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Diana fixes caper “G.P.Zafirakis” on period to RWE

Diana fixes caper “G.P.Zafirakis” on period to RWE
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES DIRECT CONTINUATION OF TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V G. P. ZAFIRAKIS WITH RWE ATHENS, GREECE, August 3, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through...
August 3rd, 2017 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, August 03, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, August 03, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street’s Dow Jones Industrial Average broke overnight the 22,000 mark, reaching a new high in its 121-year history. Nevertheless, major Asian...
August 3rd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Market Volatility knocks (again); Geopolitical tempest ante portas

Market Volatility knocks (again); Geopolitical tempest ante portas
John Faraclas Approaching the 1,000 points threshold under normal circumstances could have been a blessing for the BDI; volatility is an anathema. In the geopolitical front skirmishes all over Planet Ocean escalate and an all-out war can erupt any time now as diplomacy spectacularly failed. Greediness...
August 2nd, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics | Read More

Crowley supports Stampede Platform tow-out and installation in the U.S. Gulf

Crowley supports Stampede Platform tow-out and installation in the U.S. Gulf
Hess’ Stampede tension-leg platform (TLP) under tow (CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas; Aug. 2, 2017) – Crowley Maritime Corp.’s ocean class tugboats and 455-series high-deck strength barges recently played an integral role in the safe, successful tow-out and installation of Hess’ Stampede tension-leg...
August 2nd, 2017 | Associations, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc. Announces Receipt of NASDAQ Notice

Diana Containerships Inc. Announces Receipt of NASDAQ Notice
ATHENS, GREECE, August 2, 2017 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that it has received written notification from The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC (“Nasdaq”) dated July 31, 2017, indicating...
August 2nd, 2017 | Communication, Company Profiles, Containers, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, August 02, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, August 02, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major Asian technology stocks surged to 17-year highs on Wednesday following better-than-expected reported earnings from Apple. In FX markets, the...
August 2nd, 2017 | Banking, Finance, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Supply/demand improving but shipyards must still fight for survival, says MSI

Supply/demand improving but shipyards must still fight for survival, says MSI
Some major market indicators are better but yards remain underemployed and newbuilding and second-hand prices have not yet hit bottom  London, 02 August, 2017. After a painful decade in which the shipping industry has suffered from an unhealthy supply position, a sustained reduction in contracting...
August 2nd, 2017 | Markets, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Statistics | Read More

The Capers save the day – yet again…

The Capers save the day – yet again…
John Faraclas The BDI gained 19 points earlier on today and now stands at 965 thanks to the Capers’ triple digit figure. The world is being subjected to enigmatic Geopolitics and only Zeus knows with …Ajax what’s next. Over the last two reports – yesterday and on Friday 28th of July,...
August 1st, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, August 01, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, August 01, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major Asian equity indices closed in the black on Tuesday, following positive Japanese corporate earnings and better-than-expected manufacturing and...
August 1st, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

New German LNG fuelled research ship will feature Wärtsilä technology

New German LNG fuelled research ship will feature Wärtsilä technology
Rendering of the Atair; first vessel in the BSH fleet with LNG technology The technology group Wärtsilä is to supply the engines for a new LNG fuelled research vessel being built for the German government. Wärtsilä will also supply exhaust cleaning systems based on selective catalytic reduction (SCR)...
August 1st, 2017 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

SEA\LNG expands global reach as three more members join the coalition

SEA\LNG expands global reach as three more members join the coalition
Mitsui & Co., Ltd., Novatek Gas & Power, and Sumitomo Corporation support mission to accelerate adoption of LNG as a marine fuel LONDON, 01 August 2017: SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel,...
August 1st, 2017 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Capers …“save” the BDI; Geopolitics in turmoil…

Capers …“save” the BDI; Geopolitics in turmoil…
John Faraclas As Capers remained …”afloat” with 86 plus points, bringing the BCI up at 1,225 points; so does the BDI@946 – up 13 – for luck… per Agatha Cristies’ novel. The geopolitics are anytime now going to produce, as we have foreseen, a total mess. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The...
July 31st, 2017 | Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, July 31, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, July 31, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of global equity indices traded higher on Monday, shrugging off North Korea’s latest missile test late on Friday and the US response...
July 31st, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Military, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

