Archive for the ‘Reports’ Category

London P&I Club records encouraging growth

London P&I Club records encouraging growth
Reto Toggwiler Following the recent completion of the 2018 renewal, the London P&I Club saw an encouraging 2.5m gt, or 5.8% year-on-year increase in its mutual business, to 45.4m gt. The club’s underwriting director, Reto Toggwiler, says, “While the renewal period generally saw rates come under...
February 20th, 2018 | P and I Clubs, Reports | Read More

Toward the tipping point: new research provides a reality check on the outlook for renewable energy.

Toward the tipping point: new research provides a reality check on the outlook for renewable energy.
Karl Ove Ingebrigtsen Technology Radar 2018 “Renewable Energy” report – launched today by Lloyd’s Register – analyses the sizeable renewable energy impacts in the next five (5) years and beyond. It provides answers from leading industry experts on their optimism, concerns and investment...
February 20th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, News, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 20, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 20, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US Treasuries were weaker in early European trade on Tuesday and the 2/10-yr yield curve flattened, in line with the recent equity market recovery.  In FX markets, the USD was firmer supported by higher US Treasury yields. Looking...
February 20th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,087: still expecting the Chinese Dog to bark..

The BDI@1,087: still expecting the Chinese Dog to bark..
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) …kept its “pace” thanks to the rising Panamaxes trying to balance the continuous Capers fall. Geopolitics as expected and warned you already, entered the point of no return. John Faraclas’ daily markets and geopolitics briefing: The BDI clinched three...
February 19th, 2018 | Banking, Energy, Environment, Finance, Military, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices | Read More

BDI’s controlled fall@1,084; Geopolitics more than perplexed

BDI’s controlled fall@1,084; Geopolitics more than perplexed
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost since four points yesterday,  44 since last week and now stands at 1,084 points – from 1,125. The Geopolitics are so perplexed – given also the amassed global debt for which we have warned long ago in various multi-theme reporting. John Faraclas’...
February 16th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

Freight forwarders demand action on infrastructure investment

Freight forwarders demand action on infrastructure investment
Robert Keen Commenting on the National Infrastructure Commission’s (NIC) first Annual Monitoring Report, Robert Keen, Director General of the British International Freight Association (BIFA), said: “Today, we have seen the value of having an independent National Infrastructure Commission to hold...
February 16th, 2018 | Associations, Aviation, Logistics, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 16, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 16, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US Treasury yields retreated from yesterday’s fresh multi-year highs as investors are probably getting more cautious, indicating no rush to price in a steeper path of Fed rate tightening in the coming months, in spite of higher than...
February 16th, 2018 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

BDI’s mild dive at 1,089; havoc in Geopolitics

BDI’s mild dive at 1,089; havoc in Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI lost six points thanks to the surge of Panamaxes and the reduced fall of Capers. Geopolitics including the economy on Planet Ocean is in tatters. John Faraclas early daily briefing/recap: The Capers’ fall was a …bit contained and the loss of 58 points brought the BCI down at...
February 15th, 2018 | Bribery and Corruption, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 15, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 15, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US inflation data for January surprised to the upside fueling another sell-off in US Treasuries. Along these lines, Bunds also moved lower, albeit to a lesser extent. Global equities were not affected by weaker bond markets. In FX markets,...
February 15th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Capers begin to dive; give peace another chance!

Capers begin to dive; give peace another chance!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 19 points earlier on today and now reads 1,095…. Geopolitics puts Peace on the shelf so we urge all to Give Peace ANOTHER chance! John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers begun to dive again; today the loss was 72 points with the BCI standing at 1,721...
February 14th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, February 14, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, February 14, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Amid signs of increasing US inflation pressures following a higher than expected rise of 2.9%YoY in January average hourly earnings, which pushed bond yields higher and weighed heavily on equities, all eyes today are on US consumer...
February 14th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Dropping BDI@1,114; the world at War…

