Archive for the ‘Dry Bulkcarriers’ Category

What a week* that was with the Markets, Geopolitics and Coronavirus…

What a week* that was with the Markets, Geopolitics and Coronavirus…
John Faraclas What a week* that was with the Markets, Geopolitics and Coronavirus… Lack of steam is this week’s market is the main characteristic for both the Dry and Wet Markets; Geopolitics seem on hold but this is the biggest bluff; Coronavirus raises the stakes for what is yet to come. John Faraclas’...
April 3rd, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Health and Safety, HR, Insight, Markets, Military, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Dry Market midweek blues, Wets thrive and the Coronavirus anathema “remains” an enigma…

Dry Market midweek blues, Wets thrive and the Coronavirus anathema “remains” an enigma…
John Faraclas Dry Market midweek blues, Wets thrive and the Coronavirus anathema “remains” an enigma… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) following a “surge” due to the volatile Capes was down two points since yesterday and now reads 624… The VLCC’s and ULCC’s witnessed another unprecedented rise...
April 1st, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Health and Safety, HR, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | 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, March 31, 2020 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through...
March 31st, 2020 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Falling Markets, global Recession and the Coronavirus effect

Falling Markets, global Recession and the Coronavirus effect
John Faraclas Falling Markets, global Recession and the Coronavirus effect Another interesting week and brace for more difficulties in all fronts. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recaps: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 13 points and now stands  at 556; on a weekly basis same was down 69 points –...
March 27th, 2020 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Health and Safety, Insight, Markets, News, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana fixes Capesize “P.S.Palios” on period to C Transport

Diana fixes Capesize “P.S.Palios” on period to C Transport
.. DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER  CONTRACT FOR M/V P. S. PALIOS WITH C TRANSPORT ATHENS, GREECE, March 26, 2020 – 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...
March 26th, 2020 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets | Read More

Markets? Which Markets… Coronavirus the buzz word for Geopolitics!!!

Markets? Which Markets… Coronavirus the buzz word for Geopolitics!!!
John Faraclas Markets? Which Markets… Coronavirus the buzz word for Geopolitics!!! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) close down six points since yesterday at 625;  Coronavirus makes waves with thousand been infected and a new World order is ante portas. John Faraclas’ brief daily and weekly recaps: The...
March 20th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Health and Safety, Insight, Markets, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

The Markets, Coronavirus et al: mind the …”gap”*…

The Markets, Coronavirus et al: mind the …”gap”*…
John Faraclas The Markets, Coronavirus et al: mind the …”gap”*… Is there any inasmuch proviso to solve the perplexed Dry and Wet Markets or the Coronavirus – this unprecedented story engulfing everything all over Planet Ocean, or anything else the Business Hooligans of the Universe have...
March 19th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Health and Safety, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BIMCO: Capesize remains submerged in the depths of despair 2020-10March

BIMCO: Capesize remains submerged in the depths of despair 2020-10March
Peter Sand BIMCO: Capesize remains submerged in the depths of despair 2020-10March Full report attached, extracts only below. Capesize remains submerged in the depths of despair While the Capesize segment has been massively impacted by the coronavirus, the smaller dry bulk segments are starting to recover...
March 10th, 2020 | BIMCO, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports | Read More

Markets fall, messy Geopolitics and Coronavirus shakes Planet Ocean

Markets fall, messy Geopolitics and Coronavirus shakes Planet Ocean
John N. Faraclas Markets fall, messy Geopolitics and Coronavirus shakes Planet Ocean The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost a point and now stands at 616; messy and perplexed Geopolitics coupled with chaotic Coronavirus advances brings down Planet Ocean’s economy. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes,...
March 9th, 2020 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Health and Safety, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Diana fixes Capesize “Sideris GS” on period to Oldendorff

Diana fixes Capesize “Sideris GS” on period to Oldendorff
.. DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER  CONTRACT FOR M/V SIDERIS GS WITH OLDENDORFF ATHENS, GREECE, March 6, 2020 – 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...
March 6th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Markets remain low despite minimal “upsurge”; geopolitics to rock Peace and Coronavirus is ante portas

Markets remain low despite minimal “upsurge”; geopolitics to rock Peace and Coronavirus is ante portas
John Faraclas Markets remain low despite minimal “upsurge”; geopolitics to rock Peace and Coronavirus is ante portas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched ten points and now reads 549. Geopolitics going through tough times with MIGRANTS and as per the title above,  Coronavirus becomes a health issue...
March 3rd, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Health and Safety, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Three M’s cause global chaos – Markets, Migrants and Medical issues

Three M’s cause global chaos – Markets, Migrants and Medical issues
John Faraclas Three M’s cause global chaos – Markets, Migrants and Medical issues The Shipping Markets remain low under with the BDI under the 600 points threshold. Migrants cause havoc in both side of the Atlantic and Medical issues – such as Coronavirus cause panic and chaos. John Faraclas brief ...
February 28th, 2020 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Shipping number of the week – Brazilian iron ore exports drop 19% – a slow start to the year

Shipping number of the week – Brazilian iron ore exports drop 19% – a slow start to the year
Shipping number of the week – Brazilian iron ore exports drop 19% – a slow start to the year Brazilian iron ore exports had a slow start in January with exports totalling 26.7 million (m) tonnes, a 19% decline year-on-year. Two thirds of total exports, 18m tonnes, went to China. The coronavirus...
February 28th, 2020 | Associations, BIMCO, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

