Archive for the ‘Reports’ Category

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, July 25, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, July 25, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Core government bond yields retreated from Tuesday’s highs as market speculation that the BoJ will likely scale back its monetary stimulus at the next policy meeting on 30 July, faded. Furthermore, investors adopt a cautious tone...
July 25th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,774; messy geopolitics and the Greek inferno… continues

The BDI@1,774; messy geopolitics and the Greek inferno… continues
Fire Smog still covers the plain of Athens The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 56 points earlier on today giving, still, some hope, but: one size cannot dictate the market, nor it constitutes one! John Faraclas daily recap: The BDI with 56 points plus now since yesterday stands at 1,774 points, the closest...
July 24th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 24, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 24, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Global government bond yields remained in an upward trend in early European trade on Tuesday on reports suggesting that the BoJ will likely scale back its monetary stimulus at the next policy meeting on 30 July. Potential for fresh...
July 24th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

New IMB report shows persistent piracy risk in Gulf of Guinea

New IMB report shows persistent piracy risk in Gulf of Guinea
Captain P. Mukundan London and Kuala Lumpur, 24 July 2018 – The second quarterly report from the ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) shows that all 2018 crew kidnappings have so far occurred in the Gulf of Guinea in six separate incidents. A total of 107 incidents were reported to the IMB Piracy...
July 24th, 2018 | Arrest of ships, Bribery and Corruption, Claims, Corruption, Health and Safety, Maritime Fraud, News, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

BDI …err Capes “euphoria” but trade hiccups is on the cards…

BDI  …err Capes “euphoria” but trade hiccups is on the cards…
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI gained 29 points earlier on today and now reads 1,718 points; Geopolitics already shaking trade to its foundations.  We are not just in a Trade War, we are in  World War III. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: It’s all because of the Capes gaining...
July 23rd, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, July 23, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, July 23, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Trade concerns prevail with US President Donald Trump explicitly threating in an interview on Friday to impose tariffs on all $500bn of imported goods from China. The US President also repeated his view that a strong USD puts the...
July 23rd, 2018 | Reports | Read More

IUA published Cyber Insurance and Business interruption report

IUA published Cyber Insurance  and Business interruption report
Matthew Hogg The market for cyber business interruption cover is complex and the protection offered by different policies can vary widely, according to a new report from the International Underwriting Association. Most current business interruption coverages are standalone policy extensions, the triggers...
July 23rd, 2018 | Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance, Reports | Read More

A perplexed BDI@1,689 and turbulent Geopolitics…

A perplexed BDI@1,689 and turbulent Geopolitics…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up “strangely” enough at 1,689 – 32 points plus since yesterday lifting the hopes… Geopolitics are becoming so crucial, enigmatic and indeed perplexed prompting us to warn you to be on guard 24/7 as things might turn sour. John Faraclas’ daily...
July 20th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 20, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 20, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: UK retail sales (in volume terms) surprised negatively in June falling 0.5%MoM after a 1.4%MoM increase in May, as temporary weather-related factors eased. In reaction to the above, the GBP came under renewed pressure hovering around...
July 20th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI’s fall continues

The BDI’s fall continues
John Faraclas Another day of losses in nearly all sectors of the Dr and Wet Markets. Geopolitics are warming up for an all-out war. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: Minus  31 points for the BDI now standing at 1,657 points. The Capes’ BCI on yet another three-digit losses – now at 3,130 points;...
July 19th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, July 19, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, July 19, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD retained a firm tone in European trade favored by Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s positive comments on the US growth outlook in his congressional testimony on Tuesday before the Senate Banking Committee and again on Wednesday before...
July 19th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Wärtsilä’s half year financial report January-June 2018

Wärtsilä’s half year financial report January-June 2018
Wärtsilä Corporation Half year financial report 19 July 2018 at 8.30 a.m. local time WÄRTSILÄ’S HALF YEAR FINANCIAL REPORT JANUARY-JUNE 2018 GOOD DEVELOPMENT IN ORDERS RECEIVED This release is a summary of Wärtsilä’s Half year financial report January-June 2018. The complete report is attached...
July 19th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Reports | Read More

