Archive for the ‘Fixtures’ Category

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

Diana fixes “Los Angeles” and “Selina” on period to Swiss Marine and BG Shipping

Diana fixes “Los Angeles” and “Selina” on period to Swiss Marine and BG Shipping
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER CONTRACTS FOR M/V LOS ANGELES WITH SWISSMARINE AND M/V SELINA WITH BG SHIPPING  ATHENS, GREECE, January 23, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced...
January 23rd, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, News | 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 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

The HFW Briefing: Volcafe Ltd v Compania Sud Americana de Vapores SA (T/A CSAV)

The HFW Briefing: Volcafe Ltd v Compania Sud Americana de Vapores SA (T/A CSAV)
Baptiste Weijburg, Senior Associate at HFW LLP In what has been treated as something of a test case due to the relatively small amounts at stake (around US$62,500), the Court of Appeal has now helpfully confirmed what some considered to be the commonly held view that a carrier does not need to first...
December 14th, 2016 | Chartering, Claims, Containers, Disputes, Fixtures, Legal, News, Person Profiles | 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

New Marsh report: Switching From Paper to Electronic Bills of Lading

New Marsh report: Switching From Paper to Electronic Bills of Lading
Gordon Street London, 14 October, 2016 — Attached is Marsh’s latest report, “Switching From Paper to Electronic Bills of Lading”, which looks at bills of lading (BOL) fraud in the maritime and marine industries. The report covers: ·         How, as paper-based BOLs are replaced by...
October 14th, 2016 | Chartering, Claims, Corruption, Fixtures, IT and Communications, Maritime Fraud, Markets, P and I Clubs, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Indu Chitran: Must the innocent party accept repudiation to terminate a contract?

Indu Chitran: Must the innocent party accept repudiation to terminate a contract?
This question may seem simple enough to answer. Many would answer ‘yes’ as it is the traditional view that a contract is terminated on acceptance by the innocent party of the repudiation, and not before. However, the recent Court of Appeal judgment in MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company SA (‘MSC’)...
October 10th, 2016 | Chartering, Disputes, Fixtures, Legal | Read More

LSLC seminar on NYPE 2015

LSLC seminar on NYPE 2015
Clarksons Platou Struan Robertson introducing the event The future of time charter fixtures came under the spotlight at a London Shipping Law centre seminar on September 21st. Key revisions to the New York Produce Exchange Form (Time Charter) generally known as NYPE 2015, were discussed by experts who...
October 4th, 2016 | Associations, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Fixtures, London Shipping Law Centre | Read More

Mark Jackson named CEO of The Baltic Exchange

Mark Jackson named CEO of The Baltic Exchange
Mark Jackson 26 September 2016 Mark Jackson named CEO of The Baltic Exchange The Baltic Exchange Limited (“Baltic Exchange”) today announces that Mark Jackson, currently Chief Commercial Officer of AM Nomikos Group and a former Chairman and Director of The Baltic Exchange, will become its next Chief...
September 26th, 2016 | Associations, Chartering, Company Profiles, Fixtures, HR, Markets, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

Baltic Exchange: Results of voting at Court Meeting & General Meeting

Baltic Exchange: Results of voting at Court Meeting & General Meeting
26 September 2016 Results of voting at Court Meeting and General Meeting Recommended cash acquisition of The Baltic Exchange Limited (“Baltic Exchange”) by a wholly owned subsidiary Singapore Exchange Limited, by means of a Scheme of Arrangement under Part 26 of the Companies Act 2006. The Baltic...
September 26th, 2016 | Associations, Chartering, Fixtures, Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, News, Stock Markets, Story of the Month | Read More

ASTRA and SPAR SHIPPING: What happens when a time charterer fails to pay timely hire?

ASTRA and SPAR SHIPPING: What happens when a time charterer fails to pay timely hire?
Legal Assistance and Defence Cover (LADC) is available to Members in addition to the traditional P&I cover. We are very grateful to Ian Teo, Partner at Rajah & Tann’s, Shipping and International Trade, Singapore, for sharing an example of where LADC cover can assist Members in the event of...
September 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Chartering, Claims, Company Profiles, Disputes, Fixtures, Legal, Person Profiles | Read More

BDI’s weekly fall and Geopolitical madness rule the day

BDI’s weekly fall and Geopolitical madness rule the day
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index), despite the Capers’ upwards rally, was down; Geopolitics coupled with sheer madness rule the day and will inflict despicable damage to many if we don’t stop some moron politicians and media cronies. John Faraclas’ weekly recap: The BDI gained 36 points...
September 16th, 2016 | Chartering, Comment, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Fixtures, Markets, Oil Industry, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana Shipping Inc. announces period t/c contract for m/v Ismene with Glencore

Diana Shipping Inc. announces period t/c contract for m/v Ismene with Glencore
ATHENS, GREECE, August 8, 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 subsidiary, it entered into a time charter contract with Glencore Grain B.V., Rotterdam,...
August 8th, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Market and Geopolitical Blues with the BDI@696

Market and Geopolitical Blues with the BDI@696
John Faraclas Now, going under an important barrier might bring in the Aeolus’ winds and the going will get tough; John Faraclas’ daily market and geopolitical recap: The BDI lost 13 points today – now standing at 696, below the 700 points barrier for which we were explicitly sure it will break...
July 26th, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Religion, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More