Archive for the ‘Dry Bulkcarriers’ Category

Dry Bulk Back From the Brink

Dry Bulk Back From the Brink
Bulker Values in the last 12 months have hit rock bottom and are now looking to show considerable promise. 5-year-old handysize values are up by over 40%; as are 15-year-old Panamax and Supramax asset prices. Pre-2002 built Capes are up by around 35% since February 2016. 1 Year % Change in Value Year...
February 23rd, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports | Read More

Diana announces the Filing of its 2016 Annual Report on Form 20-F

Diana announces the Filing of its 2016 Annual Report on Form 20-F
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces the Filing of its 2016 Annual Report on Form 20-F ATHENS, GREECE, February 21, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that on February 17, 2017 it filed its...
February 21st, 2017 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana fixes Caper “Houston” on period to Swissmarine

Diana fixes Caper “Houston” on period to Swissmarine
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES DIRECT CONTINUATION OF TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V HOUSTON WITH SWISSMARINE ATHENS, GREECE, February 16, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX) (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through...
February 16th, 2017 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Posidon saves the Panamaxes but not the Market…

Posidon saves the Panamaxes but not the Market…
John Faraclas Another tsunami approaches unless this time we are all lucky as the BDI fells further; the Geopolitcs don’t help either. John Faraclas daily briefing: The BDI lost another 21 points today and now stands at 714, very close to the 700 point barrier, below which everything is possible. The...
February 7th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Capital Ship Management Corp. Takes Delivery of M/V ‘Attikos

Capital Ship Management Corp. Takes Delivery of M/V ‘Attikos
The m/v “Attikos” Athens, Greece, February 7, 2017. Capital Ship Management Corp. took successful delivery today of the vessel M/V ‘Attikos’ (ex name ‘K Ambition’), a 178,928.8 dwt, Capesize bulk carrier, built in 2012 by Sundong Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co....
February 7th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Sales and Purchases | Read More

VesselsValue: Australia moves up to 2nd place in global Panamax Bulk Trade

VesselsValue: Australia moves up to 2nd place in global Panamax Bulk Trade
Australia moves up to 2nd place in global Panamax Bulk Trade. Knowing which trade routes are growing in demand and which are shrinking is key for optimising which sectors ship owners should specialise in. The evolution of the top 5 trade routes for Panamax bulkers can be measured through the billons...
February 7th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana fixes panamax “Dione” on period to Caravel

Diana fixes panamax “Dione” on period to Caravel
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER CONTRACT  FOR M/V DIONE WITH CARAVEL ATHENS, GREECE, February 2, 2017 – 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...
February 2nd, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Capital Ship Management Corp. Takes Delivery of M/V ‘Amigo II’

Capital Ship Management Corp. Takes Delivery of M/V ‘Amigo II’
Athens, Greece, January 26, 2017. Capital Ship Management Corp. took successful delivery today of the vessel M/V ‘Amigo II’ (ex name ‘K Endeavor’), a 179,016.8 dwt, Capesize bulk carrier, built in 2011 by Sundong Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd, S.Korea. It is the second...
January 26th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Sales and Purchases, Shipmanagement | Read More

Diana fixes “Los Angeles” and “Selina” on period to Swiss Marine and BG Shipping

Diana fixes “Los Angeles” and “Selina” on period to Swiss Marine and BG Shipping
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER CONTRACTS FOR M/V LOS ANGELES WITH SWISSMARINE AND M/V SELINA WITH BG SHIPPING  ATHENS, GREECE, January 23, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced...
January 23rd, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, News | Read More

Trend Analysis for selected Tankers and Dry-bulk carriers 4th Quarter 2016

Trend Analysis for selected Tankers and Dry-bulk carriers 4th Quarter 2016
Alan McCarthy Alan McCarthy’s “Trend Analysis for Selected Tankers and Dry-bulk Carriers 4 th Quarter 2016”, comes at no better time. A summary first and then the full and in depth situation/findings:  Summary Charts for values & earnings 20 year history and depreciation schedules...
January 19th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

Diana fixes on period two more vessels

Diana fixes on period two more vessels
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER CONTRACTS FOR M/V SANTA BARBARA WITH  CARGILL AND M/V SALT LAKE CITY WITH UNIPER  ATHENS, GREECE, January 18, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today...
January 18th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Less pain but not much gain for dry bulk market in 2017 says MSI

Less pain but not much gain for dry bulk market in 2017 says MSI
The surge in spot earnings at the end of 2016 was welcome, but MSI warns not to rely on a continuation of this short term strength London, January 16, 2017. The dry bulk market’s strong end to 2016 is unlikely to last long into 2017, according to the latest research from Maritime Strategies International....
January 16th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports | Read More

