Archive for the ‘Markets’ Category

The BDI@1,095: nothing matters much and very little mattes at all…

The BDI@1,095: nothing matters much and very little mattes at all…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 19 points earlier on today and with a triple-digit fall of 124 points since last week (1,219) , brings-in the Aristotelian maxim as the title of today’s weekly report; try to interpret this and see what you get, not just for the shipping markets but for...
February 2nd, 2018 | Academia, Anniversaries, Chartering, Clubs, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Food and Drink, Markets, Military, News, People and Places, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  02-Feb-2018 PORT RETURNS TO PROJECT DEPTH Freeport, United States SHIP POLAR CERTIFICATE A MUST FOR NSR TRANSIT Northern Sea Route, Russia ICE CONDITION REPORT (2 FEBRUARY) St Petersburg, Russia Port returns to project depth Friday, February 2, 2018, Freeport, United States Effective...
February 2nd, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 02, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 02, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of US data continue to surprise positively, supporting the prevailing view for further acceleration in US GDP growth this year and higher FOMC interest rates in the coming months. US Treasury yields moved higher with the...
February 2nd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

BDI dives further

BDI dives further
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 39 points  since yesterday and now stands at 1,114 points sending warnings …”shots” all around… The Wets too on a downfall mode and Geopolitics must question our patience as things escalate and WWIII might engulf us all very soon...
February 1st, 2018 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Oil Industry, Religion, Reports, Shipping Indices | Read More

The New Legal Regime for the Hydrocarbon Market in Mexico

The New Legal Regime for the Hydrocarbon Market in Mexico
Marcela Marquez The New Legal Regime for the Hydrocarbon Market in Mexico by Marcela Marquez*, Mexico City, Mexico The Energy Reform approved in 2013 developed a new legal regime for oil and gas exploration and extraction activities as well as the electric sector. The two main state-owned companies:...
February 1st, 2018 | Comment, Gas, Legal, Markets, Oil Industry | Read More

Scotline order’s another new build in Holland

Scotline order’s another new build in Holland
The Scot Leader Scotline LTD are pleased to announce the signing of a contract with Royal Bodewes Group BV in Holland to build one 4785 DWAT Bodewes Trader with the option of a second sister vessel. The vessel to be named MV Scot Carrier will have a length of 89.98 meters and a beam of 15.20 meter and...
February 1st, 2018 | Containers, Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Baltic Exchange applies changes to BDI

Baltic Exchange applies changes to BDI
The Baltic Exchange Building Following consultation with members, the Baltic Exchange will be implementing previously announced changes to the Baltic Dry Index (BDI).   From 1 March 2018 the BDI will be re-weighted to the following ratios of timecharter assessments: 40% Capesize, 30% Panamax and 30%...
February 1st, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,152: perplexed projections and expectations…

The BDI@1,152: perplexed projections and expectations…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 39 points since yesterday thanks to the as ever volatile Capers as well as to all other main indicised sizes… John Faraclas daily briefing: The Capers on a triple digit downfall saw the BCI down 135 points and now at 1,613 pause a threat, needless to say...
January 31st, 2018 | Banking, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Finance, International Chamber of Shipping, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Samskip takes 360 view of sustainability

Samskip takes 360 view of sustainability
… The principle of sustainability influences every aspect of business at multimodal operator Samskip.  Earlier this year, international transport and shipping company Samskip unveiled an online CO2 carbon footprint calculator to help shippers quantify the impact using multimodal transport could...
January 31st, 2018 | Containers, Logistics | Read More

LIQUI MOLY becomes official supplier of the Deutscher Segler Verband

LIQUI MOLY becomes official supplier of the Deutscher Segler Verband
Jan Volk (left), Director Business Development Boat and Marine at LIQUI MOLY, DSV President Mona Küppers, as well as DSV General Secretary Goetz-Ulf Jungmichel. The Olympic elite sports association and the lubricant manufacturer agree to cooperation at boot Düsseldorf January 2018 – Well-known in...
January 31st, 2018 | Automobiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sports | Read More

Salmones Camanchaca approved for listing

Salmones Camanchaca approved for listing
31/01/2018 Oslo Stock Exchange has resolved to admit the shares in Salmones Camanchaca S.A. to listing on Oslo Børs. It is stipulated that the company prior to the first day of listing must satisfy the listing requirements for Oslo Børs. If the requirements for Oslo Børs are not satisfied, the...
January 31st, 2018 | Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Intelligent investor: Lessons for the next crisis

Intelligent investor: Lessons for the next crisis
Stephen Humphreys With the last global financial crisis now 10 years ago, it’s important not to forget the lessons of those turbulent times and the importance of continuing to follow sound investment principles – even when stock markets are tumbling. Above all, having an investment approach you can...
January 31st, 2018 | Markets, Reports | Read More

