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Port of Hamburg Up Close and Personal

Port of Hamburg Up Close and Personal
A unique view of the Port of Hamburg from above… HPA Insider Tour: Port of Hamburg Up Close and Personal A hundred lucky guests recently got an exclusive look behind the scenes of Europe’s second biggest seaport at the HPA Insider Tour. The tour started at Hamburgs newest district HafenCity in...
July 24th, 2017 | Film Industry, Photography, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, July 24, 2017

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, July 24, 2017
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: USD remained under selling pressure in European trade on Monday amid heightened political jitters with DXY recording a fresh 13-month low earlier today...
July 24th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Energy, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI needs at least an extra 1,300 points… to make sense

The BDI needs at least an extra 1,300 points… to make sense
John Faraclas The BDI needs at least an extra 1,300 points… to make sense … so be cautious and stay put.. The BDI (Baltic  Dry  Index) gained 33 points since yesterday and now stands at 977 – very close to the 1,000 point threshold. On a weekly basis the gains were good: 77 points – from 900...
July 21st, 2017 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 21, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 21, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The ECB kept its key interest rates and the monthly pace of asset purchases unchanged at Thursday’s monetary policy meeting, as was widely expected....
July 21st, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

Crude oil tanker owners take advantage of low newbuilding prices

Crude oil tanker owners take advantage of low newbuilding prices
… Too low to say no A prolonged period of weak contracting activity has forced shipyards to drop their newbuilding prices to levels not seen in decades. Crude oil tanker owners have decided to take advantage of the situation, despite the weakening earnings sentiment in their segment. by Jakub Walenkiewicz,...
July 21st, 2017 | Classification Societies, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Reports, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

The BDI@964; what’s next…

The BDI@964; what’s next…
John Faraclas Despite the single digits in all indices – except the volatile Capers,  the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) …scored a double digit number of 16 plus points and now stands at 964 points… The Geopolitics remain the same and caution is advised for all fronts; John Faraclas’ daily market briefing: The...
July 20th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Alan McCarthy’s Quarterly Trend Analysis for Q2 2017

Alan McCarthy’s Quarterly Trend Analysis for Q2 2017
Alan McCarthy Further to Alan McCarthy’s special Q1 2107 trend Analysis for Bulkers and Tankers, viewers can log herebelow and read his latest Trend Analysis on selected Tankers and Dry Bulkers for the 2nd quarter of 2017 which we hope is of interest:  The first Trend Analysis was produced for the...
July 20th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, July 20, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, July 20, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market focus today is on the ECB monetary policy meeting where the Central Bank is widely expected to stay put on its monetary policy. At the post-meeting...
July 20th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Wärtsilä half year financial report January-June 2017

Wärtsilä half year financial report January-June 2017
… WÄRTSILÄ HALF YEAR FINANCIAL REPORT JANUARY-JUNE 2017 GROWTH IN ORDERS AND NET SALES IN THE FIRST HALF OF 2017 This release is a summary of Wärtsilä’s Half year financial report January-June 2017. The complete report is attached to this release as a pdf-file. It is also available at http://www.wartsilareports.com/en-US/2017/q2/frontpage/ and...
July 20th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Reports | Read More

The BDI@948: asymmetrical rise amid Geopolitical uncertainty…

The BDI@948: asymmetrical rise amid Geopolitical uncertainty…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 16 points “offering” some short of breathing space but no one should be fooled. The Geopolitical mess is more serious than the hoi polloi think… John Faraclas’ daily report: The Capers gained 44 points and the BCI 2014 surpassed the 1,000...
July 19th, 2017 | Banking, Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Oil Industry, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, July 19, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, July 19, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: USD remained under pressure amid heightened market uncertainty over the US administration’s ability to implement key campaign promises including healthcare...
July 19th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 18, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 18, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Global equity markets retreated from recent highs in European trade on Tuesday, USD extended its recent losses and US government bond yields remained...
July 18th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Country Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Capers losing steam and geopolitics continue being messy…

Capers losing steam and geopolitics continue being messy…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up earlier on today with a dozen plus points at 912; the Geopolitics might produce trouble; John Faraclas daily briefing: The Capers are losing steam with no change for the BCI 2014 stuck at 933 since last Friday. The Panamaxes were up 29 points and the...
July 17th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, July 17, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, July 17, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: USD remained under selling pressure and US government bond yields were slightly lower in European trade on Monday reacting to a dovish shift in short-term...
July 17th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

BDI’s mini “rebound” NOT enough for great expectations

BDI’s mini “rebound” NOT enough for great expectations
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up 12 points earlier on today reaching the 900 point-threshold and managed to clinch 78 points since last week’s 822 points. The Geopolitics lead no were; only to catastrophe. John Faraclas daily and weekly recap: The Capers BCI 2014 managed only five...
July 14th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 14, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 14, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Following the more dovish than expected tone of Fed Chair Janet Yellen at her semi-annual testimony this week, focus today is on US CPI inflation for...
July 14th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Dry gains and Wet losses… be cautious !

Dry gains and Wet losses… be cautious !
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 29 points earlier on today and now stands at 888 points; the Wets though …decided to dive further. On the geopolitical aspects, as we have always advised you, things are getting sour no matter …the fake news, but the propaganda spreading bubbles...
July 13th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

2016 Annual Report Paris MoU on Port State Control

2016 Annual Report Paris MoU on Port State Control
Richard Schiferli 2016 shows a large increase in the refusal of access (“bans”) within the region: 20 bans compared to 11 in 2015. The detention percentage has also increased from 3.4% to 3.8%. The number of detainable deficiencies has increased 7.3% compared to 2015. The number of inspections carried...
July 13th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Flags, Health and Safety, News, Regulatory, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

Regional Economics and Market Strategy Monthly (Thursday, July 13, 2017)

Regional Economics and Market Strategy Monthly (Thursday, July 13, 2017)
Regional assets broadly extend gains in H1 2017 REGIONAL MACROECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS & OUTLOOK Q1-2017 second GDP estimates confirm a solid start for the economies of the region Consumer spending revival continues unabated driven by sustained sentiment gains, eased financial conditions,...
July 13th, 2017 | Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, July 13, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, July 13, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Global equity markets and core government bonds were firmer while USD was under pressure across the board in European trade on Thursday reacting to the tone of...
July 13th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Can there be a “Free Lunch” for Greece?

Can there be a “Free Lunch” for Greece?
Greece Macro Monitor (12 July 2017)  Fiscal policy relaxation in a depressed economy  – Can there be a “Free Lunch” for Greece? This study leans on the literature on regime-dependent fiscal multipliers and the existence of hysteresis effects to demonstrate that, under certain conditions,...
July 12th, 2017 | Banking, Country Profiles, Finance, News, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, July 12, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, July 12, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Focus today is on Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s semi-annual testimony before Congress starting at 14:30 CETthough any impact on markets will likely prove...
July 12th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Dry Market gains ten points; so what!

Dry Market gains ten points; so what!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained hooray hooray ten points earlier on today and now reads 830; the Geopolitics continue to be in a mess; John Faraclas’ daily market briefing: Yesterday we hinted that we might see the market going for an upwards mode and it did happened… The Capers lead...
July 11th, 2017 | Bribery and Corruption, Communication, Corruption, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Religion, Reports, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 11, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 11, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: USD was modestly firmer against its major currency peers in European trade on Tuesday ahead of Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony before Congress...
July 11th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, July 10, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, July 10, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US non-farm payrolls data for the month of June surprised positively with the headline rising by 222k, higher than 179k expected. The unemployment rate...
July 10th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More