Thursday, April 26, 2018
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Maritime News

Another Bulker Is Stranded As Grain War Heats Up

by Josephine Mason (Reuters) – A vessel carrying 70,223 tonnes of sorghum from the United States to Asia switched its destination on Thursday, data showed, becoming the latest diverted cargo...

April 26, 2018
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Tuesday, December 5, 2017
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Maritime News

Wooden Dams And River Jams Strain US Grain Exports

by Karl Plume (Reuters) ABOARD THE OLIVER C. SHEARER, Ohio River – America’s worst traffic jam this fall occurred on the Ohio River, where a line of about 50 miles of...

December 5, 2017
Total Views: 14

Friday, March 3, 2017
Maritime News

U.S. Gulf Corn Hits Post-Harvest Highs as PNW Port Gridlock Persists

By Karl Plume CHICAGO, March 3 (Reuters) – A backlog of grain ships waiting to load at U.S. Pacific Northwest (PNW) ports is threatening to persist into April, prompting key...

March 3, 2017
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Thursday, February 16, 2017
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News

Argentina’s Rising Grains Production Strands Vessels in River Traffic

By Hugh Bronstein ROSARIO, Argentina, Feb 16 (Reuters) – When a boat carrying soy oil destined for India ran aground on the Parana River near Buenos Aires in late January,...

February 16, 2017
Total Views: 15

Monday, September 22, 2014
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Maritime News

Grain Shippers Trumped by Oil on U.S Rail Lines

Shipping companies probably will miss out on exports from the record U.S. grain harvest because the shale-oil boom is clogging up rail lines to ports.

September 22, 2014
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Monday, August 26, 2013
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Maritime News

Panamax Rates Rising as Crop Cargoes Near Record

Aug. 27 (Bloomberg) — Near-record agricultural exports are diminishing the capacity glut in grain carriers, boosting rates for Safe Bulkers Inc. and other owners to the highest in almost two...

August 26, 2013
Total Views: 23

Monday, August 12, 2013
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Maritime News

Surging Grain Imports To Buoy Dry Bulk Rates, Say Asian Shipowners

By Keith Wallis SINGAPORE, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Soaring imports of wheat by China and Pakistan are set to drive up freight rates for smaller dry bulk cargo ships in...

August 12, 2013
Total Views: 1