Archive for the ‘Dry Bulkcarriers’ Category

Capes fall further with …“rich” pickings for BDI; CAUTION!

Capes fall further with …“rich” pickings for BDI; CAUTION!
John Faraclas The BDI gained 23 points and now stands at 1,396 trying to go over and above the 1,400 point threshold. Geopolitics full of sins govern the day yet again. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capes lost another 27 points and the BCI now stands 1,838 points; ultra-caution should be observed...
September 20th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

Is there hope for the BDI?

Is there hope for the BDI?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 17 points earlier on today and now at 1,373 – as on the 20 June, takes a deep breath… Geopolitics once again more than perplexed. John Faraclas daily market briefing: Difficult days lie ahead for all sectors in the markets as nothing much has happened...
September 19th, 2018 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The harsh reality: the BDI@1,357…

The harsh reality: the BDI@1,357…
John Faraclas The BDI lost just nine points since Friday the 14th of September,  “thanks” to the …”rebound” by the Supras and the Handies; Geopolitics more than crucially perplexed. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost nine points and enters another dangerous...
September 17th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,366; don’t call my bluff…

The BDI@1,366; don’t call my bluff…
John Faraclas Asymmetrical but expected figures govern the Markets and Geopolitics; we have been warning you with CAUTION in capital letters for both for a long time. John Faraclas daily and weekly recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 16 points earlier on today and now reads 1,366   points. On a...
September 14th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

The BDI bottoms-out…?

The BDI bottoms-out…?
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI went bellow the 1,400 points  mark at 1,382 which is minus 29 points and CAUTION is the best tactic to avoid messy situations. Geopolitics still an upheaval for all. John Faraclas’ brief report: The Capes’ BCI  stood at  1,980   – down...
September 13th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Capes downs the BDI by 43 points

Capes downs the BDI by 43 points
John Faraclas The fall of the Capes was three times more than yesterday; the Geopolitics continue to be more than dodgy in many regions around Planet Ocean; John Faraclas’ brief Market and Geopolitics recap: At 1,439 points the BDI becomes a bit vulnerable widening the gap since the end of December...
September 11th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Gas, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,482 gets more perplexed… like the Geopolitical conundrum

The BDI@1,482 gets more perplexed… like the Geopolitical conundrum
John Faraclas Our last week’s ending title was rightly worded: “What a perplexed Dry Market with the BDI@1,490” as there was something alerting that damn feeling as well as that of the Geopolitics with the Armageddon ante portas;  John Faraclas’ daily market and Geopolitics briefing: The BDI...
September 10th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

What a perplexed Dry Market with the BDI@1,490…

What a perplexed Dry Market with the BDI@1,490…
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 WHAT A WEEK THAT WAS! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) avoided today’s super loss as many expected, given that the Panamaxes saved the day! With Armageddon ante portas things are getting more than perplexed. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: With six points...
September 7th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The BDI turns up (?) and Geopolitics down…

The BDI turns up (?) and Geopolitics down…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained seven vital points earlier on today and now stands at 1,484. Perplexed geopolitics got worse. John Faraclas’ daily recap: Once again both Capes and Panamaxes after a downward period were today on the plus, with Supras and Handies stuck… The BCI...
September 6th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The BDI’s fall continues; so what…

The BDI’s fall continues; so what…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 36 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,477 – below the 1,500 point threshold… Geopolitics still messy and the massacre of civilians spreads… John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The Capes were down and below the 2,500 point mark, an issue...
September 5th, 2018 | Banking, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Energy, Immigration, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Falling Capes dangerous for the Dry Markets…

Falling Capes dangerous for the Dry Markets…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 44 points – double since yesterday and now stands at 1,513. If this continues and the 1,500 point-threshold is lost, everything is possible. The triple-digit fall of the Capes must be taken very seriously, his size’s  volatility. Geopolitics getting...
September 4th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana announces direct continuation of t/c contract for m/v Medusa with Cargill

Diana announces direct continuation of  t/c contract for m/v Medusa with Cargill
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Direct Continuation of Time Charter Contract for m/v Medusa with Cargill ATHENS, GREECE, September 4, 2018 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through...
September 4th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News | Read More

The BDI losses another base; at 1,579 uncertainty coupled with messy Geopolitics builds up again

