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Panamax, capesize rates push Baltic Dry Index to five-month high

Panamax, capesize rates push Baltic Dry Index to five-month high

The Baltic Dry Index, a measure of shipping health for bulk carrier reached five months high of 2,017 points up 22.2% as compared to the beginning of the month driven by higher panamax and supramax charter rates.
Wärtsilä says scrubbers could store CO2 emissions

Wärtsilä says scrubbers could store CO2 emissions

Finnish marine tech company says scrubber technology is mature enough to use for more than only trapping sulphur emissions.
Speculative boxship ordering returns as financial buyers eye sizzling container trades

Speculative boxship ordering returns as financial buyers eye sizzling container trades

Institutional investors advised by JP Morgan Asset Management UK are reported to be behind an order for 15,000 teu containerships that are not linked to a charter commitment.
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