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Market tsunami; explosive geopolitics

Market tsunami; explosive geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  lost five points since yesterday and now stands at 949; the Wets gained a bit and Geopolitics become explosive. John Faraclas’ daily recap. The Capers’ BCI 2014 was up two points and at 1,706 loses steam.. The Panamaxes BPI lost four and now at 850  points...
May 23rd, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Diana announces delivery of the Kamsarmax “Astarte”

Diana announces delivery of the Kamsarmax  “Astarte”
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Delivery of the Kamsarmax Dry Bulk Vessel m/v Astarte ATHENS, GREECE, May 19, 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...
May 19th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,014: a dead duck?

The BDI@1,014: a dead duck?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended the day at 1,014 – just two points plus since yesterday; Geopolitics are getting really sour. John Faraclas’ daily,  weekly market and geopolitics recap: In total the BDI gained 20 points since last week’s 994 – a crucial number on all counts. Thanks...
May 12th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, News, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Struggling BDI clinches six points; Geopolitics getting sour…

Struggling BDI clinches six points; Geopolitics getting sour…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) at 1,007 points – thanks once again to the as ever volatile Capers, “managed” to maintain the psychological 1,000-point-threshold… The geopolitical situation gets day by day worse and it will only be that special momentum of explosion in a global scale…...
May 9th, 2017 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

VesselsValue launches OSV discounted Cash Flow Valuations

VesselsValue launches OSV discounted Cash Flow Valuations
… Global OSV fleet has a Discounted Cash Flow value 2.5 times higher than its Market Value VesselsValue (VV), the world’s leading online valuation provider, is launching daily Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) valuations for Offshore Support Vessels (OSVs). This new valuation type looks to increase VesselsValue’s...
May 8th, 2017 | Energy, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Sales and Purchases | Read More

Golden Week’s BDI@994 is a reality…

Golden Week’s BDI@994 is a reality…
John Faraclas The BDI went under the 1,000 point threshold thanks to the Golden Week in the FarEast… The geopolitical events have deepened causing more concern. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: The BDI lost ten points since yesterday and now stands at 994; it lost 115 points since last week’s...
May 5th, 2017 | Banking, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Fixtures, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,004: has the market …lost the plot?

The BDI@1,004: has the market …lost the plot?
John Faraclas The fall of all indices continued today with …no exemption; unless something spectacular happens, tomorrow we are going to see the BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) below the 1,000 mark. Geopolitics all over are in a mess. John Faraclas’ daily recap: With minus 30 points since yesterday  the...
May 4th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capital Ship Management Corp. takes delivery of the vessel C/V ‘ATHENIAN’

Capital Ship Management Corp. takes delivery of the vessel C/V ‘ATHENIAN’
The ex “Hanjin China” now the “Athenian” Piraeus, Greece, May 2, 2017. Capital Ship Management Corp. took successful delivery today of the vessel C/V ‘ATHENIAN’ (ex name C/V ‘HANJIN CHINA’), a 118,835 dwt / 9,954 TEU, Post-Panamax container carrier, built in 2011 by Samsung...
May 2nd, 2017 | Containers, Sales and Purchases | Read More

Falling Markets and dangerous Geopolitics

Falling Markets and dangerous Geopolitics
John Faraclas The fall continued today both for the Dry and the Wets; the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 13 points and now stands at 1,134. On the Geopolitical front things are getting all over Planet Ocean sour and let’s hope diplomacy is resurrected. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers were the...
April 27th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hunter Maritime Acquisition Corp. Announces Commencement of Tender

Hunter Maritime Acquisition Corp. Announces Commencement of Tender
Hunter Maritime Acquisition Corp. Announces Commencement of Tender Offer to Purchase up to 8,233,100 of its Class A Common Shares—Tender Offer will Expire at 5:00 p.m. New York City Time on May 26, 2017, Unless Extended or Earlier Terminated April 27, 2017 – Hunter Maritime Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq:...
April 27th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets | Read More

Hunter Maritime Acquisition Corp. enters into definitive agreements

Hunter Maritime Acquisition Corp. enters into definitive agreements
Hunter Maritime Acquisition Corp. Enters into Definitive Agreements for the Purchase of Five Identified Capesize Dry Bulk Vessels April 26, 2017 – Hunter Maritime Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: HUNT) (the “Company”) today announced that it has entered into definitive agreements pursuant to which it...
April 26th, 2017 | Mergers and Acquisitions, Sales and Purchases | Read More

The fall continues; the BDI@1,154…

The fall continues; the BDI@1,154…
John Faraclas Another drop in the markets, both dry and wet amid continued geopolitical chaos and uncertainty; John Faraclas’ daily report: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 16 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,154 points; a bit of a …contained fall. The Capers’ BCI 2014 lost...
April 25th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

A Capers’ market is NOT a market, particularly amid explosive geopolitics…

A Capers’ market is NOT a market, particularly amid explosive geopolitics…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry index) rose to 1,172 points – plus 25 since yesterday. In the geopolitical front we reiterate the view that the drums of War can be heard – War in the platoon,  War in the financial “galaxy”, it’s War everywhere. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers...
March 16th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Festina lente for the Markets and Geopolitics

