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.


Tuesday, May 10, 2022
bow of a dry bulk carrier at anchor
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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
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Wednesday, March 16, 2022
bulk carrier ballast water
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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
bulk carrier at sea
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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
iron ore ship
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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
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Tuesday, November 16, 2021
bulk carrier at sea
Shipping

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
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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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Monday, November 1, 2021
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Shipping

Dry Bulk Market: Room for Some Bouncing Around with Doomsday Not on The Horizon

Savvy traders, analysts and math whizzes had seen it coming- the drybulk market’s “parabolic rise” during September was simply not sustainable. Big

November 1, 2021
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Friday, October 29, 2021
bulk carrier ballast water
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Baltic Dry Index Logs Worst Month Since January 2020 on Weak Vessel Demand

Oct 29 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s dry bulk sea freight index eased on Friday and posted its biggest monthly fall since January 2020, hurt by

October 29, 2021
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Tuesday, October 26, 2021
bulk carrier at sea
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Dry Bulk High Flyer Coming Down to Earth

The drybulk market, described a few weeks ago as “overheated” or “on fire”,  has been inching back to a calmer and cooler situation. Interestingly,

October 26, 2021
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Monday, October 25, 2021
bulk carrier at sea
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Baltic Dry Index Slides Further On Weak Capesize Demand

The Baltic Dry Index, at 4,257 points, has now fallen over 24% from its 13-year peak earlier this month. Oct 25 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s

October 25, 2021
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Wednesday, October 6, 2021
iron ore loading
Shipping

Baltic Index Extends Rally as Capesize Benchmark Breaches 10,000 Points

Oct 6 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s main dry bulk sea freight index extended its rally on Wednesday as robust demand and port congestion

October 6, 2021
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Thursday, September 30, 2021
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Baltic Dry Index Logs Over 50% Quarterly Gain on Capesize Surge

By Ashitha Shivaprasad Sept 30 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index eased on Thursday, but still gained about 53% for the

September 30, 2021
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Wednesday, September 29, 2021
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Baltic Dry Index Cracks 5,000 Points for First Time Since 2007-2008 Super Cycle

The Baltic Dry Index set its all-time record of over 11,000 points during the 2007-2008 commodities super cycle. Could we be headed for super cycle 2.0? Sept

September 29, 2021
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Tuesday, September 28, 2021
bulk ship
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Baltic Index Rally Surges to 13-Year Peak. Could BDI 5,000 Be Next?

Sept 28 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s main dry bulk sea freight index extended its rally on Tuesday, rising about 5% to its highest in 13

September 28, 2021
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Monday, September 27, 2021
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Baltic Dry Index Scales 13-Year Peak on Strong Rates Across Segments

Sept 27 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s main dry bulk sea freight index rose to its highest level in 13 years on Monday, bolstered by robust

September 27, 2021
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Thursday, September 23, 2021
bulk carrier at sea
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Dry Bulk’s Baltic Index Rises to 12-Year Peak

Sept 23 (Reuters) – Strong rates across dry bulk vessel segments drove the Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index to their highest since 2009 on

September 23, 2021
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Monday, September 20, 2021
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Baltic Index Rallies to 12-Year High on Gains Across Vessels

Broad sell-off in bulk shipping stocks even as Baltic Dry Index hits 12-year high. GNK -11%, GOGL -13%, DSX -11%, EGLE -11%, SB -9%. By Ashitha Shivaprasad

September 20, 2021
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Wednesday, September 15, 2021
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Bulker Rates Post Biggest Daily Gain In A Decade

By Alex Longley (Bloomberg) In an already banner year for shipping, commodity carriers just saw their biggest daily gain in a decade. Average rates for giant

September 15, 2021
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Wednesday, August 25, 2021
bulk carrier ballast water
Shipping

Baltic Dry Index Snaps 11-Session Rally

Aug 25 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s main dry bulk sea freight index fell on Wednesday, halting a 11-session rally that saw it scale its

August 25, 2021
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