Dry Cargo

Chinese shipyard Taizhou Kouan Shipbuilding has signed newbuilding contracts with Shanghai Ganglu Shipping to construct two 56,000-dwt dry bulk carriers.
New management will take the helm at Japanese shipowner K Line at the start of April next year as the company celebrates its 100th anniversary.
Japan Engine Corporation (J-ENG) has landed its first order for an environmentally-friendly marine diesel engine for installation on a 99,000-dwt bulk carrier to be built at Oshima Shipbuilding.
There will be more consolidation in the ship management sector as company founders decide on their future and mid-sized managers come under pressure, believes Anglo-Eastern ceo Bjorn Hojgaard.
India’s The Great Eastern Shipping (GE Shipping) has earmarked up to $50m over the next four years to upgrade its fleet for compliance with IMO’s regulations on low-sulphur fuels and…
The global dry bulk shipping market is expected to see flat rates and a marginal fleet growth in 2019, with potential near-term positive prospect following a temporary truce in trade…
An Athens court on 4 December passed down a 10-year prison sentence to Greek shipowner Victor Restis after finding him guilty of making a false statement, but he was released…
One of the top Chinese shipyards, Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding (SWS), has delivered a 400,000-tonne very large ore carrier (VLOC), named Pacific Vision, to China Merchants Energy Shipping. It is the…
Dalian Commodity Exchange has inked strategy cooperation agreement with Cosco Shipping Logistics to co-operate on shipping futures development.
Dry bulk shipowner Pacific Basin has closed a $40m seven-year term loan facility with Danish Ship Finance.
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