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Braemar ACM believes in gas and offshore vessels

Even though the rates for LNG ships have only declined this year, gas in the form of LNG as well as LPG represent markets where Braemar ACM sees growth - along with specialized vessels for offshore.

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2014 looks set to end as the year in which rates in shipping overall started to increase again after bottoming out in 2013. But things are still going fairly slow, according to the index prepared by major London-based shipbroker Braemar ACM.

On the graph below, the green line represents where the British shipbrokers have gathered the rates for the large ship types, starting with the good times in 2007 and 2008 and up until today.

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