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Dry Bulk

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

Dry bulk: Softening of rates expected amid uncertain economic backdrop

Uncertainty regarding ultimate demand will lead to volatility; however, there is consensus that a rebound in China is expected to be felt in the latter part of next year as it gradually reopens its economy following its strict zero-Covid policy

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Soyabean trade to lift demand for panamaxes

Panamaxes should benefit from higher soyabean exports out of Brazil, while demand for smaller-sized bulk carriers will be hurt by much lower sorghum volumes from the US

Dry Bulk South America

Sub-capesizes end the year rangebound at lower levels

Handysizes to panamaxes have shed value through the month, with average daily spot rates ending the year in a $11,000-$14,000 range, as activity dwindles ahead of the holidays and amid an uncertain economic outlook

Dry Bulk Panamax

Capesize market ends 2022 on strong footing

In a surprise move, spot prices moved up over $20,000 per day, with the front months edging higher. But how long can this be sustained?

International Dry Bulk

Capesize market lifts off

The scaling back of China’s draconian Covid policies has bolstered sentiment in the capesize market. What is more, higher iron ore activity from Brazil and Australia ahead of the holidays has led to a rise in spot rates to the highest level in two months

Dry Bulk Capes

Baltic Exchange considers updating supramax index to reflect size and trade shift

The London-based exchange held a working group to discuss the possible changes to a larger sized vessel in response to feedback. Potential changes to routes and weightings were also on the agenda

Dry Bulk Ultra and supras

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

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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

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