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Dry falls further and Wets look peculiar; the drums of war can be heard…

Dry falls further and Wets look peculiar; the drums of war can be heard…
John Faraclas Dry falls further and Wets look peculiar; the drums of war can be heard… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 17 points and now stands at 2,266; the Dirties are gaining momentum. The Drums of War can be heard. John Faraclas brief mid-week recap: The Capes’ BCI lost 62 points and now reds...
September 18th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday, 18 September 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday, 18 September 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS September 18, 2019 Global Markets Market focus is on the outcome of the FOMC’s two-day policy meeting, which concludes later today. Awaiting the FOMC’s verdict, USTs were firmer across the curve, while the EUR/USD was hovering slightly above the 1.10 handle. Greece In...
September 18th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

BIMCO Tanker Shipping 2019/3 report: A boost from the 2020 sulphur cap will not make up for a fast-growing flee

BIMCO Tanker Shipping 2019/3 report: A boost from the 2020 sulphur cap will not make up for a fast-growing flee
Peter Sand BIMCO Tanker Shipping 2019/3 report: A boost from the 2020 sulphur cap will not make up for a fast-growing flee Tanker Shipping A boost from the 2020 sulphur cap will not make up for a fast-growing fleet Demand drivers and freight rates Rising geo-political tensions have led to disruptions...
September 17th, 2019 | BIMCO, Emissions, Environment, Pollution, Reports, Tankers | Read More

Capital markets look beyond EU​​​​​​​, US-China relations and their impact on Indonesia

Capital markets look beyond EU​​​​​​​, US-China relations and their impact on Indonesia
London Capital markets look beyond EU​​​​​​​, US-China relations and their impact on Indonesia Tuesday 17 September 2019 – Vol.10 Ed.38.1 Commentary: Capital markets look beyond EU By David Marsh in London Relations between the UK and the rest of Europe in the economic and financial...
September 17th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Reports | Read More

BDI contained fall amid an attack of Aramco installations

BDI contained fall amid an attack of Aramco installations
John Faraclas BDI contained fall amid an attack of Aramco installations The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell just one point to 2,311; Geopolitical mess expected after an attack at Aramco’s Saudi Arabia installations; John Faraclas brief recap: The Capes’ BCI was down nine points and now stands at...
September 16th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BIMCO Shipping Market Outlook: Container shipping sector and Macroeconomics September 2019

BIMCO Shipping Market Outlook: Container shipping sector and Macroeconomics September 2019
Peter Sand BIMCO Shipping Market Outlook: Container shipping sector and Macroeconomics September 2019 MACROECONOMICS Low growth persists amid trade tensions and a slowdown in global manufacturing Global economic growth continues to slow with recession warnings sounding in many corners of the world, none...
September 16th, 2019 | BIMCO, Container shipping, Markets, Reports | Read More

Daily and Weekly Market falls amid a Geopolitical tempest ante portas

Daily and Weekly Market falls amid a Geopolitical tempest ante portas
John Faraclas Daily and Weekly Market falls amid a Geopolitical tempest ante portas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell 19 points and now stands at 2,312; it also fell on a weekly basis 150 points (from 2,462 on the 6th of September). Geopolitics messy but will deteriorate further and what a finale that...
September 13th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday, 13 September 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday, 13 September 2019)
GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY September 13 2019 . GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS September 13, 2019 Global Markets Global equity markets were well-supported in early trade on Friday amid hints of progress in US/China trade talks and an aggressive package of new stimulus measures from the ECB at...
September 13th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Dirties …”save” the Markets, Geos still perplexed and LISW2019 makes waves!

Dirties …”save” the Markets, Geos still perplexed and LISW2019 makes waves!
John Faraclas Dirties …”save” the Markets, Geos still perplexed and LISW2019 makes waves! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) continued its fall – hope not a free fall, lost 35 points earlier on today and now stands at 2 ,331 points. Geopolitics with the Migrants, the Trade Wars, BREXIT and other perplexed...
September 12th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday, 12 September 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday, 12 September 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS September 12, 2019 Global Markets Risk on sentiment prevailed on Thursday amid reduced US/China trade war fears following US President Donald Trump’s decision to delay additional increase in tariffs on $250bn worth of Chinese goods from October 1st to October...
September 12th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

London International Shipping Week Daily News Briefing – 3

London International Shipping Week Daily News Briefing – 3
A view of the Square Mile Daily News Briefing News in and around LISW19 In the 09/12/2019 edition: Baltic Exchange launches new ship operating expenses assessment ABS Supports Amver Awards Honoring UK’s Commitment to Saving Lives at Sea DNV GL: Flexibility is the key as shipping transitions to a lower...
September 12th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, News, People and Places, Reports | Read More

Another ace for the Handies amid the Dry-fall and perplexed Geopolitics during LISW2019 continuous success

