Dry Cargo

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

Dry Cargo

Hamburg Sud

April 2, 2019

Hamburg Süd and The China Navigation Company (CNCo), a subsidiary of the Swire Group, have completed the sale of Hamburg Süd’s dry bulk shipping business,...
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glencore

March 27, 2019

China’s spat with Canada deepened as Beijing revoked the license of a Glencore Plc unit to ship Canadian canola to the Asian nation, citing pest...
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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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china_iron_ore

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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