Archive for the ‘Markets’ Category

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 12 March 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 12 March 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The GBP was firmer across the board in early European trade on Tuesday and European bourses opened higher amid increased hopes for parliamentary approval of the UK PM Theresa May’s Brexit plan at today’s “meaningful vote” in...
March 12th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@645; Capes “surge” and Panamaxes fall…

The BDI@645; Capes “surge” and Panamaxes fall…
John Faraclas The BDI@645; Capes “surge” and Panamaxes fall… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  lost four points earlier on today and 624 tries to survive… All we all want is to avoid a drop below the 600 points. Geopolitics continue to be perplexed and wonder who really knows what’s net to come....
March 11th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GAC India handles first tanker at new LNG terminal

GAC India handles first tanker at new LNG terminal
Marshall Islands-flagged LNG carrier ‘LNG/C Golar Snow’ GAC India handles first tanker at new LNG terminal  India, 11 March 2019  – GAC has handled the first tanker to berth at the newly constructed Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminal inside Kamarajar Port, Ennore in Chennai, India. The Marshall...
March 11th, 2019 | Bunkering, LNG | Read More

David Marsh on ECB leadership, Darrell Delamaide on the Fed, and more

David Marsh on ECB leadership, Darrell Delamaide on the Fed, and more
David Marsh on ECB leadership, Darrell Delamaide on the Fed, and more 4- 8 March Vol.10 Ed.10 COMMENTARY  Fed to rethink inflation expectations The Federal Reserve is pausing its interest rate increases, and will suspend its balance sheet runoff later this year. The Federal Open Market Committee is...
March 9th, 2019 | Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Markets | Read More

The BDI@649; adversity makes strange bedfellows…*

The BDI@649; adversity makes strange bedfellows…*
John Faraclas The BDI@649; adversity makes strange bedfellows…* The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down eight points today thanks to the Panamaxes as the Capes are settling(?) down a bit. Geopolitics remain very perplexed in all fronts and issues. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: The weekly loss...
March 8th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BIFA issues warning about the perils of containers abandoned overseas

BIFA issues warning about the perils of containers abandoned overseas
Robert Keen BIFA issues warning about the perils of containers abandoned overseas The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, is warning its members about the cost of containers abandoned overseas for which they may be...
March 8th, 2019 | Chartering, Containers, Logistics, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Oslo Børs renews agreement with SIX x-clear Inbox x

Oslo Børs renews agreement with SIX x-clear Inbox x
Oslo Børs renews agreement with SIX x-clear 08/03/2019 Oslo Børs has renewed the agreement with SIX x-clear to further commit to the derivatives partnership. SIX x-clear is the designated CCP for clearing of derivatives traded at Oslo Børs. Today the two parties signed an extension of the existing...
March 8th, 2019 | Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Greek Controlled Shipping Statistics 2019

Greek Controlled Shipping Statistics 2019
The Baltic Exchange Building were the GSCC’s offices are GREEK CONTROLLED SHIPPING Αn information paper based on data provided to the GSCC by IHS Markit For the 32nd consecutive year the GSCC presents statistical data, in the form of 11 tables on Greek controlled ships over 1,000 GT, registered...
March 8th, 2019 | Headlines, Insight, Statistics | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 8 March, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 8 March, 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The ECB surprised markets to the dovish side at its monetary policy meeting yesterday, moving more quickly than expected in an attempt to counter the Eurozone’s economic slowdown and preserve accommodative financial conditions. In...
March 8th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Panamaxes “join” Capes in pulling down the BDI@657

Panamaxes “join” Capes in pulling down the BDI@657
John Faraclas The BDI@657; Capes and Panamaxes fall… Panamaxes “join” Capes in pulling down the BDI@657 The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down seven points; Geopolitics remain dodgy and perplexed. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes lost 34 points and the BCI now stands at 236 points…...
March 7th, 2019 | Arrest of ships, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

SEA\LNG welcomes first North American port member

SEA\LNG welcomes first North American port member
LONDON, 7 March 2019: The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has joined SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel. The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is the federal agency of the Port of Vancouver, Canada’s...
March 7th, 2019 | Bunkering, LNG, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Paying tribute to Robert Braithwaite CBE, DL

Paying tribute to Robert Braithwaite CBE, DL
.. Paying tribute to Robert Braithwaite CBE, DL British Marine was saddened to hear that Robert Braithwaite CBE, DL, Founder of Sunseeker International, passed away in the early hours of this morning (7 March 2019) at the age of 75. He was the man behind one of the industry’s most iconic brands who...
March 7th, 2019 | Maritime Tourism, News, Obituaries, Sports, Yachting | Read More

“K”LINE – Notice on Provision for Losses and Extraordinary Losses from Business Structural Reforms, and Revised Forecast of Financial Results for Fiscal Year 2018

