Bulk Carrier Trends
COSCO Corporation (Singapore) subsidiariary shipbuilder in China has delivered two bulk carriers.
COSCO (Zhoushan) Shipyard has delivered the 189.99 meters LOA and 32.
UK P&I Club, Lloyd's Register and Intercargo have produced a pocket guide & checklist for ship's officer and agents who arrange cargoes for loading.
The P&I Club
The U.S. Census Bureau announced that preliminary April steel imports were $2.5 billion (2.4 million metric tons) compared to the preliminary March totals of $2.
When bulk cargoes shift, liquefy, catch fire or explode as a consequence of poor loading procedures, the consequences can be massive. Ships may capsize, lose stability
Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) moved 2.4 million tons of cargo in April, a 4.7 percent increase – or 108,532 tons – over the same month a year ago. This figure was
COSCO (Guangdong) and COSCO (Dalian) Shipyards have each recently delivered bulk carriers to European owners.
COSCO (Guangdong) Shipyard Co., Ltd has delivered a bulk carrier of 35000 dwt,
Shipments of coal on the Great Lakes totaled 2.2 million tons in April, a virtual tie with a year ago. The trade was 19 percent below the month’s five-year average, however.
Euroseas Ltd., an owner and operator of drybulk and container carrier vessels and provider of seaborne transportation for drybulk and containerized cargoes, announced
Shipments of iron ore on the Great Lakes totaled 5.6 million tons in April, a decrease of 9% compared to a year ago. However, loadings were 11% ahead of the month’s five-year average.
Safe Bulkers, Inc., an international provider of marine drybulk transportation services, announced its unaudited financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2013.
Heavy ice cover on the lakes that stretched well into April slowed resumption of the limestone trade. Shipments totaled only 1.8 million tons, a decrease of 28% compared to a year ago.
The Port of Los Angeles released its April 2013 cargo volumes, showing a 9.45% decrease in overall volumes compared to April 2012. The decrease was due in large
At 32.8 million tons, total seaborne cargo throughput for the first three months of 2013 put the Port of Hamburg back on a growth course.
The trend in bulk cargo handling,
PC Maritime’s Navmaster ECDIS has been chosen by China Shipping Group to be fitted to 50 newbuild bulk carriers.
This large ECDIS fleet contract was negotiated
During April, 2013 new build prices for capesize, kamsarmax and ultramax vessels rose higher than in the previous month.
Purchase prices for ships are often good
The latest batch of orders for Deltamarin's B.Delta design bulk carriers comes from international shipowners, all to be built in China.
The B.Delta43 order by
Classification society ClassNK receives the Technical Innovation Award from a Seatrade Sri Lanka Ports, Trade & Logistics Awards panel.
The distinguished panel
The Coast Guard medevaced a 46-year-old man Monday from a 968-foot bulk carrier while the ship was anchored near Cape Charles.
The ship's agent of the KM Osaka
The following list of ship sales for April 2013 was prepared by Shipping Intelligence Inc., New York.
Sale Prices are listed in millions USD.
Date - Vessel
$1 Million Settlement Enhances Land and Sea in the Eastern District of Texas.
BEAUMONT, Texas — U.S. Attorney John M. Bales announced a settlement reached with