Navios Maritime Holdings Inc

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  • uploads///Euro  years
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Changing Dynamics in the Eurozone: The Global Effect

    The euro was first introduced at midnight on January 1, 1999, in non-physical form. The aim of the Eurozone was to have a common currency for 19 of the 28 participating EU nations.

    By David Meyer
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    Earnings Report

    Is the Net Asset Value Discount to NMM’s Price Justified?

    Due to NMM’s increasing spot rate exposure and older fleet, NAV (net asset value) is the best metric to get a sense of the company’s floor valuation.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///Counterparty
    Earnings Report

    Navios: Could Its Container Segment Lead to Revenue Downside?

    Hyundai Merchant Marine is in talks to amend its existing container ship contracts.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///Vessel values
    Earnings Report

    Could Navios Partners’ Dividend Cut Be a Long-Term Opportunity?

    Navios Maritime Partners (NMM) will save $72 million annually from the suspension of dividends (DVY).

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Earnings Report

    What Prompted Navios Maritime Partners to Suspend Dividends?

    Navios Maritime Partners (NMM) suspended its dividends altogether in 4Q15 after a cut of 52% in 3Q15.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Earnings Report

    Navios Partners’ Stock Whipsaws after Suspension of Dividends

    Navios Maritime Partners has announced the suspension of dividends altogether. This follows a 52% dividend cut by the company in 3Q15.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///Steel production
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Chinese Steel Demand Doesn’t Look Good for Dry Bulkers in 2016

    In this part of our series, we’ll explore how steel demand from the construction, machinery, and infrastructure sectors could shape up in 2016.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///Coal imports China
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Should Dry Bulkers Expect Much from Coal Imports in 2016?

    Many market participants are forecasting a further fall in coal imports for China in 2016.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///TIme charter rates
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Can Time Charter Rates Fall Much Further?

    Under TC (time charter) contracts, vessels are hired for a specific period at a pre-decided daily rate.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///Demolition
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Demolition Activity: Dry Bulkers’ Light at the End of the Tunnel?

    The demolition market for dry bulk carriers has been very active lately.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///BDI
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What are the Rate Expectations for Dry Bulk in 2016?

    Though increased scrapping and minimal ordering activity could provide some relief on the supply side, the outlook for 2016 isn’t looking good for dry bulk.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Does NMM’s Stock Compare with Its Adjusted Net Asset Value?

    Navios Maritime Partners’ adjusted NAV (net asset value) shows that it is currently trading at a 46% discount to its NAV.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///Dry bulk vessel values
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Are Navios Maritime’s Book Vessel Values Telling the Whole Story?

    The vessel values of dry bulk companies have deteriorated significantly in the past year due to the pressure on freight rates.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///Dry bulk companies performance
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Navios Maritime Partners Falls in the Current Dry Bulk Rout

    Since releasing its 3Q15 results on November 3, 2015, Navios Maritime Partners (NMM) has fallen by 71%.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Supply-Demand Mismatch: Will It Continue for Dry Bulk in 2016?

    Iron ore and coal imports from China remain weak, and steel prices remain depressed. This should continue to weigh on the dry bulk sector.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///Vessel prices
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Low Dry Bulk Vessel Values Not Low Enough to Tempt Buyers

    Dry bulk shipping vessel values have fallen to very attractive prices, especially for secondhand vessels. But investors are still wary of the downside ahead.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///TC Rates
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Dry Bulk Time Charter Rates Paint a Grim Picture

    Time charter rates for dry bulk vessels have fallen considerably over the last few months. Capesize one-year rates have fallen by 40% in the last three months to $7,750 per day.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    The Relative Valuation of Dry Bulk Companies

    Diana Shipping is proactively investing in vessels to take advantage of the current low point for vessel valuation, and it can most likely outlast a prolonged downturn. So its valuation appears more or less full.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///Dividend yield
    Company & Industry Overviews

    NMM Is the Only One Paying Dividends: Should Investors Care?

    Navios Maritime Partners (NMM) cut dividends by 52% in its 3Q15 results given the weak outlook for the dry bulk industry. But even after a cut, it’s boasting of a yield of 30%+.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///Financial health
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Which Dry Bulk Company Has a Strong Financial Standing?

    Since the market isn’t showing encouraging signs of a significant pickup next year, dry bulk companies might need to weather a prolonged downturn and manage their liquidity prudently.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///Leverage ratios
    Company & Industry Overviews

    An Analysis of Financial Leverage for Dry Bulk Companies

    Scorpio Bulkers (SALT) has the lowest financial leverage with debt-to-assets of 31.8% and debt-to-equity of 42.6% as of September 30, 2015. But this doesn’t give the full picture.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///Time charter vs spot
    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Are Dry Bulk Companies Changing Their Chartering Strategies?

