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Five things to watch: Dry bulk shipping

Forecast earnings in Lloyd's List survey rise as supply-demand balance continues to improve

China Dry Bulk Capes










Songa deal reflects bullishness of Billung

Songa Bulk opts to swap its fleet for Star Bulks shares, betting on more upside in bulker markets









Guinea strike hurts bulkers

Capesize and panamax segments face growing risk from the force majeure declared by Guinea’s Societe Miniere de Boke bauxite mine 


Market Insight

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

Latest From Capes, Handies, Panamax & Ultra and supras

BHP expects well-run bulker firms to take advantage of rate environments

Strong seaborne trade demand from China and rising bunker prices point to healthy freight earnings for bulker owners

Asia Pacific Australia

China-US trade tensions: more bark than bite for bulker owners?

Beijing’s curb on imports of US grains may shake global dry bulk trades

US States South America

China's imports help BDI to four-month high

The BDI is at the highest in almost four months thanks in part to a surge in capesize rates, which continues to be boosted by China’s import demand

Dry Bulk Market Insight
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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 Containerships latest sale cuts fleet to four

The Nasdaq-listed owner expects to use the proceeds to pre-pay existing indebtedness

Europe Greece

Songa’s merger with Star Bulk reflects bullishness of Billung

Oslo-listed owner opts to swap its fleet for Star Bulks shares, betting on more upside in bulker markets

Greece Norway

Star Bulk to add 18 ships to fleet

New York-listed Star Bulk says the acquisitions are expected to provide it with economies of scale

Europe North America
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Set Alert for Lloyd's List Dry Bulk :: Outlook

Latest From Market Outlooks & Dry Bulk

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

Dry bulk's year of broken promises

The dry bulk outlook in graphs: Fleet growth remains worrisome as Samarco outage and China’s coal import restriction cloud otherwise optimistic demand outlook

Asia Pacific China
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