Archive for the ‘Dry Bulkcarriers’ Category

Diana’s latest period dry fixtures

Diana’s latest period dry fixtures
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Time Charter Contracts for m/v New York with Koch, m/v Norfolk with Trafigura and m/v Nirefs with Jaldhi ATHENS, GREECE, April 28, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels,...
April 28th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

The falling Markets are here to stay unless…

The falling Markets are here to stay unless…
John Faraclas Another falling day AND week when the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) and the Wets too lost steam… Geopolitics are now in point of NO return; John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap …all in one: The BDI lost 25 points and now reads 1,109; on a weekly basis it lost 86 points – from last week’s...
April 28th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Falling Markets and dangerous Geopolitics

Falling Markets and dangerous Geopolitics
John Faraclas The fall continued today both for the Dry and the Wets; the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 13 points and now stands at 1,134. On the Geopolitical front things are getting all over Planet Ocean sour and let’s hope diplomacy is resurrected. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers were the...
April 27th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Caution with the BDI, the Wets and Geopolitics

Caution with the BDI, the Wets and Geopolitics
John Faraclas Controlled losses brought the BDI down to 1,147 points – minus 7, the wets also suffered minor losses and geopolitics become a liability for all; John Faraclas’ mid week briefing: The Capers proved that volatility is the name and the BCI 2014 gained 23 points, now reading 1,790 –...
April 26th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

Diana Shipping Inc. announces closing of US$80.5 million Public Offering of Common Shares…

Diana Shipping Inc. announces closing of US$80.5 million Public Offering of Common Shares…
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Closing of US$80.5 Million Public Offering of Common Shares; Closing Includes Full Exercise of Underwriters’ US$10.5 Million Over-Allotment Option; Board Approval of Acquisition of Three Dry Bulk Vessels Received ATHENS, GREECE, April 26, 2017—Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE:...
April 26th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The fall continues; the BDI@1,154…

The fall continues; the BDI@1,154…
John Faraclas Another drop in the markets, both dry and wet amid continued geopolitical chaos and uncertainty; John Faraclas’ daily report: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 16 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,154 points; a bit of a …contained fall. The Capers’ BCI 2014 lost...
April 25th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Alan McCarthy’s Quarterly Trend Analysis for Q1 2017

Alan McCarthy’s Quarterly Trend Analysis for Q1 2017
Alan McCarthy Alan McCarthy’s special Q1 2107 trend Analysis for Bulkers and Tankers Summary Charts for values, earnings and depreciation together with commentary are provided in Appendices 1 – 6 below. There has been some discussion in recent weeks suggesting that the long-awaited recovery...
April 25th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

The BDI@1,170: further hiccups…

The BDI@1,170: further hiccups…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell another 25 points and now reads 1,170. The geopolitical situation gets everybody excited; John Faraclas brief recap: The Capers lost 50 points and the BCI 2014 stands now at 1,780 points… The Panamaxes lost 65 points and the BPI …suffers at 1,429 points The...
April 24th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

The BDI@1,195: what next…

The BDI@1,195: what next…
John Faraclas Time and again we have warned that the markets – both dry and wets, are more than volatile and uncertain and numerous times we have expressed concerns, due to the volatility and uncertainty, on the issue of valuations. How can we get it right and avoid this time the second biggest coming...
April 21st, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, Military, News, Oil Industry, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Pricing of US$70 Million Public Offering of Common Shares

Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Pricing of US$70 Million Public Offering of Common Shares
ATHENS, GREECE, April 20, 2017—Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX) (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that it has priced its previously announced underwritten public offering of 17,500,000 common shares, par value US$0.01 per...
April 20th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Markets dive further, Geopolitics too…

Markets dive further, Geopolitics too…
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index), thanks mainly to the Capers, lost 16 points and now reads 1,278; the Geopolitics are getting more than sour… John Faraclas’ daily market briefing: The BCI 2014 lost 90 points and now reads 2,130 points. The Capers will continue for the foreseeable  future...
April 19th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Dry bulk market springs a surprise – but sweats on slower second half

Dry bulk market springs a surprise – but sweats on slower second half
Will Fray The recovery of bulk carrier earnings has fired S&P activity, values and new orders but market faces an uncertain outlook for the balance of the year London, April 18, 2017. Maritime Strategies International (MSI), a leading independent research and consultancy has forecast a positive...
April 18th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports | Read More

Markets on a positive Easter mode; Geopolitics in total mess…

Markets on a positive Easter mode; Geopolitics in total mess…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed up 14 points at 1,296 amid an ultra-dangerous Geopolitical pre-Easter period. John Faraclas weekly recap: The BDI’s daily (1,296 – plus 14) and weekly (73 points – from 1,223) gains, marks the pre-Easter period positively, despite the fact that...
April 13th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports | Read More