    Navios Maritime Partners (NMM) and Diana Shipping (DSX) have a chartering strategy to charter the bulk of their vessels for the long term, thus holding high fixed-rate exposure.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Low Vessel Operating Expenses Help the Downturn in Dry Bulk Rates

    In the current scenario of a weak dry bulk market, companies with lower operating expenses are preferred, since pressure on revenues makes operating leverages work negatively.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Scorpio, Safe Bulkers Have Young Dry Bulk Fleet: Does It Matter?

    Scorpio Bulkers held an IPO in December 2013 and started to focus on only newbuild fleet. That’s the reason it has the youngest dry bulk vessel fleet with an average age of just 0.4 years.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Dry Bulker Fleet Profiles: The Impact on Profitability

    Depending on volume, trade routes, and the geographical limitations of ports, various classes of vessels in a fleet are employed. Capesize and Panamax are used primarily to transport iron ore, coal, and grains.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    2015: The Worst Year on Record for Dry Bulk Companies

    Looking at dry bulk dynamics, the Baltic Dry Index (or BDI) is holding near all-time lows as rates for the bulkers continue to slump. Current rates are lower than the breakeven costs for most owners.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What are Analysts Recommending for Navios Partners?

    Of the 12 analysts covering Navios Maritime Partners, two analysts have “buy” recommendations, seven have “hold” recommendations, and three have “sell” recommendations.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Factors Led to Navios Partners’ Dismal Stock Performance?

    Since releasing its 3Q15 results on November 3, Navios Maritime Partners has fallen by 50%. NMM cut its distributions by 52% from $1.77 per unit to $0.85 per unit annually.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China Real Estate Activity Fell Again in October

    China’s real estate climate index was at 93.34 in October. China’s real estate climate index has been on a broad downtrend since February 2013.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///BDI
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    BDI Fell to an All-Time Low, Outlook Is Bleak

    The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell for 21 straight sessions to an all-time low of 498 on November 20. This is the lowest value since the BDI started recording in 1985.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///Dry bulk shipping performance
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Worst Year on Record for the Dry Bulk Shipping Industry

    So far, 2015 has been the worst year on record for the dry bulk shipping industry. After February, market participants got concerned about the industry’s future.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///China iron ore imports
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China’s Iron Ore Imports Surge: Long-Term Sustainability Doubtful

    China’s iron ore imports in September were the highest level of 2015 at 86.1 million tons. This was a rise of 1.7% year-over-year and 16.2% month-over-month.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///BDI
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Can Baltic Dry Index Make a Recovery Soon?

    The Baltic Dry Index has fallen 15.7% in the first 26 days of October. This is after a 1.2% fall in the month of September. Most of the fall is due to the Capesize rates decline.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///Industry performance
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What’s Driving Dry Bulk Shippers’ Performance?

    Most of the players in the dry bulk shipping space have fallen since the beginning of the year. DryShips (DRYS) has fallen the most by 85% YTD as of September 28.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Fund Managers

    What’s the Outlook for Star Bulk Carriers?

    If dry bulk demand picks up, Star Bulk Carriers (SBLK) with its large fleet would be in a position to capitalize on the upswing.

    By Santiago Solari
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    Fund Managers

    Some Activist Investors Are Betting that SBLK Has Hit Bottom

    Hedge funds like Caspian, Oaktree, and Monarch are going against the crowd by pinning their hopes on the assumption that SBLK’s share price has reached its floor.

    By Santiago Solari
  • uploads///Dividend yield
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Navios’s Dividend Yield Remains Attractive in Dry Bulk Space

    Navios Holdings and Safe Bulkers have dividend yields of 8.8% and 1.3%, respectively. In contrast, Naviois Maritime Partners has an attractive 21% dividend yield.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///Current ratio
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Investors Should Look at Liquidity Profile of Dry Bulk Companies

    Investors should take note of the short-term liquidity profile for dry bulk companies. In a weaker shipping rates environment, short-term liquidity could come under increasing pressure.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///Financial leverage
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing Financial Leverage for Dry Bulk Companies

    Diana Shipping (DSX) has the lowest financial leverage with debt to assets of 33.2% as of June 30. Companies with the strongest balance sheet can weather the weakness for a longer time.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///Fixed vs spot
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Understanding Spot versus Fixed Exposure Mix before Investing

    Dry bulk shipping companies usually work under two types of contracts: spot charter and time charter. Spot exposure measures the extent to which vessels are exposed to the spot market contract.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///Price performance
    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Has the Dry Bulk Shipping Industry Performed This Year?

