Archive for the ‘Markets’ Category

The BDI on an upwards but still on a volatile and enigmatic mode…

The BDI on an upwards but still on a volatile and enigmatic mode…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained earlier on 33 points and now stands at 1,372 points – thanks mainly to the Capes’ triple-digit daily and weekly gains. Geopolitics still perplexed! Air-Travel schedules still an issue… John Faraclas’ daily and weekly brief recap: The weekly BDI’s...
December 7th, 2018 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Awards, Charity, Chartering, Clubs, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Military, Oil Industry, People and Places, Press and Media, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, December 7, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, December 7, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street managed to close well off the mid-session sell-offs overnight (Dow Jones, S&P 500 and Nasdaq closed -0.3%, -0.2% and +0.4%, respectively), while the majority of Asian equity indices traded higher on Friday. Core government...
December 7th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,339: another Capes classic spike!

The BDI@1,339: another Capes classic spike!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 43 points – once again thanks to the Capes!!! Geopolitics dodgy. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capes’ BCI  stood at 2,080 plus 155  !!! The Panamaxes’ BPI  cliched just a point and now reads 1,473  .- Same story for the Supras’ BSI now...
December 6th, 2018 | Awards, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Markets, Reports, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Davies Turner on the move in Scotland

Davies Turner on the move in Scotland
Philip Stephenson Davies Turner Air Cargo has doubled the size of its branch in Glasgow following a recent move on the Hillington Park business estate. The airfreight subsidiary of the UK’s largest independent freight forwarding company has had a base on the estate since 2004 and has moved into a 10,000...
December 6th, 2018 | Aviation, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, December 6, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, December 6, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Global equity indices traded lower on Thursday after Canadian authorities arrested the CFO of Chinese tech giant Huawei for extradition to the US amid alleged violations of Iranian sanctions. The arrest amplified investor worries over...
December 6th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Crowley Adds 400 New Refrigerated Containers to its fleet just in time for Peak Reefer Cargo Season

Crowley Adds 400 New Refrigerated Containers to its fleet just in time for Peak Reefer Cargo Season
.. (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Dec. 6, 2018) ­– Crowley Logistics has added 400 new refrigerated (reefer) cargo containers to its industry-leading equipment fleet just in time for the peak perishables shipping season beginning in Central America. The additional units, all 40-foot-long, high cubes built...
December 6th, 2018 | Logistics, Markets, News, Reefer Containers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,296; “thanks” once again to the Capes… but: Caution should be observed!

The BDI@1,296; “thanks” once again to the Capes… but: Caution should be observed!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 59 points earlier on today as the questionable Capes’ BCI clinched another three-digit points and now stand at 1,925 which is 186 plus since yesterday… and soon might be over and above the 2,000 threshold! John Faraclas’ daily brief: The Panamaxes’...
December 5th, 2018 | Chartering, Claims, Comment, Defense, Disputes, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Groundings, Health and Safety, Insight, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Markets, News, P and I Clubs, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The Union of Greek Shipowners joins the Arctic Economic Council

The Union of Greek Shipowners joins the Arctic Economic Council
Theodore El. Veniamis, president of the Union of Greek Shipowners The Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS) is pleased to announce its acceptance as member to the Arctic Economic Council (AEC), the independent organization acting as the primary forum for interaction between the Arctic Council and the wider...
December 5th, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, December 5, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, December 5, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Mirroring the negative tone in Wall Street overnight, global equity indices traded in the red on Wednesday amid heightened investor concerns over trade protectionism and weakening global economic momentum. Against this background, core...
December 5th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,237… Que será, será?*

The BDI@1,237… Que será, será?*
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 34 points since yesterday thanks to the as ever volatile Capes… Geopolitics and its influence in the global economy and conversely to shipping are more than perplexed. John Faraclas’ brief recap: 101 points plus for the Capes’ BCI now standing at...
December 4th, 2018 | Awards, Chartering, Clubs, Communication, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Food and Drink, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, December 4, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, December 4, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Yesterday’s market relief following the ceasefire trade agreement between the US President and his Chinese counterpart on the sidelines of the G20 meeting proved short-lived. European bourses opened lower today and US stock futures...
December 4th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Oslo Børs: Ice Group approved for listing

Oslo Børs: Ice Group approved for listing
04/12/2018 – Oslo Stock Exchange has resolved to admit the shares in Ice Group ASA to listing on Oslo Børs. It is stipulated that the company prior to the first day of listing must satisfy the listing requirements on Oslo Børs. The Chief Executive Officer of Oslo Børs determines the date...
December 4th, 2018 | Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

IAPH LNG bunkering audit tool already used to licence operations at Port of Rotterdam

IAPH LNG bunkering audit tool already used to licence operations at Port of Rotterdam
.. “By 2020, our estimate is that we will have granted nine licenses to LNG bunker providers to operate at the Port of Rotterdam; six of the licenses are already for regular use in port LNG bunker operations to refuel LNG-powered cruise, cargo, tanker and container vessels. Three licenses will...
December 4th, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

