dry bulk shipping

Wednesday, December 28, 2011
PLEIADES DREAM MOL Mitsui cape-size bulker ore carrier

Mitsui O.S.K Lines Orders New High-Efficiency Iron Ore Carrier

TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. today announced that it has ordered a new cape-size bulker that will adopt element technologies of the next-generation

December 28, 2011
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Monday, December 12, 2011
Press Releases

Safe Bulkers, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of One Newbuild Panamax-Class Drybulk Vessel

Safe Bulkers, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE: SB) announced today that it has entered into a shipbuilding contract for the construction of one

December 12, 2011
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Thursday, November 24, 2011

China Blocks Ore Shipments From Brazil

When the world’s largest ore carrier, Vale Brasil, was loaded to her marks with 391,000 tons of iron ore in May she departed Brazil with the intention of

November 24, 2011
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Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Pittas ARISTIDES Euroseas

Euroseas CEO: Container Market is Seeing “A Significant Correction”

Aristides Pittas, Chairman and CEO of Euroseas Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESEA), an owner and operator of drybulk carriers and container vessels, commented on the

November 23, 2011
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Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Giant Icebreaker – Hyundai Heavy testing 190,000 DWT ice-breaking ore carrier

Giant Icebreaker – Hyundai Heavy testing 190,000 DWT ice-breaking ore carrier

Hyundai Heavy Industries says it has completed final performance testing on a scale model of a 190,000 DWT icebreaking iron ore carrier that, once completed,

August 24, 2011
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Wednesday, August 17, 2011
BIMCO: Freight Rates Slide Seen Continuing On Vessel Oversupply

BIMCO: Freight Rates Slide Seen Continuing On Vessel Oversupply

LONDON (Dow Jones)–Dry bulk freight rates, already down 30% in value since the start of 2011, are likely to fall further over the coming months as slower

August 17, 2011
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Monday, August 1, 2011
mv pavit Photo SHASHI ASHIWAL

Juhu Beach, Mumbai: a.k.a. Ship Magnet Beach

  Photo: SHASHI ASHIWAL www.thehindu.com There must be a giant magnet sitting underneath Mumbai’s Juhu Beach because in less than 6 weeks, two huge

August 1, 2011
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Monday, July 11, 2011
tanker market oil speculators

Oil Speculators Distorting Shipping Market -China Cosco Executive

Image from minnesotansforglobalwarming.com PERTH (Dow Jones)–State-owned China Ocean Shipping (Group) Co. said Monday that oil-price speculators are

July 11, 2011
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Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Shipping Industry Survey: Confidence low on rising fuel costs and overtonnaging

Shipping Industry Survey: Confidence low on rising fuel costs and overtonnaging

Confidence dips to two-year low as concern mounts over rising fuel costs and overtonnaging The latest Shipping confidence survey from accountant and shipping

June 29, 2011
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Tuesday, June 14, 2011
M/V Tsuru, Brayton Point, coal carrier, Narragansett Bay, merchant ship

Ship Photo of The Week – Outbound Narragansett Bay

M/V Tsuru, a self-unloading coal carrier, was outbound from Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island last week.  This vessel is currently on the spot charter market and

June 14, 2011
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Thursday, May 26, 2011
ECO-Ship 2020: The bulk carrier of the future

ECO-Ship 2020: The bulk carrier of the future

By Alexander Wardwell, DNV Oshima Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. and DNV are pleased to announce the completion of the first milestone of a joint programme to develop

May 26, 2011
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Monday, January 31, 2011
bulk carrier liberty maritime grain

Lloyd’s Register and Bestway Marine Engineering work on new, energy-efficient bulk carrier design

Over the past year or so, the IMO has come up with a calculation that gives a rough idea of the energy efficiency of a ship.  This number is

January 31, 2011
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Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Ship Photo of the Week

Image taken by Rob Almeida at Galena Park, Houston.  This bulk carrier was taking on grain bound for Port

September 28, 2010
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Thursday, September 4, 2008

Brasil Maru – Interesting Ship of The Week

(Image Source: blogimg.goo.ne.jp) This week’s Interesting Ship of The Week was actually recently named Ship of The Year for 2007 by The Japan Society of

September 4, 2008
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Sunday, May 4, 2008

Pilot Station Rotterdam – Boarding the Berge Stahl

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d6UKhFpkE3Q Pilots boarding the M/V Berge Stahl, the world’s largest bulk

May 4, 2008
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Wednesday, December 5, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Official Report on the M/V Pasha Bulker

The ship that made gCaptain famous is back in the headlines. The M/V Pasha Bulker, a 76,741 deadweight ton Panamax bulk carrier launched in 2006, is the

December 5, 2007
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Saturday, October 13, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Pasha Bulker Incident Report – Nearly Unbelievable

Photo By suburbanbloke In a post unusually harsh for gCaptain standards I asked some tough questions about actions taken by the captain of the doomed ship,

October 13, 2007
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Monday, August 20, 2007

The Nightmare of the Ship M/V Alpha Action

We brought you the story of a collision between the bulk carrier M/V Alpha Action and and container ship M/V Wan Hai 307 late last month in a post

August 20, 2007
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Saturday, July 28, 2007
Ship Crashes Into Dutch House

Get Some Sleep! Ship Accident Photo Of The Week

July 28, 2007
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Ship Collision Off Coast of Japan

Two ships have collided off the coast of Japan. Shipping Times tells us: On July 27, 2007, at 01:50 local time, M/V Alpha Action, chartered by Nippon Yusen

July 28, 2007
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