Archive for the ‘Reports’ Category

The BDI@749… amid Geopolitical uncertainty…

The BDI@749… amid Geopolitical uncertainty…
John Faraclas The BDI@749… amid Geopolitical uncertainty… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 11 points earlier on today. The Geopolitical situation remains uncertain. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes’ BCI was up 14 points at 459… A good …“catch” for the Panamaxes’...
April 16th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 16 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 16 April, 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 16 April, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  European equity markets opened marginally in the black earlier today and Asian bourses closed near recent multi-month highs amid hopes of stabilization...
April 16th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

IACS 2018 Annual Review published today

IACS 2018 Annual Review published today
IACS 2018 Annual Review published today We are pleased to announce to our viewers that the 2018 IACS Annual Review is now available to download from IACS’s website at:  www.iacs.org.uk/about/iacs-annual-review-2018   Meantime following from IACS Permanent Secretariat: It has been a notable year...
April 15th, 2019 | Associations, Classification Societies, IACS, Reports | Read More

The BDI@738: a good start for the market’s resurrection?

The BDI@738: a good start for the market’s resurrection?
John Faraclas The BDI@738: a good start for the market’s resurrection? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 12 points and now stands at 38; a good start for the market’s resurrection… Geopolitics still might produce upheavals in all fronts… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capes’ BCI was up...
April 15th, 2019 | Breaking News, Chartering, Corruption, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Social License and the Blue Economy – WOC Report

Social License and the Blue Economy – WOC Report
. Social License and the Blue Economy – WOC Report “Social License to Operate and the Blue Economy” Report by WOC, Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security and Wageningen University 15 April 2019 – “Social license to operate” is fundamental to all ocean industries...
April 15th, 2019 | Energy, Environment, Oceanology, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 15 April 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 15 April 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Taking their cue from Wall Street’s positive performance on Friday, Asian equity markets kicked off the week on a positive tone, supported by better-than-expected data from China, encouraging US Q1 earnings results on Friday and...
April 15th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

Sergio Fabbrini on the future of Europe, Mojmír Hampl on China and the West, and more

Sergio Fabbrini on the future of Europe, Mojmír Hampl on China and the West, and more
OMFIF Update 8-12 April 2019 Vol.10 Ed.15 Sergio Fabbrini on the future of Europe, Mojmír Hampl on China and the West, and more COMMENTARY  Beijing ready to ‘China-ise’ the West China is enjoying growing wealth because the authorities have set loose beneficial market forces. Many western...
April 13th, 2019 | Banking, Energy, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

Dirties, Capes and turmoil rule the day

Dirties, Capes and turmoil rule the day
John Faraclas Dirties, Capes and turmoil rule the day The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) Was down two points at 726 but gained 15 points since last Friday- 5th of April, 15 (from 711). The Geopolitical turmoil continues on all fronts. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recaps: With the “exception” of the...
April 12th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Diana announces date for 2019 Q1 financial results, conference call and Webcast

Diana announces date for 2019 Q1 financial results, conference call and Webcast
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES THE DATE FOR  THE 2019 FIRST QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS,  CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST ATHENS, GREECE, April 12, 2019 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced...
April 12th, 2019 | Accountancy, Reports, Shipmanagement, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Dirties have it…

Dirties have it…
John Faraclas Dirties have it… All Dry indices were down; the Wets saw the Cleans with losses and only the Dirties managed to clinch two points… Geopolitics are on the brink of a total recall with BREXIT becoming the pussy-cat so to speak but in a tough way… Aesop has always been revisited… my...
April 11th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 11 April 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 11 April 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 11 April 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  In line with expectations, the ECB stayed put on interest rates at its monetary policy meeting yesterday and reiterated the guidance for unchanged rates...
April 11th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@734 amid Geopolitical chaos…

The BDI@734 amid Geopolitical chaos…
John Faraclaseopolitics The BDI@734 amid Geopolitical chaos… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained nine points earlier on amid a very perplexed geopolitical environment given the EU’s important decision to grant an extension to UK on BREXIT and a bankrupt World. John Faraclas’ brief  recap: Since...
April 10th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #18

Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #18
.. Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #18 There were a total of 181 ships broken in the first quarter of 2019. Of these, 142 ships were sold to the beaches of South Asia where they were broken under conditions that cause irreversible damage to both human health and the environment [1]. Between...
April 10th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Reports, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 10 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 10 April, 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 10 April, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  In its semi-annual World Economic Outlook released yesterday, the IMF revised lower its 2019 GDP global growth projection for the third time since October...
April 10th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@725; a double digit rise but…

