The fall in prices for scrap of ferrous metals in September-October 2017 played a significant role in reorienting the flow of scrap from Turkey to other areas. In particular, there is a great expectation of metal scrap shipping to Spain.

Let’s take a look on the metal scrap shipping from Ireland (Belfast) happened on 3rd  decade of October 2017:

It seems there is no alternative for metal scrap shipping from Ireland to Spain when the cost for the Coaster class vessels freight stays high.  However, even a small price grow for metal scrap could bring Irish traders back to the Turkish market.