Archive for the ‘Fixtures’ Category

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

With the Supras@666* the BDI makes …waves

With the Supras@666* the BDI makes …waves
John Faraclas After a long time, the Supras and its respective BSI index gained a double digit plus, 15 (fifteen) points lifting also the BDI at 711; John Faraclas’ daily Market and Geopolitics recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up seven points since yesterday standing now at 711 – seven eleven...
July 12th, 2016 | Banking, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, European Union, Finance, Fixtures, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Sales and Purchases, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@699 – thanks to the Panamaxes…

The BDI@699 – thanks to the Panamaxes…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) close earlier on this afternoon at 699 points – up five since yesterday, thanks to the Panamaxes,   which “countered” to the second consecutive major fall of the volatile Capers. John Faraclas’ daily market and Geopolitics briefing: The Capers lost...
July 7th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Clubs, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana Shipping Inc. announces time charter contract for m/v Crystalia with SwissMarine

Diana Shipping Inc. announces time charter contract for m/v Crystalia with SwissMarine
ATHENS, GREECE, June 27, 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 SwissMarine Services S.A.,...
June 27th, 2016 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana Containerships fixes “March” on period charter to Seago Line

Diana Containerships fixes “March” on period charter to Seago Line
DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V MARCH WITH SEAGO LINE         ATHENS, GREECE, June 15, 2016 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that, through...
June 15th, 2016 | Chartering, Container shipping, Containers, Fixtures, Markets | Read More

Diana Shipping Inc. announces t/c contracts for m/v Naias and m/v Artemis with Bunge

Diana Shipping Inc. announces t/c contracts for m/v Naias and m/v Artemis with Bunge
ATHENS, GREECE, May 27, 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 Bunge S.A., Geneva, for one...
May 27th, 2016 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana charters panamax “Alcyon” on period to Norden

Diana charters panamax “Alcyon” on period to Norden
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V ALCYON WITH  NORDEN  ATHENS, GREECE, May 4, 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...
May 4th, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, News, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@682: market security doesn’t exist…

The BDI@682: market security doesn’t exist…
John Faraclas After the long double weekend – Greek Orthodox Easter and Spring Bank Holiday, the market proves verbatim our position and prediction; John Faraclas brief report: At minus 21 points the BDI stood below the 700 points mark at 682! The Capers’ BCI 2014 lost 62 points now standing at 1,...
May 3rd, 2016 | Comment, Fixtures, Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capers’ volatility adds to the BDI’s and market’s suspense…

Capers’ volatility adds to the BDI’s and market’s suspense…
John Faraclas The BDI close today at 688 points – that is an 18 points plus, but… as John Faraclas explains, things are getting off-hand! The Capers’ BCI 2014 was 81 points up at 1, 085, …”mirroring” the 18 points down of yesterday  and with the 18 points up of the BDI makes it an...
April 22nd, 2016 | Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana announces panamax acquisition m/v Selina and caper size period t/c m/v Norfolk

Diana announces panamax acquisition m/v Selina and caper size period t/c m/v Norfolk
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES DELIVERY OF THE PANAMAX DRY BULK VESSEL M/V SELINA TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V NORFOLK WITH SWISSMARINE  ATHENS, GREECE, March 24, 2016 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels,...
March 24th, 2016 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, Sales and Purchases, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Despite the BDI going above the 400 points, the crisis remains…

Despite the BDI going above the 400 points, the crisis remains…
John Faraclas With 111 points plus, since the historic rock bottom of the 10th of February – nearly 42 days ago, the dry markets are far worse than expected, far worse than the reports… These 401 BDI points today (plus three since yesterday) and the chaotic world economy and geopolitics are a...
March 23rd, 2016 | Bribery and Corruption, Chartering, Civil Unrest, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Religion, Safety and Security, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More