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Smaller bulkers set to see improved earnings

The segment should benefit from a strong Black Sea grains season, according to Braemar ACM

International Dry Bulk Ultra and supras
Market Insight

Norden adds ultramaxes to newbuilding order

The Danish company has already agreed a sale and leaseback deal for two of the newbuilding vessels

Dry Bulk Shipbuilding

Precious Shipping chief is optimistic for 2021

The secular recovery in the dry bulk market would be characterized by extreme volatility, according to Precious Shipping's Khalid Hashim

Thailand Dry Bulk

Baltic Dry Index gets lift from capesize and panamax segment

The capesize sector, which has been the main driver for the surge in BDI, was helped by Chinese iron ore restocking

International Dry Bulk

Capesize market decline shows signs of slowing

The average daily time charter on the Baltic Exchange dropped to $16,524 per day this week

Dry Bulk International

Bumper grain harvest could offer opportunities

Stifel analyst Benjamin Nolan believes there is likely to be some strength in rates for the smaller ships from September until November 

Dry Bulk Charter rates

Chinese ore demand ties up 3.9% of capesize fleet

Braemar ACM analyst Nick Ristic pointed out that despite congestion increasing during the month, there has been a jump in the number of ships opening up in China after discharging 

China Dry Bulk

Castor Maritime raises funds for expansion

The company’s acquisition strategy focuses on panamaxes, but other types of tonnage are not ruled out

Greece Dry Bulk

Changes in Chinese foreign policy could shake up iron ore trades

The Belt and Road Initiative could be one of the avenues for the expansion of Chinese overseas interests in key iron ore producing countries

China Dry Bulk

Sugar trades help buoy smaller-sized bulkers

Brazil’s exports rose 37% in the first half of the year, and will remain strong over the coming months, says the brokerage’s dry bulk analyst Nick Ristic

Dry Bulk Brazil

Capesize spot market cools

Dry bulk fundamentals remain healthy. The current drop in the spot and futures market for capesizes will prove to be just another short-term mild correction

International China

Panamaxes enjoy gains as capesize cargoes are split

The average weighted panamax time charter on the Baltic Exchange rose to the highest level in just over eight months

International Dry Bulk

China Navigation hives off dry bulk division into separate business

The company felt it was the right time to establish Swire Bulk as an independent entity in order to provide the business with the optimal platform to support its growth ambitions

Asia Pacific Dry Bulk
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