The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, which tracks rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels, fell to a near 5-month low on Thursday as demand for capesize vessels weakened. The Baltic dry index fell 17 points, or 1.5%, to 1,124, its lowest since June 16. The capesize index slipped 63 points, or 3.9%, to …

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