    Major players in the dry bulk shipping space have taken a hard fall this year. SEA, an index weighted with dry bulk shipping companies, has lost 14.5% so far in 2015.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///Operating expenses
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Navios Maritime Partners’ Operating Expenses Seem on Track

    Navios Maritime Partners (NMM) has a contract with the subsidiary of Navios Maritime Holdings (NM).

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///Containers
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Can Navios Partners’ Container Segment Offset a Dry Bulk Decline?

    As a limited partnership, Navios Maritime Partners (NMM) tries to keep its distributions stable. Its ability to pay distributions came under increased pressure.…

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///BDI
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What’s the Baltic Dry Index Signaling?

    The Baltic Dry Index is a leading indicator for the bulk shipping industry. It measures the cost of shipping major bulk commodities on a number of shipping routes.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///Shipping companies performance
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Dry Bulk Shipping Industry’s Swinging Fortunes

    So far, 2015 has been a roller coaster ride for the dry bulk shipping industry. The Guggenheim Shipping ETF (SEA) has fallen by 12%.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///Div yield comparison
    Earnings Report

    Navios Partners’ Dividend Shines Compared to the MLP Universe

    Navios Maritime Partners has maintained dividend yields above those of the broad MLP universe and energy MLPs.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///BDI
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    A Rising Baltic Dry Index Is Good News for Dry Bulk Shippers

    Though the Baltic Dry Index has improved in the last two months, industry experts still believe that oversupply and weak demand growth will keep the BDI down for another year or so.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///Newbuild prices
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Newbuild Vessel Prices Sink Lower Again in June

    Activity in the newbuild space is slowing down considerably, and faltering commodity demand in China is leading to negative sentiment toward the dry bulk shipping industry.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///China auto sales
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China’s Slumping Auto Sales May Be Bad News for Dry Bulk Shippers

    Auto sales in China fell by 2.3% year-over-year in June to 1.8 million vehicles. China’s Association of Automobile Manufacturers has also lowered its estimate for auto sales growth in 2015.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///Iron ore imports China
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Big Is the Chinese Appetite for Iron Ore Imports?

    China’s iron ore imports in June came in at 74.96 million tons, 5.8% higher than the previous month and 0.5% higher than a year earlier.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///Port hedland exports
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Record Port Hedland Iron Ore Exports: Good for Dry Bulk Shipping

    Iron ore exports from Port Hedland totaled 38.4 million tons in June. In May, exports totaled 38 million tons. So that’s a jump of 14.3% year-over-year and 1.1% month-over-month.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///China PMI
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China’s Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index Still below 50

    China’s final reading of the manufacturing purchasing managers’ index came in at 49.4. Factory activity in China has been below the 50 mark for the last four months.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///Companies YTD Performance
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Where Is the Dry Bulk Shipping Industry Headed?

    In this series, we’ll discuss some of the important metrics that drive the dry bulk shipping industry. Investors can gain exposure to commodities through the SPDR S&P Metals and Mining ETF (XME).

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///China steel production
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China’s Crude Steel Production Fell in May: Outlook Is Negative

    According to data released on May 22, world steel production fell by 2.1% YoY in May. China’s steel production also fell by 1.6% YoY on a YTD basis.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///China iron ore imports
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China’s Iron Ore Imports Decline: Pressures Dry Bulk Shippers

    China consumes close to two-thirds of the global seaborne iron ore. In 2014, China imported 932.5 million tons of iron ore—13.8% more than in 2013.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///Hedland export
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Port Hedland Records Higher Iron Ore Exports

    On a month-over-month basis, iron ore exports to China from Port Hedland increased marginally to 30.25 million tons in February 2015.

    By Katie Dale
  • uploads///China crude steel
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Chinese Crude Steel Production Takes a Break

    In the first two months of 2015, China’s crude steel output dropped 0.21% year-over-year to 130.5 million tons, according to government data.

    By Katie Dale
  • uploads///China coal imports
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China’s Coal Imports Fall on Quality Inspections and Lower Demand

    In 2014, China coal imports dipped year-over-year for the first time in six years. Imports fell 10.9% to 291.6 million tonnes.

    By Katie Dale
  • uploads///China iron ore imports
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China’s Iron Ore Imports Dip on Suspended Construction Activities

    China’s iron ore imports declined for the second straight month in February 2015, down 13.5% to 67.94 million tonnes over January 2015.

    By Katie Dale
  • uploads///China PMI
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China Surprises with Marginal Growth in February

    Just before the release of the official PMI data, the central bank in China cut interest rates by 0.25 percentage points.

