Archive for the ‘Chartering’ Category

The BDI struggles to survive; Geopolitics might bring in a wider war than the one expected…

The BDI struggles to survive; Geopolitics might bring in a wider war than the one expected…
John Faraclas The BDI struggles to survive; Geopolitics might bring in a wider war than the one expected… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) managed to clinch three points and now stands at 1,770. Geopolitics as said in the title of today’s recap might produce a wider war particularly in the region of East...
October 7th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Simpson Spence Young Strengthens Dry Bulk Team With New Dubai Office

Simpson Spence Young Strengthens Dry Bulk Team With New Dubai Office
Simpson Spence Young Strengthens Dry Bulk Team With New Dubai Office Simpson Spence Young (SSY), the world’s largest independent shipbroker, has today (7 October 2019) announced it will open a new office in Dubai in early November. Led by Manish Pamecha, the team will focus on dry bulk chartering. “Opening...
October 7th, 2019 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Person Profiles, Sales and Purchases | Read More

Dry Market loses the 1,800 points threshold

Dry Market loses the 1,800 points threshold
Dry Market loses the 1,800 points threshold The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 46 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,757 points losing the 1,800 point threshold thanks to the triple digit Capes’ fall. Geopolitics still getting more than sour. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes’...
October 3rd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,803; market correction? Volatility or what…?

The BDI@1,803; market correction? Volatility or what…?
The BDI@1,803; market correction? Volatility or what…? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost six points amid Geopolitical uncertainty and Environmental hype… John Faraclas’ brief market recap: The Capes’ BCI was down just a point at 3,231 Hooray Hooray! The Panamaxes’ fall continues with the BPI...
October 2nd, 2019 | Art and auctions, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Markets, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

September ends with the BDI down @1,823 points; Geopolitics still perplexed!

September ends with the BDI down @1,823 points; Geopolitics still perplexed!
John Faraclas September ends with the BDI down @1,823 points; Geopolitics still perplexed! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell 34 points and now stands at 1,823… The Geopolitical situation all over Planet Ocean gets worse. John Faraclas daily recap: The Capes’ BCI was down 69 points and now reads 3,269… The...
September 30th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Markets, News, Ship Agencies, Ship Supplies, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

S&P Global Platts Launches world’s first weighted average Capesize TCE Index

S&P Global Platts Launches world’s first weighted average Capesize TCE Index
S&P Global Platts Launches world’s first weighted average Capesize TCE Index Brings transparency to dry bulk shipping market London and Singapore (September 30, 2019) – S&P Global Platts, the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy...
September 30th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Shipping Indices | Read More

The BDI@1,857: an expected fall amid the geopolitical mega mayhem…

The BDI@1,857: an expected fall amid the geopolitical mega mayhem…
John Faraclas The BDI@1,857: an expected fall amid the geopolitical mega mayhem… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) seems to lose its “credibility” as the latest fall during this morning of 106 points and 274 since last week – when it stood at 2,131 points proves our prediction when same went over the...
September 27th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Volatility and uncertainty bring the BDI@1,963… What next..?

Volatility and uncertainty bring the BDI@1,963… What next..?
John Faraclas Volatility and uncertainty bring the BDI@1,963… What next..? Per our upload earlier on today the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) went on a free fall headed by the triple digit fall of the Capes. Geopolitics still getting sour. John Faraclas end of the day recap: The BDI lost 90 points thanks...
September 26th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Events, IMO, Insight, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Seizures, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

McQuilling and IFCHOR form Latin American JV

McQuilling and IFCHOR form Latin American JV
McQuilling and IFCHOR form Latin American JV New York/Lausanne – 26 September 2019 – Leading independent shipbrokers McQuilling Partners, Inc. and IFCHOR are pleased to announce the formation of McQ-IFCHOR SA, a joint venture focused on the Latin American dry bulk chartering and advisory...
September 26th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets | Read More

BDI falls below 2,000!!!!!

BDI falls below 2,000!!!!!
The Baltic Exchange BDI falls below 2,000!!!!! The (Baltic Dry Index) fell 90 points and now reads 1,963 points amid dramas in Politics and Geopolitics all over Planet Ocean. More news in tonight’s Market and Geopolitics recap by John Faraclas; watch this space!
September 26th, 2019 | Breaking News, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday, 26 September 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday, 26 September 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday, 26 September 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS September 26, 2019 Global Markets USTs were firmer on the day as the latest mixed signals from US President Donald Trump dented market optimism for an imminent resolution to the US/China trade dispute....
September 26th, 2019 | Banking, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Volatility knocks with Capes’ fall

Volatility knocks with Capes’ fall
John Faraclas Volatility knocks with Capes’ fall The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 63 points earlier on today “thanks” to the as ever volatile Capes who lost 153 points. Geopolitics continue to deteriorate… John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The BDI was down at 2,053 points and if same goes below...
September 25th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insight, Markets, Military, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capes “did it” again

Capes “did it” again
John Faraclas Capes “did it” again – in a positive way though but still we fear of minor volatility and uncertainty amid a Geopolitical perplexed mayhem… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained eight points earlier on today and now stands at 2,116 “thanks” to the volatile Capes. Geopolitics...
September 24th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Baltic Exchange Risk Forum: 17 October 2019, Hamburg

