Archive for the ‘Markets’ Category

The BDI@711 amid a mega Geopolitical mayhem…

The BDI@711 amid a mega Geopolitical mayhem…
John Faraclas The BDI@711 amid a mega Geopolitical mayhem… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained a dozen points since yesterday and now stands at 711 points. Geopolitical Mayhem the name of the game. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recaps: The BDI managed to go over and above the 700 points threshold...
April 5th, 2019 | Chartering, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Bureau Veritas seminar in Athens on LNG Carriers: Present Challenges & Future Trends’

Bureau Veritas seminar in Athens on LNG Carriers: Present Challenges & Future Trends’
To the left at the podium, Dr. John Kokarakis who hosted and coordinated the meeting; to the right the panel of discussants ‘LNG Carriers: Present Challenges & Future Trends’ – a Bureau Veritas seminar in Athens, Greece, on a topic of growing interest for the Greek ship owners Piraeus, April...
April 5th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, LNG | Read More

Monthly Statistics March 2019

Monthly Statistics March 2019
Monthly Statistics March 2019 05/04/2019 – The monthly report for the equity markets includes a full overview of the turnover on Oslo Børs, Oslo Axess and Merkur Market through March 2019. The monthly report for the equity markets includes a full overview of the turnover on Oslo Børs, Oslo Axess...
April 5th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

“K” Line: Message from the President on the 100th Anniversary

Yukikazu Myochin, President & CEO “K” Line  “K” Line: Message from the President on the 100th Anniversary “Take pride in a history of 100 years, be in high spirits for the next 100 years” Officers and employees of “K” LINE Group, taking this opportunity of the 100th...
April 5th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Company Profiles, Liner Shipping and Trade | Read More

Wärtsilä SceneScan, the world’s first ‘targetless’ DP laser sensor, to deliver added safety to Topaz Marine fleet

Wärtsilä SceneScan, the world’s first ‘targetless’ DP laser sensor, to deliver added safety to Topaz Marine fleet
The Wärtsilä SceneScan provides accurate positional information for safer operations. Copyright: Topaz. Wärtsilä SceneScan, the world’s first ‘targetless’ DP laser sensor, to deliver added safety to Topaz Marine fleet Wärtsilä Corporation,  5 April 2019 at 9.30 am EEST – The technology...
April 5th, 2019 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry, Technology | Read More

Capes: Champions of volatility “strike” back… BREXIT too… The USA too…

Capes: Champions of volatility “strike” back… BREXIT too… The USA too…
John Faraclas Capes: Champions of volatility “strike” back… BREXIT too… The USA too… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 27 points earlier on today. Geopolitics continue to be perplexed and the Round Table Arbitration Debate of the LSLC event at Quadrant Chambers the best so far event of its...
April 4th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, London Shipping Law Centre, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

MOL Nordic Tankers A/S extends live trial to whole fleet with 20|20 Marine Energy and Bunkermetric after successful pilot

MOL Nordic Tankers A/S extends live trial to whole fleet with 20|20 Marine Energy and Bunkermetric after successful pilot
MOL Nordic Ace MOL NORDIC TANKERS A/S EXTENDS LIVE TRIAL TO WHOLE FLEET WITH 20|20 MARINE ENERGY AND BUNKERMETRIC AFTER SUCCESSFUL PILOT  MOL Nordic Tanker A/S conducting live trials on its whole fleet with BunkerPlanner software to optimize marine fuel procurement and reduce fuel costs by 2% to 4%...
April 4th, 2019 | Bunkering, IT and Communications, Tankers | Read More

EMFF: Ticking time-bomb for the ocean

EMFF: Ticking time-bomb for the ocean
..Seas at Risk EMFF: Ticking time-bomb for the ocean The European Parliament plenary voted today on how to spend approximately EUR 6 billion of European taxpayers’ money on ocean-linked activities under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) 2021-2027. The decision to reintroduce subsidies...
April 4th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Fisheries, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 4 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 4 April, 2019)
 Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 4 April, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  The recent rally in European equity markets came to a halt today with major stock indices opening lower amid market worries over the lack of fresh positive...
April 4th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Clash over Fed policy escalates, Assessing Brazil’s economic climate

Clash over Fed policy escalates, Assessing Brazil’s economic climate
Jay Powell Clash over Fed policy escalates, Assessing Brazil’s economic climate Commentary: Clash over Fed policy escalates  By Darrell Delamaide in Washington The reversal of monetary policy by Federal Reserve Chair Jay Powell and his troops to be super-accommodative has done little to quell...
April 4th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, News | Read More

Hooray hooray, the Capes gain ground despite a falling BDI now@672… Expecting major developments on BREXIT…

Hooray hooray, the Capes gain ground despite a falling BDI now@672… Expecting major developments on BREXIT…
John Faraclas Hooray hooray, the Capes gain ground despite a falling BDI now@672… Expecting major news on BREXIT… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down two points since yesterday at 672… Geopolitics still in turmoil with the BREXIT saga in a decisive point. John Faraclas’ early evening news: The...
April 3rd, 2019 | Art and auctions, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Food and Drink, Markets, Paintings and Sculpture, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Falling BDI now @674 and BREXIT extension too much to digest

Falling BDI now @674 and BREXIT extension too much to digest
John Faraclas Falling BDI now @674 and BREXIT extension to much to digest The BDI lost 11 points earlier on today and the Dry Market turns more than sour. BREXIT, irrespective of the end result will shape the history of mankind. Mrs May reminds us of patience being a virtue for shipbrokers and John F....
April 2nd, 2019 | Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Verifavia Shipping diversifies with launch of inventory of hazardous material (IHM) services

