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Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, April 03, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, April 03, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market concerns about the global growth outlook due to escalating trade tensions between the US and China are rising while the threat of government regulation has fueled worries over the outlook of technology shares. Taking their lead...
April 3rd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

“K” Line: Notice of Investment Payment Completion and Service Commencement for New J/V in the Container Shipping Business

“K” Line: Notice of Investment Payment Completion and Service Commencement for New J/V in the Container Shipping Business
.. Notice of Investment Payment Completion and Service Commencement Commencement for New J/V in the Container Shipping Business for New J/V in the Container Shipping Business April 2, 2018 Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. Eizo Murakami, President & CEO Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. Junichiro Ikeda, President...
April 3rd, 2018 | Containers, Liner Shipping and Trade | Read More

Stena Line and Callenberg select Corvus Energy for Battery-Powered Ferry

Stena Line and Callenberg select Corvus Energy for Battery-Powered Ferry
.. 1 MWh Corvus energy storage enables emissions-free berthing of Stena Jutlandica—a first for a Swedish-operated ferry Richmond, British Columbia, Canada – April 3, 2018 – Corvus Energy is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Stena Line and Callenberg Technology Group to supply...
April 3rd, 2018 | Cruise Ferry, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, April 02, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, April 02, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of Asian bourses ended in positive territory on Monday following global equity markets’ strong performance late last week on perceived progress on North Korea’s nuclear program and technology stock’s recovery. China’s...
April 2nd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The Maritime Standard Tanker Conference moves to new location

The Maritime Standard Tanker Conference moves to new location
l to rr: Clive Woodbridge, The Maritime Standard; Ralph Becker, DNV GL; Dr. Ruanthi De Silva; SCM Plus (Pvt) Ltd; Waleed Al Tamimi; Emirates Classification (TASNEEF); Tarik Al Junaidi; Oman Shipping Company; Roger Harfouch, Marlink; Abdullah Bin Damithan, DP World; Chris Peters, Emirates Ship Investment...
April 1st, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, March 30, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, March 30, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major US stock indices recorded sharp gains overnight supported by technology stocks’ recovery and perceived progress on North Korea’s nuclear programme. Elsewhere, core bond markets remained well supported on Thursday while,...
March 30th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

FEPORT Newsletter – March 2018

FEPORT Newsletter – March 2018
A fruitful Dialogue! Since January 2018, FEPORT has engaged with a number of like-minded organizations in a fruitful dialogue about two important topics: the upcoming revision of the Reporting Formalities Directive and the ongoing revision of the Combined Transport Directive. The outcome of these exchanges...
March 30th, 2018 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,055; plain sailing only for the very very very few…

The BDI@1,055; plain sailing only for the very very very few…
John N. Faraclas – picture by George Christakis The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 25 points today – a bit of a contained so to speak fall, and now at 1,055 causes major concerns; it was down 67 points since last Friday the 23rd of March (from 1,122). The Geopolitics as mentioned yesterday...
March 29th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

WTM Latin America: Heart racing with excitement

WTM Latin America: Heart racing with excitement
Do you know who will be at WTM Latin Ameica 2018    Destinations? Argentina, Brazil (27 States), Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Jamaica, Panama, Dominican Republic, USA, Mexico, Italy, Turkey, Egypt, Ethiopia, Israel, Palestine Hotels and Resorts? Accor, Am...
March 29th, 2018 | Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

First LPG-Powered dual-fuel engine receives order

First LPG-Powered dual-fuel engine receives order
The Exmar fleet already contains a number of VLGCs such as that pictured here. The twonewbuildings will be the first to feature LpG-powered, dual-fuel MAN B&W 6G60ME-LGIP engines MAN B&W ME-LGIP with high-pressure SCR for VLGCs Hanjin Heavy Industries has announced that it will construct 2 ×...
March 29th, 2018 | LPG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 29, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 29, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street declined modestly overnight, as gains in consumer staples and healthcare were offset by a continuing slide in tech stocks amid expectations for tighter government regulation for the industry. Nevertheless, Asian equity indices...
March 29th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,080… Wooooooooooow

The BDI@1,080… Wooooooooooow
John Faraclas For those you have studied our predictions and projections all these years on the BDI (Baltic Dry Index), today’s fall of the Dry Market shouldn’t come as a surprise at all.- The Geopolitics are getting 100 centum more than messy and Greek Shipping still goes strong. John Faraclas’...
March 28th, 2018 | Associations, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, People and Places, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 28, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 28, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Worries over a trade war between the world’s two largest economies prevail. Chinese reports suggested that China will soon announce a list of retaliatory tariffs on US exports to China following the US administration’s decision...
March 28th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,117: uncertainty, volatility, shock and awe… on the way

