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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

Dry bulk rates recover after negative reaction to Ukraine crisis

More than a dozen bulkers are stuck at Ukrainian ports since February 22, according to Lloyd’s List Intelligence data

Dry Bulk Political Risk and Trade Europe

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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

Capesize rates pull back after rapid 66% rise

The average weighted time charter is at $14,209 per day on the Baltic Exchange from $15,789 on February 10. The market is still lacking sufficient volumes from Brazil as more activity from West Africa and Australia is reported

Dry Bulk Capes

Spot capesize rates slump to below operating costs

Capesize value continues to erode given Brazilian iron ore shipment issues in what is traditionally a weak quarter, exacerbated by the upcoming Chinese New Year and Winter Olympics

Dry Bulk Capes

Strong soyabean trade to lend support to panamaxes

Brazil’s early harvest could be a boon to the panamax bulker segment in the coming weeks as export volumes are predicted to surpass last year’s record

International Brazil

Capesizes in freefall as concerns over Brazil remain

Limited activity from Brazil sends spot capesize rates tumbling to below this time last year, although earnings are still above 2020 levels

Dry Bulk Capes

Dry bulk rates slide as bearish sentiment sets in

Average spot capesize rates shed 18% this week, while panamaxes lost 10%. The first quarter is typically the weakest in the dry bulk market

International Dry Bulk

Capesize market in downward trend

The average weighted time-charter on the Baltic Exchange has shed 31% this week, having reached a six-week high a week ago. Both supramaxes and handysizes closed the day higher than the largest bulker size

Dry Bulk Capes

Dry bulk likely to have weaker rates in 2022

While average rates will be lower than this year, volatility will continue, although the range for capesizes may be tighter, analysts say

Dry Bulk Political and Trade

Larger sizes lead gains in dry bulk market

Daily spot rates for panamaxes advanced by 20% over the past week, followed by capesizes, which increased by 11%, although the gain here seems to be tapering off

Dry Bulk Capes
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