ECONOMY

Shipping Report

TANKERS – In the Mediterranean, Karran for 80,000 tons of cargo loading August 5 Russia, discharging Med., has fixed M/T «Apanemo» at W/S 135. – On Suezmax, Petrogal for 130,000 tons of cargo loading August 12 Libya, discharging Portugal, has fixed M/T «Donat» at W/S 80. – In the Cont., Conoco has fixed M/T «Braveheart» for 80,000 tons of cargo loading beg. August, discharging UKC, at W/S 130. – On VLCC, TTMI for 275,000 tons of cargo loading August 5 UK, discharging US Gulf, has fixed M/T «Raphael» at W/S 47.5. – In Caribs, Premcor for 130,000 tons of cargo loading August 4, discharging US Gulf, has fixed M/T «Seasprite» at W/S 102.5. – In W. Africa, Sun has fixed M/T «Eurosky» for 130,000 tons of cargo loading August 19, discharging USAC, at W/S 87.5. DRY CARGO On Capers, BHP Billiton has fixed M/V «United Resolve,» 150,000 dwt, built 1995, delivery China August 1-10 for 4-6 month period at USD 25,500 daily. – On Panamax in Far East, BHP Billiton has fixed M/V «Maria Salamon,» 74,100 dwt, built 2001, delivery Japan July 24-26, trip via Australia, redelivery Far East, at USD 17,500 daily. – In Atlantic, Pan Ocean has fixed M/V «Doric Chariot,» 73,500 dwt, built 1993, delivery UK end July – beg. August, redelivery Far East, at USD 20,500 daily. – On smaller sizes Dreyfus has fixed M/V «Smart,» 36,200 dwt, built 1982, delivery Germany August 25-28, redelivery Italy, at USD 11,750 daily. – On coal cargoes, Posco has fixed HMM Tonnage for 120,000-ton cargo loading Aug. 12-26 India, discharging Korea, at USD 11.36 per ton with 2-day load and 44,000-ton discharge.