Platou: Bad year for chemical tankers

Shorter distances and disappointing growth in demand keeps the growth in chemical tanker down in 2014, but a US gas venture could bring significant changes to the global trade from 2016, according to Platou.

Analyst agency Platou presents a bleak view of the year's spot rates for chemical transport. In a new market analysis, the Norwegian analysts look into how poorly the chemical segment is doing. The index for 25,000 dwt transport ships is down by 1 percent in the first six months of the year, compared to the same period last year.

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