Archive for the ‘Dry Bulkcarriers’ Category

Pinch me, the BDI is up nine points amid geopolitical mess

Pinch me, the BDI is up nine points amid geopolitical mess
John Faraclas Pinch me, the BDI is up nine points amid geopolitical mess The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) …”hit” back today and a …record of plus nine points was observed bringing same up to 1,354 points. The Geopolitics cannot be followed anymore and be prepared for everything… John...
November 12th, 2019 | Books, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana commences self tender offer to purchase up to 2,739,726 shares

Diana commences self tender offer to purchase up to 2,739,726 shares
. DIANA SHIPPING INC. COMMENCES SELF TENDER OFFER TO PURCHASE UP TO 2,739,726 SHARES ATHENS, GREECE, November 12, 2019 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX) (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced the commencement of a tender...
November 12th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,345: The fall continues uninterrupted… amid other fears

The BDI@1,345: The fall continues uninterrupted… amid other fears
John Faraclas The BDI@1,345: The fall continues uninterrupted… amid other fears The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost earlier on today another 33 points and now stands at 1,345 points amid verry serious geopolitical fears. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes lost the 2,400 points threshold with...
November 11th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports | Read More

Factum: The BDI@1378; Grammenos’ event a sea change…

Factum: The BDI@1378; Grammenos’ event a sea change…
John Faraclas Factum: The BDI@1378; Grammenos’ event a sea change… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 50 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,378; it also lost 319 points since last week’s 1,697 points; Geopolitics entering a more than perplexed and messy period with incalculable repercussions...
November 8th, 2019 | Civil Unrest, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Military, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Market collapse continues with the BDI@1,428

Market collapse continues with the BDI@1,428
John Faraclas Market collapse continues with the BDI@1,428 The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 105 points thanks to the Capes’ three digit fall. Geopolitics still mess and Grammenos’ brigade continues its success on day two; John Faraclas’ brief recap: The BDI lost its 1,500 points threshold and let’s...
November 7th, 2019 | Banking, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Markets, Ship Demolitions, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana announces the sale of panamax “Clio”

Diana announces the sale of panamax “Clio”
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES THE SALE OF A PANAMAX DRY BULK VESSEL, THE M/V CLIO ATHENS, GREECE, November 7, 2019 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that it has signed, through a separate...
November 7th, 2019 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets | Read More

Markets collapse but Grammenos’ brigade makes waves

Markets collapse but Grammenos’ brigade makes waves
John Faraclas Markets collapse but Grammenos’ brigade makes waves The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell down to 1,533 points  – minus 123 since yesterday proving the volatility, unsustainability and the difficult times ahead amid a perplexed Geopolitical environment; John Faraclas’ brief daily...
November 6th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Banking, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Finance, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@ 1,656: still tough times ahead…

The BDI@ 1,656: still tough times ahead…
John Faraclas The BDI@ 1,656: still tough times ahead… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 19 points amid perplexed Geopolitics with uncertainty being the name of the game. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes “bounced” back with 29 points plus and the BCI now stands at 2,975 – trying to go...
November 5th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Diana announces cancellation of t/c contract of m/v Polymnia

Diana announces cancellation of t/c contract of m/v Polymnia
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES CANCELLATION OF  TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V POLYMNIA ATHENS, GREECE, November 5, 2019 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced the cancellation of the time...
November 5th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Dynamar Publication BREAKBULK V (2019)

Dynamar Publication BREAKBULK V (2019)
Dynamar Publication BREAKBULK V (2019) Dynamar’s new BREAKBULK V report delves into the status of the world’s major operators of multipurpose/project/heavy-lift ships and their fleets… and their disruptors; those carrying breakbulk cargoes with vessels not specifically designed for that task  ...
November 4th, 2019 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fishing Trawlers, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Reefer ships, Reports, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Statistics | Read More

Shipping Markets: The Reds are here to stay…

Shipping Markets: The Reds are here to stay…
John Faraclas Shipping Markets: The Reds are here to stay… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell 34 points losing also the 1,700 points threshold in a week’s time! At 1,697 seems vulnerable and ultra-CAUTION should be observed. Geopolitics are the name of the game in all fronts and as News is what they...
November 1st, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Markets in a free fall

Markets in a free fall
John Faraclas Markets in a free fall Markets in a fee fall amid Planet Ocean’s uncertainty The BDI (Baltic Dry Index lost 51 points earlier on today and now stand at 1,731 points amid Planet Ocean’s worse uncertainty; John Faraclas brief recap: The Capes’ BCI down 100 !! points at 2,978 losing...
October 31st, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI struggles…

The BDI struggles…
John Faraclas The BDI struggles… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) struggles to maintain a momentum as all indices are in red with the exemption of the BCI – Capes’ volatile behaviour. Geopolitics couldn’t be worse. John Faraclas’ daily brief: The BDI gained two points although in our view same should...
October 28th, 2019 | Associations, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Markets still down and Geopolitics will turn things upside down…

