The Baltic indices all posted losses yesterday, especially the Panamax-driven ones, and word in the market is that the fall will continue. The recent turnaround on the Panamax indices was largely attributed to a drying up on Japanese interest in the Pacific region, coupled with an increase on tonnage availability in the Atlantic. Yesterday, the Baltic Freight Ind
ex (BFI) fell 15 points to 999; the Baltic Panamax Index slumped 23 points to 1,090; the Baltic Handy Index slipped one point to 843; and the Baltic Capesize Index shed
three points to 866.