Dry Cargo

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

Dry Cargo

Asia Dry Bulk-Capesize

May 6, 2020

Brazilian mining major Vale’s plans to discard all tanker-to-VLOC bulker conversions from its iron ore shipping engagements is expected to have minimal supply-side impact on...
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Diana

May 5, 2020

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

May 4, 2020

Converted Very Large Ore Carriers (VLOC) are increasingly becoming a thing of the past with the long-term freight contracts coming to an end as newer...
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Seanergy

April 30, 2020

Seanergy Maritime Holdings announced that it has entered into a time charter agreement (“T/C”) with Glencore for an additional Capesize vessel. Furthermore, another Capesize vessel...
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FILE PHOTO - The headquarters of of mining company Vale SA is pictured, in St-Prex, Switzerland January 30, 2019. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

April 29, 2020

Brazilian iron ore miner Vale cut its forecast for 2020 capital expenditure on Tuesday and warned that the novel coronavirus could hinder medium-term production, underlining...
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diana-shipping

April 28, 2020

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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rio-tinto

April 17, 2020

Rio Tinto Ltd reported higher-than-expected iron ore production for the first quarter on Friday, boosting its shares, but cut its forecast for annual copper output...
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Scorpio-Bulkers

April 16, 2020

Scorpio Bulkers has completed 11 of its planned 45 scrubber installations. (more…)
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Diana

April 16, 2020

Diana Shipping, a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into...
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Diana Shipping

April 14, 2020

Diana Shipping, a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into...
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Panamax-bulk-carrier

April 14, 2020

The spot fixture activity in the Asia Pacific Panamax market for shipping dry bulk commodities such as thermal coal, metallurgical coal and iron ore plunged...
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CMES

April 13, 2020

China Merchants Energy Shipping (CMES) has placed an order with Jinling Shipbuilding, a shipyard of China Merchants Group, for four open hatch bulk carriers. (more…)
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PacificBasinShipping

April 8, 2020

Pacific Basin will put fleet expansion plans on hold amid the ongoing market uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic. (more…)
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Semiramis-Paliou

April 1, 2020

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

March 27, 2020

Diana Shipping announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with C Transport Maritime Ltd., Bermuda, for one...
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