On the 41th week, the freight rate reached level of usd 22 per ton of wheat. River is working very actively, because navigation ends soon and owners try to make as many voyages as it is possible before this time.
Steady growth in freight rate levels during last few weeks is keeping due to lack of spot tonnage, what leads owners to ask higher price for their shipping service.
Grain cargoes appearing on the market have led to increased demand in spot tonnage, what has positively affected the freight market and has shown a growth in freight rates by USD 1.
37th week also doesn’t show any improvements. Freight rates stay at the same level as on the 36th week.