Dry Cargo

After being depressed for a long time, the recovery for dry bulk freight rates appears not to be wishful thinking anymore.
An increasing number of capesize newbuilding deliveries is posing a serious threat to the already fragile market balance, even as demolition rates have increased, according to a latest analysis by…
Belships has inked a deal to acquire a secondhand 55,866-dwt supramax bulk carrier from Greece’s Prospero Marine at a price of $12m.
Hit by losses from cancelled containership and bulk carrier charter contracts K Line reported a massive JPY111.1bn ($1bn) loss for FY18, end 31 March 2019.
Capesize market is expected to face more headwinds in Q2 2019, despite some market optimism in Vale’s restart of Brucutu mine.
Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) returned to the black in FY2018, ended 31 March 2019, and is forecasting a better year ahead.
Following the newbuilding contract for ten Newcastlemax bulkers signed earlier this month, Cosco Shipping Bulk ordered three more from CSIC Qingdao Beihai Shipbuilding Heavy Industry.
The world largest iron ore supplier Vale’s Beijing representative met with the Transportation Department of Jiangsu Province, China with an aim of strengthening the bilateral cooperation.
More than half the 188 lives lost in bulk carrier losses in the last decade were in incidents that involved cargo liquefaction.
Jinhui Shipping and Transportation (Jinhui Shipping) has acquired a pair of bulk carriers for $12m from Greece’s Chartworld Shipping Corporation.
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