Bulk Carrier Trends
Port workers in part of the Argentine grains hub of Rosario lifted a work stoppage on Friday, only a day after they went on strike over demands for higher year-end bonuses, a union official said.
U.S. coal companies will no longer be able to settle royalties at low domestic prices when they make lucrative sales to Asia according to reforms proposed by the Interior Department on Friday.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is due to issue long-anticipated regulations on Friday for the disposal of coal ash, a byproduct of coal-based power production
Coal shipments on the Great Lakes totaled 2.6 million tons in November, a decrease of 3 percent from a year ago, as shipments were affected by weather-related delays,
A chief engineer from the M/V Trident Navigator was convicted by a federal jury in New Orleans late yesterday after a week-long trial, of knowingly falsifying the
TITAN Salvage, Crowley Maritime Corp.'s Houston-based marine salvage, emergency response and wreck removal company, has refloated and scuttled the largest section of the wrecked bulk carrier, Smart.
Russian rouble down around 45 pct this year; China unlikely to become coal exporter after tariff cut.
Thermal coal futures prices steadied on Thursday, having
Scorpio Bulkers Inc. announces agreements to modify and sell existing shipbuilding contracts for six capesize vessels
Scorpio Bulkers Inc. has reached agreements
The big change in many commodity markets this past year was that demand is no longer king, with supply becoming the key driver, a dynamic that's likely to persist in 2015.
The second of Canada Steamship Lines' (CSL) two newbuild Trillium Class Great Lakes bulk carriers, CSL St-Laurent, was delivered on November 26, 2014 and set
U.S. Senator Carl Levin has introduced a bill seeking to crack down on trading on inside information in physical commodities, the first U.S. legislation limiting
The union for 20,000 dockworkers and a group of their employers at 29 U.S. West Coast ports say they are making slow but steady progress in months-long contract
Authorities searching for an overboard sailor 10 miles off Sabine Pass, Texas
The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) and the crew of a nearby ship are searching for a
United Arab Shipping Company (UASC), a leading global shipping company based in the Middle East has announced that it will open a wholly-owned representation in
Wärtsilä ballast water management systems will enable Japanese bulk carriers to achieve compliance with environmental regulations
Six new bulk carriers being
SunCoke Energy Inc, which produces coke used in steelmaking, said it would more than halve its annual coal production and cut 175 jobs due to weak prices.
On Friday, December 12, Ferus Smit’s Nb. 413, christened Arklow Brave, was launched at its Westerbroek yard.
Arklow Brave is the fifth vessel in a series of
Diana Shipping Inc., through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, has entered into a time charter contract with Clearlake Shipping Pte. Ltd., Singapore, a member of the Gunvor Group,
Exporters of Russian wheat have cut prices to try to speed up sales abroad before the government possibly introduces curbs to replenish its own stocks and prevent rises in the cost of bread,
NORDEN has taken a $230 million provision with no cash flow effect for onerous time charter contracts in Dry Cargo and reduces full-year guidance – underlying operations unchanged.