Baltic Exchange Risk Forum: 17 October 2019, Hamburg
. Baltic Exchange Risk Forum: 17 October 2019, Hamburg Freight & Commodities Forum, Hamburg 17 October 2019 We are delighted to invite you to register for the Freight & Commodities Forum in Hamburg. Featuring industry discussion and first class analytical insight on commodity flows, vessel supply,...
September 24th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI falls in Fall …but

The BDI falls in Fall …but
John Faraclas The BDI falls in Fall …but The BDI’s fall continued in this peculiar season-wise Fall but wait… The 23 points lost brought down the main index to 2,108 points… but not to worry! Geopolitics might become challenging with the challenges that Climate Change and issues brought...
September 23rd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BDI: another dangerous fall amid Geopolitical chaos

BDI: another dangerous fall amid Geopolitical chaos
John Faraclas BDI: another dangerous fall amid Geopolitical chaos The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 61 points earlier on today and 181 since last Friday the 13th of September (when it stood at 2,312 points) and now stands at 2,131 points thanks to the as ever volatile Capes. Geopolitics are so dodgy with...
September 20th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Are Capes about to floor-down the Dry Market…?

Are Capes about to floor-down the Dry Market…?
John Faraclas Are Capes about to floor-down the Dry Market…? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 74 points earlier on today and now stands at 2,192 points – for a second day below the “famous threshold” as of the end of Dec 2013 when it stood at 2,247 points. Geopolitics in uncharted waters. John...
September 19th, 2019 | Banking, Chartering, Climate, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, European Union, Finance, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Pollution, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Dry falls further and Wets look peculiar; the drums of war can be heard…

Dry falls further and Wets look peculiar; the drums of war can be heard…
John Faraclas Dry falls further and Wets look peculiar; the drums of war can be heard… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 17 points and now stands at 2,266; the Dirties are gaining momentum. The Drums of War can be heard. John Faraclas brief mid-week recap: The Capes’ BCI lost 62 points and now reds...
September 18th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Falling Dry Markets and rising Wets an issue…

Falling Dry Markets and rising Wets an issue…
John Faraclas Falling Dry Markets and rising Wets an issue… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell 28 points earlier on today and now stands at 2,283. Geopolitics messy and perplexed as ever. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’ BCI was down 82 points and now reads 4,456… The Panamaxes BPI lost a...
September 17th, 2019 | Banking, Breaking News, Chartering, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Finance, Markets, Military, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BDI contained fall amid an attack of Aramco installations

BDI contained fall amid an attack of Aramco installations
John Faraclas BDI contained fall amid an attack of Aramco installations The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell just one point to 2,311; Geopolitical mess expected after an attack at Aramco’s Saudi Arabia installations; John Faraclas brief recap: The Capes’ BCI was down nine points and now stands at...
September 16th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily and Weekly Market falls amid a Geopolitical tempest ante portas

Daily and Weekly Market falls amid a Geopolitical tempest ante portas
John Faraclas Daily and Weekly Market falls amid a Geopolitical tempest ante portas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell 19 points and now stands at 2,312; it also fell on a weekly basis 150 points (from 2,462 on the 6th of September). Geopolitics messy but will deteriorate further and what a finale that...
September 13th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Dirties …”save” the Markets, Geos still perplexed and LISW2019 makes waves!

Dirties …”save” the Markets, Geos still perplexed and LISW2019 makes waves!
John Faraclas Dirties …”save” the Markets, Geos still perplexed and LISW2019 makes waves! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) continued its fall – hope not a free fall, lost 35 points earlier on today and now stands at 2 ,331 points. Geopolitics with the Migrants, the Trade Wars, BREXIT and other perplexed...
September 12th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Another ace for the Handies amid the Dry-fall and perplexed Geopolitics during LISW2019 continuous success

Another ace for the Handies amid the Dry-fall and perplexed Geopolitics during LISW2019 continuous success
John Faraclas Another ace for the Handies amid the Dry-fall and perplexed Geopolitics during LISW2019 continuous success The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 27 points and now reads 2,366… Geopolitics messy as ever (will revert with a detailed account as the MIGANTS, the Trade Wars and BREXIT create more...
September 11th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The BDI fells but LISW 2019 continues its success

The BDI fells but LISW 2019 continues its success
John Faraclas The BDI fells but LISW 2019 continues its success The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 29 points and now stands at 2,393. Geopolitics not just critical but messy and perplexed. LISW2019 continues its successful course. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes’ BCI lost 50 points...
September 10th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@2,462: an inevitable fall amid Geopolitical chaos and odd demand…

The BDI@2,462: an inevitable fall amid Geopolitical chaos and odd demand…
John Faraclas The BDI@2,462: an inevitable fall amid Geopolitical chaos and odd demand… It was plain sailing for the BDI (Baltic Dry Index), thanks mainly to the Capes’ surge, but the last two days and the continuous Panamax fall raises too many questions. The Geopolitical environment per our previous...
September 6th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More