This week TradeWinds reports on major machinations at Navios Maritime Partners, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering’s sale hanging in the balance and India overtaking China as the largest importer of Russian crude.

The ongoing evolution of what was a diversified group of entities into one shipping titan looks to have moved a step closer with the news that Navios Partners is snapping up the entire bulker fleet of parent company Navios Maritime Holdings. The former is shelling out close to $1bn for the 36-strong fleet that includes chartered-in vessels.