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Ultramax and Supramax

Latest From Ultra and supras

China Navigation hives off dry bulk division into separate business

The company felt it was the right time to establish Swire Bulk as an independent entity in order to provide the business with the optimal platform to support its growth ambitions

Asia Pacific Dry Bulk

Smaller bulkers set to see improved earnings

The segment should benefit from a strong Black Sea grains season, according to Braemar ACM

International Dry Bulk

Indonesian coal cargoes boost supramax rates

Average daily earnings have almost doubled since the beginning of the year on two routes to Indonesia that contribute to the Baltic Supramax Index

Dry Bulk Ultra and supras

Precious Shipping's Hashim sees bumpy ride to recovery in the dry bulk market

Any small change in demand or supply in the dry bulk markets will have a disproportionate impact on the Baltic Dry Index and profitability, according to Precious Shipping managing director Khalid Hashim

Thailand Dry Bulk

Falling petcoke trades could dent prospects for smaller-sized bulkers

Although petcoke exports from the US will likely decline, hurting supramaxes, seaborne trade is only 1% of the overall dry bulk market, so the effect may not be that noticeable, according to analysts

Dry Bulk Ultra and supras

Dry bulk operators optimistic despite uncertainty

Although sluggish market sentiment has hit freight rates for the dry bulk segment, ship operators think they can rely on a rebound in the Chinese economy to support demand in the second half of the year

China Dry Bulk

Pacific Basin pulls plug on secondhand acquisitions

Company expects a rebound in economic activity and dry bulk trade flows once the coronavirus pandemic recedes and significant financial stimulus is implemented by various governments

Hong Kong Dry Bulk

India coal trade to keep supramaxes afloat

Declaring coal as an essential good will definitely boost imports into India, says a broker

Asia Pacific Dry Bulk

CTM supramax pool hits 80 vessels as new member joins

C Transport Maritime claims its supramax pool is the largest in the sector

International Dry Bulk

Dry bulk players rethink their approach to speed

Panamax, supramax and handysize speeds all declined during the first weeks of 2020, but have since rebounded

International Dry Bulk

Cheaper fuel will not push minor bulk players to speed up

Suggestions that supramax and ultramax vessels will stop slow steaming and upset the market balance have been discounted

International Dry Bulk

Asian Bulk Logistics-backed transhipper seals contract in Guinea

Shi.E.L.D. will manage and operate the Asian Bulk Logistics-owned vessel to facilitate bauxite exports in Guinea

Middle East and Africa Dry Bulk