Archive for the ‘Shipfinance’ Category

Diana Containerships Inc. announces up to US$150 million securities offering

Diana Containerships Inc. announces up to US$150 million securities offering
ATHENS, GREECE, March 22, 2017 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, announced today that the Company has entered into a Securities Purchase Agreement with Kalani Investments Limited, an entity organized...
March 22nd, 2017 | Containers, Markets, Shipfinance, Stock Markets | Read More

Speakers – Marine Money Cyprus Forum, 26 April 2017, Limassol

Speakers – Marine Money Cyprus Forum, 26 April 2017, Limassol
  Dear viewers, Shipping and ship finance experts and investors from Cyprus, Europe and beyond will attend the inaugural Marine Money Cyprus Forum on 26 April 2017 at the Four Seasons Hotel, Limassol. Program is online at www.marinemoney.com/forums/cyprus17/index. Speakers to-date: Marios...
March 20th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Shipfinance | Read More

Save the Date: 5th Annual Marine Money Geneva Forum on 15 June 2017

Save the Date: 5th Annual Marine Money Geneva Forum on 15 June 2017
Kevin Oates and Mia Jensen As we move through 2017 it is clear the challenges remain in the shipping and finance industries. However, it is clear too that there are opportunities for companies with access to capital or with secure trades to take advantage of attractive asset prices and be positioned...
March 15th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Shipfinance | Read More

No mercy for the falling markets; geopolitics crucial…

No mercy for the falling markets; geopolitics crucial…
John Faraclas All main indices, both in dry and wets cargoes fall further spoiling the Chinese New celebrations; geopolitical melt down approaches. John Faraclas daily briefing: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 11 points since last Friday and now reads 816… The Capers BCI 2014 lost 34 points –...
January 30th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 11, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 11, 2017)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major currency pairs held within recent narrow ranges in early European trade on Wednesday on the back of market uncertainty ahead of...
January 11th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Greece: positive signs from economic sentiment, industrial production and commercial transactions

Greece: positive signs from economic sentiment, industrial production and commercial transactions
Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (January 10, 2017) Greece: positive signs from economic sentiment, industrial production and commercial transactions The economic sentiment indicator (ESI) increased in December 2016 both in monthly (+2.2 units) and annual terms (+7.0 units), coming...
January 10th, 2017 | Banking, Country Profiles, Finance, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

UK banks have fingers on Brexit trigger: Daily Wealth Letter

UK banks have fingers on Brexit trigger: Daily Wealth Letter
Ian Brodie Daily Wealth Letter a daily synopsis of the wealth news that’s most relevant, timely and dependable Compiled and edited by Ian Brodie of The Wealth Forums (www.thewealthforums.com) NEXT WEALTH FORUM EVENT: Monaco Wealth Forum, March 15, Cafe de Paris, Monte-Carlo (vist www.thewealthforums.com for...
January 10th, 2017 | Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 09, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 09, 2017)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Although nonfarm payrolls increased by a lower-than-expected 156k in December, there was an upward revision of 19k for the prior two months,...
January 9th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Markets swelling and Geopolitics in Turmoil…

Markets swelling and Geopolitics in Turmoil…
John Faraclas An oxymoron momentum for the Markets given the controlled rise for the Capers and Panamaxes and the fall of the Supras and Handies AND the Wets. End game in Geopolitics; John Faraclas daily recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 14 points since yesterday, thanks to both Capers and Panamaxes...
January 5th, 2017 | Energy, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 05, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 05, 2017)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Risk-on mode prevailed in most of European equity markets in early trade on Thursday amid optimism for an improved global growth outlook....
January 5th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana takes dely of two Newcastlemax n/b’s and secures US$57.24 mio from EIBC

Diana takes dely of two Newcastlemax n/b’s and secures US$57.24 mio from EIBC
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Delivery of Two Newbuilding Newcastlemax Dry Bulk Vessels and Drawdown of US$57.24 Million Term Loan Facility with The Export-Import Bank of China ATHENS, GREECE, January 4, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing...
January 4th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 04, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 04, 2017)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In FX markets, the USD was firmer across the board in European trade on Wednesday amid lingering expectations for higher Fed interest...
January 4th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@946, a foregone conclusion…

The BDI@946, a foregone conclusion…
John Faraclas Another day and week of falling Dry Market and Geopolitical chaos engulfing us all; few had got the message right. John Faraclas’ weekly recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed down today at 946 points, down 20 since yesterday and 144 since last Friday the 9th of December –  a...
December 16th, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, European Union, HR, LNG, LPG, Markets, Military, News, Reefer Containers, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Markets and Geopolitics; simply a SKYFALL…

The Markets and Geopolitics; simply a SKYFALL…
John Faraclas We are not prophets of the boom nor of the gloom, neither we hold any crystal ball whatsoever when predicting or projecting the shipping Markets or Geopolitics which greatly affect same; we are simply pragmatic. John Faraclas’ weekly recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 32 points since...
December 9th, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, HR, Marine Insurance, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

