Archive for the ‘Dry Bulkcarriers’ Category

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

The Markets and Geopolitics: not a pretty picture…

The Markets and Geopolitics: not a pretty picture…
John Faraclas A dropping BDI (Baltic Dry Index) and uncertainty on geopolitics create the worse ever picture since the end of the Vietnam War; John Faraclas weekly recap: The BDI lost 20 points since yesterday standing at 1,181 and 76 since last week’s 1,257 points sending shivering and multiple messages...
November 25th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Globus Maritime announces the appointment of a new non executive director

Globus Maritime announces the appointment of a new non executive director
Athens, Greece,  November 23, 2016 - Globus Maritime Limited (“Globus” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: GLBS), a dry bulk shipping company, announced today that Mr. Dimitrios Stratikopoulos has resigned from its Board of Directors due to  other recent pressing business commitments with the resignation...
November 23rd, 2016 | Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Person Profiles, Shipmanagement, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana announces change of date for its 2016 Q3 financial results

Diana announces change of date for its 2016 Q3 financial results
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES CHANGE IN DATE FOR RELEASE OF ITS 2016 THIRD QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS  ATHENS, GREECE, November 16, 2016 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that its financial...
November 16th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Market volatility at its best; chaotic geopolitics ahead yet again…

Market volatility at its best; chaotic geopolitics ahead yet again…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) on …a falling, plus though modus, gained only 19 points since yesterday and now stands at 1,084 points; Geopolitical aspects – better say problems, following the USA elections begin to surface on all fronts; John Faraclas daily market recap: The Capers proved...
November 15th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Immigration, Markets, Military, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Reports, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

The BDI: every plus point matters in this geopolitical chaos…

The BDI: every plus point matters in this geopolitical chaos…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed six points higher since yesterday at 855 , the Geopolitical Chaos though goes from strength to strength and wonder if there is any Deus ex machina to save the day… John Faraclas weekly recap: At least the BDI gained 21 points since last week’s 834 points,...
November 4th, 2016 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Globus Maritime Limited regains Compliance with NASDAQ’s Minimum Closing Bid Price

Globus Maritime Limited regains Compliance with NASDAQ’s Minimum Closing Bid Price
Athens, Greece, November 3, 2016, Globus Maritime Limited (“Globus” or the “Company,”) (NASDAQ: GLBS), a dry bulk shipping company, announced today that it has received a letter from NASDAQ, indicating that the Company has regained compliance with the $1.00 per share minimum closing...
November 3rd, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana cancels shipbuilding contract

Diana cancels shipbuilding contract
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES CANCELLATION OF SHIPBUILDING CONTRACT ATHENS, GREECE, November 3, 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 wholly-owned subsidiary, it provided...
November 3rd, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@834 still poses a threat

The BDI@834 still poses a threat
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed  down earlier on today at 834 – four points down since yesterday; the geopolitics remain as explosive as ever; John Faraclas midweek report: The Capers managed to “correct” the respective BCI 2014 with eight points plus – now reading 1,451; The...
November 2nd, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Markets fallout, Geopolitics too

Markets fallout, Geopolitics too
John Faraclas The BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) fell earlier on today 19 points at 838 given the Capers, on …reflection fall of 91 points… the geopolitics too are about to bring the world down; John Faraclas daily briefing: The Capers come down yet again following yesterday’s plus of 117 points...
November 1st, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Caution for both Markets and Geopolitical uncertainty

Caution for both Markets and Geopolitical uncertainty
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 23 points since last Friday reading 857, thanks to the volatile as usual Capers’ behaviour and Geopolitics are getting an unprecedented catastrophical twist and turn; John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers gained 117 point with the respective BCI 2014...
October 31st, 2016 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More