The BDI@1,117: uncertainty, volatility, shock and awe… on the way
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost nine points earlier on today  and now reads 1,117 points amid an approaching shock and awe in the markets and geopolitics; John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers lost six points with the BCI standing at 1,191 points… The Panamaxes’ BPI from the 40...
March 27th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Diana fixes caper “Aliki” on period t/c with SwissMarine

Diana fixes caper “Aliki” on period t/c with SwissMarine
ATHENS, GREECE, March 27, 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 SwissMarine Services...
March 27th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

HHI receives approval in principle from LR for LNG-fuelled 250,000 dwt VLOC

HHI receives approval in principle from LR for LNG-fuelled 250,000 dwt VLOC
Lloyd’s Register’s HQ’s 27 March 2018 – Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has received approval in principle (AiP) from Lloyd’s Register (LR) for an LNG-fuelled 250,000 dwt class very large ore carrier (VLOC). Following the announcement of the IMO’s SOx emission limitations from...
March 27th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 27, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 27, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Reports suggesting behind-the-scenes talks between the US and China fueled market hopes that a global trade war could be averted. The improvement in market sentiment sent US equity markets higher overnight while European bourses followed...
March 27th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,126 amid worsening Geopolitics

The BDI@1,126 amid worsening Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained four vital points earlier on today thanks to the Capes mini surge. Geopolitics have already rocked the boat. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The BDI gained four points but in general remains grounded. The Capers’ BCI was up 40 points at 1,197… Losses...
March 26th, 2018 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Markets, Military, News, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Reports, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

SAL Africa Service to Commence 1st April 2018

SAL Africa Service to Commence 1st April 2018
Hamburg, 26 March 2018 –  SAL Heavy Lift announces a brand new regular service linking West, South and East Africa with North Europe, the Arabian Gulf and Indian sub-Continent. SAL Heavy Lift, is pleased to announce a new regular Africa service in response to the quickly developing oil and gas,...
March 26th, 2018 | Liner Shipping and Trade | Read More

HFW Briefing – Discharge of cargo without original bills of lading and letters of indemnity (LOI)

HFW Briefing – Discharge of cargo without original bills of lading and letters of indemnity (LOI)
Rory Butler, Partner HFW  Discharge of cargo without original bills of lading and letters of indemnity (LOI): one of the biggest risks a shipowner or charterer can take LOIs are an essential document to help world trade run smoothly. They are given by cargo interests and parties above them in the contractual...
March 26th, 2018 | Chartering, Disputes, Legal | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, March 26, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, March 26, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their lead from Asian bourses earlier today, major European equity markets opened in the black on Monday amid optimism that tensions about tariffs between the world’s two largest economies will not escalate further. US Treasury...
March 26th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Wärtsilä VOC recovery system can save tons of fuel each year for two new shuttle tankers

Wärtsilä VOC recovery system can save tons of fuel each year for two new shuttle tankers
he tankers will feature a Wärtsilä VOC recovery module that will eliminate VOC emissions and enable notable fuel savings. Wärtsilä Corporation,  26 March 2018 at 10 am EET – The technology group Wärtsilä will supply its Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) recovery technology, LNG fuel gas...
March 26th, 2018 | Environment, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

The BDI@1,122: uncertainty rules the waves…

The BDI@1,122: uncertainty rules the waves…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended the week at 1,122 points – that’s plus five since yesterday but down 21 since last week’s 1,143 points. Geopolitics might completely rock Peace all over Planet Ocean. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly briefing:ock The Capers managed to clinch...
March 23rd, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, March 23, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, March 23, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Following the publication of the results of the US Section 301 investigation into China’s intellectual property practices on Thursday, US President Donald Trump announced his decision for the imposition of 25% tariffs on goods imported...
March 23rd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Tuapse port injects over $6M in production developement

Tuapse port injects over $6M in production developement
.. TUAPSE SEA COMMERCIAL PORT INJECTS $6M INTO PRODUCTION DEVELOPMENT  In 2017, Tuapse Sea Commercial Port JSC (TSCP, a company of UCL Holding) invested RUB 350.4 million (USD 6.1 million) in the development of its port infrastructure, which represents a 32% year-on-year increase. In 2017, Tuapse Sea...
March 23rd, 2018 | Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More