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Bimco calls off peak season for tanker operators

The peak season has been called off for tanker operators, which are heading into a winter with low freight rates, projects shipping association Bimco. Hopes for a "seasonal boost" have been shattered by new coronavirus lockdowns.

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The tanker operators face a bleak winter with low freight rates, projects shipping association Bimco.

Even though the winter season is usually peak season for the tanker operators, the second wave of the coronavirus outbreak will dampen demand to such an extent the rates will remain low.

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