The Weight of Freight content series

The Weight of Freight content series

In this series, Argus’ global team of experts explore the intricate, yet powerful connections between the shipping and commodities markets.

Through podcasts, blogs, white papers and more, this series focuses on different markets, themes and regions to give you the very latest insights to understand the weight of freight.

Argus podcast episodes are available on a variety of podcast platforms as well as the Argus Blog, where each episode can be streamed and is provided with a full transcript and related links.

Learn more about Argus Freight and the global pricing solutions we provide.

Argus Freight Market Highlight

This free monthly email includes handpicked industry news, analytical insight, special featured content and key pricing indications, helping to keep you ahead of the global freight market.

Latest blog posts and podcast episodes

24 11月 2022

Weight of Freight: Dry bulk insights with Pacific Rim’s Kelle Horn

This episode takes a deep dive into the minor bulk trade in the Americas, and touches on the shifting global grain trade including Asia-Pacific’s increasing focus on South American grains over US Gulf coast and west coast North American suppliers.

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Asia-Pacific Agriculture English North America フレート/輸送

23 11月 2022

Weight of Freight: Coasting through the winter and into 2023?

This latest Weight of Freight podcast episode focuses on the 2023 orderbook, the return of the European refineries, Polish demand and what these could all mean for freight rates.

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English Europe フレート/輸送 LPG/NGL

28 10月 2022

Weight of Freight: Urals crude seeks outlets under the cover of darkness

Russian charterers have been hunting for alternative ways of exporting crude as EU sanctions loom, and many have started to consider running “dark” — long the key to sanctioned Iran maintaining a presence in the global oil market.

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原油 フレート/輸送 Global Africa Asia-Pacific Europe FSU Latin America and Caribbean Middle East English

17 10月 2022

Weight of Freight: CII, EEXI regulations already making waves

Two new International Maritime Organization environmental regulations do not take effect until the beginning of next year, but they are already the subject of much speculation. The Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII) and the Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index (EEXI) are...

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排出権 フレート/輸送 原油 石油製品 Asia-Pacific Europe North America Global English

05 10月 2022

Weight of Freight: Crouching tanker, hidden dragon

Medium Range (MR) clean tanker freight rates from northeast Asia have fallen from their record highs in late September on reduced spot activity, as many participants were away for the week-long APPEC conference in Singapore during the same period. But what are the short...

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Asia-Pacific フレート/輸送 English

03 10月 2022

Weight of Freight: Trafigura talks decarbonisation and freight volatility

Global Head of Wet Freight at Trafigura, Andrea Olivi, joins Argus’ Head of Freight Alex Younevitch.

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English フレート/輸送 原油 Global

29 9月 2022

Weight of Freight: Decoding The Poseidon Principles

The focus of the world seems to be finally shifting towards the issue of climate change, albeit slowly. Recently, even billionaire founder of clothing brand Patagonia Yvon Chouinard, gave away his entire company to a trust, the proceeds of which will go towards fighting...

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カーボンニュートラル フレート/輸送 排出権 石油製品 Global Europe Asia-Pacific English

23 9月 2022

Weight of Freight: Rising Asia-Pacific Panamax rates – Rain, rain, come again

Freight rates for Asia Pacific Panamax routes have been moving higher since the start of September, as multiple typhoons have led to disruptions in vessel schedules, thinning spot vessel supplies in the northeast Asia region. But are rates able to sustain at these highe...

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English 石炭 フレート/輸送 Asia-Pacific

25 8月 2022

Weight of Freight: Dry bulk ton-mile demand in flux as trade routes shift

Dry bulker rates could come under pressure globally as very few grain cargoes have left Ukraine so far this quarter. The third quarter is typically when Ukrainian grain reenters the global market. But for the third quarter of 2022, only a handful of vessels have made it...

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Africa English Europe Global Latin America and Caribbean Middle East フレート/輸送 North America

Want more freight content?

Browse all podcast episodes and blog posts from Argus across the freight and transportation industries, including more past installments from the Weight of Freight series.

Other content and services

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    Clean petroleum products importers in Latin America are heavily exposed to tanker freight volatility. This paper outlines Argus’ expectations for freight rates and how uncertain geopolitical landscapes and tighter orderbooks may easily bring back volatility.
  • ARGUS Freight

    Argus Freight provides daily freight indexes, news and analysis and is a must-have source of market intelligence for all industry players exposed to seaborne transportation costs. It covers the key trade routes for both clean and dirty tankers, as well as dry bulk and LPG markets.
  • ARGUS freight and transportation capabilities

    Argus covers freight rates in the tankers, dry bulk and LPG markets, along with pipeline, rail and barge transportation prices and provides the latest insight into the impact of freight on a wide range of commodity markets.

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