31 October 2018
The amended IMSBC Code for carriage of dry bulk cargoes will enter into mandatory force on 1 January 2019. What are the amendments that would impact members’ dealing with these cargoes? BIMCO gives the rundown of these amendments.
20 December 2019
At Intercem Shipping Forum, Peter Sand, BIMCO's Chief Analyst will elaborate upon dry bulk shipping and IMO2020.
19 August 2013
Lower GDP growth in key demand-driving nations may challenge the market. In the meantime, Capesize owners enjoy a positive window in the market.
11 December 2013
It is safe to conclude already that it has been another truly amazing year for Chinese iron ore imports. A growth rate of 10.8% for the first 11 months as compared to the same period last year is solid. Evident also from the freight rate development in the Capesize market, the last 5 months have been exceptional, with 17.8% y-o-y growth for July-November.
12 February 2013
The record-high Chinese imports towards the end of 2012 ensured that quantities of Chinese iron ore reached an all-time high of 744 million tons for the full year, according to Chinese customs data. Meanwhile, port inventories have been decreasing considerably since early September, suggesting that the demand should stay sturdy in the coming year.
11 April 2013
The first couple of months have been challenging for all ship sizes, but what was expected to become an extraordinary difficult year for Panamax owners has so far proven to be a somewhat positive surprise.
12 June 2013
Bulk is not only about China even though it is a key driver. In this section, we have taken a closer look at the European seaborne coal markets, which is going through some interesting times right now. European coal demand has been in a slump ever since early 2009,
19 July 2010
Is it true that this is the first time dry bulk carriers have been taken out of the market since the start of the global recession in late 2008
13 April 2010
A strong Chinese steel market is set to cushion the flood of new Capesize vessels entering the dry bulk fleet
10 June 2010
The first four months of 2010 saw ups and down for the BDI with the index hovering around 3,000, but May brought along stronger rates particularly to Capesize