Tuesday, October 12, 2021
dry bulk vessel

Dry Bulk at Capital Link Shipping Forum: Higher Hires, The Market’s On Fire!

“Our market is in fire”, were the words of DNB shipping analyst Jorgen Lian began the session covering drybulk shipping sector at the Capital Link Shipping Forum. Panel members went...

October 12, 2021
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Wednesday, October 6, 2021
bulk carrier at sea

The Dry Bulk Parabola: What Goes Up Must Come Down… Right?

The drybulk market, where large deepsea vessels transport unpackaged (therefore, “bulk”) cargoes of iron ore, coal (for heating and for steel making), various grains, and a host of lesser known...

October 6, 2021
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iron ore loading

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 propelled the capesize index above 10,000...

October 6, 2021
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Tuesday, October 5, 2021
general cargo bulk ship

Coca-Cola Turns to Bulkers Amid Container Shipping’s Chaos

The chaos in container shipping has forced some brands like Home Depot, Ikea and Costco to get creative with their supply chains. We can now add The Coca-Cola Company to...

October 5, 2021
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Thursday, September 30, 2021

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 quarter on the back of robust...

September 30, 2021
Total Views: 878

Wednesday, September 29, 2021
bulk carrier underway

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 29 (Reuters) –...

September 29, 2021
Total Views: 1117

ship loading coal

China Power Crisis to Kick Off Global Race for Coal

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — China’s power crisis looks set to spur it to import more coal from a wider range of producers, putting it into competition with European and Indian...

September 29, 2021
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Monday, September 27, 2021

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 demand across all vessel...

September 27, 2021
Total Views: 1315

Monday, September 20, 2021
bulk ship

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 Sept 20 (Reuters)...

September 20, 2021
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Saturday, September 4, 2021

U.S. Grain Exports Remain Crippled By Ida As Critical Harvest Nears

By Karl Plume and P.J. Huffstutter (Reuters)– Much of Louisiana Gulf Coast grain exporting capacity remained shuttered on Friday, as flooding and power outages from Hurricane Ida continue to cripple...

September 4, 2021
Total Views: 926

Monday, August 23, 2021

Rally Looks Set as Dry Bulk Shipping Rates Soar

By Damian Shepherd and Alex Longley (Bloomberg) — For a glimpse at how fast demand for commodities has rebounded in the wake of the coronavirus, look no further than the market...

August 23, 2021
Total Views: 1277

Tuesday, August 17, 2021
bulk ship

Baltic Dry Index Hits Highest Level Since June 2010

Aug 17 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, rose for a sixth straight session on Tuesday, scaling its...

August 17, 2021
Total Views: 1448

Friday, August 13, 2021
bulk ship

Higher Vessel Rates Lift Baltic Dry Index to 11-Year High

Aug 13 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, rallied to its highest in more than 11 years on...

August 13, 2021
Total Views: 628

bulk carrier ballast water

Surging Bulk Shipping ETF Struggles to Get New Cash

By Sam Potter (Bloomberg) — An expensive ETF riding both the commodity boom and the supply-chain chaos is shedding millions in assets, a sign of investor fatigue after inflation-linked trades broke records...

August 13, 2021
Total Views: 752

Thursday, August 12, 2021

100-Year Drought Impacting Argentina’s Grain Exports

By Hugh Bronstein BUENOS AIRES, Aug 12 (Reuters) – A once-a-century drought has lowered the water level of Argentina’s main grains transport river, reducing farm exports and boosting logistics costs...

August 12, 2021
Total Views: 894

Friday, August 6, 2021
Ships moored Parana River Port

Argentina’s Soybean Super-Highway is Drying Up

By Jonathan Gilbert (Bloomberg) — Snaking its way through thousands of miles of South American rainforest and pampas and past sprawling soybean and corn farms, the Parana River is the main...

August 6, 2021
Total Views: 9231

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Surging Shipping Rates Seen Tightening Sugar Market

By Fabiana Batista (Bloomberg) — Sugar refineries waiting for sky-high shipping rates to ease before locking in purchases may find that supplies tighten by year-end as mills in top producer Brazil...

July 7, 2021
Total Views: 958

Monday, June 28, 2021
bulk ship

Baltic Index Hits 11-Year High on Gains Across Segments

June 28 (Reuters) – Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index , tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, hit a more than 11-year peak bolstered by firmer rates across...

June 28, 2021
Total Views: 952

Friday, June 11, 2021
general cargo ship

China’s Buying So Much Corn Its Ports Are Clogging

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — China’s embarked on a record corn-buying spree this year and some vessels have been delayed for as long as a month outside southern ports because of...

June 11, 2021
Total Views: 8516

Wednesday, June 2, 2021
hastings bulk carrier coal ships shipping iron ore newcastle

CO2 Emissions from Coal Shipping Steady in 2020 as Green Pressures Grow

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, June 2 (Reuters) – Carbon emissions produced from seaborne coal exports stayed steady last year despite the impact of the coronavirus on consumption, a study showed...

June 2, 2021
Total Views: 749