Festina lente for the Markets and Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI ended the week at 1,086 points, nearly 150 points plus since last week, but make haste slowly given that many believe the days of bad markets and geopolitical uncertainty are over; John Faraclas’ weekly recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 22 points since yesterday – now...
March 10th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Military, Music, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Intertanko chairman Nikos Tsakos addresses IMIF on state of the tanker sector

Intertanko chairman Nikos Tsakos addresses IMIF on state of the tanker sector
Dr Nikos P. Tsakos Operators of the global fleet of tankers have grounds for market optimism – although they should restrain any impulse to order more tonnage. This was the message from Nikos Tsakos, chairman of Intertanko, when he addressed a meeting of the International Maritime Industries Forum...
March 1st, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Events, IMIF, IMO, Intertanko, Markets, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Armitt group appoints finance director

The Armitt group appoints finance director
Paul Holden Respected UK shipping agent and specialist logistics company the Armitt Group, has appointed Paul Holden as its new Finance Director. Mr Holden has over 20 years’ experience in a series of senior financial management positions most notably as Finance Director at Dobson Crowther Ltd, a specialist...
February 13th, 2017 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Person Profiles, Sales and Purchases, Ship Agencies | Read More

Capital Ship Management Corp. Takes Delivery of M/V ‘Attikos

Capital Ship Management Corp. Takes Delivery of M/V ‘Attikos
The m/v “Attikos” Athens, Greece, February 7, 2017. Capital Ship Management Corp. took successful delivery today of the vessel M/V ‘Attikos’ (ex name ‘K Ambition’), a 178,928.8 dwt, Capesize bulk carrier, built in 2012 by Sundong Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co....
February 7th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Sales and Purchases | Read More

Capital Ship Management Corp. Takes Delivery of M/V ‘Amigo II’

Capital Ship Management Corp. Takes Delivery of M/V ‘Amigo II’
Athens, Greece, January 26, 2017. Capital Ship Management Corp. took successful delivery today of the vessel M/V ‘Amigo II’ (ex name ‘K Endeavor’), a 179,016.8 dwt, Capesize bulk carrier, built in 2011 by Sundong Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd, S.Korea. It is the second...
January 26th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Sales and Purchases, Shipmanagement | Read More

Cool… another fall with the BDI@949 and Geopolitics in red…

Cool… another fall with the BDI@949 and Geopolitics in red…
John Faraclas No surprise, but caution all on fronts ; mind the snowfall too… John Faraclas daily report: The BDI (The Baltic Dry Index) lost, since last Friday the 6th of January, another 14 points and now stands at 949. The Capers lost 60 and the BCI 2014 now reads 1,598 points –  a dropping volatility…? The...
January 9th, 2017 | European Union, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices | Read More

The BDI at the crossroads; Geopolitics too…

The BDI at the crossroads; Geopolitics too…
John Faraclas The BDI drops further despite the Capers upwards rally; Geopolitics are a major concern given last year’s mess. John Faraclas daily briefing: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another eight points since the 23rd of December 2016 and now stands at 953 points thanks to the volatile Capers...
January 3rd, 2017 | Markets, News, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana announces receipt of full refund under shipbuilding contarct

Diana announces receipt of full refund under shipbuilding contarct
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES RECEIPT OF FULL REFUND UNDER SHIPBUILDING CONTRACT ATHENS, GREECE, December 22, 2016 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that in connection with the previously...
December 22nd, 2016 | News, Sales and Purchases, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Stock Markets | Read More

Markets and geopolitics: Alea iacta est…

Markets and geopolitics: Alea iacta est…
John Faraclas Now what a weekend that was and what a day today given both the continuous fall of the Markets, particularly the dry ones and the geopolitical mess engulfing the World following the atrocities in Turkey and Germany; John Faraclas’s daily recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another...
December 19th, 2016 | Breaking News, Markets, Military, Politics and Government, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices | Read More

Scotline’s new acquisition

Scotline’s new acquisition
The “Scot Leader” Scotline are pleased to announce the purchase of Scot Leader, IMO 9404235 (formally MV Odertal).  Scot Leader was built in August 2007 in Bodewes Shipyard Holland and is ice classed; she is 4507 DWAT and has cubics of about 6360m3. She will be sailing under the British...
December 2nd, 2016 | Markets, Sales and Purchases, Shipmanagement, Short-sea shipping | Read More

The Markets and Geopolitics: not a pretty picture…

The Markets and Geopolitics: not a pretty picture…
John Faraclas A dropping BDI (Baltic Dry Index) and uncertainty on geopolitics create the worse ever picture since the end of the Vietnam War; John Faraclas weekly recap: The BDI lost 20 points since yesterday standing at 1,181 and 76 since last week’s 1,257 points sending shivering and multiple messages...
November 25th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana Containerships sells panamax contship “Angeles”

Diana Containerships sells panamax contship “Angeles”
DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES THE SALE OF A PANAMAX CONTAINER VESSEL, THE M/V ANGELES  ATHENS, GREECE, November 3, 2016 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, announced that it has signed today,...
November 3rd, 2016 | Company Profiles, Container shipping, Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets | Read More