The BDI@1,203: future imperfect

The BDI@1,203: future imperfect
John Faraclas – picture credits Panagiotis Tsakos Photography – The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 28 points earlier on today thanks, once again to the Capes losing whatever more or less gained during the past ten days… Geopolitical chaos gets another extension before Armageddon’s arrival…...
December 3rd, 2018 | Chartering, Climate, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

NSSLGlobal acquires Station 711 business unit from MX1

NSSLGlobal acquires Station 711 business unit from MX1
The NSSLGlobal Redhill office Redhill, UK, 3 December 2018 — Award-winning global satcom provider NSSLGlobal and MX1, a fully owned subsidiary of SES, have entered into an agreement under which NSSLGlobal has acquired the assets and activities of Station 711, a business unit within MX1 focussed on...
December 3rd, 2018 | IT and Communications, Mergers and Acquisitions | Read More

Low expectations, modest victory

Low expectations, modest victory
Low expectations, modest victory Buenos Aires avoids bad outcomes By Mark Sobel in Washington Monday 3 December 2018 Another year, another G20 leaders’ summit. But memories of Buenos Aires may last longer than for some other G20 meetings. President Donald Trump behaved well. Expectations were exceeded...
December 3rd, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Africa must accelerate market reforms, Interference at the Reserve Bank of India

Africa must accelerate market reforms, Interference at the Reserve Bank of India
. Commentary: Africa must accelerate market reforms By George Asante in Johannesburg For Africa to grow, it needs a broad, all-inclusive financial market that facilitates investment. Policy-makers must pursue accelerated reforms to the continent’s financial markets, principally because these can...
December 3rd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

Trump’s trade war sees US soybean exports heading south

Trump’s trade war sees US soybean exports heading south
But a weaker Q4 for smaller dry bulk tonnage should be followed by a stronger Q1 and Q2 as seasonality returns amid trade disruption  London, 3 December 2018. Two months into the current US soybeans trading year, the impact of president Donald Trump’s trade war is becoming more apparent, according...
December 3rd, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Details: photographer Marco Carnaroli reconfigures classic cars as abstract art

Details: photographer Marco Carnaroli reconfigures classic cars as abstract art
Carola Syz and Marco Carnaroli with ‘Lagonda.’ Details: photographer Marco Carnaroli reconfigures classic cars as abstract art By James Brewer Lamborghini, Bugatti, Ferrari, Morgan, Lagonda, Mille Miglia… a convoy of classic automobiles of desire. Here are those exalted marques, though,...
December 2nd, 2018 | Art and auctions, Automobiles, Exhibitions, People and Places, Photography | Read More

The Bulletin: Up in the air

The Bulletin: Up in the air
.. December 2018 Vol.9 Ed.11 The state of globalisation From the UK’s Brexit challenge and US unilateralism, to trade wars and European immigration concerns, the unifying theme that preoccupied liberal policy-makers in 2018 was the political threat to economic globalisation and how best to share...
December 1st, 2018 | Banking, European Union, Finance, Immigration, Markets, Organisations, Politics and Government, Press and Media, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,231: life is a rollercoaster!

The BDI@1,231: life is a rollercoaster!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 50 points and now stands at 1,231 points. Geopolitics are about to bring a Shakespearean Tempest revisited; John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: On a weekly basis the BDI was up 138 points – from 1,093, thanks to the Capes’ erroneous skyrocking earlier...
November 30th, 2018 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Environment, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BMF Port Burgas and TECHCARGO become members of FEPORT.

BMF Port Burgas and TECHCARGO become members of FEPORT.
.. During its annual General Assembly meeting held on November 28th, 2018, FEPORT members have formally welcomed two new members: BMF Port of Burgas as a full member and TECHCARGO LLC as an associate member. BMF is a privately-owned port operator of terminal Burgas East 2 and terminal Burgas West, part...
November 30th, 2018 | Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Wärtsilä: Reduce Opex and Become Greener

Wärtsilä: Reduce Opex and Become Greener
.. The oil & gas industry was plunged into turmoil when the oil price crashed in 2014. To get back on track, the industry has been forced to transform. It has been forced to figure out new ways of working and apply new solutions to remain profitable while oil price fluctuates. The question that...
November 30th, 2018 | Accountancy, Drill ships, Environment, Gas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Shipmanagement, Technology | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, November 30, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: All eyes are on the meeting between US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Argentina late on Saturday which will aim at resolving the trade dispute between the two countries....
November 30th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

FEPORT calls for consistency and coordination between different EU policies impacting the private cargo handling industry

FEPORT calls for consistency and coordination between different EU policies impacting the private cargo handling industry
FEPORT calls for consistency and coordination between different EU policies impacting the private cargo handling industry During their General Assembly meeting held in Brussels on November 28th, 2018 FEPORT members discussed their expectations in the coming years and commented upon the recent ITF Report...
November 30th, 2018 | Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More