Diana sells Capesize bulker “Norfolk”

Diana sells Capesize bulker “Norfolk”
.. DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES THE SALE OF A CAPESIZE DRY BULK VESSEL, THE M/V NORFOLK ATHENS, GREECE, February 27, 2020 – 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...
February 27th, 2020 | Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Sales and Purchases | Read More

BIMCO Shipping Market Outlook Feb 2020: Dry Bulk and Container Shipping

BIMCO Shipping Market Outlook Feb 2020: Dry Bulk and Container Shipping
Peter Sand BIMCO Shipping Market Outlook Feb 2020: Dry Bulk and Container Shipping Today BIMCO publishes the 2nd half of the February Shipping Market Overview & Outlook 2020 with focus on Dry Bulk and Container Shipping The 1st half of the report went out yesterday with focus on Oil Tanker Shipping...
February 26th, 2020 | BIMCO, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports | Read More

The Markets: put up or shut up…

The Markets: put up or shut up…
John Faraclas The Markets: put up or shut up… With the BDI still under the 500 points threshold and despite logical optimism that same might rise around Posidonia 2020 in the region of at least 1,500 points, things might turn sour. We are witnessing a Market catastrophe coupled with just a few but...
February 21st, 2020 | Chartering, Container shipping, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Insight, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana fixes Panamax “Coronis” on period to Koch and cancels sale of Capesize “Norfolk”

Diana fixes Panamax “Coronis” on period to Koch and cancels sale of Capesize “Norfolk”
.. DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER  CONTRACT FOR M/V CORONIS WITH KOCH AND CANCELLATION OF THE SALE OF A CAPESIZE  DRY BULK VESSEL, THE M/V NORFOLK ATHENS, GREECE, February 20, 2020 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the...
February 20th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets | Read More

Capes’ dive; a liability, a catastrophe or an asymmetrical temporarily situ?

Capes’ dive; a liability, a catastrophe or an asymmetrical temporarily situ?
John Faraclas Capes’ dive; a liability, a catastrophe or an asymmetrical temporarily situ? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up four points since yesterday following a 48 hours stagnation and now reads 425. On a weekly basis, hooray hooray, same was up ten points from last Friday’s (07/02) when same...
February 14th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Health and Safety, Markets, Military, Politics and Government, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana announces cancellation of panamax bulker “Calipso” sale

Diana announces cancellation of panamax bulker “Calipso” sale
.. DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES CANCELLATION OF THE SALE OF A PANAMAX DRY BULK VESSEL, THE M/V CALIPSO ATHENS, GREECE, February 14, 2020 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that it has...
February 14th, 2020 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Sales and Purchases | Read More

Diana fixes Newcastlemax “Philadelphia” on period with BHP

Diana fixes Newcastlemax “Philadelphia” on period with BHP
.. DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V PHILADELPHIAWITH BHP ATHENS, GREECE, February 11, 2020 – 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 11th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

IFCHOR appoints new joint CEO

IFCHOR appoints new joint CEO
(l-r): Emanuele Ravano and Giovanni Ravano. IFCHOR appoints new joint CEO Leading international independent shipbroker IFCHOR has strengthened its leadership team by appointing Giovanni Ravano alongside Emanuele Ravano as Joint Chief Executive. Giovanni Ravano is an experienced shipping professional,...
February 11th, 2020 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Person Profiles, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Final Results of Self Tender Offer for Shares of Common Stock

Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Final Results of Self Tender Offer for Shares of Common Stock
.. Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Final Results of Self Tender Offer for Shares of Common Stock ATHENS, GREECE, February 10, 2020 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX) (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced the final results...
February 10th, 2020 | Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Stock Markets | Read More

With the BDI down at 415, lips are sealed…

With the BDI down at 415, lips are sealed…
John Faraclas With the BDI down at 415, lips are sealed… What an end of a weak week that was with the BDI losing 16 points and now standing at 415 amid dangerous and perplexed geopolitical issues? John Faraclas’ recap: The weekly losses of the BDI stood at 72 points – down from 487 recorded last...
February 7th, 2020 | Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Awards, Chartering, Corruption, Dry Bulkcarriers, EEZ, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Fishing Trawlers, Fixtures, Health and Safety, HR, IMO, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Oil Spill, Organisations, People and Places, Photography, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Delivery of Coal Carrier “TOHOKU MARU” for Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc.,

Delivery of Coal Carrier “TOHOKU MARU” for Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc.,
.. Delivery of Coal Carrier “TOHOKU MARU” for Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc., Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Tokyo, (hereafter called “K” Line) is proud to announce the delivery of “TOHOKU MARU,” an 91,000 DWT-type special coal carrier at Oshima Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. on 6 February 2020. TOHOKU...
February 6th, 2020 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Midweek blues, …a lonely green, a birthday, and an acquittal (?)…

Midweek blues, …a lonely green, a birthday, and an acquittal (?)…
John Faraclas Midweek blues, …a lonely green, a birthday, and an acquittal (?)… The Dry and Wet Markets continued to fall with the exception of this lonely green, the Cleans. Geopolitics as messy, perplexed  and unprecedented as ever. John Faraclas extra midweek recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)...
February 5th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, European Union, Health and Safety, IMO, Markets, Medical, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More