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Latest From Ultra and supras

Indonesia’s nickel ore export ban to hit supramaxes

The recent ban could mean the market will lose 2m tonnes a month of supramax cargo

Indonesia Dry Bulk

Indonesian nickel ore-carrying supramax feared lost with 25 on board

There have been nine casualties on bulkers over 10,000 dwt due to liquefaction from 2009 to 2018
Asia Pacific Dry Bulk

Beijing places additional 5% tariffs on copper and aluminium scrap shipments

As China has already switched its procurement away from the US, the nation is increasingly looking towards Malaysia, Taiwan and Japan to source the scrap materials

Asia Pacific Dry Bulk

Thoresen Thai posts lower second-quarter profit

The company expects the Baltic Dry Index to continue its upward trend for the remaining quarters of the year

Asia Pacific Dry Bulk

Samudera sells two bulkers for $20.3m

Samudera will pump in some of the funds from the sale to fund a potential investment in a company that provides shipping services on domestic Indonesian routes

Asia Pacific Dry Bulk

Pacific Basin chief bullish on market prospects for the second half of the year

The company is preparing for the 2020 regulations by using compliant fuels in its handysize fleet in combination with installing scrubbers in supramaxes

Hong Kong Dry Bulk

Dry bulk owners face an uncertain coal market

Colombian coal market to provide short-term support to capesize market, while Russian shipments to China to provide long-term aid to the embattled handysize and supramax segments

Asia Pacific Australia

Pacific Basin confident of supramax and handysize market in the long term

Hong Kong-listed dry bulk owner says IMO 2020 will lead to a contraction in supply and potentially more scrapping

Hong Kong Dry Bulk

New blow to minor bulk owners as canola feud boils over

If this is indeed the start of a new trade war between Beijing and Ottawa, this could have significant repercussions on oilseed and grain trade, shipbroker Banchero Costa warns

China Canada

Bad weather threatens coal shipments out of Indonesia

Freight rates for supramax vessels trading from Indonesia to China have started to fade as owners are now staying away from this market, brokers noted

Australia China

Welcome to the ‘new’ seasonality of the BDI

Hashim forecasts healthy supply-demand fundamentals in the dry bulk shipping market but warns that the recovery could be characterised by extreme volatility

Asia Pacific Thailand

Wheat trade promises bulk carrier tonne-mile boost

As Australia suffers a significant hit to its wheat exports, Asian wheat importers have consolidated their dominance over Argentine and Russian imports, benefiting tonne-mile demand

Asia Pacific South America