Articles By Eoin Hughes

29 Nov 2023 | Eoin Hughes
Freight rates continued to increase in the week to November 29, as multiple factors combined to push rates higher.
28 Nov 2023 | Eoin Hughes
The freight market will see the extension of the European Union’s Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) to shipping from January 2024...
28 Nov 2023 | Eoin Hughes
Wetter-than-normal conditions in most of Western and Northern Europe and drought in the southeast have delayed some sowing...
22 Nov 2023 | Eoin Hughes
Freight rates rose sharply in the week to November 22, as continued strong demand and tightening tonnage in the Atlantic...
21 Nov 2023 | Eoin Hughes
Unusually high water levels on the River Rhine have been causing transport problems in Europe, impacting some European crushers.
15 Nov 2023 | Eoin Hughes
Freight rates were back on the rise in the week to November 15 as tightening supply in the Atlantic, strong demand and ongoing logistic problems...
China’s active buying of US soybeans last week seems to be mostly driven by factors including the rebounding China-US relationship and logistical issues Brazil faces...
9 Nov 2023 | Eoin Hughes
Climate events will be a major factor for the freight market in the future, the head of global research for SSY has warned.
8 Nov 2023 | Eoin Hughes
Freight rates continued to ease in the week to November 8, as demand in the Atlantic slowed, while logistics continued to...
25 Oct 2023 | Eoin Hughes
Freight rates crept up in the week to October 25 on high demand for ships from strong exports.
23 Oct 2023 | Eoin Hughes
A hot, dry summer in southeastern Europe led to lower forecast yields for corn and sunflowers in the European Union’s latest...
19 Oct 2023 | Eoin Hughes
The International Grains Council (IGC) has cut its world grain production forecast for the 2023/24 marketing year by 2 million...
18 Oct 2023 | Eoin Hughes
Freight rates were broadly stable in the week to October 18 as demand for ships remained strong and drought continued to...
12 Oct 2023 | Eoin Hughes
Soyoil and soymeal prices rose immediately after the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) released the October edition...
11 Oct 2023 | Eoin Hughes
Freight rates eased in the week to Wednesday October 11, with increased shipping in Brazil weighing on rates amid China's return...
10 Oct 2023 | Eoin Hughes
The European Union's weekly wheat exports amounted to 331,722 mt in the week ending October 9, according to initial...
4 Oct 2023 | Eoin Hughes
Freight rates fell for routes from Brazil to China in the week to October 4 as Chinese holidays cut demand, while rates from the...
2 Oct 2023 | Eoin Hughes
Turkey's production and yields across major crops will be higher than average, according to the latest EU Monitoring Agricultural...
27 Sep 2023 | Eoin Hughes
The freight market was relatively stable in the week to 27 September, as Chinese demand began to calm down heading...
13 Sep 2023 | Eoin Hughes
Freight rates rose in the week to September 13, as strong demand for Brazilian exports and continued Panama Canal ...
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