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One challenge overshadows corona threat for large bulkers right now

Though the coronavirus outbreak is prominent both in daily life and in media across the world right now, the increasing fleet influx of capesizes is proving a bigger challenge for dry bulk carriers than the corona situation, assesses Danish Ship Finance.

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The outbreak of coronavirus and the consequent shutdown of whole societies across the world is currently a major cause for concern in most places.

But for dry bulk shipping lines, which operate many capesize vessels, the primary challenge might turn out to be something entirely different, says Danish Ship Finance analyst Christopher Rex.

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