The BDI falls; Geopolitics might rock the boat…

The BDI falls; Geopolitics might rock the boat…
John Faraclas It was about time to witness yet again one more result of an uncertain and unsustainable market despite the “rich” peaking of the last two weeks… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  fall, thanks once again to the as ever and predictably unpredictable Capes; we have hinted of this fall yesterday!...
July 18th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, July 18, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, July 18, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: During his testimony before the Senate Banking Committee, Fed Chair Jerome Powell sounded optimistic on the US growth outlook and reiterated that the FOMC believes that “for now the best way forward is to keep gradually raising the...
July 18th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Capes upturn… Geopolitics blues…

Capes upturn… Geopolitics blues…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up today with another 26 plus points and now stands at 1,741 points – thanks once again to the Capes; Geopolitics though might create tsunamis of incalculable levels. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes continued its unprecedented rise and the BCI...
July 17th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 17, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 17, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US retail sales rose by 0.5%mom in June mainly on the back of a 0.9%mom gain in motor vehicle sales, following an upwards revised increase of 1.3%mom in May, the largest since September 2017. Solid US June retail sales, together with...
July 17th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,695 holds well…

The BDI@1,695 holds well…
John Faraclas Once again the Capes managed to keep the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) afloat reviving the hopes of the industry, but once again: one size doesn’t make a market, so caution for all as Geopolitics are still very perplexed and we wonder what next. John Faraclas’ brief market: The BDI gained...
July 16th, 2018 | Chartering, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, July 16, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, July 16, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Core government bonds retained a firm tone in European trade on Monday following the release of the FOMC’s semi-annual Monetary Policy Report to the US Congress on Friday where the Central Bank reiterated that “further gradual...
July 16th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Uncertain and perplexed markets and …geopolitics

Uncertain and perplexed markets and …geopolitics
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 34 points and now reads 1,666; 44 points better off since last week’s 1,622 points. Volatility is here to stay and same together with perplexity applies for the messy Geopolitics; John Faraclas’ daily and weekly...
July 13th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 13, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 13, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US CPI rose 2.9%YoY in June, the biggest annual increase in nearly 6 ½ years and core CPI increased to an 18-month high of 2.3%YoY, supporting the case for two additional Fed rate hikes by the end of this year. Turning to FX markets,...
July 13th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

FEPORT welcomes the adoption of the European Parliament report on Combined Transport

FEPORT welcomes the adoption of the European Parliament report on Combined Transport
Lamia Kerdjoudj-Belkaid Brussels, July 12th, 2018  –  FEPORT welcomes the adoption of the European Parliament report on Combined Transport FEPORT welcomes the adoption on July 10th, 2018 of the report of the Transport and Tourism (TRAN) Committee of the European Parliament on the proposed revision...
July 12th, 2018 | European Union, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, July 12, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, July 12, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Global stocks and commodities rebounded in early trade on Thursday with markets trying to consolidate from y-day’s sell-off due to the escalation of the trade dispute between the US and China following the US Trade Representative’s...
July 12th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Dry Market Volatility and Geopolitics Mayhem

Dry Market Volatility and Geopolitics Mayhem
John Faraclas The BDI (Dry Baltic Index) despite gaining 31 points since yesterday , looks volatile and vulnerable; geopolitics might redraw European and World order. John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The BDI now stands at 1,586 points thanks to the Panamaxes’ maintained low-level surge – 64 points...
July 11th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, July 11, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, July 11, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Trade dispute between the US and China continues to escalate. In response to China’s retaliatory measures following the US imposition of an additional 25% duty on Chinese goods with an annual trade value of c. $34bn, effective from...
July 11th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Market uncertainty drives down the BDI now at 1,555…

Market uncertainty drives down the BDI now at 1,555…
John Faraclas The BDI dropped further down earlier on today at 1,555 – minus 54 points amid a geopolitical mayhem! John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’ BCI witnessed a three digit fall – 224 points and now stands at 2,792 points; CAUTION! If it wasn’t for the Panamaxes’ rise the BDI...
July 10th, 2018 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More