Archive for the ‘Fixtures’ Category

Diana announces T/C period fixture for m/v Semirio with Pacific Bulk

Diana announces T/C period fixture for m/v Semirio with Pacific Bulk
ATHENS, GREECE, August 22, 2018 – 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 subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with Pacific Bulk Cape Company...
August 22nd, 2018 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

LCC: “Subject to review” clauses – Is there an intention to be immediately bound?

LCC: “Subject to review” clauses – Is there an intention to be immediately bound?
“Subject to review” clauses are frequently used in fixture proposals to indicate that the parties have not yet agreed to an enforceable contract. However, the recent case of Toptip vs Mercuria in Singapore demonstrates such language may not be sufficient to avoid the contract coming into...
August 8th, 2018 | Chartering, Fixtures, Legal, P and I Clubs | Read More

Peak season promises better box freight rates but limited charter market upside

Peak season promises better box freight rates but limited charter market upside
MSI has redesigned its Container Shipping Forecaster, increasing the focus on freight and charter markets and enhancing data on mainlane deployment and bunker charges London, 08 August, 2018. After a pattern of divergence at the start of the year, July saw a modest realignment between charter and freight...
August 8th, 2018 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, Reports, Statistics | Read More

A perplexed BDI@1,689 and turbulent Geopolitics…

A perplexed BDI@1,689 and turbulent Geopolitics…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up “strangely” enough at 1,689 – 32 points plus since yesterday lifting the hopes… Geopolitics are becoming so crucial, enigmatic and indeed perplexed prompting us to warn you to be on guard 24/7 as things might turn sour. John Faraclas’ daily...
July 20th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana Containerships extends “Domingo’s” period t/c CMA CGM

Diana Containerships extends “Domingo’s” period t/c  CMA CGM
.. DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES DIRECT CONTINUATION OF TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V DOMINGO WITH CMA CGM ATHENS, GREECE, July 10, 2018 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced...
July 10th, 2018 | Chartering, Container shipping, Containers, Fixtures, Markets | Read More

Diana fixes post-panamax “Polymnia” on period to Cargill

Diana fixes post-panamax “Polymnia” on period to Cargill
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES DIRECT CONTINUATION OF TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V POLYMNIA WITH CARGILL ATHENS, GREECE, July 2, 2018 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a...
July 2nd, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana Containerships fixes “Pucon” with OOCL on period

Diana Containerships fixes “Pucon” with OOCL on period
.. DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES DIRECT CONTINUATION OF TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V PUCON WITH OOCL  ATHENS, GREECE, May 25, 2018 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that,...
May 25th, 2018 | Chartering, Containers, Fixtures, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

BIMCO launches new innovative contract editing solution

BIMCO launches new innovative  contract editing solution
Grant Hunter Head of Contracts and Clauses at BIMCO BIMCO has taken a big step forward and launched an innovative new solution for editing contracts. The solution is called SmartCon, and it makes contractual work easier and more secure. The product was launched at an event in Singapore today (Thursday...
January 18th, 2018 | BIMCO, Chartering, Fixtures, Insight, Markets | Read More

Diana fixes post-panamax bulker Phaidra on period with Uniper

Diana fixes post-panamax bulker Phaidra on period with Uniper
ATHENS, GREECE, January 16, 2018 – 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 subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with Uniper Global...
January 16th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

CAUTION for the BDI@1,279

CAUTION for the BDI@1,279
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) continued its twists and turns and let’s see how the hoi polloi respond as well as how the capable ones react to this downfall… Geopolitical turmoil at its… best. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly brief recap: With a loss of 24 points today and 92 since...
January 12th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Exhibitions, Fixtures, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Diana Containerships fixes the “Rotterdam” to Wan Hai Lines

Diana Containerships fixes the “Rotterdam” to Wan Hai Lines
DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER  CONTRACT FOR M/V ROTTERDAM WITH WAN HAI LINES    ATHENS, GREECE, December 22, 2017 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that,...
December 22nd, 2017 | Chartering, Container shipping, Containers, Fixtures, Markets | Read More

Diana fixes on period two panamaxes and a caper with improved rates

Diana fixes on period two panamaxes and a caper with improved rates
Diana Shipping Inc. announces direct continuation of Time Charter contracts for m/v Erato and m/v Danae with Phaethon and a New Time Charter Contract for m/v New York with DHL ATHENS, GREECE, December 21, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing...
December 21st, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, News | Read More

