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Five risks to check: Dry bulk shipping

Trade tensions, Chinese policies and supply disruptions may continue to affect market landscape even as fleet growth remains low

Asia Pacific China Europe










Capesizes need Brazilian iron ore to raise its game

Cape owners want to see more Brazilian iron ore because of increasing supply pressures from new valemaxes










Who can China turn to for soyabeans?

China could go scouting the globe for alternative oilseeds









Brazil feels shockwaves from trade wars

As the soyabean export season reaches its peak, trucking shortages could further add to bulk carrier port delays

Market Insight

Set Alert for Lloyd's List Dry Bulk :: Market Insight

Latest From Capes, Handies, Panamax & Ultra and supras

Don’t count out cape scrapping despite bullish markets

The strong bulker markets may strengthen even further if owners start to send more ships to junkyards

International China

Capesize set for splurge in the second half of the year

Using July 2018 rates as a base, capesize spot rates could touch $45,000 per day at their seasonal peak, Arctic Securities estimates

International Dry Bulk

Capes continue to bask in the sun

Bullish runs of capes can last well into late 2018 as tonne-mile demand hits record high

Asia Pacific China
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Equity Watch

Set Alert for Lloyd's List Dry Bulks :: Equity Watch

Latest From Diana Shipping Inc, Golden Ocean, Safe Bulkers, Scorpio Bulkers & Star Bulk

Diana boosted by 17 bulkers becoming mortgage-free

A new five-year loan facility and cash allows US-listed Diana Shipping to ‘voluntarily’ pay off 17 of its vessels

Dry Bulk Finance

Star Bulk predicted to benefit most from 2020 sulphur rules

Star Bulk ’s free cashflow should be positive for freight rates because of the low-sulphur regulations, which take effect from  January 1, 2020

Regulation Star Bulk

Star Bulk shares win approval for Oslo listing

Star Bulk shares must be listed no later than August 6, says Oslo exchange

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Set Alert for Lloyd's List Dry Bulk :: Outlook

Latest From Market Outlooks & Dry Bulk

The power of externalities

With strong supply-demand signals, external factors such as Washington’s policy preferences have become the strongest risks to shipping markets

North America United States

Owners hope sunshine can win the day

Supply-demand balances are improving in box, dry bulk, oil and gas shipping sectors as shipping confidence index rises further

Dry Bulk Tankers and Gas

Look into the crystal ball – and decide what to do next

With a broad market recovery and a brighter outlook, owners have a chance to avoid past mistakes in 2018

Containers Dry Bulk

Dry bulk: Why the Year of the Dog can wag its tail

For the first time in several years, the demand and supply equilibrium should be restored

Dry Bulk Annual Outlook

Year-end projections: Bulker earnings

Capes forecast to double yearly earnings as China again drives demand

International China

Painting the supply-demand picture for the months ahead

We present the essential supply and demand drivers of dry, wet bulk and gas sectors in charts in our mid-year outlook
China Dry Bulk
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