The BDI losses another base; at 1,579 uncertainty coupled with messy Geopolitics builds up again
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 35 points since yesterday  and  118 since last Friday the 24th of August  – down from 1,697! The Geopolitical chaos needs more than effective leadership and business acumen for Planet Ocean to avoid another massacre. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly...
August 31st, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Falling BDI@1,614 sends alarming bells…

Falling BDI@1,614 sends alarming bells…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 47 points earlier on today and now reads 1,614 – about to go under the 1,600 points mark. Geopolitics continue to be perplexed. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’ BCI lost 168 points and now reads 2,826… what a triple-digit loss that was… The...
August 30th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Health and Safety, Maritime Fraud, Markets, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,661; brace…

The BDI@1,661; brace…
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 23 points earlier on today and now, amid the worst uncertainty both trade and geopolitics-wise, sends warning shocks. Let’s hope we are wrong… The Geopolitics continue to be dodgy. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The...
August 29th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The BDI@1,684… Geopolitics too bad to follow…

The BDI@1,684… Geopolitics too bad to follow…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 13 points and let’s see how many can ride the triple storm: The Markets, the Geopolitics and the entry in the second year of World War Three… John Faraclas’ post Bank Holiday recap: We are approaching the end of the summer and still the Dry and...
August 28th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Falling BDI@1,697 amid Geopolitical chaos and uncertainty

Falling BDI@1,697 amid Geopolitical chaos and uncertainty
John Faraclas The BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) lost a dozen points earlier on today and 26 since last Friday the 17th of August when it stood at 1,723 losing the 1,700 points threshold. We have given adequate warning for this fall with a triple CAUTION reference; see our previous reporting Geopolitics not...
August 24th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

The BDI@1,709….expected fall

The BDI@1,709….expected fall
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI (Baltic Dry (Index) lost 26  points amid mega geopolitical mayhem; John Faraclas writes: The Capes’ BCI  lost 139 points and now reads 3,232 The Panamaxes’ BPI   with plus 47  points now stands at  1,607 points Good gains for the Supras’BSI ...
August 23rd, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Diana announces T/C period fixture for m/v Semirio with Pacific Bulk

Diana announces T/C period fixture for m/v Semirio with Pacific Bulk
ATHENS, GREECE, August 22, 2018 – 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, it has entered into a time charter contract with Pacific Bulk Cape Company...
August 22nd, 2018 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,736; controlled upwards stagnation

The BDI@1,736; controlled upwards stagnation
John Faraclas The BDI gained nine points earlier on today and expectations remain high but we suggest caution. As Shipping becomes Shipping for the very very very few, one needs a minimum of twenty ships flotilla to attract the interest of shipbrokers and charterers… Caution! Geopolitics continue to...
August 21st, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

An unsustainable BDI@ 1,727…

An unsustainable BDI@ 1,727…
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI clinched four points and now stands at 1,727 thanks to the rise of the Panamaxes making it up for the falling Capes; expect a Geopolitical tsunamis and another credit crunch deriving from the current up and coming Trade Wars… John Faraclas’ brief...
August 20th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Tough days for the struggling BDI and Geopolitics

Tough days for the struggling BDI and Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained three points since yesterday and now reads 1,723. Geopolitics and disasters – natural, technical and political ones are high on the agenda! John Faraclas’ brief Daily and Weekly Recap: So at 1,723 one must be more than happy as these three plus points...
August 17th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

BDI falls at 1,720 amid perplexed Geopolitics

BDI falls at 1,720 amid perplexed Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost seven points and now stands at 1,720; Perplexed and enigmatic Geopolitics. John Faraclas’ brief markets and Geopolitics recap: The Capes uncertainty brings the Dry Market down. The BCI lost 84 points and now stands at 3,476… below the 3,500 point threshold! The...
August 16th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana announces period time charter contract for m/v Coronis

Diana announces period time charter contract for m/v Coronis
ATHENS, GREECE, August 16, 2018 – 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, it has entered into a time charter contract with CJ International Italy...
August 16th, 2018 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,727: Capes tumble; Geopolitics “await” the tsunami…

The BDI@1,727: Capes tumble; Geopolitics “await” the tsunami…
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI (Baltic Exchange Dry Index) clinched two points and now reads 1,727 amid an uncertain global political, economic and waring future. John Faraclas’ midweek briefing: The Capes’ BCI lost 27 points and now stands at 3,560 points… Good news for the...
August 15th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Finance, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More