The BDI@725; a double digit rise but…
John Faraclas The BDI@725; a double digit rise but… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 11 points since yesterday amid a worsening geopolitical environment… John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: Wonder how you interpret Aristotle’s maxim: “Nothing matters much and very little mattes at all” under...
April 9th, 2019 | At the end of the day..., Chartering, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 9 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 9 April, 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 9 April, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Investors adopt a cautious stance towards risk assets today on pronounced Brexit-related uncertainty ahead of the extraordinary 10 April EU Summit. The...
April 9th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

BIMCO: US seaborne crude oil exports hit record high for fifth month in a row

BIMCO: US seaborne crude oil exports hit record high for fifth month in a row
Peter Sand US seaborne crude oil exports hit record high for fifth month in a row US exports of crude oil have, since August 2018, continued to rise every month, with a new record high in January of 9.6 million tonnes. Exports rose in January on the back of increased sales to Europe, which rose from...
April 9th, 2019 | Associations, BIMCO, Markets, Oil Industry, Reports, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Beijing ready to ‘China-ise’ the West, Rethinking strategies for financial inclusion

Beijing ready to ‘China-ise’ the West, Rethinking strategies for financial inclusion
. Beijing ready to ‘China-ise’ the West, Rethinking strategies for financial inclusion Commentary: Beijing ready to ‘China-ise’ the West By Mojmír Hampl in Prague The West is slowly getting over the idea that China will ‘westernise’. The illusion that it is only a...
April 9th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

2019 Q1 IMB Piracy Report

2019 Q1 IMB Piracy Report
Captain P. Mukundan Maritime piracy incidents down in Q1 2019 but kidnapping risk in Gulf of Guinea persists London and Kuala Lumpur, 08 April 2019 – The International Chamber of Commerce International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) report for the first quarter of 2019 reveals fewer incidents of piracy...
April 8th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Insight, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 8 April 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 8 April 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 8 April 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Focus this week is on the emergency EU Council meeting on 10 April that will consider the UK request for an extension to the Article 50 deadline to 30 June....
April 8th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Darrell Delamaide on Fed policy clash, Denis MacShane on a new European green bank, and more

Darrell Delamaide on Fed policy clash, Denis MacShane on a new European green bank, and more
Jay Powell Darrell Delamaide on Fed policy clash, Denis MacShane on a new European green bank, and more OMFIF update – 1-5April 2019 Vol.101 Ed.14 COMMENTARY Clash over Fed policy escalates The reversal of US monetary policy by Chair Jay Powell has done little to quell the pressure on the Federal...
April 6th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Reports | Read More

The BDI@711 amid a mega Geopolitical mayhem…

The BDI@711 amid a mega Geopolitical mayhem…
John Faraclas The BDI@711 amid a mega Geopolitical mayhem… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained a dozen points since yesterday and now stands at 711 points. Geopolitical Mayhem the name of the game. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recaps: The BDI managed to go over and above the 700 points threshold...
April 5th, 2019 | Chartering, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Capes: Champions of volatility “strike” back… BREXIT too… The USA too…

Capes: Champions of volatility “strike” back… BREXIT too… The USA too…
John Faraclas Capes: Champions of volatility “strike” back… BREXIT too… The USA too… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 27 points earlier on today. Geopolitics continue to be perplexed and the Round Table Arbitration Debate of the LSLC event at Quadrant Chambers the best so far event of its...
April 4th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, London Shipping Law Centre, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hooray hooray, the Capes gain ground despite a falling BDI now@672… Expecting major developments on BREXIT…

Hooray hooray, the Capes gain ground despite a falling BDI now@672… Expecting major developments on BREXIT…
John Faraclas Hooray hooray, the Capes gain ground despite a falling BDI now@672… Expecting major news on BREXIT… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down two points since yesterday at 672… Geopolitics still in turmoil with the BREXIT saga in a decisive point. John Faraclas’ early evening news: The...
April 3rd, 2019 | Art and auctions, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Food and Drink, Markets, Paintings and Sculpture, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The new generation of gas-propelled ‘smart ships’ strengthen Baleària’s commitment to innovation and sustainable economic growth

The new generation of gas-propelled ‘smart ships’ strengthen Baleària’s commitment to innovation and sustainable economic growth
Adolfo Utor, at a press conference this morning The new generation of gas-propelled ‘smart ships’ strengthen Baleària’s commitment to innovation and sustainable economic growth  The shipping company carried 4,320,000 passengers (+11%), exceeding a million on international routes. Currently...
April 3rd, 2019 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Cruise Industry, Reports | Read More