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  1. Capesize vessel rates falling, with iron ore build-up increasing fears

    Posted Jul 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... and warehouses will push prices lower. The price index for the Capesize vessel, which is about 175,000 deadweight tonnes, has slid 29 per cent in the past month. It fell 3.8 per cent on Tuesday to 5,602 ... said Geoffrey Cheng, a transport analyst at Daiwa Institute of Research. 'This means iron ore imports will slow down in the fourth quarter.' The daily rate for chartering a Capesize ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/687673/capesize-vessel-rates-falling-iron-ore-build-increasing-fears
  2. Big ship rent rates sink amid slowdown

    Posted Jul 15th 2010, 12:00am by Howard Winn, Keith Wallis

    ... in rental prices. Charter rates for large dry bulk capesize vessels of around 180,000 deadweight tonnes are down to their lowest level for 14 months. The crash has been so swift that shipowners ... US$1.17 million from an Australia-China voyage based on the prevailing rate yesterday, compared with US$1.44 million last Thursday. Shipbrokers said rates for a large capesize vessel were on a par ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/719762/big-ship-rent-rates-sink-amid-slowdown
  3. Shipping firm's beef about paint 'baseless'

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... tonne (dwt) dry cargo Capesize vessel to shipowner Knightsbridge Tankers that still had at least 26 months to run on the charter. Ship Finance and Knightsbridge are linked to Norwegian shipping ... for the four five-year charters. The Capesize ship, Golden Zhejiang, was chartered by Hong Xiang at US$32,326 per day until September 7, 2014, with an option for a two-year extension. Hjertaker ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1008332/shipping-firms-beef-about-paint-baseless
  4. Business - Commodities

    China steelmaking jump sparks rebound in freight rates after slump

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... at the fastest pace in three years, spurring the biggest rally in shipping rates since 2009. One-time charters to haul the commodity on capesizes, the largest ore carriers, rose 51 per cent to 124 last ... really seen a restocking commencing." Daily rates for capesizes, each hauling about 160,000 tonnes, jumped to a 34-month high of US$42,211 on September 25, according to the Baltic Exchange, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1332665/china-steelmaking-jump-sparks-rebound-freight-rates-after-slump
  5. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Shipping industry set to emerge from five-year downturn

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 05:12am by Reuters

    ... to US$100 million for a 180,000 dwt Capesize ore carrier at the top of the market would need a daily charter rate of US$44,000 to US$45,000 to break even, still well above current rates. The price of a similar Capesize ship has since eased to about US$56 million, according to Clarkson Research. The Baltic dry index, compiled from a basket of dry bulk freight rates and which traditionally falls ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1423427/shipping-industry-set-emerge-five-year-downturn
  6. Jinhui companies warn of first-quarter profits drop

    Posted May 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the market outpaced cargo demand in recent months, depressing charter rates. This was particularly severe for larger ships including 180,000 deadweight tonne (dwt) Capesize vessels. The firm has about 40 ships in its fleet, including 33 Supramax vessels of about 56,000 dwt and two Capesize ships. British shipbroker Clarkson said average earnings for Supramax and Capesize vessels were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1000503/jinhui-companies-warn-first-quarter-profits-drop
  7. Jinhui net profit slumps 75pc in first quarter

    Posted May 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... fell close to or below some shipowners' cash break-even levels. He said two dry bulk Capesize ships, which can carry about 170,000 tonnes of iron ore or coal, were chartered to other operators at a loss last June after the previous high earning contracts were terminated. The average time charter equivalent earnings for each of the Capesize ships was US$10,750 a day in the first ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1002556/jinhui-net-profit-slumps-75pc-first-quarter
  8. Business - China Business - SHIPPING

    New orders threaten dry-bulk recovery

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... The moves come as average spot charter rates for large Capesize ships, capable of hauling more than 150,000 tonnes of iron ore or coal, have risen from the March lows to better than break-even at about US$13,000 a day, according to Clarkson Research Services. The operating cost of a Capesize vessel is about US$7,000 a day, with the shipping company paying finance costs on top of that. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1288705/new-orders-threaten-dry-bulk-recovery
  9. Industrial shipowners may squeeze charter deals

    Posted Apr 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... squeeze the volume of charter contracts open to dry bulk shipowners. Newbuilding statistics from British shipbroking house Clarkson show 353 capesize dry bulk cargo ships totalling almost 70.8 million deadweight tonnes are on order, of which 137 are more than 200,000 dwt. At least 57 of these ultra large capesize vessels are directly linked to cargo-owning shipowners, including 31 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/965856/industrial-shipowners-may-squeeze-charter-deals
  10. Naval architect makes design breakthrough

    Posted Sep 27th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... is credited with one of the most significant breakthroughs in environmental ship design in recent years for the improvements he made to the structure of Capesize bulk carriers that are too large ... as the 'father of the Capesize bulk carrier in China', Dr Cheng implemented his 'Green Cape' concept, which prevents pollution by ballast water as well as fuel and lubricating oils. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/654080/naval-architect-makes-design-breakthrough

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