Diana fixes caper “P.S.Palios” and kamsarmax “Myrto” on period

Diana fixes caper “P.S.Palios” and  kamsarmax “Myrto” on period
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V P. S. PALIOS WITH KOCH AND DIRECT CONTINUATION OF TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V MYRTO WITH CARGILL  ATHENS, GREECE, January 13, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX) (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership...
January 13th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana announces date for 2016 Q4 and year-end financial results, conference call and webcast

Diana announces date for 2016 Q4 and year-end financial results, conference call and webcast
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES THE DATE FOR THE 2016 FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR-END FINANCIAL RESULTS, CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST   ATHENS, GREECE, January 11, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels,...
January 11th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana takes dely of two Newcastlemax n/b’s and secures US$57.24 mio from EIBC

Diana takes dely of two Newcastlemax n/b’s and secures US$57.24 mio from EIBC
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Delivery of Two Newbuilding Newcastlemax Dry Bulk Vessels and Drawdown of US$57.24 Million Term Loan Facility with The Export-Import Bank of China ATHENS, GREECE, January 4, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing...
January 4th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Markets and Geopolitics: volatility returns…

Markets and Geopolitics: volatility returns…
John Faraclas Markets and Geopolitics: volatility returns yet again; challenges at the low end… As said numerous times in the past, one size cannot dictate the Markets and one nation cannot anymore dominate the affairs on Planet Ocean; John Faraclas’ daily and weekly report: The BDI (Baltic Dry...
December 23rd, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana announces price reduction on two n/b’s and period t/c’ for three more vessels

Diana announces price reduction on two n/b’s and period t/c’ for three more vessels
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces a Reduction of the Contract Price to the Shipbuilding Contracts of Two Newbuildings; Time Charter Contracts for m/v Newport News with SwissMarine and for m/v Leto and m/v Naias with Glencore ATHENS, GREECE, December 21, 2016 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”),...
December 21st, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Globus Maritime provides update regarding $5 million equity…

Globus Maritime provides update regarding $5 million equity…
Globus Maritime Provides Update Regarding $5 Million Equity Private Placement and Conversion of Certain Outstanding Loans Athens, Greece, December 20, 2016 Globus Maritime Limited (“Globus,” or the “Company”), (NASDAQ: GLBS), a dry bulk shipping company, announced today an update...
December 20th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@946, a foregone conclusion…

The BDI@946, a foregone conclusion…
John Faraclas Another day and week of falling Dry Market and Geopolitical chaos engulfing us all; few had got the message right. John Faraclas’ weekly recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed down today at 946 points, down 20 since yesterday and 144 since last Friday the 9th of December –  a...
December 16th, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, European Union, HR, LNG, LPG, Markets, Military, News, Reefer Containers, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BDI: The Fall; Geopolitics to follow suit…

BDI: The Fall; Geopolitics to follow suit…
John Faraclas At 966 the BDI rewrites history and Geopolitics being closely interwoven with trade, conversely with the market, will also suffer in its entirety! John Faraclas daily recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 37 points since yesterday and now reads 966 – below the 1,000 points threshold....
December 15th, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,003 equals 7 on the Richter scale, current Geopolitics…

The BDI@1,003 equals 7 on the Richter scale, current Geopolitics…
John Faraclas Notwithstanding the gurus’ views the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) approached yet again a very crucial level; the Geopolitics too: John Faraclas’ midweek recap With minus 49 points  since yesterday, the BDI at 1,003 threatens the entire trade industry. The major contributor to this fall,...
December 14th, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Markets & Geopolitics: Controlled optimism, right actions the antidote for the current situ

Markets & Geopolitics: Controlled optimism, right actions the antidote for the current situ
John Faraclas Another day of losses as the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) drops to 1,052 points – down 17 since yesterday and Geopolitics are about, like a volcanic eruption, to make the world ten times worse than things stand now; John Faraclas’ daily recap: Capers and Panamaxes continued their fall; the...
December 13th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insight, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Freak waves ahead for Markets and Geopolitics…

Freak waves ahead for Markets and Geopolitics…
John Faraclas The BDI begun to drop further and Geopolitics …cannot make the difference; John Faraclas’ daily recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 21 points since last Friday the 9th of December and now stands closer to the 1,000 points, at 1,069 is close to yet another disaster… The...
December 12th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

Diana fixes on period Newcastlemax with Koch

Diana fixes on period Newcastlemax with Koch
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V SAN FRANCISCO WITH KOCH  ATHENS, GREECE, December 9, 2016 – 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...
December 9th, 2016 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, News | Read More

Diana fixes “New Orleans” and “Melite” on period with Koch and Uniper respectively

Diana fixes “New Orleans” and “Melite” on period with Koch and Uniper respectively
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER CONTRACTS FOR M/V NEW ORLEANS WITH KOCH AND M/V MELITE WITH UNIPER  ATHENS, GREECE, December 1, 2016 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that,...
December 1st, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More