Capers and Panamaxes “lift” the markets amid another Geopolitical turmoil

Capers and Panamaxes “lift” the markets amid another Geopolitical turmoil
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 20 points since yesterday and now stands at 1,282 – minus 1,000 points though from the levels creating sustainable and real breakeven, that is to say the level of December 2013! Until then don’t count your eggs… The Geopolitics hour by hour continue...
April 12th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, April 10, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, April 10, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GREECE: The April 7 Eurogroup resulted in a framework agreement that unlocked the return of the institutions’ mission heads to Athens, which will reportedly take place...
April 10th, 2017 | Banking, Dry Bulkcarriers, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Market drops amid falling Tomahawk…

Market drops amid falling Tomahawk…
John Faraclas The Dry and Wet Market fell further on a turbulent week; Geopolitics might get sour. John Faraclas’ weekly recap: Thanks to the Panamaxes – our favourite size (and most versatile size and type of vessel so far) which clinched 40 points since yesterday,  the BDI closed up eight points...
April 7th, 2017 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, LNG, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,215 – survival under the 2,000 points…

The BDI@1,215 – survival under the 2,000 points…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on eight points down since yesterday  at 1,215 – five consecutive days of falling… Geopolitics flair up…. John Faraclas brief daily report: The Capers lost 45 points and the BCI 2014 reads 2,184 points. The Panamaxes’ BPI gained 16 points...
April 6th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Market’s drop continues amid messy geopolitics…

Market’s drop continues amid messy geopolitics…
John N. Faraclas The BDI’s (Baltic Dry Index) fell 32 points since yesterday and now at 1,223 points raises difficult questions; Geopolitics too are getting far worse in all fronts. John Faraclas’ midweek report: The Capers saw its BCI 2014 lose 153 points in a day of major losses; at 2,229 sends...
April 5th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Another volatile week – thanks to the Capers and Panamaxes

Another volatile week – thanks to the Capers and Panamaxes
John Faraclas Despite losing 27 points the BDI maintained its weekly plus modus; Geopolitics and reality will soon create havoc. John Faraclas brief weekly report: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  lost 27 points since yesterday and now stands at 1,297 points but managed to remain on a weekly basis on plus...
March 31st, 2017 | Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Markets drop and Geopolitics are a major liability…

Markets drop and Geopolitics are a major liability…
John Faraclas The BDI’s fall continues, thanks to the Capers. The Global situation turns sour. John Faraclas daily report: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 14 points and now stands at 1,324. No steam left as sustainability evaporates yet again… The Capers’ BCI 2014 lost 65 points and now stands...
March 30th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Maritime History and Museums, Markets, Military, Paintings and Sculpture, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Unsustainable Markets amid Geopolitical Tempest ante portas

Unsustainable Markets amid Geopolitical Tempest ante portas
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) after a quick …”rally” over and above the 1,205 points, lost five points and now stands at 1,200 “thanks” to the as ever volatile Capes; The geopolitical upheaval coupled with ultra protectionism in all fronts “promises” mess and only mess… John...
March 21st, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

Capers rising, but uncertainty coupled with Geopolitical mess looms in the background…

Capers rising, but uncertainty coupled with Geopolitical mess looms in the background…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  was up just nine points, thanks to the Capers as all other dry sizes are on a low modus; Geopolitics are getting sour and CAUTION should be observed. The architects and planners of the New World order have strange designs; brace for the inevitable ! John Faraclas’...
March 20th, 2017 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

A Capers’ market is NOT a market, particularly amid explosive geopolitics…

A Capers’ market is NOT a market, particularly amid explosive geopolitics…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry index) rose to 1,172 points – plus 25 since yesterday. In the geopolitical front we reiterate the view that the drums of War can be heard – War in the platoon,  War in the financial “galaxy”, it’s War everywhere. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers...
March 16th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana extends panamax “Melia”‘s period charter to Nidera

Diana extends panamax “Melia”‘s period charter to Nidera
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Direct Continuation of Time Charter Contract for m/v Melia with Nidera ATHENS, GREECE, March 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 a separate...
March 16th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Annual Statistical data on Greek Controlled Shipping

Annual Statistical data on Greek Controlled Shipping
Greek Controlled Shipping An information paper, based on data provided to the GSCC by IHS Markit For the 30th consecutive year the GSCC presents statistical data, in the form of 11 tables, attached hereto, on Greek controlled ships over 1,000 GT, registered under the Greek and other flags. The data has...
March 15th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Dry Bulkcarriers, Flags, Gas Carriers, LNG, LPG, News, Reefer ships, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Tankers | Read More