“K” Line Change of Executive Officers

“K” Line Change of Executive Officers
.. Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line) has decided on changes of Executive Officers. Changes of Executive Officers. (1) Retirement scheduled for September 30, 2017 Present Position Name After Retirement (scheduled for October 1, 2017) Managing Executive Officer Nobuo Ishida Ocean Network...
July 31st, 2017 | Company Profiles, Liner Shipping and Trade, Person Profiles | Read More

Falling BDI@933 and Wets too; Geopolitical tremors are now felt…

Falling BDI@933 and Wets too; Geopolitical tremors are now felt…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell nine points earlier on today from yesterday’s 942 points and 44 points since last Friday the 21st of July when it stood at 977; a midsummers’ mess. Geopolitics are looking more than explosive in all fronts. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: The...
July 28th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Sales and Purchases, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 28, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 28, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of global equity indices traded lower on Friday, as technology shares retreated from their recent rally over the past month. In FX markets,...
July 28th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

BDA CEO meets with new Economic Development Minister

BDA CEO meets with new Economic Development Minister
Minister of Economic Development & Tourism Jamahl Simmons (left) speaks with BDA CEO Ross Webber BDA CEO meets with new Economic Development Minister, affirms positive partnership, “Bermuda open for business” Hamilton, Bermuda, July 27, 2017 – Following a meeting with the Minister...
July 28th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Associations, Banking, Charity, Clubs, Cruise Industry, Environment, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Finance, Holidays, Insurance and Reinsurance, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, Oceanology, Politics and Government, Shipfinance, Tourism | Read More

The BDI@942; the dry fall continues…

The BDI@942; the dry fall continues…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell another 26 points earlier on today and now stands at 942; the Geopolitics continue to shake the Globe to its foundations and expect a …tsunami, a business so to speak tsunami to strike soon. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers’ BCI down 68 point...
July 27th, 2017 | Chartering, Consumers Market, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Headlines, Inland Waterways, Insight, Mediterranean Shipping, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Sanctions, Shipping Centers, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

Diana announces t/c period for kamsarmax Maia with Glencore

Diana announces t/c period for kamsarmax Maia with Glencore
ATHENS, GREECE, July 27, 2017 – 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 Glencore Agriculture...
July 27th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Shipmanagement, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

MISC Berhad welcomes third Moss-type LNG carrier

MISC Berhad welcomes third Moss-type LNG carrier
  ​MISC’s Third MOSS-Type LNG Carrier, the Seri Cempaka Kuala Lumpur, 27 July 2017 –  Malaysia’s MISC Berhad (MISC), a world leading energy related maritime solutions and services provider has today taken delivery of Seri Cempaka, the third in a series of five Moss-Type Seri-C...
July 27th, 2017 | Events, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, July 27, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, July 27, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The FOMC announced no change in its monetary policy stance at its 24-25 July meeting, with market focusing on the statement which contained two main...
July 27th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, HR, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

New speakers for Cool Logistics Asia Seminars, 6-8 September, 2017

New speakers for Cool Logistics Asia Seminars, 6-8 September, 2017
Alex von Stempel HONG KONG, 27.07.2017 – Angelina Lei, Customer Service Director at Hongkong International Terminals; Tarun Arora, Director, Finance and Operations, IG International; and Natasha Solano, Global Business Development Manager Perishables Logistics, Kuehne + Nagel N.V. will join the...
July 27th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Logistics, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Trade and Commerce | Read More

IMCA and OCIMF staging Cyber Security seminar for LISW2017

IMCA and OCIMF staging Cyber Security seminar for LISW2017
Richard Benzie The need for cyber security and understanding possible risks is a growing concern across all industries and sectors.  As part of London International Shipping Week the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) and the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) are holding...
July 27th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oil Industry | Read More

Watch the Falling Market*

Watch the Falling Market*
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was on a falling mode – down 12 points since yesterday and now stands at 968 points; the Geopolitics continue to build up a warring atmosphere despite what the mass media and its cronies say. John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The Capers were down 15 points with...
July 26th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Military, News, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana reports financial results for Q2 and Six Months ended June 30, 2017

Diana reports financial results for Q2 and Six Months ended June 30, 2017
Diana Shipping Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2017 ATHENS, GREECE, July 26, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today reported a net loss of $23.8...
July 26th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More