Another ace for the Handies amid the Dry-fall and perplexed Geopolitics during LISW2019 continuous success
John Faraclas Another ace for the Handies amid the Dry-fall and perplexed Geopolitics during LISW2019 continuous success The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 27 points and now reads 2,366… Geopolitics messy as ever (will revert with a detailed account as the MIGANTS, the Trade Wars and BREXIT create more...
September 11th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday, 11 September 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday, 11 September 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS September 11, 2019 Global Markets Government bond yields remained in an upward trend in early trade today on the back of the ongoing repricing of monetary policy expectations. In FX markets, the EUR/USD was consolidating recent gains ahead of the long-awaited...
September 11th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI fells but LISW 2019 continues its success

The BDI fells but LISW 2019 continues its success
John Faraclas The BDI fells but LISW 2019 continues its success The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 29 points and now stands at 2,393. Geopolitics not just critical but messy and perplexed. LISW2019 continues its successful course. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes’ BCI lost 50 points...
September 10th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday, 10 September 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday, 10 September 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS September 10, 2019 Global Markets Government bond yields remained in an upward trend in early trade today, with the long end underperforming on reduced US/China trade war escalation fears and diminishing woes over a no-deal Brexit. Elsewhere, UK MPs voted earlier...
September 10th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Fed urged to block Trump re-election, Future of finance jobs

Fed urged to block Trump re-election, Future of finance jobs
William Dudley Fed urged to block Trump re-election, Future of finance jobs Tuesday 10 September 2019  Vol.10 Ed.37.1 Commentary: Fed urged to block Trump re-election By Darrell Delamaide in Washington There is no question that a former top Federal Reserve official stole the monetary policy show recently as...
September 10th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Reports | Read More

The BDI down at 2,422 amid Planet Ocean’s perplexed geopolitics with LISW2019 best ever start!

The BDI down at 2,422 amid Planet Ocean’s perplexed geopolitics with LISW2019 best ever start!
John Faraclas The BDI down at 2,422 amid Planet Ocean’s perplexed geopolitics with LISW2019 best ever start! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 40 points earlier on today signalling unsustainability which only time will tell. Geopolitics messy as ever and London International Shipping Week had its best...
September 9th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Reports | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday, 9 September 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday, 9 September 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS September 9, 2019 Global Markets Global equity markets kicked off the week on a positive tone amid expectations for further global policy stimulus from major CBs, reduced US/China trade war escalation fears and diminishing no-deal Brexit woes. UST and German...
September 9th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

IMarEST report explores shipping automation and changing reliance on human skills in the next 30 years

IMarEST report explores shipping automation and changing reliance on human skills in the next 30 years
. IMarEST report explores shipping automation and changing reliance on human skills in the next 30 years A new report from the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) appraises the capabilities and limitations of automation at sea, grappling with the question of how humans...
September 6th, 2019 | Associations, HR, IMarEST, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Reports, Technical, Technology | Read More

The BDI@2,462: an inevitable fall amid Geopolitical chaos and odd demand…

The BDI@2,462: an inevitable fall amid Geopolitical chaos and odd demand…
John Faraclas The BDI@2,462: an inevitable fall amid Geopolitical chaos and odd demand… It was plain sailing for the BDI (Baltic Dry Index), thanks mainly to the Capes’ surge, but the last two days and the continuous Panamax fall raises too many questions. The Geopolitical environment per our previous...
September 6th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

All-time record high passenger figures aboard Viking XPRS in August

All-time record high passenger figures aboard Viking XPRS in August
The m/s “Viking XPRS” All-time record high passenger figures aboard Viking XPRS in August The increased demand for travel to and from Tallinn was clearly reflected in the number of passengers aboard Viking Line during this past summer. The number of passengers on M/S Viking XPRS, which sails...
September 6th, 2019 | Cruise Ferry, Maritime Tourism, Reports, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Statistics | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday, 5 September 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday, 5 September 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS September 5, 2019 Global Markets Major European equity markets opened higher today and US stock futures point to positive opening for Wall Street, on news that both the US and China agreed to resume high-level trade talks in early October. Reduced fears over...
September 5th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday, 4 September 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday, 4 September 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS September 4, 2019 Global Markets Fixed income markets came under some pressure early today and the GBP’s recent downtrend came to a halt on hopes that the Brexit deadline on 31 October may be delayed. Meanwhile, BTPs extended recent gains as the positive outcome...
September 4th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Anti-hard Brexit rebels gain upper hand, Italy’s political crisis podcast

Anti-hard Brexit rebels gain upper hand, Italy’s political crisis podcast
. Anti-hard Brexit rebels gain upper hand, Italy’s political crisis podcast Commentary: Anti-hard Brexit rebels gain upper hand By Meghnad Desai in New Delhi UK politicians opposing a ‘hard’ exit from the European Union have been considering ways to thwart Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s...
September 4th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Reports | Read More

UK marine industry faces increased challenges to long-term growth and profitability

UK marine industry faces increased challenges to long-term growth and profitability
Lesley Robinson UK marine industry faces increased challenges to long-term growth and profitability Only 22% of marine businesses reported an increase in revenue, 10% less than six months ago and 15% less than the pre-Brexit high five years previous Just 6% of companies enjoying an increase in profits,...
September 3rd, 2019 | Associations, Reports | Read More