New year blues and bad weather keep capesize market subdued

New year blues and bad weather keep capesize market subdued

Storms and post-festive season sluggishness make for an unpromising start to 2014

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Recent years “have been some...

Does the new flurry of orders mean that VLCC may soon stand for Very Large Crisis Coming?

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Market Data

1002 (-27) Baltic Dry Index

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Analysis

Better supply-demand balance boosts prospects for dry bulk this year

Better supply-demand balance boosts prospects for dry bulk this year

But beyond 2014 owners face overcapacity as vessel deliveries rise and scrapping slows

Indonesia’s mineral export ban hits supramax bulk market

Indonesia’s mineral export ban hits supramax bulk market

Move to protect domestic processing has halted shipments of nickel and bauxite

Special Reports

Scorpio Bulkers raises $42.6m on underwriters’ IPO option

Scorpio Bulkers raises $42.6m on underwriters’ IPO option

Banks seem confident about expansion-minded dry bulk unit

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