Bulk Carrier Trends
State's three ports handle 12 million tons for first time in 54-year history
INDIANAPOLIS (Feb. 11, 2016) - The Ports of Indiana handled over 12.2 million tons of cargo in 2015,
After successful sea trials, M.V. Nordana Sea was delivered to Symphony Shipping on February 11, 2016. Constructed by builder Ferus-Smit in the Netherlands (yard number 419),
The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, rose for the first time this year on Friday, helped by higher rates for panamax vessels.
The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, ended flat on Thursday after declining for 12 straight sessions
The U.S. Supreme Court's unexpected move to block President Barack Obama's policy to cut pollution from coal plants highlights what both sides in the legal fight
Firm to cut 2016 oil production by 20 pct as prices slide.
Glencore has taken another step to reduce its debt by selling $500 million of future precious metals output,
VesselsValue has provided a list ranking the top shipowning nations by value, including the percentage change difference against 2015 figures.
The Port of Hamburg reports higher bulk cargo throughput and strong growth in rail and inland waterway seaport-hinterland traffic in 2015 – downturn in container handling.
Brazil's Tiete-Parana waterway, a key transport corridor for soybeans, corn, cellulose, fertilizer and other agricultural products, has reopened after a 20-month
Bibby Ship Management is once again the largest representative for vessels flying the Isle of Man flag in providing representative services for 30% of vessel tonnage registered on the island.
Great Lakes Seaway Ballast Water Working Group releases 2015 ballast water management report
The Great Lakes Ballast Water Working Group (BWWG) released its
U.S. corn and wheat ending stocks will be higher than previously expected at the end of the marketing year due to cuts to already weak demand for U.S. supplies on the export market,
North America’s largest mining, manufacturing and agricultural companies have helped identify four top priorities to improve the competitiveness of Great Lakes shipping,
Global shipmanagement company, Lemissoler Navigation, via its affiliated and managed company Frontmarine Co. Ltd, has coated four of its eight newbuild 58,500 dwt
A British-led initiative to create a back-up to satellite navigation systems for ships has been pulled after failing to garner interest from other European countries,
The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships carrying industrial commodities, registered a new all-time low on Monday on muted vessel demand.
Sea trials aboard Greenland, the world’s first LNG-fuelled short-sea dry bulk vessel, have validated the performance of Thordon Bearings COMPAC propeller shaft solution,
Anglo American's chief executive said on Monday the mining industry had itself to blame for oversupply in the market and cannot rely on a reversal of the commodities price slump anytime soon.
Consol Energy Inc said on Monday it nominated Bernard Lanigan, the chief executive of Southeastern Asset Management Inc, the coal and natural gas producer's largest shareholder,
The dry bulk market faced a lot of headwind in 2015 as dwindling demand and over-supply created very unfavourable market conditions, says BIMCO.
2016 has shown