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2014-04-16 16:17:29

The routes of slave trade in Eastern Europe in the medieval and pre-modern period extended all the way to the Caspian Sea and Central Asia. A recent study completed at the University of Eastern Finland suggests that persons captured during raids into areas which today constitute parts of Finland, the Russian Karelia and the Baltic Countries ended up being sold on these remote trade routes. There was a particular demand for blonde girls and boys who were seen as exotic luxury items, and it was...

Oxygen Depletion In Baltic Sea Is 10 Times Worse Than A Hundred Years Ago
2014-04-01 14:34:17

Aarhus University This news release is available in German. After several years of discussions, researchers from Aarhus University (Denmark), Lund University (Sweden) and Stockholm University (Sweden) have determined that nutrients from the land are the main cause of widespread areas of oxygen depletion. The results were published on 31 March in the prestigious American journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Nutrients are the villain The deepest areas of the...

Sulphur And Iron Haunts The Ghost Wreck
2014-03-05 11:01:04

Carina Eliasson, University of Gothenburg Sulphur and iron accumulation has once again been found in wood samples from old shipwrecks in the Baltic Sea. This time the samples are from the merchant vessel Ghost wreck and the warships Sword and the Crown. Wood samples from the ships have been analyzed by a group of scientists from the University of Gothenburg, Stockholm University and University of Calgary. The results are published in the latest issue of Scientific Reports. Scientists...

2014-02-26 16:22:18

Declares $0.03 per Share Dividend for Q4 2013 NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baltic Trading Limited (NYSE: BALT) ("Baltic Trading" or the "Company") today reported its financial results for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2013. The following financial review discusses the results for the three months and years ended December 31, 2013 and December 31, 2012. Fourth Quarter 2013 and Year-to-Date Highlights -- Declared a $0.03 per share dividend payable on or about...

Fate Of Fish Stocks In The Baltic Sea Determined By Salt Stratification
2014-02-19 15:39:07

GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel Why management strategies must take into account regional conditions In the Baltic Sea, two cod stocks evolve independently. Also the juveniles of two economically important flatfish species, flounder and plaice, live there within limited space. This is possible due to the irregular distribution of water masses of different salinity in this inland sea. Scientists of GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel and the Institute of...

2014-01-13 08:21:09

Continues to Execute Growth Strategy NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baltic Trading Limited (NYSE: BALT) announced today that it has exercised its option to acquire two additional Ultramax newbuildings. The two option vessels, which will have the same specifications and purchase price as the Ultramax newbuildings Baltic Trading previously agreed to acquire, are expected to be delivered to Baltic Trading during the second and third quarters of 2015. John C. Wobensmith,...

2013-12-30 08:20:32

Takes Delivery of the Baltic Lion; Vessel to Commence Spot Market-Related Time Charter NEW YORK, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Baltic Trading Limited (NYSE: BALT) announced today that it has taken delivery of the Baltic Lion, a 2012-built Capesize vessel. The Baltic Lion is the second of two Capesize vessels to be delivered to the Company under Baltic Trading's agreements previously announced on November 5, 2013. John C. Wobensmith, President and Chief Financial Officer, commented,...

2013-12-02 16:20:34

Baltic Tiger to Commence Spot Market-Related Time Charter; NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Baltic Trading Limited (NYSE: BALT) announced today that it has taken delivery of the Baltic Tiger, a 179,185 dwt Capesize vessel. The Baltic Tiger is the first of two Capesize vessels to be delivered to the Company under Baltic Trading's agreements previously announced on November 5, 2013. The Baltic Tiger delivered to its charterer, Swissmarine Services S.A., on November 29, 2013 to...

2013-09-09 08:20:33

Takes Delivery of the Baltic Fox and Baltic Hare; Closes New $22 Million Credit Facility and Amends 2010 Credit Facility NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Baltic Trading Limited (NYSE: BALT) announced today that it has taken delivery of the 2010-built Baltic Fox and the 2009-built Baltic Hare, two Handysize vessels of approximately 32,000 dwt that the Company previously agreed to acquire in July 2013. Both vessels have entered into the Clipper Logger Pool, a spot market-related...

2013-07-08 08:28:26

Grows Fleet Approximately 10% NEW YORK, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Baltic Trading Limited (NYSE: BALT) announced today that it has agreed to acquire two 32,000 dwt Handysize vessels, for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $41.0 million. The acquisition is subject to the completion of customary documentation and closing conditions. The two vessels, the 2010-built Baltic Fox and the 2009-built Baltic Hare, are expected to be delivered to Baltic Trading by the end of the...


Latest Baltic Sea Reference Libraries

Baltic Sea
2013-04-18 13:45:13

The Baltic Sea is a briny Mediterranean Sea that is located between Central and Northern Europe. It’s bordered by the Scandinavian Peninsula, the Danish islands, and the mainland of Europe. It drains into the Kattegat via the Oresund, the Great Belt and the Little Belt. The Kattegat continues through Skagerrak into the Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea. The Baltic Sea is connected by waterways that are man-made to the White Sea by means of the White Sea Canal, and to the North Sea by means...

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