Dry Cargo

Dry bulk vessels fitted with scrubbers will command a significant premium when the 0.5% sulphur cap comes into force on 1 January 2020, believes Maritime Strategies International (MSI) analyst Will…
Scorpio Group’s massive about turn on scrubbers to order 146 exhaust gas cleaning units for its tanker and bulker fleets is a “commercial opportunity to burn cheap fuel”, according to…
Scorpio has confirmed it is fitting 146 scrubbers across vessels in its dry bulk and tanker fleets to comply with the 1 January 2020 IMO global sulphur cap.
Last week in shipping scrubbers, and whether they are a good investment continued to be a dominate topic, while kidnapping of seafarers in the southern Philippines remained a real threat.
The availability of capital, both equity and debt, is a perennial discussion and has two particular areas of focus at present - for consolidation and green loans for retrofits to…
After a week-long National Day holiday, the return of the Chinese trade participants failed to rekindle the freight market.
New York-listed dry bulk shipowner Star Bulk Carriers has secured $70m in green loan financing for its scrubber retrofits as part of a $310m loan agreement.
The IMO 2020 clock is ticking - as 1 January 2020 looms closer, now little more than one year away, interest in scrubbers seems to have surged. Most notably, a…
Capesize freight rates rose higher this week, thanks to firmer bunker prices. However, as the week goes by, trade uncertainty started to creep into the market due to weaker freight…
Seaborne trade is expected to grow by 4% this year, the same as in 2017, which was the fastest rate for five years, according to the 2018 edition of the…
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