Archive for the ‘Shipfinance’ Category

Dry Market get the blues, Wets …still “sustainable” and Geopolitics trigger wars.-

Dry Market get the blues, Wets …still “sustainable” and Geopolitics trigger wars.-
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost fifty points since last Friday the 14 of October and now stands at 842 thanks to the Panamaxes who …saved the day. On the Geopolitics coming to head. John Faraclas weekly recap: So the BDI continued its losses; it was earlier on seven points down since...
October 21st, 2016 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

John Angelicoussis to speak at Marine Money NYC 9th Nov. 2016

John Angelicoussis to speak at Marine Money NYC 9th Nov. 2016
Following comes from Matt McCleery, President Marine Money International:  I am delighted to announce that Mr. John Angelicoussis will participate in a 1×1 interview with Poten & Partners’ Michael Tusiani at our 17th Annual Ship Finance Forum “Creating Runway: Fresh Capital,...
October 17th, 2016 | Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Shipfinance | Read More

Shipping: All change? Markets and geopolitics falling apart…

Shipping: All change? Markets and geopolitics falling apart…
John Faraclas Despite the Panamaxes “rally” the BDI closed just seven points up at 892 points which is MINUS 29 since last Friday’s 921 points; Geopolitics will produce tsunamis of 30 meters high… John Faraclas’ weekly Markets and Geopolitics recap: The Capers remained stuck at 2,018 points...
October 14th, 2016 | Energy, Environment, HR, Insight, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

BDI falls amid the beginning of world’s worst economic crash

BDI falls amid the beginning of world’s worst economic crash
John Faraclas It comes to no surprise here as well as to our faithful international readership today’s Capers fall of 136 points since yesterday bringing the BDI down to 885 points – that’s down 21 points; in the geopolitical front pre-emptive testing of nerves between the superpowers and their...
October 13th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Gas, LNG, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Equity & Shipping: Sustainable Partnership?

Equity & Shipping: Sustainable Partnership?
Christoph Toepfer delivering his slides speech Entrepreneurs have failed at strategic hurdles, but there are some success stories to report: that was the answer to the question Equity & Shipping: Sustainable Partnership? under consideration at the latest buffet luncheon gathering of the International...
October 10th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Events, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Markets, Person Profiles, Shipfinance | Read More

Capers “cooling” down amid hurricanes and geopolitical chaos…

Capers “cooling” down amid hurricanes and geopolitical chaos…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed up just six points earlier on today at 921, given the low plus level of the Capers; Hurricanes and Geopolitics bring chaos, deaths and total global uncertainty. John Faraclas’ weekly recapitulation of the markets and geopolitics: The BDI was up six points...
October 7th, 2016 | Associations, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Regulatory, Reports, Ship Conversions, Ship Demolitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Shiprepair, Statistics, Stock Markets, Technical, Technology, Tourism, Weather | Read More

Capital Link’s timely Shipping, Marine Services and Offshore Forum

Capital Link’s timely Shipping, Marine Services and Offshore Forum
Nicolas Bornozis Capital Link lead by the Bornozis – Nicolas and Olga, keep the wind of optimism for shipping’s survival alive! Coverage of all sectors of the industry with one of the most comprehensive ever forums the Square Mile has ever witnessed, given that all sectors were duly represented...
October 5th, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, IMarEST, IMO, Intercargo, Intermanager, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Markets, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement | Read More

Capers fall, amid geopolitical chaos, creates further market mess…

Capers fall, amid geopolitical chaos, creates further market mess…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down 18 points since yesterday and now stands at 912 points disappointing those news makers expecting same will go over and above the 1,000 point threshold; Geopolitics too join-in the mess. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers’ BCI 2014 lost 102...
September 28th, 2016 | Banking, Energy, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

The Markets and Geopolitics: Lighting never strikes twice…

The Markets and Geopolitics: Lighting never strikes twice…
John Faraclas The Market “euphoria” doesn’t have the anticipated continuity as some thought, particularly when the Capers had a minus six points today given its 271, 154, 111 and 173 points daily gained from last Monday the 19th of September until yesterday the 22nd of September; what a …hiccup...
September 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Don’t count on Capers “euphoria”…

Don’t count on Capers “euphoria”…
John Faraclas With another 111 points plus the Capers “boosted” the BDI with 29 plus points; explosive Geopolitics can cause major tsunamis….John Faraclas’ daily recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 29 points and now stands at 865 thanks to the Capers’ BCI 2014 which gained 111 points and...
September 20th, 2016 | Comment, Energy, Environment, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BDI’s weekly fall and Geopolitical madness rule the day

BDI’s weekly fall and Geopolitical madness rule the day
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index), despite the Capers’ upwards rally, was down; Geopolitics coupled with sheer madness rule the day and will inflict despicable damage to many if we don’t stop some moron politicians and media cronies. John Faraclas’ weekly recap: The BDI gained 36 points...
September 16th, 2016 | Chartering, Comment, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Fixtures, Markets, Oil Industry, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Amendment of Loan Agreement to Diana Containerships Inc.

Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Amendment of Loan Agreement to Diana Containerships Inc.
ATHENS, GREECE, September 14, 2016 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that it has amended its existing loan agreement to a wholly-owned subsidiary of Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ:...
September 14th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc. Announces Amendment to Loan Agreements

Diana Containerships Inc. Announces Amendment to Loan Agreements
ATHENS, GREECE, September 14, 2016 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that it has amended its US$148 million loan agreement with The Royal Bank of Scotland plc dated September 10,...
September 14th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Container shipping, Containers, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Stock Markets | Read More

The Markets drop yet again; geopolitical tsunamis add to the turmoil….