Dropping BDI@1,114; the world at War…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost nine points earlier on today; all other dry indices ended with losses. The Geopolitical  situation gets franticly worse and the drums of war can be heard; S H A M E! John Faraclas’ daily brief: The Capers lost 31 points and now the BCI reads 1,793… The...
February 13th, 2018 | Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 13, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 13, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In FX markets, the DXY index was 0.4% weaker in European trade compared to Monday’s settlement on market anxiety ahead of Wednesday’s key US CPI report. Elsewhere, US Treasuries were modestly firmer with the 10-yr yield standing...
February 13th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Unsustainable BDI; messy Geopolitics…

Unsustainable BDI; messy Geopolitics…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended its upwards “rally” with a minus two point loss; Geopolitics are getting more than perplexed. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The BDI now stands at 1,123 points  – once again thanks to the Capers which managed to clinched another 34 points –...
February 12th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

DailyOverview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, February 12, 2018)

DailyOverview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, February 12, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: According to the US Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, Friday’s two-year budget deal, which follows the sweeping overhaul of the US tax code in December, is projected to push the federal government deficit to levels above...
February 12th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

A Capers week keeping the BDI@1,125 …“buoyant”

A Capers week keeping the BDI@1,125 …“buoyant”
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 19 points and overall 30 since last Friday the 2nd of February thanks to the Capers’ surge… Geopolitics and the Global economy in tatters… John Faraclas’ daily and weekly market briefing: The BCI gained 128 points today standing at 1,790 points...
February 9th, 2018 | News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 09, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 09, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The BoE MPC voted unanimously at the February 7 meeting to keep its Bank Rate at 0.50% and maintain its current stock of asset purchases at GBP435bn. However, it adopted a more hawkish than expected tone, raising worries over a steeper...
February 9th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,106; a Capers “issue…”?

The BDI@1,106; a Capers “issue…”?
John Faraclas The BDI ended the day with nine points plus thanks once again to the Capers as all other indices dive. Geopolitics including the world economy in tatters; John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers’ volatile “surge” continued and the BCI gained 84 points and now stands at 1,662…...
February 8th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices | Read More

9th Maritime Employee Survey reveals rising confidence in shipping industry employment prospects

9th Maritime Employee Survey reveals rising confidence in shipping industry employment prospects
Shore-based shipping industry employees around the world feel slightly more positive about their employment prospects and are less likely to seek new positions in the near future according to research conducted by leading international maritime recruiter Halcyon Recruitment and online training provider...
February 8th, 2018 | Jobs, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 08, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 08, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their cue from US Treasuries, core euro area government bonds remained under pressure in European trade for the second session in a row with the 10yr Bund yield risign slightly above 0.76% amid concerns about a further widening...
February 8th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI @ 1,097: the fall continues..

The BDI @ 1,097: the fall continues..
John Faraclas The BDI gained  two points and sends alarms as the only size on the up was the Capers… “lifting” the market… Geopolitics in real turmoil… John Faraclas briefing: The Capers were up 59 points; the only size in the dry market sawing its teeth. At 1,578 points the BCI...
February 7th, 2018 | Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Perplexed Dry Markets and Stocks…

Perplexed Dry Markets and Stocks…
John Faraclas The BDI …back @1,095 points… so did the DJIA with a swift rebound… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) thanks to the as ever volatile Capers now reads 1,095 points… Geopolitics continue to get worse; John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The BDI gained the 13 points lost yesterday but generally...
February 6th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Regional Economics and Market Strategy Monthly (Tuesday, February 06, 2018)

Regional Economics and Market Strategy Monthly (Tuesday, February 06, 2018)
EM assets extend early in 2018 their 2-year rally Promising regional outlook in 2018 REGIONAL MACROECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS & OUTLOOK Promising regional growth prospects in 2018, even though economies are about to or have already passed their cyclical peak Real disposable incomes are...
February 6th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 06, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 06, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Mounting inflation worries appear to be the main trigger for the latest sell off in global equity markets after last week’s January non-farm payrolls data showed a 2.9%YoY increase in average hourly earnings, the highest since mid-2009,...
February 6th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

UCL Port results

UCL Port results
Cargo throughput of UCL Holding’s stevedoring division rises 9% to 37.1 million tonnes In 2017, terminal operators of UCL Port, a stevedoring division of UCL Holding, handled 37.1 million tonnes of cargo, which is 9% more than in 2016. Total throughput growth within the division was driven by volumes...
February 6th, 2018 | Ports & Terminals, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More