Bulk Carrier Trends
Drewry forecasts dry bulk freight rates in 2016 will be, on average, lower than in 2015, as the medium-to-long term fundamentals for dry bulk shipping will remain challenging,
The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, continued to dip on Wednesday due to sluggish demand across vessel segments.
On 25 April, two Over-Dimensional-Cargos (ODC) tanks manufactured by Chart Ferox were loaded by Wallmann & Co., the long-established Hamburg company specializing in handling heavy lift cargoes.
In an exclusive interview with “Akti Miaouli” newspaper, BIMCO Chief Shipping Analyst, Peter Sand, provides insight into the markets for dry bulkers, tankers and
Chinese coal imports decreased significantly in 2014-15, and so far in 2016 the pace of decline appears to have slowed, with imports even recording positive y-o-y growth in March,
The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, fell on Tuesday for the third straight session, as demand for bigger vessels weakened.
The opening of the offshore season in northern waters has seen specialist oil industry vessels return to Lerwick Harbor during April to support subsea development projects.
Gangavaram Port, the deepest and the most modern port in the country, has created yet another historical milestone record by discharging 1,56,339 metric tons of Non-Coking Coal from the vessel M.
The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, slipped on Friday, as demand for capesize and panamax vessels fell.
Norway's $868-billion wealth fund is looking at excluding some 40 companies from its investments due to their use of coal, with these companies being mostly power
Commodity market fundamentals have not improved yet.
The rapid speculative rally in commodity markets is already petering out as focus returns to oversupplied markets,
TransCanada Corp, the country's No.2 pipeline operator, reported a 35 percent fall in quarterly profit, mainly due to a C$176 million after-tax charge related to
In 2015, seaborne steel products trade accounted for around a fifth of minor bulk trade, having grown on average by 6 percent per annum since 2010, according to Clarksons Research.
The entrance to Brazil's largest reopened on Thursday, after rough seas prevented ships from entering or leaving for more than 30 hours during peak soy export season.
French wheat exports to Indonesia are on hold as traders await the approval of a food safety agreement between the two countries, something exporters say is being
The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, fell on Thursday, hurt by lower rates for capesize and panamax vessels.
The London P&I Club has issued a warning about continued problems associated with the carriage of Indonesian thermal or ‘steam’ coal, following a number of recent
China Apr rebar turnover overtakes crude, but many wary China's soaring rebar trading will collapse.
Crude oil futures, long the king of commodity trading, have
An agitated sea has blocked the entrance to Brazil's largest port of Santos, preventing ships from entering or leaving for more than 12 hours during peak soy export season.
Essar Bulk Terminal Limited, Hazira, a subsidiary of Essar Ports Limited, which is a part of Essar, has received an approval from Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB) to