DVB Bank launches its first mobile app – DVB AirApp

DVB Bank launches its first mobile app – DVB AirApp
Frankfurt/Main, 7 December 2016 – DVB Bank SE (ISIN DE0008045501), the international transport finance specialist, launched its first mobile app. This application is called DVB AirApp (AirApp) providing an overview of commercial airliners compiled by DVB’s Aviation Research team. The...
December 7th, 2016 | Banking, Communication, Finance, IT and Communications, Shipfinance, Technical, Technology | Read More

Dover Maritime Skills Academy launches new courses with HSBC support

Dover Maritime Skills Academy launches new courses with HSBC support
The unique maritime training development facility in Dover ***HSBC provides £1.55m funding towards new maritime academy*** **20 new courses launched following opening success*** A unique maritime training facility in Dover has launched 20 new training courses following the success of its opening in...
December 6th, 2016 | Banking, Finance, Health and Safety, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, Shipfinance | Read More

Market and Geopolitics plot thickens…

Market and Geopolitics plot thickens…
John Faraclas The situation both in the Markets and Geopolitics very soon will get off-hand… John Faraclas’ daily report: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed 18 points higher than yesterday at 1,202; a ray of hope or thickening of the plot…? Time will tell, but one thing is for sure: things are getting...
November 29th, 2016 | Breaking News, Energy, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Sovcomflot signs MOU with Sberbank on new USD 180 million credit facility

Sovcomflot signs MOU with Sberbank on new USD 180 million credit facility
Sergey Frank President & CEO of Sovcomflot On 23 November 2016, Sovcomflot and Sberbank signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) paving the way for a new USD 180 million long-term credit agreement with a term of up to 15 years. On behalf of the parties the MOU was signed by Sergey Frank, Chairman...
November 23rd, 2016 | Banking, News, Shipfinance | Read More

Beware of the Market’s premature euphoria…

Beware of the Market’s premature euphoria…
John Faraclas The BDI is just 1,000 (one thousand) points below December 2013 level, still a long way to go despite the latest  euphoria, as Geopolitics might be the “catalyst” for cataclysmical  events; John Faraclas’ weekly recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed with a 26 points plus since...
November 18th, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, IMO, Markets, Politics and Government, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Shipping Centers | Read More

Despite Capers’ volatile rise, the markets are down

Despite Capers’ volatile rise, the markets are down
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed up 36 points since yesterday at 834, over and above the 800 threshold; on a weekly basis though the BDI was down eight point from last week’s 842 points. The Geopolitics are building up an unprecedented situation which will shake the entire world from...
October 28th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

“Dealing with certain uncertainty in shipping” – Prof. Helen Thanopoulou spells it out….

“Dealing with certain uncertainty in shipping” – Prof. Helen Thanopoulou spells it out….
Prof. Helen Thanopoulou With the intriguing title “Dealing with certain uncertainty in shipping” our  Chiot resident (also distantly originating  from Chios  island)  Professor Helen  (Elena) Thanopoulou of the University of the Aegean, was in the City  last night to give an open lecture to...
October 28th, 2016 | Academia, Anniversaries, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Energy, Environment, Events, HR, Markets, Military, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Global Banks exposure to shipping

Global Banks exposure to shipping
Dr. Alec D. Coutroubis Is Global Banks’ Exposure to Global Shipping being neglected by markets? By: Dr Alec D Coutroubis & Dr Vince Hooper, Department of Applied Engineering and Management, University of Greenwich, Chatham Maritime, Kent. We see the major risk factors facing Global Shipping to...
October 28th, 2016 | Academia, Banking, Insight, Markets, Shipfinance | Read More

HSH Nordbank arranges new charter for six Hanjin ships ─ Maersk new operator

HSH Nordbank arranges new charter for six Hanjin ships ─ Maersk new operator
Ulrik Lackschewitz, Chief Risk Officer of HSH Nordbank. • HSH CRO Lackschewitz: “Global market leader Maersk Line provides long-term perspective for these container ships“ HAMBURG/KIEL HSH Nordbank is arranging a new long-term charter for six container ships of the insolvent South Korean shipping...
October 27th, 2016 | Chartering, Containers, Markets, Shipfinance | Read More

CAUTION: Markets drop further; geopolitics in jeopardy…

CAUTION: Markets drop further; geopolitics in jeopardy…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 11 points since last Friday the 21st of October and now stands at 831 points “thanks” to the Capers; Geopolitical uncertainty and the Middle East’s further escalation must be viewed with extreme caution. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: So...
October 24th, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Marine Money NYC – Nov 9 – Capitalizing on the Opportunity

Marine Money NYC – Nov 9 – Capitalizing on the Opportunity
As an added benefit of our upcoming 17th Annual Ship Finance Forum “Creating Runway: Fresh Capital, Deep Value” to be held on Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 at The Plaza Hotel in New York City, we have just added an early morning special breakout session, prior to the conference sessions...
October 24th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Shipfinance | Read More