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NYK Line orders 4 LNG-fueled Capesizes

Japan’s NYK Line has placed orders for four LNG-fueled Capesize bulk carriers at three shipyards. Three will be built in Japan (two at at Nihon Shipyard, one at Namura Shipbuilding) while the

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Five dry bulk owners form Capesize chartering JV

FEBRUARY 10, 2015 — With the Baltic Dry Index probing new lows, five major bulker operators have formed a new joint venture company, Capesize Chartering Ltd. The five are: Bocimar International NV,

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Fortescue poised to order another VLOC quartet

JULY 16, 2014 — In its latest quarterly report released today, Australia’s Fortescue Metals Group Ltd (ASX: FMG) says it is in advanced negotiations with another major Chinese shipbuilder to build four

MAN B&W powered bulkers gain EEDI certification

JANUARY 30, 2013 — Chinese shipowner Centrans (Tianjing) Ocean Shipping has received EEDI compliance certificates for two 180,000 dwt newbuildings, an achievement it reports as being a world first in the Capesize

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Frontline 2012 said to ink LOIs for bulker newbuilds

JANUARY 4, 2013 – So, you thought John Fredriksen’s Frontline 2012 was a tanker company? Korean shipbuilding website Asiasis says that Frontline 2012 has reportedly signed Letters of Intent  to build up

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Star Bulk lenders agree to deferment of payments

JANUARY 3, 2013 — Athens-headquartered Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (NASDAQ: SBLK), says it has agreed in principle with all of its lenders to amend the terms of the current loan agreements subject