Baltic index falls as capesize demand slips

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index fell on Friday weighed by weaker capesize demand, but the index ended the week up 2% on higher rates across the panamax and supramax segments. The Baltic index, which reflects rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels ferrying dry bulk commodities, dropped by 17 points, or 1.1%, to [...]