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The BDI@2,191 approaches …the all time high for 5Y and 7M

The BDI@2,191 approaches …the all time high for 5Y and 7M
John Faraclas The BDI@2,191 approaches …the all time high for 5Y and 7M The BDI is just 56 points apart as the end of Dec 2013 when the BDI stood at 2,247… Geopolitics being conspicuously “silent” might turn explosive to a degree of no return. John Faraclas’ daily recap: With only 56 points...
July 22nd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

‘A British First’ cruise call for Port of Southampton

‘A British First’ cruise call for Port of Southampton
The “Spirit of Discovery” – Photo credit: Andrew Sassoli-Walker ‘A British First’ cruise call for Port of Southampton The Port of Southampton has rolled out the red carpet to welcome guests from Saga Cruises’ newest cruise ship on her maiden voyage around the UK. Passengers...
July 22nd, 2019 | Cruise Industry, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Diana fixes Kamsarmax “Myrto” on period to Cargill

Diana fixes Kamsarmax “Myrto” on period to Cargill
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES DIRECT CONTINUATION OF TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V MYRTO WITH CARGILL ATHENS, GREECE, July 22, 2019 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a...
July 22nd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 22 July, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 22 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 22 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Market participants scaled back expectations for a 50bps rate cut at the 30-31 FOMC meeting in reaction to a Wall Street Journal report suggesting that...
July 22nd, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Sobel on unsound dollar intervention, OMFIF appoints new chief executive, and more

Sobel on unsound dollar intervention, OMFIF appoints new chief executive, and more
USA’s President Donald Trump Sobel on unsound dollar intervention, OMFIF appoints new chief executive, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW  Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 5-19 July 2019, Vol.10 Ed.29 Most-Read Commentary Trump’s unsound dollar intervention idea: Markets...
July 20th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@2,170 with mess in two of Planet Ocean’s dire straits

The BDI@2,170 with mess in two of Planet Ocean’s dire straits
John Faraclas The BDI@2,170 with mess in two of Planet Ocean’s dire straits The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up earlier on today 40 points standing at 2,170; the perplexed geopolitics now confirm our fears on our numerous written hints on Planet Ocean’s dire straits over the last seven years following...
July 19th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Flags, Insight, Markets, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

International Chamber of Shipping expresses concern over developing situation in the Gulf of Hormuz

International Chamber of Shipping expresses concern over developing situation in the Gulf of Hormuz
Guy Platten International Chamber of Shipping expresses concern over developing situation in the Gulf of Hormuz The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is receiving reports that a British registered vessel – Stena Impero – has been diverted from its original course in the Strait of Hormuz...
July 19th, 2019 | Associations, International Chamber of Shipping, Military, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 19 July, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 19 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 19 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Market sentiment towards risk assets improved in early trade on Friday with Asian bourses ending higher followed by modestly firmer European equity markets...
July 19th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI surges further amid ultra-perplexed geopolitics

The BDI surges further amid ultra-perplexed geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI surges further amid ultra-perplexed geopolitics The BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 66 points and now stands at 2,130; Geopolitics are so perplexed with clever dicks doing everything possible to ruin Peace on Planet Ocean. John Faraclas’ daily recap: Another boost from...
July 18th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 18 July, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 18 July, 2019)
.ece Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 18 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Market participants returned to risk-off mode today with Asian bourses performing poorly and European equity markets opening lower amid fears over...
July 18th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Towards new ‘de facto’ gold standard, British and German economic and financial diplomacy

Towards new ‘de facto’ gold standard, British and German economic and financial diplomacy
. Towards new ‘de facto’ gold standard, British and German economic and financial diplomacy Commentary: Towards new ‘de facto’ gold standard By Willem Middelkoop in Aerdenhout China wants to increase in the shortest time possible its gold reserves to at least 8,000 tonnes. This...
July 18th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, News | Read More

Latest ratifications to HNS and ship recycling conventions – and Desktop Just-In-Time trial yields positive results in cutting emissions

Latest ratifications to HNS and ship recycling conventions – and Desktop Just-In-Time trial yields positive results in cutting emissions
Mr. Reinhard Klingen, Director-General Waterways and Shipping in the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure of Germany, met IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim Latest ratifications to HNS and ship recycling conventions – and Desktop Just-In-Time trial yields positive results in...
July 17th, 2019 | IMO, Organisations, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Think Piece Issue no.2 – The Emerging Africa

Think Piece Issue no.2 – The Emerging Africa
. Think Piece Issue no.2 – The Emerging Africa Think Piece #2 has just been published! Following the launch of our digital series of summaries of the main topics and issues raised during our annual meeting, the onstage conversation on “The Emerging Africa” is now online. Anna Diamantopoulou,...
July 17th, 2019 | Markets, Press and Media | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 17 July, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 17 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 17 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Asian bourses performed quite poorly overnight and European equity markets opened in the red earlier today, as investors await more earnings reports...
July 17th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Trump’s unsound dollar intervention idea, Are financial services prepared for a no-deal Brexit?

