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Dry Bulk

Dry Bulk

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Softer tone prevails in dry bulk market

Spot rates have been on a downward slope across all bulker segments mainly due to lower demand and an unwinding of fleet inefficiencies, with weakness expected into the first quarter of next year 

Dry Bulk International

Market Insight

Jinhui Shipping profit suffers amid softer freight rates

Company said congestion and disruption issues are likely to continue in some countries and regions for the foreseeable future

Asia Pacific China

Capesize slump continues on ever-weakening sentiment

Spot daily average breaches the $13,000 level, with cargoes lacking amid plentiful tonnage. Elsewhere, futures prices for the first quarter inch closer to the $6,000 mark, a record low for this contract, brokers say

Dry Bulk Capes

Capesize futures point to bleak outlook

A heavy sell-off in the forward curve was seen at the start of the week, mainly on weaker sentiment related to increased likelihood of interest rate hikes combined with a stronger US dollar hurting commodity demand and continued headwinds from China, analyst says

Dry Bulk Capes

Capesize market dips after rally

Spot rates have dipped to $16,000 per day, following days of increases that saw the segment creep up to levels seen for other bulker sizes

Dry Bulk Capes

Daily Briefing September 15 2022

Doubts cast over LNG’s role as future fuel | US set to overtake Russia as Europe’s largest crude supplier | Demand growing for future-fuel ready engines | Capesize market stages dramatic rebound

Daily Briefing Containers

Seanergy optimistic for capesize market prospects ‘for the coming years’

Market slump in recent weeks has hit the bottom and rates should improve in the second half, says company

Seanergy International

Genco expects support for capesizes as it focuses on short-term fixtures

US dry bulk company will have lower capital expenditure in the second half of the year following a heavy drydock schedule, while also seeing lower vessel operating costs as crew-change issues unwind and it completes the transition to its new technical management joint venture with Synergy

Dry Bulk United States

Capesizes face further erosion in ‘cruel summer’

Spot rates have dropped 25% in one week as the gloomy macroeconomic picture and lacklustre activity in the Atlantic eat into confidence

Dry Bulk Capes

Capesize rates slide as Brazil iron ore disappoints

Capesize loadings from major Brazilian ports were 21% lower in January to June versus the same period last year, Lloyd's List Intelligence data shows

International Dry Bulk

Capesizes weighed down by China growth outlook concerns

The capesize market, which is the most volatile of all the bulker segments, has dropped below other sizes in dramatic fashion this week

Dry Bulk Capes

Capesizes propelled forward as activity rises

According to ship brokerage Braemar ACM, the tightness in the Brazil market drove the prompt months on the forward curve to new highs for the year

Dry Bulk Capes

Eagle Bulk sees new trading patterns supporting dry bulk

Backhaul trades are garnering premiums to the index, according to US-based company. ‘It’s not business as usual,’ says chief executive Gary Vogel

Dry Bulk Ultra and supras
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