This publication is a review of the relevant year global shipping and an interpretation of statistical tables. It also contains a chronological review of tramp markets on a month-by-month basis. Information presented includes: a statistical analysis of the year's tramp charterings by tonnage class, by commodity, and by user; annual growth rates for individual cargo sizes since the early 1960s; monthly freight variation in the key trades; a time-charter monthly index with equivalents from 1965 to the present; annual laid-up shipping returns; grain chartering by shipment zones; fertilizer charterings; movement patterns and freight rates for each class of plant foods and fertilizer raw materials; comparative rates for selected years; bulk trades data; analyses of movements and average ship tonnages for all routes and in respect to all bulk cargoes carried by tramp ships; zonal import and export analyses; average freight rates for the year; a listing of the largest vessels fixed on the principal sea routes; world seaborne trade statistics, 1960 to the present; growth rates in ship sizes and variations in the world fleet composition by flag and vessel type; ship propulsion analyses; world order books for new tonnage; current shipbuilding prices; and secondhand ship and scrap metal values.

  • Corporate Authors:

    British Sulphur Corporation Limited

    23 Upper Brook Street
    London W1Y 2BB,   England 
  • Publication Date: 0

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  • Pagination: n.p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00187027
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transportation Statistical Reference File, TSC
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Annual
  • Files: TSR, TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 14 1978 12:00AM