Archive for the ‘Dry Bulkcarriers’ Category

Minor Dry hiccups with the BDI down to 1,066*

Minor Dry hiccups with the BDI down to 1,066*
Minor Dry hiccups with the BDI down to 1,066* The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost two points since yesterday and now reads 1,066… Geopolitics continue to be messy and soon detrimental for all. WISTA Hellas makes s splash with its successful WISTA Med biennial event at Costa Navarino – south west...
May 24th, 2019 | Associations, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The BDI@1,068, messy geopolitics and WISTA-Med making the big splash!

The BDI@1,068, messy geopolitics and WISTA-Med making the big splash!
. The BDI@1,068, messy geopolitics and WISTA-Med making the big splash! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained nine points earlier on today keeping the upwards momentum “alive”. John Faraclas’ brief market recap: The Capes’ BCI was up 21 points at 1,558… The Panamaxes’ BPI was up 119 and now reads...
May 23rd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Food and Drink, Holidays, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The BDI@1,059 …and the world goes round

The BDI@1,059 …and the world goes round
John Faraclas The BDI@1,059 …and the world goes round      The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained ten points earlier on today, thanks mainly to the Capes and to a lesser extent to the Panamaxes amid the approaching Armageddon in all fronts; John Faraclas’ midweek market brief: The Capes’ BCI gained...
May 22nd, 2019 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Events, Markets, Military, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Diana fixes Cape “Baltimore” on period with Koch

Diana fixes Cape “Baltimore” on period with Koch
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER  CONTRACT FOR M/V BALTIMORE WITH KOCH ATHENS, GREECE, May 22, 2019 – 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...
May 22nd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

An enigmatic Capes’ market; end of the story

An enigmatic Capes’ market; end of the story
John Faraclas An enigmatic Capes’ market; end of the story The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained eight points and now stands at 1,049 amid an explosive geopolitical environment. John Faraclas brief recap: The Cape’s BCI went over and above – by a whisker, the 1,501 points. These 31 plus points make...
May 21st, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

“K” Line Announce the delivery of Coal Carrier “MIYAGAWA MARU” for JERA Global Markets Pte. Ltd.

“K” Line Announce the delivery of Coal Carrier “MIYAGAWA MARU” for JERA Global Markets Pte. Ltd.
The Coal Carrier “MIYAGAWA MARU” Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. “K” Line Announce the delivery of Coal Carrier “MIYAGAWA MARU” for JERA Global Markets Pte. Ltd. Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Tokyo, (hereafter called “K” Line) is proud to announce the delivery of “MIYAGAWA MARU,” a 100,000...
May 21st, 2019 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

The BDI@1,041; …slow steaming or loss of steam?

The BDI@1,041; …slow steaming or loss of steam?
John Faraclas The BDI@1,041; …slow steaming or loss of steam? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) remained close to last Friday’s levels gaining only one point. Geopolitics continue to be perplexed and messy. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capes’ BCI was up seven points at 1,470… The Panamaxes’...
May 20th, 2019 | Chartering, Climate, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Markets, News, Oceanology, Pollution, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Still a Capes’ market amid unexpected geopolitical turmoil

Still a Capes’ market amid unexpected geopolitical turmoil
John Faraclas Still a Capes’ market amid unexpected geopolitical turmoil The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) maintained its upwards mode gaining eight points since yesterday and now stands at 1,040. Geopolitical turmoil though will turn things upside down; John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: The BDI’s...
May 17th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Port Conditions, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Denis Petropoulos appointed new Baltic Exchange Chairman

Denis Petropoulos appointed new Baltic Exchange Chairman
Dennis Petropoulos Denis Petropoulos appointed new Baltic Exchange Chairman Denis Petropoulos has been elected Chairman of the Baltic Exchange Council with effect from 1 June 2019. He replaces Duncan Dunn who has held the position since January 2018. Denis Petropoulos was a founding partner of Braemar...
May 17th, 2019 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Story of the Day, Tankers | Read More

The BDI@1,032; stagnation or lack of steam…

The BDI@1,032; stagnation or lack of steam…
John Faraclas The BDI@1,032; stagnation or lack of steam… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) remained strangely enough unchanged given the odd figures of all indices which doesn’t match-up as it should have been on the plus! Geopolitics enter a weird phase; John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes were up...
May 16th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Market hiccups with the BDI down to 1,032…

Market hiccups with the BDI down to 1,032…
John Faraclas; picture credits Anny Zade Market hiccups with the BDI down to 1,032… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 11 points thanks – obviously, to the Capes’ ups and downs. Geopolitics still in a mess and the Hellenic Platform of women Scientists make their presence felt! John Faraclas’...
May 15th, 2019 | Academia, Associations, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, HR, Marinas, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technology, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The BDI@1,043 whilst awaiting …Armageddon

The BDI@1,043 whilst awaiting …Armageddon
John Faraclas The BDI@1,043 whilst awaiting …Armageddon The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) continued its upwards mode and now reads 1,043 – plus 17 points since yesterday. The Geopolitics getting sour and BIMCO makes a splash at the Yacht Club of Greece. John Faraclas’ daily market brief recap: The Capes’...
May 14th, 2019 | Associations, BIMCO, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Baltic’s Dry and Wet Markets …“remain” buoyant

