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Closing in on 100 Million Prime Members

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When Amazon introduced the Prime membership program in the United States in 2005, it gave members free two-day shipping as well as discounted one-day shipping rates for an annual fee of $79. A lot has changed since then. Amazon raised the membership …

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Dry bulk shipping stocks poised to jump Given all the focus on trade between the US and China, it is interesting that the financial media seem to have missed the most salient indicator. No, it’s not a tweet or a …

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Shipping News

Freight rates on VLCCs and Suezmazes move up Freight rates have risen over the last quarter on VLCCs and Suezmaxes. However, there have been supply-side shocks which threaten to reduce tonne-mile demand and though more vessels have been sold for …

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Shipping News

Crude Oil Exports Hit Europe Aframax Rates; VLCCs Cut Clean Tankers Demand US crude oil exports to the Mediterranean and West European countries have dragged down Aframax rates in these areas, seriously hurting the earnings of shipowners in what was …

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