Dry Cargo

This page features all the latest news and developments in dry cargo and dry bulk shipping.

Dry Cargo

Scorpio-Bulkers

March 15, 2019

Scorpio Bulkers announced that it has agreed to sell and leaseback three Ultramax vessels (SBI Pegasus, SBI Subaru and SBI Ursa) and four Kamsarmax vessels...
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A Chinese ship is loaded with soybeans at Port of Santos May 19, 2015.  REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

March 12, 2019

Brazilian soya bean exports are up 85.2% in the first two months of 2019, compared to the same period in 2018. This comes on the...
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Scorpio-Bulkers

March 12, 2019

Scorpio Bulkers announced that the Company has entered into agreements to sell two Kamsarmax vessels for $48 million and provided an update to Time Charter...
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March 7, 2019

In this week’s meeting of the National People’s Congress, China announced slower growth this year, with its gross domestic product (GDP) growth targeted at a...
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Eagle-Bulk

March 6, 2019

Eagle Bulk, one of the world’s largest owner-operators within the Supramax/Ultramax segment, reported financial results for the three months and year ended December 31, 2018. (more…)
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Diana Shipping

March 6, 2019

Diana Shipping announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with Koch Shipping Pte. Ltd., Singapore, for one...
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bulker

March 4, 2019

Flooding and ice buildup on key rivers in the U.S. Midwest has stalled the movement of barges that supply export terminals at the Gulf of...
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Diana Shipping

February 26, 2019

Diana Shipping announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with SwissMarine Services S.A., Geneva, for one of...
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Scorpio-Bulkers

February 25, 2019

Scorpio Bulkers announced that the Company has entered into a financing transaction in respect of one of the Company’s Kamsarmax vessels with an unaffiliated third...
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Capesize_ships

February 25, 2019

Demand for Capesizes is being threatened by high iron ore inventories at Chinese ports and looming uncertainty in the global economy, according to Drewry. (more…)
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dry bulk

February 22, 2019

INTERCARGO’s 2017–2018 Benchmarking Report is published after a second year of solid improvement in the dry bulk market:  (more…)
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Baltic-Dry-Index

February 21, 2019

Uncertainty mounts against a backdrop of weaker growth in Chinese imports. (more…)
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bulker

February 21, 2019

The prospects of dry bulk shippers carrying iron ore from mines to smelters have worsened due to the accident at Vale’s Brumadinho dam in Brazil,...
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GoodBulk

February 19, 2019

GoodBulk Ltd., a leading owner and operator of dry bulk vessels, announced its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2018. (more…)
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Star-Bulk-Sells-Claim

February 18, 2019

Just as trucking spot rates are hitting two-year lows, ocean shippers are seeing rates hit similar lows amid a slowdown in China and upheavals in...
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