Baltic’s Dry and Wet Markets …“remain” buoyant
John Faraclas Baltic’s day and weekly Dry and Wet Markets …“remain” buoyant The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) “managed” to capitulate on its volatile nature and succeed in going over and above the 1,000 points mark; at 1,013 looks better… plus 39 isn’t bad at all. The weekly gains were 28 points...
May 10th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Market’s volatility continues…

Market’s volatility continues…
  John Faraclas Market’s volatility continues… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 34 points – now standing at 974, and looks likely that same might go over and above the 1,000 point threshold – the psychological four-digit barrier. Geopolitics continue to be messy and as we have warned: expect...
May 9th, 2019 | Chartering, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Oceanology, Pollution, Regulatory, Reports, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technology | Read More

Diana reports financial results for Q1 ended 31 March 2019

Diana reports financial results for Q1 ended 31 March 2019
Diana reports financial results for Q1 ended 31 March 2019 DIANA SHIPPING INC. REPORTS FINANCIAL RESULTS  FOR THE FIRST QUARTER ENDED MARCH 31, 2019 ATHENS, GREECE, May 9, 2019 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk...
May 9th, 2019 | Accountancy, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Shipmanagement, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI @940: volatility knocks …yet again!

The BDI @940: volatility knocks …yet again!
The BDI @940: volatility knocks …yet again! Strange “developments” with ups and downs for both the Dry and Wet Markets. Geopolitics hotting-up. John Faraclas brief recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained four points thanks mainly to the volatile Capes’ BCI which clinched forty points and now...
May 8th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The Markets: Dirty Capes have it; Geopolitics more than perplexed and Seatrade Awards spectacular change the mood!

The Markets: Dirty Capes have it; Geopolitics more than perplexed and Seatrade Awards spectacular change the mood!
John Faraclas The Markets: Dirty Capes have it; Geopolitics more than perplexed and Seatrade Awards spectacular change the mood! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell 49 points – same more or less fall with last Friday’s the 3rd of May when it fall 47 points, and now stands at 936… The geopolitical uncertainty...
May 7th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

‘Chartering Manual’ makes a big splash

‘Chartering Manual’ makes a big splash
. ‘Chartering Manual’ makes a big splash By John Faraclas This specialist shipbroking book is now the fifth volume* residing on my bedside table! You all know how particular I become – and I am on many issues and in relation to the many books I read and then study – also for reviewing same...
May 5th, 2019 | Books, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Insight, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Markets: volatility rules the day

Markets: volatility rules the day
John Faraclas Markets: volatility rules the day Unprecedented ups and sudden downs brings the BDI to a triple digit level following the Capes’ “euphoria”. Geopolitics might turn, as we have warned you in writing, sour. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down...
May 3rd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Unsustainable markets?

Unsustainable markets?
John Faraclas Unsustainable markets? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched just a point and now reads 1,032. Geopolitics still messy. John Faraclas brief daily recap: The Capes’ surge was “halted” as the Dry Markets most volatile index gained 31 points and now stands at 1,420. We say “halted”...
May 2nd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Exhibitions, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Diana fixes panamax “Arethusa” on period with AUSCA

Diana fixes panamax “Arethusa” on period with AUSCA
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER  CONTRACT FOR M/V ARETHUSA WITH AUSCA  ATHENS, GREECE, May 2, 2019 – 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...
May 2nd, 2019 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Capes’ Market mirage amid growing Geopolitical mess

Capes’ Market mirage amid growing Geopolitical mess
John Faraclas Capes’ Market mirage amid growing Geopolitical mess The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 20 points at 1,031 “thanks” to the unprecedented Capes’ surge. The Geopolitical situation contains to many dangerous issue which will soon prove detrimental for all; John Faraclas’ May Day Mayday...
May 1st, 2019 | BIMCO, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, International Chamber of Shipping, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Rising deliveries of Capesize ships pose a threat to the already fragile market balance

Rising deliveries of Capesize ships pose a threat to the already fragile market balance
Peter Sand Rising deliveries of Capesize ships pose a threat to the already fragile market balance Demolition of dry bulk ships in the first four months of 2019 was 120% higher than in the same period of 2018. Much of this increase comes from demolitions of Capesize ships, up from 1.1m DWT between January...
May 1st, 2019 | BIMCO, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports | Read More

The BDI subjected to Capes’ volatility whilst everything else dives!

The BDI subjected to Capes’ volatility whilst everything else dives!
John Faraclas The BDI subjected to Capes’ volatility whilst everything else dives! The BDI might have gone over and above the 1,000 point threshold – being not just a psychological barrier but even beyond that, at the same time though proves all along our two-fold view that one size cannot and...
April 30th, 2019 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

A Capes “dominated” market… amid an imminent geopolitical episode

A Capes “dominated” market… amid an imminent geopolitical episode
John Faraclas Without Prejudice A Capes “dominated” market… amid an imminent geopolitical episode The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up 20 points at 889 amid turbulent Geopolitics in this second pre-Easter week. John Faraclas daily, weekly and fortnight recaps: The BDI was also 99 points better...
April 26th, 2019 | Banking, Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Finance, Insight, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Religion, Reports, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More