Four midsize bulkers have charters for around a year or more as market assessments for period deals regained ground.

Diana Shipping has fixed the 60,309-dwt ultramax DSI Andromeda (built 2016) at $13,500 per day for anywhere from 15 to 17 months to trader Bunge.

The New York-listed owner of 40 bulkers expects to make $6.03m