 1,364 points. * The index gained for a fourth consecutive session.

  • Baltic index boosted by higher capesize vessel rates

    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index rose on Monday, hitting its highest in nearly two weeks, driven by higher rates for capesize vessels. * The Baltic dry index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities and reflects rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels, was up 18 points, or 1.4%, at 1,314 points.

  • Baltic index posts weekly gain on robust capesize rates

    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index inched up on Friday helped by an uptick in panamax and supramax rates, and posted its first weekly gain in three due to robust capesize rates. * The Baltic dry index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities and reflects rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels, was up by 2 points at 1,296 points.

  • Baltic index gains on higher demand across vessel segments

    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight. * The Baltic dry index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities and reflects rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels, was up 13 points, or 1%, at 1,294 points.

  • Baltic index retreats as capesize rates slip

    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight. * The Baltic dry index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities and reflects rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels, shed eight points, or 0.6%, at 1,281. * The capesize index fell 33 points, or 1.7%, to 1,889.

  • Baltic index gains as capesize vessel rates rise

    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index rose for a second consecutive session on Tuesday, buoyed by stronger rates for capesize vessels. * The Baltic dry index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities and reflects rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels, was up seven points, or 0.5%, at 1,289 points.

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