“K”LINE – Notice on Provision for Losses and Extraordinary Losses from Business Structural Reforms, and Revised Forecast of Financial Results for Fiscal Year 2018
.. From “K”LINE: Notice on Provision for Losses and Extraordinary Losses from Business Structural Reforms, and Revised Forecast of Financial Results for Fiscal Year 2018 Please be advised that “K” Line Tokyo Head Office published the following press release today. Please click...
March 7th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 7 March 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 7 March 2019)
 HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their lead from Wall Street’s lackluster performance overnight, European bourses opened lower across the board today and the majority of equity markets in Asia ended in negative territory, pressured by mounting worries over...
March 7th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Fed to rethink inflation expectations, OMFIF-World Trade Organisation seminar

Fed to rethink inflation expectations, OMFIF-World Trade Organisation seminar
Commentary: Fed to rethink inflation expectations By Darrell Delamaide in Washington The Federal Open Market Committee is moving closer to consensus on exceeding its 2% inflation target to make up for the long period of inflation below that goal. Fed Chair Jerome Powell argued that inflation expectations...
March 7th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Markets | Read More

The BDI@664; Capes’ fall continues

The BDI@664; Capes’ fall continues
John Faraclas The BDI@664; Capes’ fall continues The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched a point as the Capes dive further… Geopolitics still in jeopardy. John Faraclas’ midweek brief recap: The Capes’ BCI lost another 29 points earlier on today and now reads 270; what’s next? A catastrophe?...
March 6th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

ITCO 2019 Tank Container Fleet Survey published

ITCO 2019 Tank Container Fleet Survey published
ITCO 2019 Tank Container Fleet Survey published: Global tank container fleet reaches 604,700 units ITCO, the International Tank Container Organisation, has published its 7th Annual Tank Container Fleet Survey. This year’s Survey estimates that, at 1 January 2019, the global tank container fleet had...
March 6th, 2019 | Containers, Reports | Read More

Shipping Heavyweight orders World’s First Mega-Container vessel retrofit to LNG

Shipping Heavyweight orders World’s First Mega-Container vessel retrofit to LNG
With 222 modern ships and 9.8 million-teu transported per year, Hapag-Lloyd is a leading global liner shipping company. Pictured here, the ‘Sajir’ whose 9S90ME-C main engine will be converted to a dual-fuel MAN B&W ME-GI unit capable of running on HFO and LNG Hapag-Lloyd pilot gas-conversion...
March 6th, 2019 | Bunkering, Containers, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 6 March, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 6 March, 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their lead from Wall Street’s modest losses overnight, European bourse opened slightly lower today ahead of the highlights due later this week, including the ECB’s monetary policy meeting on Thursday and US February’s non-farm...
March 6th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

YES to Sea Tourism Forum

YES to Sea Tourism Forum
YES Forum says YES to Sea Tourism on Wednesday, 29 May 2019, during the International Conference & Exhibition of the Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum, at Domotel Kastri Conference Center – Kifissia, 14.00-19.00. The YES  Forum  is the leading platform for open dialogue in the Greek Shipping...
March 6th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

EU-PolarNet White Papers released

EU-PolarNet White Papers released
Five White Papers Published by EU-PolarNet, within which the WOC is a Working Partner, as a Follow-Up to 2018 Workshop Working Towards an Integrated European Polar Research Program 6 March 2019 The EU-PolarNet White Paper Workshop convened 50 international experts in La Cristalera, Spain, in September...
March 6th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

BDI hiccups as Capes fall below 300…

BDI hiccups as Capes fall below 300…
John Faraclas BDI hiccups as Capes fall below 300… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost six points earlier on today given the Capes’ fall below the 300 point threshold and now stands at 663 points; mixed feelings for the Wets and perplexed Geopolitics makes it a bleak picture. John Faraclas’ brief daily...
March 5th, 2019 | Associations, Banking, Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, EEZ, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Gas, Intercargo, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Diana fixes Newcastlemax “San Francisco” on period t/c to Koch

Diana fixes Newcastlemax “San Francisco” on period t/c to Koch
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER  CONTRACT FOR M/V SAN FRANCISCO WITH KOCH ATHENS, GREECE, March 5, 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...
March 5th, 2019 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Oslo Børs: Monthly Statistics February 2019

Oslo Børs:  Monthly Statistics February 2019
Monthly Statistics February 2019 The monthly statistics report for the Oslo Børs equity markets is published. The report includes information about listed shares on Oslo Børs, Oslo Axess and Merkur Market for the month of February 2019. The monthly report for the equity markets includes a full overview...
March 5th, 2019 | Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

SpaceWave finalise their Internationalisation Strategy to accelerate use of Earth Observation in Blue Economy Growth

SpaceWave finalise their Internationalisation Strategy to accelerate use of Earth Observation in Blue Economy Growth
…  The EU funded SpaceWave project has finalised its Internationalisation Strategy which aims to optimise Europe’s full potential of the use of Earth Observation technologies in Blue Growth. The Internationalisation Strategy covers a timescale of 5 years (2018-2022) and aims to establish SpaceWave...
March 5th, 2019 | Consumers Market, Energy, Environment, Finance, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More