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Stay informed with the latest news, analysis, and market insight for the dry bulk shipping industry through our expert coverage


Russia’s suspected grain laundering fleet undergoes major reshuffle, but only on paper

Ships facilitating Russia’s export of Ukraine-origin grain have gained plenty of attention over the past year and are subject to intense scrutiny and investigation. The renaming and offloading of ships appear to be an attempt to hide past and true identities

Sanctions Dry Bulk Political Risk and Trade

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Market Insight

Capesize earnings hit 18-month high

Capesize earnings have hit an 18-month high, according to Baltic Exchange data, reaching $31,671 per day. Iron ore exports in both basins supplemented with bauxite exports from West Africa have supported rates, Jefferies says

Dry Bulk Finance

Seanergy eyes ‘best fundamentals’ for capesizes in three decades

Nasdaq-listed owner is projecting a significant increase in average rates for its fleet for the fourth quarter

Dry Bulk Capes

Monjasa buys panamax as floating bunker storage

Monjasa said its fleet now consists of 13 tankers following the purchase of four secondhand vessels this year

Tankers and Gas Bunkers

Capesize rates plummet below $20,000 per day

China’s improved conditions and the issuance of new sovereign bonds may bring better outlook for the dry bulk sector, analysts said

Dry Bulk Asia Pacific

Higher Indian coal imports could boost capesize trade

Capesize rates could continue to rise until the end of the year on the back of falling coal inventories at Indian power plants

Dry Bulk India

Panamaxes outpace capesizes in Indian coal trade shift

Dry bulker trading patterns have altered this year as coal imports into India declined, while those into China spiked

Dry Bulk Energy

Capesize earnings motor on despite dour China outlook

Analyst urges caution when using GDP growth as a predictor for dry bulk import demand. But there are warnings that economic fundamentals will eventually prevail

Dry Bulk China

Capesizes slump below $10,000 per day

A combination of factors including easing congestion, faster turnaround times at Chinese ports and weakening sentiment related to China’s property sector have added to pressure on the capesize market, which has slumped 39% since the start of August

Dry Bulk Capes

Baltic Capesize Index up by 26%, although dry cargo sector remains volatile

Increased activity in the Atlantic basin and port disruptions caused by typhoons in Asia have driven up capesize rates by up to $5,000 per day, while the panamax sector has also seen healthy increases

Dry Bulk Capes

Seanergy posts reduced profit as capesize rates lag demand

Greece-based owner is confident of continuing to outperform capesize index

Seanergy Finance

Jefferies lowers dry bulk estimates on weaker China steel outlook

While China’s reopening led to higher steel production and iron ore imports, a sustained recovery ‘seems farther away’ based on the recent drop in steel prices, says Jefferies equity analyst Omar Nokta. However, an expected China stimulus could be a positive near-term trigger

Dry Bulk China

Cheap Russian diesel goes global, expanding shipping routes

Russian diesel, once destined for Europe, now shipped to Türkiye, Brazil, northern Africa and Middle East at substantial discount, with longer voyages and profits from arbitrage trades boosting product tanker utilisation and earnings

Sanctions Tankers and Gas
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