baltic dry index

gCaptain’s full news coverage of the Baltic Exchange Index, which tracks rates for dry bulk ships including capesize, panamax and supramax vessels.


Thursday, September 22, 2022
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Energy Crunch in Europe Hits Demand for Commodity Ships

By Elizabeth Elkin and Isis Almeida (Bloomberg) — The cost of shipping commodities like grains, metals and coal has fallen as soaring energy prices in

September 22, 2022
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Tuesday, September 20, 2022
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Baltic Dry Index Jumps 11% on Strong Demand Across Vessel Segments

The Baltic Dry Index is now up almost 80% from its 52-week low of 965 points recorded on August 31st. Sept 20 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s

September 20, 2022
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Friday, September 16, 2022
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Capesize Surge Propels Baltic Dry Index to Best Week in Seven Month

Sept 16 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, marked its best week in

September 16, 2022
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Tuesday, September 13, 2022
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Drybulk Shipping Market: A Dead Cat Bounce Or…?

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – Shipping markets are always full of surprises. Containers have eased, tankers have boomed, and drybulk continues to be

September 13, 2022
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Monday, September 12, 2022
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Baltic Dry Index Rises on Higher Capesize Rates

Sept 12 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, rose on Monday as rates

September 12, 2022
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Thursday, September 1, 2022
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Capesize Rally Helps Baltic Dry Index to Best Day in Over a Month

Sept 1 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index .BADI, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, rose

September 1, 2022
Total Views: 677

Thursday, August 25, 2022
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Baltic Dry Index Falls Sharply as Capesize Rates Plunge 30%

Aug 25 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index .BADI registered its worst fall in three months on

August 25, 2022
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Wednesday, August 24, 2022
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Capesize Rates Drag Baltic Dry Index Down Further

Aug 24 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index fell on Wednesday, as rates for the capesize vessel segment dropped to their

August 24, 2022
Total Views: 1114

Friday, August 19, 2022
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Baltic Dry Index Falls to Lowest Level Since 2020

Aug 19 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index declined to its lowest level since December 2020 on Friday, pressured

August 19, 2022
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Thursday, August 18, 2022
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Baltic Exchange’s Capesize Index Logs Biggest Single-Day Decline in Over Two Years

Aug 18 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index fell on Thursday as capesize vessel rates saw their biggest daily plunge since

August 18, 2022
Total Views: 950

Monday, August 15, 2022
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Baltic Dry Index Falls to Lowest Level Since January

Aug 15 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index fell for the third straight session on Monday as rates for capesize vessels

August 15, 2022
Total Views: 1259

Monday, June 20, 2022
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Baltic Index Gains On Higher Rates For All Vessels

June 20 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index .BADI gained to its highest in nearly three weeks on Monday, helped by an

June 20, 2022
Total Views: 677

Monday, June 13, 2022
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Baltic Dry Index Falls to 2-Month Low

June 13 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index extended its retreat on Monday, touching a near two-month low as vessel

June 13, 2022
Total Views: 1583

Tuesday, May 10, 2022
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Baltic Dry Index Close to 5-Month Peak on Stronger Rates

May 10 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index rose to a near five-month high on Tuesday, as rates rose for all vessel

May 10, 2022
Total Views: 761

Wednesday, March 16, 2022
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Drybulk Uptrends Bring Optimism, Exuberance and Divergence

Though uncertainty pervades all parts of the shipping markets, drybulk has found some strength, against a backdrop of shifting cargo flows- real, envisaged, or

March 16, 2022
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Tuesday, February 8, 2022
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Drybulk Freight: Higher Hires for Big Vessels and Supply Chain Drama Easing, Just Not Right Away

The ongoing winter Olympics, coinciding with the Lunar New Year in China, have taken some of the attention away from the drybulk markets. Just as well, because

February 8, 2022
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Saturday, December 18, 2021
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Baltic Index Marks Worst Week In Nearly Three Years As Vessel Rates Sink

Dec 18 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s dry bulk sea freight index declined on Friday, posting its biggest weekly fall since early

December 18, 2021
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Monday, November 29, 2021
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Baltic Dry Index Posts Best Day in Two Months

Nov 29 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s dry bulk sea freight index posted its best day in nearly two months on Monday, boosted by stronger rates

November 29, 2021
Total Views: 511

Tuesday, November 16, 2021
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Baltic Index Slides to 5-Month Low as Capesize, Panamax Rates Retreat

Nov 16 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s dry bulk sea freight index on Tuesday declined to its lowest level since early June, weighed by lower

November 16, 2021
Total Views: 1032

Friday, November 12, 2021
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Baltic Index Records First Weekly Gain in Five as Capesizes Strengthen

Nov 12 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s dry bulk sea freight index eased on Friday, but posted its first weekly rise in five weeks, helped by

November 12, 2021
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