Dry Cargo

With installing a ballast water treatment system (BWTS) shifting from being an option to a requirement, Andrew Marshall, ceo of Coldharbour Marine, stresses that owners need to be mindful to…
The upcoming stricter emissions control regulations will be to the advantage of bigger and more strongly capitalized companies such as Pacific Basin Shipping (PacBasin) ceo Mats Berglund said at a…
The Baltic Dry index (BDI) seemed to walk out of its shadow and posted an uptick this week, with improvement seen in the Capesize market as well as support drawn…
Minor bulks specialist Pacific Basin Shipping (PacBasin), a vocal advocate of greater control in newbuilding orders, has seen some recovery in freight rates in the first quarter as a result…
The Norwegian Shipowners’ Association annual member survey has demonstrated improving sentiment amongst the country’s owners as they anticipate a modest 3% rise in revenue this year. This follows sharp dips…
Project Forward ­ an ambitious scheme to build the world¹s first truly deepsea, LNG-powered ships - has signed a letter of intent (LOI) to build up to 20 such dry…
A Maltese-flagged panamax bulker ploughed into a historic mansion on the shores of the Bosphorus Strait in Istanbul at the weekend.
Tariffs, or rather the prospect of trade disruptions because of them, are “rocking the boat” in a big way.
One of Japan’s largest shipowners Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) has prioritised price competitiveness in its 2018 plan.
This is a short week for the freight market in view of the long Easter weekend holidays ahead. As with most of the short trading week, the market is hard…
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