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CemProspects reports major developments in petcoke and freight

08 October 2020, Published under Cement News

The CemProspects online conference continued yesterday by considering the major developments for the freight and petcoke markets going forwards. Starting with freight, Guy Hindley of Howe Robinson noted that the orderbook for the dry bulk fleet has fallen to 61mdwt – a low which has not been seen since 2005. Dry bulk trade is expected to reach 6.2bnt in 2020, with petcoke and cement representing 12.5 per cent of the total. The recovery of cement and petcoke trade in 2020 has supported the...

Petcoke prices in India resume upward trend

28 September 2017, Published under Cement News

Following an easing of petcoke prices in August, petcoke prices are increasing again in India, adding further cost pressures to cement producers. A key fuel for the country’s cement plants, petcoke is mainly imported from the US or Saudi Arabia. However, when Hurricane Harvey struck the US at the end of August, several US Gulf refineries closed. This led to a shortage of petcoke ad saw local petcoke prices rise. "Prices for petcoke in the US Gulf have increased roughly 10 per cent in ...