    By Katie Dale
  • uploads///Brazil export
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Brazilian Iron Ore Exports Surge in February

    Seasonality in Brazilian iron ore exports may improve the pace of shipments for the rest of 2015 and possibly buoy Capesize rates.

    By Katie Dale
  • uploads///Dry bulk secondhand
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Secondhand Vessel Prices Approach 15-Year Lows

    Like the cost of newbuilds, secondhand vessel prices are also on the slide. Five-year old Capesize prices dropped to $33.1 million in February 2015.

    By Katie Dale
  • uploads///Dry bulk industry
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What’s on the Horizon for the Dry Bulk Shipping Industry?

    In this series, we’ll look at some of the important metrics that drive the dry bulk shipping industry such as the price of commodities.

    By Katie Dale
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    Earnings Report

    Diana Shipping’s Investment Strategy and Market Outlook

    Diana Shipping’s investment strategy is to preserve the strength and integrity of its balance sheet and gradually increase its leverage as asset values weaken.

    By Katie Dale
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    Earnings Report

    Analyzing Dry Bulk Vessels’ Orderbook, Supply, and Slippage

    In 2014, the newbuilding orderbook for dry bulk carriers reported 746 orders—145 Panamax vessels, 132 Capesize vessels, and 19 VLCCs.

    By Katie Dale
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    Earnings Report

    Diana: Rising Coal Stockpiles Will Likely Hamper Dry Bulk Shipping

    Coal stockpiles reached 8 million tons. The continued rise may negatively impact the near-term coal import prospects.

    By Katie Dale
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    Earnings Report

    Diana Shipping Expects Chinese Steel Output to Fall in 2015

    According to Diana Shipping’s (DSX) management, world crude steel production reached 1.66 billion metric tons in 2014. It was up by 1.2% compared to 2013.

    By Katie Dale
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    Earnings Report

    What Investors Should Know about Diana Shipping’s 4Q Earnings

    Diana Shipping is a global shipping company. It specializes in dry bulk vessel ownership. It reported the results of its 4Q earnings on March 4, 2015.

    By Katie Dale
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    Earnings Report

    Investing in the Dry Bulk Industry: Fleet Supply Analysis

    DryShips (DRYS) commented that its total dry bulk fleet’s compound annual growth rate for 2005 to 2014 stood at 9.1%. Its fleet increased by 4.4% in 2014.

    By Katie Dale
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    Earnings Report

    DryShips Should Find Support from the Dry Bulk Market Recovery

    World Maritime News comments that it expects a fundamental and sustainable dry bulk market recovery in the second half of 2015 and throughout 2016.

    By Katie Dale
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    Earnings Report

    Shipping industry: Steel demand and imported iron ore substitution

    In 2014, Chinese iron ore imports were up 14% YoY. Domestic iron ore production only increased by 5%. There are planned expansions for global iron ore mines.

    By Katie Dale
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    Earnings Report

    Lower net fleet growth will likely improve the rate environment

    In 2015, the net fleet growth is forecast to be below 4%. The forecast is lower than last year. It’s expected to be lower than the demand growth.

    By Katie Dale
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    Earnings Report

    Global growth may drive the shipping industry higher

    History reveals that increases in world GDP growth generally led to increases in marine transportation rates. Since June 2014, crude oil prices fell 50%.

    By Katie Dale
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    Earnings Report

    Good for investors: Navios Holdings has a strong balance sheet

    Navios Holdings has a strong balance sheet. It has low leverage levels and a healthy cash balance. As of December 31, 2014, the company recorded $250 million in cash.

    By Katie Dale
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    Earnings Report

    A snapshot of Navios Maritime Holdings’ fourth quarter earnings

    Navios Maritime Holdings (NM) is a global seaborne shipping and logistics company. It’s focused on the transport and transshipment of dry bulk commodities.

    By Katie Dale
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    Earnings Report

    Navios Maritime Partners wins big in container sector

    Since its foray into the container sector, Navios Maritime Partners has invested $540.5 million in eight vessels with a total capacity of 63,508 TEU.

    By Katie Dale
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why China’s coal imports are declining

    In 2014, China’s coal imports recorded their first year-over-year dip in six years. Imports dropped 10.9% to 291.2 million tonnes.

    By Katie Dale
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Brazil’s iron ore export is losing market share to Australia

    According to customs data, iron ore exports from Brazil accounted for 18% of China’s overseas purchases in 2014 compared to 19% in 2013.

    By Katie Dale
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China’s January PMI is below the expansion level

    China’s official purchasing managers’ index (or PMI) declined to 49.8 in January 2015 from its December 2014 levels of 50.1.

