Shipping costs soar as Russian fallout upends global fuel flows

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Shipping costs soar as Russian fallout upends global fuel flows

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June 23, 2022 7:48 AMRates to haul fuels such as petrol and diesel have more than doubled this year to the highest since April 2020.

The cost of shipping fuel from the US to Brazil on the TC-18 route was at US$37,000 a day, up from US$3,800 a day four months ago.

The Russian invasion has exacerbated a tightening of energy markets, upending trade flows and forcing buyers to scour the world for alternative fuel supplies.

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Category: Economy

Topics: Months Tanker Route Invasion Rates Fuel Diesel Fuels Haul According Freight

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Published On: 2022-06-23, 07:48:41

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