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Friday, April 19, 2013
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Greek Shipowners Play Russian Roulette With Dry Bulk Market

(Bloomberg) — Greek ship owners, who control more vessels than those of any other country, are buying the most iron-ore carriers since before the global

April 19, 2013
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Wednesday, April 3, 2013
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Baltic Dry Index Falls As Chinese Steel Fundamentals Show Weakness

(Bloomberg) — The Baltic Dry Index, a gauge of costs to transport grains and minerals by sea, fell the most since Dec. 19 amid slowing charters of

April 3, 2013
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Wednesday, March 20, 2013
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Knightsbridge Orders Pair of Capesize Bulkers, Sells VLCC

Knightsbridge Tankers announced today signed contracts for a pair of 182,000 DWT Capesize bulk carriers new-builds from Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU).

March 20, 2013
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Wednesday, March 6, 2013
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Global Shipments of Iron Ore Expected to Increase 39%, Yet Dry Bulk Market Still Looks Unprofitable

(Bloomberg) — A 39 percent jump in iron-ore cargoes over the next three years will fail to offset a surplus of the biggest ships hauling the steelmaking

March 6, 2013
Total Views: 6

Monday, February 25, 2013
Capesize Rates Seen Doubling on China Iron-Ore Reserves

Capesize Rates Seen Doubling on China Iron-Ore Reserves

By Isaac Arnsdorf and Rob Sheridan (Bloomberg) — Shipping rates for iron ore are poised to double next quarter as Chinese steelmakers import extra

February 25, 2013
Total Views: 13

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
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Charters for Capsize Bulkers are Few and Far Between, Rates Remain at 6-Week Low

(Bloomberg) — Earnings for Capesize ships, the largest carriers of iron ore and coal, remained at a six-week low as a dearth of cargoes curbed hiring of

February 20, 2013
Total Views: 46

Thursday, February 14, 2013
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South American Grains Fuel Higher Day Rates for Panamax Ships, Capesizes Decline

Returns for Panamax ships, the main grain and coal carriers, reached the highest in almost two months as the reopening of some Asian offices after holidays and

February 14, 2013
Total Views: 14

Friday, February 1, 2013
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Ore, Coal Arbitrages Seen Exceeding Chinese GDP for Ship Demand

(Bloomberg) — Price arbitrages that make it profitable for traders to ship coal and iron ore to China may become more important in determining ship

February 1, 2013
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Wednesday, January 30, 2013
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Capesize Rates and Iron Ore Prices Decline as Chinese New Year Approaches

(Bloomberg) — Iron ore is poised to decline through the end of March as China, the world’s largest user, has a week-long holiday next month and

January 30, 2013
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Monday, January 28, 2013
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Day Rates for Dry Bulk Ships Fall as Storms Hinder Australian Ore and Coal Cargos

(Bloomberg) — Iron ore and coal shipping costs slid for a fifth day amid speculation storms in Australia are curbing demand for vessels carrying the

January 28, 2013
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Tuesday, January 15, 2013
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Capesize Rates Advance for 3rd Day in a Row, But Don’t Get too Excited [REPORT]

Jan. 15 (Bloomberg) — Rates for Capesize ships carrying iron ore, which advanced for a third day, may curb gains as accelerating fleet growth this

January 15, 2013
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Monday, January 7, 2013
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As Iron Ore Prices Approach 15-Month High, Relief for Dry Bulk Shippers Still Unlikely

Rising steel prices and falling stockpiles of iron ore in China may lead to increased imports of the commodity, boosting demand for shipping, according to

January 7, 2013
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Friday, January 4, 2013
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Capesize Rates Rise on Speculation of Chinese Iron Ore Stockpiling

Rates to ship iron ore rose the most in almost eight weeks on speculation China’s steel industry is stockpiling the commodity before domestic mines shut

January 4, 2013
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Thursday, January 3, 2013
Baltic Dry Index Turns Black, and Capesize Owners Are Still Eating Ramen Noodles

Baltic Dry Index Turns Black, and Capesize Owners Are Still Eating Ramen Noodles

The Baltic Dry Index, a measure of commodity shipping costs, rose for the first time since November, lifted by gains for the largest vessels as miners sought

January 3, 2013
Total Views: 5

Thursday, December 20, 2012
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Capesize Market Continues to Get Slaughtered as BDI Sinks Lower

The worst commodity shipping market in 26 years may persist next year as an oversupply of vessels continues to curb ship owners’ ability to boost charter

December 20, 2012
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Economy of Scale? Not So Much for Vale SA’s 400,000 DWT Super Ore Carrier

Vale SA, the world’s biggest iron-ore exporter, may have paid about $158 million more for shipping in the past 19 months by using the largest available

December 20, 2012
Total Views: 116

Tuesday, December 18, 2012
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Loading Iron Ore at Geraldton, Western Australia [IMAGE]

A ship is loaded with iron ore at the port in Geraldton, Western Australia December 3, 2012. A new deepwater port on Australia’s Indian Ocean Coast was

December 18, 2012
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Monday, November 12, 2012
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The Chinese Ore Rush Is On and Dry Bulk Shippers Like STX Pan Ocean Are Super Stoked to Hear It

(Bloomberg) — China, which imports more iron ore than the rest of the world combined, will buy a record amount this quarter, easing concern about the

November 12, 2012
Total Views: 30

Monday, October 29, 2012
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DNB Predicts Capesize Rates to Double in 2013

(Bloomberg) — Rates to ship dry-bulk raw materials by sea are recovering after a four-year slump as Chinese demand for iron ore surged to the highest

October 29, 2012
Total Views: 32

Friday, September 28, 2012
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5% of Global Bulk Shipping Fleet Doomed to Scrapyards this Year, Capesizes Lead the Way

(Dow Jones) Shipping companies are demolishing their vessels at an unprecedented rate this year, hoping to eliminate some capacity to cushion the impact of a

September 28, 2012
Total Views: 91


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