    By Katie Dale
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    The Baltic Dry Index is at its lowest in 3 decades

    The Baltic Dry Index slid 0.9% to 554 points on February 9, 2015, the same level it fell to in July and August of 1986.

    By Katie Dale
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How have key players in the dry bulk shipping industry performed?

    To date in 2015, the Guggenheim Shipping ETF, an index weighted with dry bulk shipping companies, increased 1.3%, while the Baltic Dry Index declined 28.3%.

    By Katie Dale
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    Basic Materials

    China’s coal imports are rising due to cheaper coal overseas

    For 2014, the total coal imports were 291.22 million tonnes—compared to 327.1 million tonnes in 2013. This was after many years of double-digit growth.

    By Katie Dale
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    Basic Materials

    Monthly crude steel production’s YoY growth – 2014 declined

    The National Bureau of Statistics revealed that the December crude steel output in China increased 7.6% to 68.09 million tonnes. Steel output was up 1.5% YoY.

    By Katie Dale
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    Energy & Utilities

    Why increasing Newbuild vessel prices discourages buyers

    On a weekly basis, vessel prices indicate the current trading prices of Capesize, Panamax, Supramax, and Handymax vessels. They also indicate the weekly changes.

    By Katie Dale
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    Energy & Utilities

    Baltic Dry Index – Why December dipped in red

    The Baltic Dry Index, or BDI, measures the price of transporting dry bulk. It’s a combination of rates for different ship sizes.

    By Katie Dale
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    Basic Materials

    Dry bulk shipping industry players and performance

    China accounts for a major share of dry bulk commodities’ imports and exports. In the past three months, the Guggenheim Shipping ETF (SEA) dropped 6.1%.

    By Katie Dale
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    Earnings Report

    Why maturing contracts are a risk to Navios Maritime Partners

    Navios Maritime Partners has a modern, diverse fleet of 32 vessels with 3.3 million DWT and an average age of 7.5 years for its combined fleet.

    By Katie Dale
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    Earnings Report

    Despite dividends, Navios is still unattractive to many investors

    Dividend yield for Navios Maritime Partners currently stands at 15.8% with the company recently paying a dividend of $0.4425 per common unit.

    By Katie Dale
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    Earnings Report

    How Navios Maritime Partners manages and increases is fleet

    Since its IPO in May 2007, Navios has grown its distribution by 26.4% and its fleet capacity by over 400%.

    By Katie Dale
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    Earnings Report

    Overview and fleet portfolio of Navios Maritime Partners

    Since Navios Maritime Partners (NMM) reported its earnings, the stock has dipped 28.3%, touching its 52-week low of $9.67 on December 15.

    By Katie Dale
  • uploads///Bulk secondhand
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    5-year and 10-year ship prices for dry bulk companies

    Vessel prices are very close to bottom levels that occurred back in the period from December 2012 to January 2013.

    By Katie Dale
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Must-know: Newbuild dry bulk prices dip

    For bulk carriers, Capesize vessel prices stood at $54.2 million in November as compared to $54.8 million in October.

    By Katie Dale
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why China’s iron ore and coal imports declined

    China imports almost 60% of the world’s seaborne iron ore while its coal trade accounts for almost a quarter of the global trade.

    By Katie Dale
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Brazil iron ore export dips in November

    Brazil is the second largest iron ore exporting country, accounting for almost 25% of market share.

    By Katie Dale
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why the Baltic Dry Index dipped in November

    Despite a decline in fuel prices, the Baltic Dry Index has recorded an approximate 40% drop since the start of November and a 62% decline year-to-date.

    By Katie Dale
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why the dry bulk shipping industry is weakening

    Numerous factors like world economic growth and commodity supply and demand affect the dry bulk shipping industry.

    By Katie Dale
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    Industrials

    Star Bulk comments on coal and grain

    Star Bulk believes the recent coal import restrictions were minimal, while the freight rate agreement signing between Australia and China can be a positive development.

    By Katie Dale
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    Industrials

    Dry bulk trade demands Star Bulk dynamics

    Star Bulk management stated that commodity demand remains healthy, while substantial supply expansion has resulted in surpluses across various commodity markets.

    By Katie Dale
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    Industrials

    Star Bulk’s liquidity and cash flow

    This part covers Star Bulk’s cash flow numbers given the company’s rapid expansion of its fleet size through acquisitions and other related developments.

    By Katie Dale
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    Industrials

    Changes in Star Bulk’s management fees and operating and net income

    Star Bulk’s management fee income is at $0.3 million compared to $0.5 million for 3Q13, due mainly to a decrease in the number of vessels under management.

    By Katie Dale
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