NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The dry-bulk shipping industry has suffered a topsy-turvy 2011 so far: gluts, floods, bankruptcies, collapsing freight rates, continued piracy, earthquakes. Throughout 2011, TheStreet will track major market-moving events in the dry-bulk shipping sector. Click on to view the year's biggest industry headlines so far this year. (Articles are reflective of the news at the time they were published.)
DryShips Sees Drill Rig IPO in 'Next Few Months'
March 31: DryShips Moves Closer to Rig IPO
March 25: Eagle Bulk Reworks Charter Pacts With Troubled KLC
March 15: Japan Nuke Fears Hit Commodities Stocks
Feb. 24: Dry-Bulk Companies Report Mixed Fourth-Quarter Results; Outlook Stormy
Feb. 23: China Steel Data Portends Slowdown?
Jan. 25: Korea Bankruptcy Slams Dry-Bulk Stocks
Jan. 21: Aussie Coal Mining Washed Out by Floods
Jan. 13: DryBulk Rates Collapse Amid Glut
Jan. 4: DryShips Inks Drillships Contracts