IC Shipbrokers herewith welcomes you to today’s freight market report. We are giving you an insight in today’s freight market and an update with the latest freight market indications.

The market was with a kind of different activity levels in the drybulk market today, resulting in very positive tendency in the Capers and all other bulker sizes were with more or less unchanged situation.

The capesizes had today sharply improved activity and it resulted in top increasing rates in basically all areas and in all directions. For the panamax size the activity was good and the market therefore was with further slight increasing rates in all areas and destinations.

For the supramax and handysize dry cargo tonnage the market today had fair activity levels. The supramax tonnage had today minor falling rates in all areas or directions. For the handysize vessels the market was with okay activity, and resulted in further minor falling rates in most Atlantic basin areas and directions, but with stable and unchanged rates in all others areas.

The European coaster market was today with very slow activity. In the Baltic Sea area or on the Continent the freight rates were today with falling rate levels as many spot vessels appeared. The freight rates in the Black Sea area were with some very minor increasing rates today and the Mediterranean had smaller fallen rates today.

The tanker market was today having fair level of activity. The crude oil tankers were with fine activity resulting in minor increased rate levels in most areas and directions. The product tanker market was today with okay activity but it resulted in further slight falling rate levels from the various loading areas.

We will be back tomorrow with more freight market news from www.icshipbrokers.com