GLUT: Huge demand for iron ore and other commodities failed to lift freight rates suppressed by the oversupply in the shipping market. Photo: Rio Tinto

Shipping rates tipped to stay low

COMMODITY exporters will continue to enjoy lower freight rates this year as the dry-bulk shipping industry battles chronic oversupply of the global fleet and high fuel prices.


(existing subscribers)

The password field is case sensitive.
Request new password

Sign up for free emails

Complete your details below to receive our twice-daily news emails and our BN Weekender.

Thanks! This question prevents spammers...
Enter the characters shown in the image.

Add your comment

BNIQ sponsored byECU School of Business and Law


1st↑Curtin University44,835
2nd-South Metropolitan TAFE37,611
3rd-North Metropolitan TAFE30,000
4th↑Edith Cowan University28,780
5th↓University of Western Australia24,161
49 tertiary education & training providers ranked by total number of students in WA

Number of Employees

BNiQ Disclaimer