Dry Cargo

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

Dry Cargo

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February 15, 2019

China’s iron ore imports climbed 5.3 percent in January from December, customs data showed, supported by strong restocking demand at steel mills ahead of the...
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SGX

February 14, 2019

The Singapore Exchange said Wednesday that lower sulfur requirements for bunker fuel from 2020 may lead to a squeeze in FOB price differentials between 62%...
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Wärtsilä

February 11, 2019

The technology group Wärtsilä has signed an agreement with the international shipping company Hagland Shipping AS for a hybrid retrofit installation. (more…)
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SUPRAMAX-DRY-BULK-GEARED-VESSEL

February 11, 2019

US Gulf Coast Supramax and Ultramax dry bulk markets were suffused with positive sentiment for the first time since December this week, with shipowners reporting...
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bulker

February 8, 2019

Following an almost total halt in exports of soya beans to China in the last quarter of 2018, the new year has brought new hopes...
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Queensland Ports

February 6, 2019

Heavy monsoon rains in Australia are impacting the operations of coal terminals with Abbot Point suspending berthing operations and cargo delays at other facilities. (more…)
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Diana

February 6, 2019

Diana Shipping announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with Phaethon International Company AG, for one of...
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SUPRAMAX-DRY-BULK-GEARED-VESSEL

February 4, 2019

Kamsarmax and Supramax vessels, the dry bulk freight market’s two prominent carriers of raw commodities, have seen rates plummet sharply on the back of a...
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bulker

February 4, 2019

Dozens of ships carrying coal and iron ore to China are stuck outside ports waiting to unload, according to shipping data, with traders saying harbour...
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February 1, 2019

Total imports of iron ore and soya beans were lower in 2018 than in 2017, down 1% and 7.9% respectively, and although imports of coal...
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norden

February 1, 2019

Norden has signed a ten-year Panamax contract of affreightment (COA) with Indian utility firm Sembcorp Energy India. (more…)
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Palios

January 29, 2019

Diana Shipping announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with Uniper Global Commodities SE, Düsseldorf, for one...
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eagle

January 24, 2019

Eagle Bulk announced that it has purchased a high-specification 2015-built SDARI-64 Ultramax bulkcarrier for a purchase price of USD 20.4 million. (more…)
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BHP-Billiton

January 22, 2019

Global miner BHP Group said on Tuesday its second-quarter iron ore production fell 9 percent and flagged a $600 million negative impact due to production...
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Hamburg-Sud

January 22, 2019

Hamburg Süd and The China Navigation Company (CNCo), a subsidiary of the Swire Group, announced an agreement for CNCo to acquire the bulk shipping business...
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