An upwards surge of the BDI but also a fall in the Wets…

An upwards surge of the BDI but also a fall in the Wets…
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up the day at 1,702 points bringing a ray (?) of hope but also controlled caution, as volatility is the name of the game given the messy geopolitics; the Wets on a falling modus… John Faraclas’ daily and weekly market briefing: The BDI was up 23 points...
December 8th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana Shipping announces period t/c for caper “Boston”

Diana Shipping announces period t/c  for caper “Boston”
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Time Charter Contract for m/v Boston ATHENS, GREECE, December 7, 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 subsidiary,...
December 7th, 2017 | Chartering, Fixtures, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana fixes Caper m/v Norfolk with Swissmarine for two years

Diana fixes Caper m/v Norfolk with Swissmarine for two years
ATHENS, GREECE, November 24, 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 subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with SwissMarine Services...
November 24th, 2017 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana fixes m/v Naias on period t/c with Phaethon

Diana fixes m/v Naias on period t/c with Phaethon
ATHENS, GREECE, November 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 wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with Phaethon International...
November 16th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Reality bites with the BDI@1,308…

Reality bites with the BDI@1,308…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) continued its free fall losing another 20 points earlier on today and now reads 1,308 …and the Wets fall too… Geopolitics create a very dangerous environment from which only the very well placed nations, companies and individuals might survive. An Armageddon...
October 3rd, 2017 | Awards, Corporate Social Responsibility, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Fixtures, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Diana Containers fixes “Pamina” to OOCL on period

Diana Containers fixes “Pamina” to OOCL on period
Diana Containerships Inc. Announces the Reactivation and the Time Charter Contract for m/v Pamina with OOCL ATHENS, GREECE, August 21, 2017 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that...
August 21st, 2017 | Container shipping, Containers, Fixtures, Markets | Read More

Dangerously falling BDI@822 and G20 low expectations, a Mayday for all…

Dangerously falling BDI@822 and G20 low expectations,  a Mayday for all…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today at 822 points – eight down since yesterday and 79 since last week’s 901 points. The Geopolitics are “on hold” given, in our view, the G20’s certain uncertain outcome; John Faraclas’ weekly recap: So here we go with the main...
July 7th, 2017 | Associations, Chartering, Fixtures, Markets, Mergers and Aquisitions, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana’s latest period t/c fixtures

Diana’s latest period t/c fixtures
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES DIRECT CONTINUATION OF TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V MYRSINI WITH RWE AND  TIME CHARTER CONTRACTS FOR M/V ELECTRA WITH UNIPER, M/V ALCMENE WITH CARGILL, M/V OCEANIS AND M/V TRITON WITH AUSCA ATHENS, GREECE, June 9, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”),...
June 9th, 2017 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana Announces an Addendum to the T/C Contract for caper “Sideris GS” with Rio Tinto

Diana Announces an Addendum to the T/C Contract for caper “Sideris GS” with Rio Tinto
The “Sideris GS” ATHENS, GREECE, June 7, 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 subsidiary, it has agreed to extend and increase the time...
June 7th, 2017 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana fixes bulkers “Astarte and “Erato” on period

Diana fixes bulkers “Astarte and “Erato” on period
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER CONTRACTS FOR M/V ASTARTE WITH  GLENCORE AND  M/V ERATO WITH PHAETHON ATHENS, GREECE, May 25, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that,...
May 25th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@960 …drawn your sorrows

The BDI@960  …drawn your sorrows
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost twenty points earlier on today and at 960 creates a critical dry market. John Faraclas’ briefing: The Capers down 42 points saw the BCI 2014 at 1,590… The Panamaxes BPI down 31 at 925 The Supras’ BSI down seven points at 771 and The Handies’ BHSI...
May 17th, 2017 | Chartering, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fishing Trawlers, Fixtures, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Golden Week’s BDI@994 is a reality…

Golden Week’s BDI@994 is a reality…
John Faraclas The BDI went under the 1,000 point threshold thanks to the Golden Week in the FarEast… The geopolitical events have deepened causing more concern. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: The BDI lost ten points since yesterday and now stands at 994; it lost 115 points since last week’s...
May 5th, 2017 | Banking, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Fixtures, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | 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