Verifavia Shipping diversifies with launch of inventory  of hazardous material (IHM) services
… Verifavia Shipping diversifies with launch of inventory  of hazardous material (IHM) services  New IHM service offering coincides with opening of new office in Chandigarh PARIS, CHANDIGARH, SINGAPORE – 2nd APRIL 2019: Verifavia, the world’s leading emissions verification company for the...
April 2nd, 2019 | Aviation, Emissions, Environment, Pollution, Ship Demolitions | Read More

YSA Design delivers stylish slice of “Costa Venezia” to China

YSA Design delivers stylish slice of “Costa Venezia” to China
Costa Venezia’s Canal Grande Aft features a real gondola made by Squero di San Trovaso artisans ‘floating’ in backlit glass SA Design delivers stylish slice of Costa Venezia to China A sizeable slice of Venetian style and chic will float into Asia’s flourishing cruise market next month, when...
April 2nd, 2019 | Cruise Ferry, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

DNV GL awards ShipInox first AiP for OSV based LNG bunker vessel design

DNV GL awards ShipInox first AiP for OSV based LNG bunker vessel design
AiP handover session in Norway (from left): Magnus Lindgren (DNV GL), Pål Spilleth (DNV GL), Johan P. Tutturen (DNV GL), Ivar Kollsgård (ShipInox), Rune Østbøe (ShipInox), Endre O. Sund (ShipInox) and Karolina Lundgren (Norwegian Maritime Authority). (Source: DNV GL) DNV GL awards ShipInox first...
April 2nd, 2019 | Awards, Bunkering, Classification Societies, Environment, LNG, News | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 2 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 2 April, 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Taking their lead from Wall Street’s positive performance overnight, the majority of Asian bourses ended higher today and European equity markets were standing in positive territory in early trade supported by a rebound in US factory...
April 2nd, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

A-ROSA to usher in a new era of city trips with its innovative new ship

A-ROSA to usher in a new era of city trips with its innovative new ship
Simon Provoost (left), Managing Director of Concordia Damen Shipyard, and Jörg Eichler (right), Managing Director and Partner of A-ROSA Flussschiff GmbH, have developed a wealth of innovations for the new A-ROSA ship. Photo: A-ROSA/Tom Kohler A-ROSA to Usher in a New Era of City Trips With Its Innovative...
April 2nd, 2019 | Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Capes’ free fall a liability for all; BREXIT deadlock yet again…

Capes’ free fall a liability for all; BREXIT deadlock yet again…
John Faraclas Capes’ free fall a liability for all; BREXIT deadlock yet again… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost four points and now stands at 685; BREXIT makes waves with yet another deadlock. John Faraclas’ daily brief recap: The Capes’ BCI lost 28 points and now approaches the rock bottom...
April 1st, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 1 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 1 April, 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 1 April, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Focus today is on the second round of “indicative votes” in the House of Commons on alternatives to PM Theresa May’s Brexit plan, after the latter...
April 1st, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Offshore union RMT repeats call for public inquiry into helicopter safety on the 10th anniversary of super Puma disaster

Offshore union RMT repeats call for public inquiry into helicopter safety on the 10th anniversary of super Puma disaster
Mick Cash Offshore union RMT repeats call for public inquiry into helicopter safety on the 10th anniversary of super Puma disaster Offshore union RMT today repeated the call for a full public inquiry into helicopter safety in the North Sea as workers from across the industry mark the anniversary of the...
April 1st, 2019 | Anniversaries, Aviation, Energy, Health and Safety, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Safety and Security | Read More

Mark Sobel on new IMF proposals, Herbert Poenisch on China’s secretive lending, and more

Mark Sobel on new IMF proposals, Herbert Poenisch on China’s secretive lending, and more
Mark Sobel on new IMF proposals, Herbert Poenisch on China’s secretive lending, and more 25-29 March 2019 Vol.10 Ed.13 COMMENTARY IMF enhancing efforts in Latin America While the world focuses on the US and China, Brexit, G3 monetary policy and Europe’s doldrums, little attention is being...
March 30th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets | Read More

Panamaxes couldn’t save the BDI; BREXIT melodrama continues and Planet Ocean is on fire

Panamaxes couldn’t save the BDI; BREXIT melodrama continues and Planet Ocean is on fire
John Faraclas at HULT International Business School, London Panamaxes couldn’t save the BDI; BREXIT melodrama continues and Planet Ocean is on fire…  The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost three points earlier on today and now stands at 689. On a weekly basis same was down one point – from 690 on...
March 29th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, Shipmanagement, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 29 March, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 29 March, 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 29 March, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  UK PM Theresa May will bring part of her Brexit deal for vote in the House of Commons later today. However, the arithmetic in the House of Commons does...
March 29th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@692; Panamaxes save the day

The BDI@692; Panamaxes save the day
John Faraclas The BDI@692; Panamaxes save the day The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched two points  earlier on today thanks to the Panamaxes’ “surge”… Geopolitics remain crucial in all fronts. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes’ fall continued; minus 11 points and the BCI now stands...
March 28th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Crowley Logistics Names Hill as Vice President, Customer Care

Crowley Logistics Names Hill as Vice President, Customer Care
LaSonya Hill Crowley Logistics Names Hill as Vice President, Customer Care (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; March 28, 2019) ­– Crowley Logistics has named LaSonya Hill, vice president, customer care, to further optimize the customer experience for those utilizing the company’s integrated supply chain solutions. Hill,...
March 28th, 2019 | Company Profiles, HR, Logistics, Markets, News, Person Profiles | Read More