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  • A supramax varies between 35,000 and 60,000 deadweight tons, or DWT, a panamax up to 80,000 DWT and a VLCC up to 170,000 DWT.

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  • The agreement now signed will be used to finance the second EUR 30 million supramax vessel the company has ordered from the Korean Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co. Ltd. The vessel will have a carrying capacity of 56,150 dwt.

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  • The two supramax vessels ordered from Korea by ESL Shipping are scheduled to be in traffic in the first half of 2012.

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  • Eagle Bulk Shipping , which operates supramax vessels that typically have around half the capacity of a capesize, lowing them to haul a wider range of cargoes, has placed half its ships in the spot market.

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  • BANGALORE/LONDON, Feb 8 Reuters - Dry cargo shippers with smaller vessels are shifting to more-risk, more-reward spot markets, eyeing rising demand for sugar and grains - commodities well suited to versatile supramax and handysize ships.

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  • Rates for supramax vessels were faring slightly better, though the Baltic's supramax index has dropped by a quarter in the last 3 weeks.

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  • It is actually the capes that are of a bigger concern to everybody in the industry, said Michael Bodouroglou, chairman and CEO of Greece's Paragon Shipping Inc , which has smaller supramax and handymax vessels among its fleet.

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  • "In the next few months, a moderate amount of cargo demand is likely to continue to surface, which is likely to result in supramax and handysize rates remaining at healthy levels," said Jeffrey Landsberg, managing director of dry bulk consultancy Commodore Research.

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  • The cost of hiring a supramax for a single voyage fell 28 percent in the past 12 months to $13,282 a day, according to the London-based Baltic Exchange, which publishes rates for more than 50 maritime routes.

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  • Grain is usually hauled to Japan on supramax vessels that can also carry coal and iron ore, said Derek Langston, a London-based analyst at Simpson, Spence & Young Ltd., a unit of the world's second-largest shipbroker.

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