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Oldendorff says bulk carrier disabled in Singapore Strait

The capesize vessel was en route to Qingdao from Guaiba Island terminal in Brazil when the incident took place and is understood to be fully loaded with iron ore

Asia Pacific Oldendorff

Capesizes experiencing ‘fragile spike’

Brazilian iron ore volumes, while recovering, are still below last year's levels, according to BIMCO

Dry Bulk Capes

BDI continues upward momentum

The increase in rates could spur interest among owners to lock in gains by chartering their capes and panamaxes for longer periods of time, said one broker

China Dry Bulk

Bocomm Leasing behind VLOC brace at Yangzijiang

South Korea’s Kmarin is said to be the shipmanager of the VLOCs backed by Vale’s COAs

Asia Pacific Shipbuilding

Dry bulk market to enter a new era of sustainability says BHP

BHP estimates IMO 2020 to add between $1–$2 a tonne to Western Australia–China freight and $3–$4per tonne to Brazil–China

Australia Dry Bulk

BDI bounces towards new highs

Capesize segment bustles on iron ore trade, while panamaxes are enjoying their run mostly from split stems from the capesize market

International Dry Bulk

Coal still finds home in China

Chinese coal imports on panamaxes have been especially strong in the second quarter into July, benefiting in particular from cape splits
China Dry Bulk

Owners are their own worst enemies, says Precious chief

Precious Shipping managing director Khalid Hashim claims that if recycling does not accelerate then the Baltic Dry Index will continue to fluctuate sharply, solely dependent on what the demand side does

Thailand Dry Bulk

Capesize bulker revenues climb to 14-year high

The bullish sentiment in the capesize sector has reverberated to smaller vessel segments

International Dry Bulk

Capesize rallies on tonnage tightness in the Atlantic

China is drawing down iron ore inventories at a record pace to levels last seen around 2017, according to analysts

Dry Bulk Asia Pacific

K Line signs long-term charter to ship bauxite to UAE

The Cape Taweelah arrived at Port Khalifa on June 23 having loaded the cargo at Kamsar in Guinea at the end of May, Lloyd's List Intelligence data shows

Dry Bulk Guinea

Capesize market shows signs of recovery

The average weighted time charter on the Baltic Exchange has hit more than $15,000 per day for the first time since January 21

Dry Bulk Capes