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  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

     German handysize operator Hamburg Bulk Carriers (HBC) has added 11 bulk carriers originating from the German banking sector to their 3rd party management business. The latest addition to the fleet is comprised of bulk carriers ranging between 53,000 and 82,000 dwt, supplementing the traditional HBC fleet within the handy bulk segment.  The identity of the previous […]

  • 12 January 2016

    Bulk carrier identified as China Star 107 that went missing for four days sank in East China Sea, according to the latest update from Fujian maritime rescue center, cited by local media. Namely, the search and rescue teams that were looking for the missing bulker have identified a wreck that is confirmed to be the China […]

  • 6 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    Atlantic Bulk Carriers Management Ltd, a Marshall Islands Company, announced that it has take delivery of new addition in its fleet. The very first delivery for 2012 took place on January 5, 2012. 58,000 DWT Class Bulk Carrier M/V Desert Spring was christened day later during a special ceremony at HMD Shipyard. [mappress] World Maritime News Staff, January 6, 2012; […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Owner of drybulk carriers DryShips Inc. has entered into firm sales agreements with entities controlled by the Company’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, George Economou, to sell 17 vessels. The 17 vessels, comprised of 13 Capesize and 4 Panamax bulk carriers, are being sold for an aggregate price of USD 377 million, DryShips said. The […]

  • 6 May 2019

    The sailor was transferred to hospital with sea rescue craft.

  • 11 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    An NYK Group company, NYK Bulk & Projects Carriers Ltd. (NBP) has signed a contract with Baja Bulk Carriers S.A., a joint venture between the Mitsubishi Corporation and the Mexican government, for a 15-year charter of a newly built bulk carrier specialized to transport salt. The vessel is being built by Oshima Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Owner of drybulk carriers DryShips Inc. has entered into firm sales agreements with entities controlled by the Company’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, George Economou, to sell 17 vessels. The 17 vessels, comprised of 13 Capesize and 4 Panamax bulk carriers, are being sold for an aggregate price of USD 377 million, DryShips said. The […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    An investigation into a collision between a bulk carrier, a tug and a tank barge, which occurred in late January 2016 in the Lower Mississippi River, showed that the actions of the pilot aboard the bulker and the tug captain led to the incident, ​the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said. In the evening hours of January […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    J. Lauritzen charters additional bulkers as it expects dry cargo market improvements.

  • 21 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Greek owner and operator of drybulk and container carriers Euroseas has signed an agreement to acquire an Ultramax drybulk carrier from China’s Dayang shipyard. The 63,500 dwt newbuilding Hull DY160 is expected to be delivered in January 2017, subject to a successful inspection by the company by late December 2016. Following delivery, the eco-ship will be […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian shipowner Songa Bulk AS has decided to increase its fleet as the company entered into an agreement to acquire a 2009-built Capesize bulk carrier. Featuring 179,150 dwt, the bulker is scheduled to join its new owner by the end of July 2017. Songa Bulk said that it plans to establish a wholly-owned subsidiary to take delivery of […]

  • 7 April 2010

    The Turkish flagged Bulk Carrier Yasin C has been hijacked 250 nautical miles east of Mombasa, Kenya, reports EU Navfor. The vessel has a crew of 25, all are believed to be Turkish. The Nato Turkish warship Gelibolu received distress calls from the Yasin C. The 36,318 DWT-vessel was not sailing in the IRTC (International […]

  • 8 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    A bulker operated by Atlantska Plovidba suffered a main engine failure in the Rio de la Plata.

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Two robbers have boarded a bulk carrier and entered its steering gear room while the ship was underway some 4.7 nautical miles off the coast of Pulau Nipah, Indonesia. In the incident, which occurred in late afternoon hours on August 20, the perpetrators threatened the duty oiler with a knife, according to a report by ICC International […]

  • 29 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Shipping Corporation of India Ltd. (SCI) accepted delivery of a Panamax Bulk carrier, m.v. Vishva Vijay  on 25th October, 2012. The vessel is the third of the series of the four Panamax bulk carriers ordered by SCI with STX (Dalian) Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., China. Orders for these vessels were placed in August 2008. These […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Greek dry bulk ship owner Diana Shipping has reached an agreement to reduce the contract price and change the delivery date for two Newcastlemax dry bulk carriers currently under construction in China. Namely, the company signed two addenda with China Shipbuilding Trading Company, Limited and Jiangnan Shipyard (Group) Co., Ltd., to decrease the contract price for two […]

  • 4 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    A Chinese bulk carrier Bao Jiang 88 capsized and subsequently sank some two nautical miles off Shanghai’s Yangshan port in Jinshan Fairway on February 29, according to the Shanghai Maritime Safety Administration. The cause of the incident is currently under investigation, however, there are reports that improper trimming of the vessel’s cargo led to the sinking. The […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (Star Bulk), a global shipping company focusing on the transportation of dry bulk cargoes, yesterday announced that it has taken delivery of M/V Star Challenger (formerly M/V Supra Challenger), an Ultramax bulk carrier of 61,462 deadweight tons carrying capacity, built in Japan by Imabari Shipbuilding Group in November of 2012. The […]

  • 10 March 2017

    A bulk carrier was attacked off Nigeria on March 8 when seven gunmen approached in a skiff and fired upon the ship underway.  The attack occurred around 106 nautical miles southwest of Bayelsa Coast, according to data provided by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB). The bulker increased speed and commenced evasive […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Twenty Chinese nationals are stranded aboard their 2009-built bulk carrier Five Stars Fujian off the coast of Gladstone, Queensland, where the vessels anchored on July 18 after it was arrested by the Federal Court over commercial matters. The ship was released last week, however, it was afterwards detained by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority following an […]

  • 2 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Fourteen percent reduction in fuel oil consumption confirmed in new bulk carrier delivered today to operator Delphin at Jiangsu Hantong (HTS) Lloyd’s Register supervised the design appraisal, build and sea trials, verifying the performance of a new, modified 57,000 DWT ship based on a SDARI design. The M.V. Aquila, first in a new series of […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Euroseas has reached an agreement to sell its oldest dry bulk vessel, the 1998-built Monica P.