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Fleet grows slower, dry bulk market recovers

Fleet grows slower, dry bulk market recovers

Athens - When all has been said and done, the recovery of the dry bulk market is down to a number of factors, with the prevailing one being the significant reduction of the dry bulk fleet’s growth. Thankfully for ship owners, this seems to be evolving to a much more stable trend

Newbuilding bulkers’ prices on the rise

Newbuilding bulkers’ prices on the rise

Athens - Newbuilding activity is on the rise for a number of reasons,but demand isn’t the sole reason of the recent price hikes, which have been noted from shipbuilders. According to the latest report from shipbroker Allied Shipbroking, “the combination of a push towards higher spec units by shipbuilders”.

Iran: IRISL begins shipment of heavy cargoes
Jars of pesto can be carried in hand luggage

Jars of pesto can be carried in hand luggage

Genova - The old glass jar has been rescued. Because, on average, about 500 jars of the best artisanal pesto - or even home-made pesto - are confiscated from hand luggage every two months at Genoa’s airport. It is meant to be taken on vacation or given as a gift to a good friend

Cameroon coffee, cocoa exports resume after dock strike
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Baltic index inches up on stronger capesize rates
China to toughen efforts in cutting excess capacity

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