Markets still down and Geopolitics will turn things upside down…
John Faraclas Markets still down and Geopolitics will turn things upside down… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up for the day but down on weekly basis. Geopolitics do turn things upside down and will continue to do so indefinitely. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recaps: The BDI was up 16 points earlier...
October 25th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

“K” Line Launches 200,000-dwt Bulk Carrier “CAPE DISCOVERY”

“K” Line Launches 200,000-dwt Bulk Carrier “CAPE DISCOVERY”
“K” Line Launches 200,000-dwt Bulk Carrier “CAPE DISCOVERY”  Today, at the Marugame business headquarters Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., the 200,000-dwt ton Cape size bulker “CAPE DISCOVERY” has been completed. The ship is compliant with the Common Structural Rules...
October 25th, 2019 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

BDI’s positive (?) hiccup amid further Geopolitical tensions…

BDI’s positive (?) hiccup amid further Geopolitical tensions…
John Faraclas BDI’s positive hiccup amid further Geopolitical tensions… The BDI gained six points earlier on today and now reads 1,785 thanks to the Capes bouncing back with 53 points. Geopolitics continue to be in a perplexed deteriorating mess in all fronts in all five continents and seven seas....
October 24th, 2019 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Markets, Military, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Markets: still in red; the geopolitics more than explosive

The Markets: still in red; the geopolitics more than explosive
John Faraclas The Markets: still in red; the geopolitics more than explosive The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 27 points and now stands at 1,779 points losing the 1,800 point-threshold. The Geopolitical situation is not just perplexed, its explosive and except despicable thing to happen in all fronts....
October 23rd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Dry and Wet Markets a liability; Geopolitics with BREXIT’s ongoing serial even worse

Dry and Wet Markets a liability; Geopolitics with BREXIT’s ongoing serial even worse
John Faraclas Dry and Wet Markets a liability; Geopolitics with BREXIT’s ongoing serial even worse The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 40 points earlier on today and now reads 1,806 thanks mainly to the Capes’ triple-digit loss. Geopolitics puts Planet Ocean in limbo with BREXIT’s serial a catastrophe...
October 22nd, 2019 | Associations, Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Market in Red – in its entirety amid perplexed Geopolitics

Market in Red – in its entirety amid perplexed Geopolitics
John Faraclas Market in Red – in its entirety amid perplexed Geopolitics The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost nine points earlier on today and now stands at 1,846 points. The Wets were comparatively in a worst position. Geopolitics with the wider Middle Eastern mess, BREXIT and other issues is in a dangerous...
October 21st, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,861: paint it red; Geopolitics under Ariadne’s thread

The BDI@1,861: paint it red; Geopolitics under Ariadne’s thread
John Faraclas                             The BDI@1,861: paint it red; Geopolitics under Ariadne’s thread The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell 36 points amid chaotic Geopolitical developments. Everything is at stake now all over Planet...
October 17th, 2019 | Charity, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Military, News, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Angelakos (Hellas) S.A. takes delivery of three Kamsarmaxs

Angelakos (Hellas) S.A. takes delivery of three Kamsarmaxs
The Godmothe Mrs Caterina Carpinato cutting the champaign bottle cord Angelakos (Hellas) S.A. takes delivery of three Kamsarmaxs On 21st May, 19th June and 30th July 2019, Angelakos (Hellas) S.A. took delivery of three Kamsarmax newbuilding vessels on behalf of their Principals. The ships were built...
October 17th, 2019 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, People and Places, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Falling BDI@1,898 raises eyebrows; Wets doing well and Geopolitics in total mess

Falling BDI@1,898 raises eyebrows; Wets doing well and Geopolitics in total mess
John Faraclas Falling BDI@1,898 raises eyebrows; Wets doing well and Geopolitics in total mess The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 18 points as well as the 1,900 points-threshold. The Wets still doing well… but perplexed Geopolitics will create total chaos – in the entire Middle East and beyond. John...
October 15th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Mild fall with the BDI@1,916 and a surge in the Wets from the Cleans too… Geopolitics still very perplexed…

Mild fall with the BDI@1,916 and a surge in the Wets from the Cleans too… Geopolitics still very perplexed…
John Faraclas Mild fall with the BDI@1,916 and a surge in the Wets from the Cleans too… Geopolitics still very perplexed… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost eight points earlier on today and now stands at 1,916. Following the sudden and unprecedented surge of the Dirties, its now the turn of the he...
October 14th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The BDI close to 2,000 points amid Armageddon

The BDI close to 2,000 points amid Armageddon
John Faraclas The BDI close to 2,000 points amid Armageddon The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 56 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,929 – a fraction away from  the psychological threshold of 2,000! Yesteday was a slightly better day… but let’s not be so greedy… Geopolitics...
October 10th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana fixes post-panamax “Polymnia” on period t/c

Diana fixes post-panamax “Polymnia” on period t/c
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER  CONTRACT FOR M/V POLYMNIA ATHENS, GREECE, October 10, 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 separate wholly-owned subsidiary,...
October 10th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More