Dry Cargo

Wallenius and Swedish Orient Line (SOL) have formed a shipowning joint venture to operate ice-class vessels for the forestry product trades in the Gulf of Bothnia and Baltic Sea area.
The VLOC Stellar Daisy, which sank in March 2017 with the loss of 22 lives, suffered catastrophic structural failure according to a report by the flag-state Marshall Islands, with classification…
Cosco Shipping Bulk has inked a contract for eight 210,000 dwt bulk carriers newbuildings, plus options for two more with Cosco Shipping Heavy Industry in Yangzhou, Jiangsu province.
Rizhao port in Qingdao province has launched four new berths for crude oil, iron ore and bulk cargo operation.
Market sentiment for Capesize rates saw an improvement after Vale’s announcement to restart Brucutu mine, bringing back around 30 million mt per year of iron ore to the market.
The dry bulk capesize market could be headed for rougher seas on the back of diminishing growth in demand volumes and the still growing capesize fleet, according to Bimco.
Scorpio Bulkers has announced a sell and leaseback deal involving six ultramax vessels with China’s Avic International Leasing.
The lack of fresh cargoes across Australia and Brazil has kept Capesize rates low and fundamentals weak.
Bimco will open an office in Athens early this summer with the objective is to have a stronger and closer dialogue with Bimco's Greek membership and to recruit more Greek…
IMO 2020 continues to dominate discussions in shipping the annual Capital Link conference in New York this week was no exception providing a variety of perspectives from across different sectors…
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