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Rich pickings for the Dry Market amid geopolitical uncertainty

Rich pickings for the Dry Market amid geopolitical uncertainty
John Faraclas Rich pickings for the Dry Market amid geopolitical uncertainty The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) surge of 10 points makes waves as at 2,378 – a five year and eight month high brings smiles, but be CAUTIOUS with Geopolitics as the Trade Wars now enfold dangerously. Geopolitics continue to get...
August 30th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Immigration, Markets, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Markets rebound amid worse ever geopolitics

Markets rebound amid worse ever geopolitics
John Faraclas Markets rebound amid worse ever geopolitics The BDI (Batic Dry Index) ended up 50 points and now reads 2,168; same was also up 80 points since last week’s closing (16/8) when it stood at 2,088. Geopolitics continue to worsen with the Trade Wars widening and spreading in many fronts. John...
August 23rd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Immigration, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

Surprise surprise the BDI is on the up…

Surprise surprise the BDI is on the up…
John Faraclas Surprise surprise the BDI is on the up The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up eight point higher since yesterday and now stands at 1,720 points. Geopolitics as usual enigmatically perplexed might produce explosive situations from which Humanity will be greatly affected and conversely Shipping;...
August 8th, 2019 | Bribery and Corruption, Chartering, Comment, Corruption, Environment, Immigration, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Von der Leyen begins in frail position, DZ BANK international capital markets conference

Von der Leyen begins in frail position, DZ BANK international capital markets conference
Ursula von der Leyen Von der Leyen begins in frail position, DZ BANK international capital markets conference Commentary: Von der Leyen begins in frail position By Joergen Oerstroem Moeller in Singapore Ursula von der Leyen was approved to become the next European Commission president by a wafer-thin...
July 24th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, European Union, Finance, Immigration | Read More

Human Rights at Sea Statement for World Refugee Day

Human Rights at Sea Statement for World Refugee Day
 Human Rights at Sea Statement for World Refugee Day London.UK. Against a historic high record of forced displacement that shows that over 70 million people have been forced to flee their home, today on World Refugee Day, Human Rights at Sea stands in solidarity with refugees, with those in refugee-like...
June 25th, 2019 | Associations, Charity, HR, Immigration | Read More

Capes keep the …“pace”

Capes keep the …“pace”
John Faraclas Capes keep the …“pace” The BDI remained buoyant thanks mainly to the Capes and to a …”lesser extent” to Supras and Handies minimal rise. Geopolitics continue to get sour… John Faraclas brief market recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched just eight points but enough...
June 17th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Immigration, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

“Boosted” by St. Valentine’s the BDI stands at 628!

“Boosted” by St. Valentine’s the BDI stands at 628!
John Faraclas* “Boosted” by St. Valentine’s the BDI now stands at 628! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched 20 points earlier on today and many can take a deep breath yet again after a considerable time in wilderness. Geopolitics crates havoc all over Planet Ocean. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The...
February 14th, 2019 | At the end of the day..., Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Food and Drink, Holidays, Immigration, Markets, Military, News, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

ECSA on EUNAVFOR MED Operation Sophia

ECSA on EUNAVFOR MED Operation Sophia
Martin Dorsman European shipowners are pleased with the extension of the EUNAVFOR MED Operation Sophia ECSA welcomes the Council’s decision to extent the mandate of the EUNAVFOR MED Operation Sophia until 31 March 2019. Operation Sophia is part of the EU’s comprehensive approach to migration...
December 21st, 2018 | Associations, Immigration | Read More

The Bulletin: Up in the air

The Bulletin: Up in the air
.. December 2018 Vol.9 Ed.11 The state of globalisation From the UK’s Brexit challenge and US unilateralism, to trade wars and European immigration concerns, the unifying theme that preoccupied liberal policy-makers in 2018 was the political threat to economic globalisation and how best to share...
December 1st, 2018 | Banking, European Union, Finance, Immigration, Markets, Organisations, Politics and Government, Press and Media, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

“Amerika Square” triumphs in Piccadilly Circus!

“Amerika Square” triumphs in Piccadilly Circus!
Marblemen Productions receive the Founders Award for Sustainability on the Big Screen from Surina Narula MBE © Photo by Yakir Zur On Monday 26th November, 2018 at the iconic building of BAFTA in Piccadilly, London, “Amerika Square”, the Greek feature film which represented Greece at the 90th Academy...
November 27th, 2018 | Awards, Events, Film Industry, Immigration | Read More

Layers of London

Layers of London
Discover fascinating collections of material related to London’s history and see these records on a map of London. Explore Layers of London – a new digital platform enabling you to peel back the layers of London’s history to discover its people and places, and to share your own stories. Did...
September 21st, 2018 | Archaeology, Clubs, Communication, Food and Drink, Holidays, HR, Immigration, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places | Read More

The BDI’s fall continues; so what…

The BDI’s fall continues; so what…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 36 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,477 – below the 1,500 point threshold… Geopolitics still messy and the massacre of civilians spreads… John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The Capes were down and below the 2,500 point mark, an issue...
September 5th, 2018 | Banking, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Energy, Immigration, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The BDI@1,557; The fall continues as WWIII is ante portas for all in a multiple of ways…

The BDI@1,557; The fall continues as WWIII is ante portas for all in a multiple of ways…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 22 points earlier on today amid a continued deterioration of the Geopolitical balance. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes’ BCI  was down 60 points at 2,672… The Panamaxes’ BPI  lost 31 points and now reads 1,540. The Supras’ and...
September 3rd, 2018 | Breaking News, European Union, Fashion, Immigration, Military, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

