Clarksons: Big decrease in dry bulk orders

Significantly fewer newbuildings were ordered in the dry bulk segment in the first seven months of the year, according to a survey from Clarksons. A development that brings hopes of reduced overcapacity.
Photo: Scorpio Bulkers
Photo: Scorpio Bulkers

The world's dry bulk carriers have only dared to order 58 new ships in the first seven months of the year, which represents a considerable 91 percent dip in the carriers' desire to order new tonnage compared to the same period last year.

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