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Dry Bulk

Dry Bulk

Stay informed with the latest news, analysis, and market insight for the dry bulk shipping industry through our expert coverage

‘We need more ships, we need bigger ships’ to tackle food crisis

Unctad secretary-general opens the Global Maritime Forum with a call to action for greater numbers and bigger sizes of ships to transit via the Black Sea as major shipowners have mostly been reluctant to commit newer, larger vessels

Europe Ukraine crisis


Ukraine’s Danube ports export over 4m tonnes of grain

Ukraine’s small river ports ramped up activity in the aftermath of Russia’s invasion to keep trade flowing into and out of Ukraine. The ports are still working at capacity a month following the opening of three designated grain export hubs

Ukraine Ports and Logistics Dry Bulk

Market Insight

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

Capesizes jump to five-month high

The market has now overtaken the panamax, supramax and handysize segments which had surpassed daily earnings for the capesizes over the last few months

Dry Bulk Capes

Genco has its best first quarter since 2010

US bulker owner plans to focus on dividends and clearing debt

International Dry Bulk

Capesizes climb as optimism returns

Activity emerging from Brazil has a part to play in the more positive sentiment, with spot rates gaining 50% in a week to the highest in a month

Dry Bulk Capes
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