The Markets drop yet again; geopolitical tsunamis add to the turmoil….
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index), following a pause yesterday, lost steam yet again and now reads 796 points; crucial period for all Geopolitical unsettled business. John Faraclas’ Daily recap: Down eight and below the 800 point threshold – being the main aim of resistance by all shipowners,...
September 13th, 2016 | Energy, Markets, Military, News, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices | Read More

Register Now for The New York Maritime Forum – Tuesday, September 13, 2016 in New York City

Register Now for The New York Maritime Forum – Tuesday, September 13, 2016 in New York City
LAST CHANCE – Attendance is free of charge for qualified delegates REGISTER FOR THE NEW YORK MARITIME FORUM – THE CAPITAL FOR SHIPPING Tuesday, September 13, 2016 – Metropolitan Club   The New York Maritime Forum (NYMF) is both an investment and an industry conference with a double...
September 9th, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Market Blues continue amid further bankruptcies…

Market Blues continue amid further bankruptcies…
John Faraclas Grounded @720 points the BDI has no alternative yet as geopolitics and the world economic recession are here to stay – even getting worse. John Faraclas weekly Market and Geopolitics Recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained eight points reaching the 720 points matching last week’s closure...
September 2nd, 2016 | Markets, News, Sales and Purchases, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Hanjin Shipping rehabilitation…

Hanjin Shipping rehabilitation…
Ik Wei Chong   Hanjin Shipping rehabilitation – what you need to know Written by Ik Wei Chong, Leon Alexander and Gloria Kang As you may be aware, one of South Korea’s largest shipowners, Hanjin Shipping Co Ltd (“Hanjin”), has applied for court rehabilitation in Korea. On 1 September...
September 2nd, 2016 | Legal, News, Shipfinance | Read More

Caterpillar Marine Asset Intelligence and SpecTec cooperate to raise maintenance management efficiency and cut costs

Caterpillar Marine Asset Intelligence and SpecTec cooperate to raise maintenance management efficiency and cut costs
The parties are working on a joint solution to facilitate improved predictive maintenance, extend service intervals and reduce maintenance and repair costs Houston, US – Caterpillar Marine Asset Intelligence has announced a new innovative project with maintenance management specialist SpecTec focused...
August 31st, 2016 | Finance, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipfinance | Read More

Diana engages financial advisors to amend its outstanding loan facilities with certain of its lenders

Diana engages financial advisors to amend its outstanding loan facilities with certain of its lenders
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES THAT IT HAS ENGAGED FINANCIAL ADVISORS TO NEGOTIATE AMENDMENTS TO CERTAIN OF ITS LOAN FACILITIES AND THE DEFERRAL OF CERTAIN AMORTIZATION PAYMENTS  ATHENS, GREECE, August 26, 2016 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing...
August 26th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Stock Markets | Read More

HSH with increased half-year profit – Strong capital ratio and cost discipline

HSH with increased half-year profit – Strong capital ratio and cost discipline
Stefan Ermisch • Core Bank with pre-tax profit of EUR 261 (previous year: 143) million • Increase in group net result after tax to EUR 160 (147) million • EU decision and portfolio transfer to state owners ease balance sheet • Loan loss provisions for shipping still high • Increase in CET1...
August 26th, 2016 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

Still a low dry market with the BDI@718…

Still a low dry market with the BDI@718…
John Faraclas Despite going over and above the 700 threshold the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) we are still in a very low dry market; Geopolitics as said in the past, and shipfinance scandals that will surface, will drive the stakeholders mad. John Faraclas warns of dangers again: With a dozen points plus...
August 25th, 2016 | Bribery and Corruption, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Immigration, Maritime Fraud, Markets, Religion, Sanctions, Shipfinance | Read More

New Ideas for the Shipping Industry

New Ideas for the Shipping Industry
Prof. Dr. Orestis Schinas – picture credits Jana Tolle Record Attendance at the International Shipping Conference Hamburg, 24 August: “Let’s meet in Hamburg!” The International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME) held its annual conference in Germany for the first time, hosting a record...
August 25th, 2016 | Academia, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, HR, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement | Read More

Uncertainty with the BDI@687; caution with Geopolitics

Uncertainty with the BDI@687; caution with Geopolitics
John N. Faraclas With four points plus since last Friday’s closing the BDI is between the dire straits given also the geopolitical and shipfinance chaos; John Faraclas’ Daily recap: The Capers’ BCI 2014 ended up another five points at 848; The Panamaxes and its respective BPI was surprisingly...
August 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Canals, Corruption, Energy, Environment, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipfinance, Sports | Read More

DVB Bank SE to expand its Board of Managing Directors

DVB Bank SE to expand its Board of Managing Directors
Frank Westhoff Frankfurt/Main, 5 August 2016 – DVB Bank SE (DVB) announces that on 30 November 2016, Bertrand Grabowski will step down from the Board of Managing Directors and leave DVB after reaching the age of 60. On 1 December 2016, David Goring-Thomas, presently DVB’s Industry Head...
August 5th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, HR, Person Profiles, Shipfinance | Read More

Summer of Markets discontent amid Geopolitical turmoil…

Summer of Markets discontent amid Geopolitical turmoil…
John Faraclas Falling indices and bankruptcies as well as extraordinary Geopolitical events call for cautious navigation in turbulent waters; John Faraclas’ Daily Recap: The BDI lost another nine points earlier on today and now stands at 560 points. The Capers’ BCI 2014  lost 11 and at 757 it seems...
August 1st, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Holidays, Immigration, Markets, News, Religion, Reports, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More