‘LIFEBOAT’ migrant rescue film to be shown at Second International Maritime Human Rights Conference

‘LIFEBOAT’ migrant rescue film to be shown at Second International Maritime Human Rights Conference
… ‘LIFEBOAT’ migrant rescue film to be shown at Second International Maritime Human Rights Conference PRESS RELEASE Immediate London UK. The short award-winning film ‘LIFEBOAT’ is to be shown at the second International Maritime Human Rights (IMHR) conference on 29 October 2018 to be...
August 27th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Film Industry, Immigration | Read More

Shipping Industry Increasingly Worried About EU Member States’ Policy on Migrants Rescued at Sea

Shipping Industry Increasingly Worried About EU Member States’ Policy on Migrants Rescued at Sea
Peter Hinchliffe The global trade association for ship operators – the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – is increasingly concerned about the new policy of the Italian Government to close its ports to migrants rescued by ships at sea.  In the interest of protecting safety of life at sea,...
June 25th, 2018 | Associations, European Union, Immigration, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, UN | Read More

The 2018 Bagong Bayani Award for Community and Social Service

The 2018 Bagong Bayani Award for Community and Social Service
Captain Augusto P. Buenaventura receiving the trophy (The third person from the right) “2018 Bagong Bayani Award for Community and Social Service” Awarded to Captain of HAMBURG BRIDGE for Rescue Operation at Sea Captain Augusto P. Buenaventura, the Master of containership HAMBURG BRIDGE, has been...
June 14th, 2018 | Awards, Health and Safety, Immigration, Safety and Security | Read More

European shipowners: Italian policy of refusing migrants to enter its ports alarming

European shipowners: Italian policy of refusing migrants to enter its ports alarming
Martin Dorsman ECSA finds it very alarming that Italy recently refused a humanitarian ship to disembark rescued persons in Italian ports. The passengers included children, pregnant women and persons needing medical assistance. It should have been ensured that these people received the care they needed...
June 12th, 2018 | Associations, Immigration | Read More

Shipping industry very concerned about Italian policy on migrants rescued at sea

Shipping industry very concerned about Italian policy on migrants rescued at sea
Peter Hinchliffe ICS is deeply concerned about the apparent new policy of the Italian Government to close its ports to migrants rescued by vessels operated by humanitarian NGOs.  The refusal by Italy to allow rescued persons to be disembarked could have serious implications for the safety and welfare...
June 11th, 2018 | Immigration, International Chamber of Shipping, News | Read More

The BDI@979: uncertainty and unsustainability… War is on!

The BDI@979: uncertainty and unsustainability… War is on!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained five points earlier on today – thanks once again to the Capers and a bit to the Panamaxes, and now stands at 979 points. Geopolitics and the Global Economy in total mess. John Faraclas’ brief Market recap: The Capers’ BCI clinched ten points –...
April 11th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Food and Drink, Immigration, Insight, Marinas, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Sailing, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, Yachting | Read More

Solidarity action – Two years after the EU-Turkey statement

Solidarity action – Two years after the EU-Turkey statement
… 16/03/2018 – Lesvos – 2 years after the EU-Turkey statement, the local coordination group of refugee and migrant support in Lesvos calls for a solidarity action on Saturday 17 March at 12.00, in Sapfous Square. On 17 March, people will come together all over the world to show solidarity...
March 16th, 2018 | European Union, Immigration, Politics and Government | Read More

Market dives further; there is hope though for the very very very few…

Market dives further; there is hope though for the very very very few…
John Faraclas – picture credits Panagiotis Tsakos Photography – The BDI was down ten points earlier on today at 1,169 posing dangers, but it is still good for the very very very few! Geopolitics going off hand and more trouble-spots and regions appear with any kind of problem you can imagine;...
March 14th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Chartering, Immigration, Markets, News, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Film: AMERIKA SQUARE !

The Film: AMERIKA SQUARE !
AMERIKA SQUARE at The Hellenic Centre on Sunday 25th February, 2018 How do the fates of a local tattoo artist, a Syrian refugee from Aleppo and a young xenophobic man intersect? What happens when the fountain of your local square becomes the symbol of your identity, when you start to rediscover your...
February 25th, 2018 | Awards, Events, Film Industry, Immigration, Insight, People and Places | Read More

In Another Life: refugee dignity and desperation on screen

In Another Life: refugee dignity and desperation on screen
Actors Toyah Frantzen and Elie Haddad. In Another Life: refugee dignity and desperation on screen By James Brewer “Some are living in mansions, some are living in halls – when there is no place for us, my dear.” This is one of many paradoxes that play out brutally for the world’s refugees, more...
January 12th, 2018 | Film Industry, Immigration, Insight | Read More

Is the BDI losing steam or…

Is the BDI losing steam or…
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) just managed to gain four points since yesterday ending (?) the weekly surge, now standing at 1,666 points – one thousand above the number of the beast…The Geopolitics are getting worse, once again in all fronts… John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The...
December 5th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Immigration, Marine Insurance, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

The BDI@1,477: Dry Volatility continues… Wets: another enigma…

The BDI@1,477: Dry Volatility continues… Wets: another enigma…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today at 1,477 points, up 19… The Geopolitical situation remind us of a Yellowstone situ…. WISTA-Hellas’ Annual Forum at the Athenaeum InterContinental more than a great success, as did the Chios Village Ladies’ Friends at their annual...
November 27th, 2017 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Banking, Charity, Chartering, Climate, Clubs, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consumers Market, Containers, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Fashion, Film Industry, HR, Immigration, Jewelry, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, People and Places, Pollution, Press and Media, Reports, Safety and Security, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More