Markets dive including the BDI@1,191

Markets dive including the BDI@1,191
John Faraclas The BDI as expected yesterday, given our title of our daily report, lost 23 points and went below the 1,200 point threshold; Geopolitics slide too… John Faraclas daily recap: The Capers BCI lost 36 points and now stand at 1,748… The Panamaxes BPI lost 35 and now read 1,450 points… The...
January 30th, 2018 | Events, Military, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

North Western Shipping Company’s 2017 performance

North Western Shipping Company’s 2017 performance
The Neva Leader North Western Shipping Company carried 5.8 million tonnes of cargo in 2017, up 3.5% Y-o-Y The volume of waterborne freight transported by PAO North-Western Shipping Company (NWSC, part of UCL Holding) between January and December 2017, increased by 3.5%, year-on-year to 5.8 million tonnes. Of...
January 30th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Logistics, News, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 30, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 30, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Government bonds came under renewed selling pressure across the euro area and the US as investors are braced for a hawkish language from...
January 30th, 2018 | Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

SEA\LNG launches LNG bunker navigator tool

SEA\LNG launches LNG bunker navigator tool
New tool provides evolving overview of the rapid development of LNG bunkering infrastructure AMSTERDAM, LONDON, 30th JANUARY 2018: SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, today announced that it has...
January 30th, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals | Read More

New container yard from GAC’s joint venture with Hemas commences operations

New container yard from GAC’s joint venture with Hemas commences operations
Spectra Logistics‘ container yard in operation. Sri Lanka, 30 January 2018 – GAC Logistics Sri Lanka and Hemas Transportation have opened a new 30,000m² container yard with a capacity of 6,000 TEUs at their joint integrated logistics facility in the Muthurajawela Industrial Zone, Wattala. It...
January 30th, 2018 | Containers, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Unsustainable BDI or what?

Unsustainable BDI or what?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended the day by losing five points and now stands at 1,214; not a good start for the week. Geopolitics are getting all over Planet Ocean more perplexed than ever. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers’ BCI “reduced” its rise to a dozen point and now...
January 29th, 2018 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, London Shipping Law Centre, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Oslo Børs launches new web format for the issuer rules

Oslo Børs launches new web format for the issuer rules
Rules and regulations: Oslo Børs launches new web format for the issuer rules  29/01/2018 – Oslo Børs has launched a new web format for the rules that apply to issuers with shares, bonds and equity certificates admitted to our marketplaces. This applies to the following sets of rules in...
January 29th, 2018 | Communication, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 29, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 29, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: European bourses were slightly lower in early trade on Monday though risk sentiment remains positive overall with US equities hitting...
January 29th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Dry and Wet volatility are here to stay…

Dry and Wet volatility are here to stay…
John Faraclas Once again the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) is running out steam and at best might create further shocks; Geopolitics still getting worse. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: The BDI ended the day at 1,219 points – just two higher since yesterday and 94 since last Friday the 19 of...
January 26th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Markets, Military, News, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

“K” Line, Chubu Electric, Toyota Tsusho, and NYK Line begin joint discussions on LNG bunkering business in Japan

“K” Line, Chubu Electric, Toyota Tsusho, and NYK Line begin joint discussions on LNG bunkering business in Japan
.. Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (Head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President & CEO: Eizo Murakami; hereinafter “K” Line), Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc. (Head office: Higashi-ku, Nagoya; President & Director: Satoru Katsuno; hereinafter Chubu Electric Power), Toyota Tsusho Corporation (Head...
January 26th, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 26, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 26, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In line with market expectations, the ECB left unchanged its monetary policy and its QE guidance at Thursday’s meeting yesterday,...
January 26th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Four new vessels for AET as fleet rejuvenation continues

Four new vessels for AET as fleet rejuvenation continues
Singapore – In two separate ceremonies at South Korean shipyards this week, leading tanker owner – AET – has named and welcomed four newbuild tankers into its fleet. At Samsung Heavy Industries, Geoje, South Korea on Wednesday, 24 January, AET named two 113,400 dwt Aframax tankers “Eagle...
January 26th, 2018 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers | Read More

The BDI@1,217…

The BDI@1,217…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) couldn’t continue its yesterday’s rise and today’s gains were almost halved. The Geopolitics remain messy and only Ares (Mars) can sort all this mess in his usual way; so should we say: let it be? John Faraclas’ daily recap: The BDI gained 17 points –...
January 25th, 2018 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, P and I Clubs, Politics and Government, Ship Demolitions, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More