Trump’s unsound dollar intervention idea, Are financial services prepared for a no-deal Brexit?
.. Trump’s unsound dollar intervention idea, Are financial services prepared for a no-deal Brexit? Commentary: Trump’s unsound dollar intervention idea By Mark Sobel in Washington Markets are abuzz with rumours President Donald Trump will order the US Treasury to intervene in foreign exchange...
July 17th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, European Union, Finance, Markets, News, Politics and Government | Read More

The BDI@2,011 …and time to celebrate before the storm…*

The BDI@2,011 …and time to celebrate before the storm…*
John Faraclas The BDI@2,011 …and time to celebrate before the storm…* The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) finally “did it”… surpassing the 2,000 points threshold and indeed under the circumstances is a milestone… Geopolitics still perplexed, explosive but very much interesting… John Faraclas’...
July 16th, 2019 | At the end of the day..., Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Fresher, bigger, stronger – WTM London – the countdown is on

Fresher, bigger, stronger – WTM London – the countdown is on
Fresher, bigger, stronger – WTM London – the countdown is on WTM London – Th e unmissable travel event of the year The countdown has just started and we are excited to be back and talking to you about WTM London. So, get ready to start looking forward to one of the biggest travel events...
July 16th, 2019 | Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

‘Japanification’ of monetary policy, OMFIF’s Summer Bulletin

‘Japanification’ of monetary policy, OMFIF’s Summer Bulletin
. ‘Japanification’ of monetary policy, OMFIF’s Summer Bulletin Commentary: ‘Japanification’ of monetary policy By Neil Williams in London Rising populism, the exacerbation of economic inequality by quantitative easing, and calls for the reversal of globalisation point to...
July 16th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

Interferry to back Mercy Ships healthcare mission

Interferry to back Mercy Ships healthcare mission
Mike Corrigan Interferry to back Mercy Ships healthcare mission Global trade association Interferry and Mercy Ships today announced that Interferry will support Mercy Ships, an international charity with the mission to increase access to healthcare in developing nations through a fleet of hospital ships. ...
July 16th, 2019 | Associations, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

The BDI@1928 … the dragon* roars before the 2,000 point threshold!

The BDI@1928 … the dragon* roars before the 2,000 point threshold!
John Faraclas The BDI @1928 … the dragon* roars before the 2,000 point threshold! The BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) ended up earlier on today at 1,928 points – up 63 and for sure is read to go over and above the 2,000 mark which we haven’t seen since the 3rd of January 2014. Geopolitics: explosive!!! John...
July 15th, 2019 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Public and Legal Notices, Reports, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Cargotec’s MacGregor has received clearance from the Chinese competition regulator for the acquisition of the marine and offshore businesses of TTS Group

Cargotec’s MacGregor has received clearance from the Chinese competition regulator for the acquisition of the marine and offshore businesses of TTS Group
Cargotec’s MacGregor has received clearance from the Chinese competition regulator for the acquisition of the marine and offshore businesses of TTS Group CARGOTEC CORPORATION,  15 JULY 2019 AT 9.00 EEST Cargotec’s MacGregor has received clearance from the Chinese competition regulator for the acquisition...
July 15th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Stock Markets | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 15 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 15 July, 2019)  HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Notwithstanding Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s unambiguously dovish tone at his semi-annual testimony mid-last week, US Treasury yields continued to rise...
July 15th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Market surges into new heights whilst Geopolitics to new lows…

Market surges into new heights whilst Geopolitics to new lows…
John Faraclas Market surges into new heights whilst Geopolitics to new lows… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) got to yet another high: 1,865 points – up 49! It was also 125 points higher since last Friday the 5th of July when it stood at 1,740…Geopolitics too messy! John Faraclas’ brief daily and...
July 12th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Insight, Markets, News, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tenders, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 12 July, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 12 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 12 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  In the second day of his semi-annual testimony before the Senate Banking Committee yesterday, Fed Chair Jerome Powell did not veer from the line he took...
July 12th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Oslo Børs Monthly Statistics June 2019

Oslo Børs  Monthly Statistics June 2019
  Oslo Børs  Monthly Statistics June 2019 12/07/2019 – The monthly statistics report for the Oslo Børs equity markets is published. The report includes information about listed shares on Oslo Børs, Oslo Axess and Merkur Market for the month of June 2019. The monthly report for the equity...
July 12th, 2019 | Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More