Archive for the ‘Sales and Purchases’ Category

Diana Shipping Inc., announces the acquisition of a capesize bulker

Diana Shipping Inc., announces the acquisition of a capesize bulker
ATHENS, GREECE, October 8, 2013 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership and operation of dry bulk vessels, announced that yesterday it signed, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, a Memorandum of Agreement to purchase from...
October 8th, 2013 | News, Sales and Purchases | Read More

Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers welcomes record numbers to global membership

Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers welcomes record numbers to global membership
Julie Lithgow Young people in shipping demonstrate the value of continuing education, professionalism and shared ethics by joining ICS in record numbers London and Vancouver, 24 September, 2013. The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers has welcomed 200 new members at the annual meeting of its Controlling...
September 24th, 2013 | Associations, Chartering, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Sales and Purchases | Read More

Diana Shipping Inc., announces the acquisition of a Kamsarmax Dry Bulk vessel

Diana Shipping Inc., announces the acquisition of a Kamsarmax Dry Bulk vessel
ATHENS, GREECE, September 23, 2013 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership and operation of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, the Company was the successful bidder at an auction that took place in...
September 23rd, 2013 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets | Read More

China office for London’s Baltic Exchange

China office for London’s Baltic Exchange
  The Baltic Exchange London headquartered bulk shipping exchange, the Baltic Exchange has today, Tuesday the  17 September 2013,  opened a new office in Shanghai. The exchange, whose members comprise the world’s leading shipping, chartering and broking companies, provides data on the cost of...
September 17th, 2013 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, LNG, LPG, Markets, News, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc. Announces the Delivery of a Post-Panamax Container Vessel, the m/v Puelo

Diana Containerships Inc. Announces the Delivery of a Post-Panamax Container Vessel, the m/v Puelo
ATHENS, GREECE – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), a global shipping company specializing in owning and operating containerships, has announced that yesterday, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it took delivery of the m/v “Puelo”, a 2006-built Post-Panamax container vessel of...
August 25th, 2013 | Fixtures, Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets | Read More

Derek Prentis’ views on the industry in black and white!

Derek Prentis’ views on the industry in black and white!
Derek Prentis, MBE, The Father of the Baltic Both the world economy and world politics are in a bad state and things should change, otherwise we fear of unprecedented social repercussions with detrimental effects; the following questions address our fears and also one has to prioritise the wants and...
August 14th, 2013 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Sales and Purchases, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc. Announces Agreement to Acquire Two Post-Panamax Container Vessels

Diana Containerships Inc. Announces Agreement to Acquire Two Post-Panamax Container Vessels
ATHENS, GREECE, August 13, 2013 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), a global shipping company specializing in owning and operating containerships, today announced that it has signed, through two separate wholly-owned subsidiaries, two Memoranda of Agreement to purchase from an unaffiliated...
August 13th, 2013 | Container shipping, News, Sales and Purchases | Read More

Diana Shipping Inc., announces delivery of the Capesize dry bulk carrier m/v Baltimore

Diana Shipping Inc., announces delivery of the Capesize dry bulk carrier m/v Baltimore
ATHENS, GREECE, June 13, 2013 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership and operation of dry bulk vessels, today announced that the Company, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, took delivery of the m/v “Baltimore” (formerly “Tamou”),...
June 13th, 2013 | Chartering, Fixtures, Markets, Sales and Purchases | Read More

Baltic Exchange issues additional guidance to reporting panels

Baltic Exchange issues additional guidance to reporting panels
The Baltic Exchange The Baltic Exchange has today (12 June 2013) provided its shipbroker panel members with further guidance on the way in which they assess the capesize market. The move has followed extensive market consultation and reflects the need for greater precision on the slow steaming characteristics...
June 12th, 2013 | Chartering, Markets, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Baltic data services underpin strong 2012/13 result

Baltic data services underpin strong 2012/13 result
  The Baltic Exchange Use of the Baltic Exchange’s freight market information and its disputes resolution services has shown a marked increase over the past 12 months as more companies from outside the UK join the London headquartered shipping exchange.  The Baltic Exchange has today (12 June...
June 12th, 2013 | Chartering, Fixtures, Markets, News, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Seaview Shipbroking Joint Venture with Galbraith’s

Seaview Shipbroking Joint Venture with Galbraith’s
Pleased to announce to all our viewers that Seaview shipbroking, the shipbroking arm of  Seaview group, has formed a Joint Venture company with Galbraith’s Ltd.  The new company was formed following 18 months of discussions between the two tanker departments who together have recognised the synergies...
June 11th, 2013 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Sales and Purchases, Story of the Day | Read More

Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Signing of a Term Loan Facility…

Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Signing of a Term Loan Facility…
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Signing of a Term Loan Facility for Up to US$30 Million With the Export-Import Bank of China Announces the Acquisition of a Panamax Dry Bulk Carrier ATHENS, Greece, May 28, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE:DSX), a global shipping company specializing...
May 29th, 2013 | News, Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets | Read More

Braemar Seascope opens new Oslo office

Braemar Seascope opens new Oslo office
James Kidwell Braemar Seascope is pleased to announce that it is further strengthening its shipbroking division by opening a new tanker chartering office in Oslo. This follows the recent establishment of a deep sea tanker chartering desk in Houston. The Oslo office will focus on the specialised tanker...
May 1st, 2013 | Chartering, Sales and Purchases | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc., sells the Maersk Madrid

Diana Containerships Inc., sells the Maersk Madrid
Diana Containerships Inc., announces the sale of a Panamax Container vessel, the m/v Maersk Madrid ATHENS, GREECE, April 17, 2013 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), a global shipping company specializing in owning and operating containerships, today announced that it signed yesterday, through...
April 17th, 2013 | Markets, Sales and Purchases | Read More

DIANA SHIPPING INC. announces the acquisition of a capesize dry bulk carrier

DIANA SHIPPING INC.  announces the acquisition of a capesize dry bulk carrier
ATHENS, GREECE, April 9, 2013 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership and operation of dry bulk vessels, today announced that it signed yesterday, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary (the “Buyer”), a Memorandum of Agreement to purchase...
April 9th, 2013 | News, Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets | Read More

SAMSA in talks to acquire tall ships

SAMSA in talks to acquire tall ships
From Russia With Love: Russians cultural dancers show off a display of their Eastern European Culture on board the Pallada which was hosted by SAMSA DURBAN, South Africa – South Africa’s maritime industry has entered an exciting phase with today’s announcement that the government was in the market...
March 27th, 2013 | Academia, Associations, Events, Maritime Education and Training, Politics and Government, Sales and Purchases | Read More

DIANA Containerships Inc., announces the delivery of a panamax container vessel the m/v Hanjin Malta

ATHENS, GREECE, March 19, 2013 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), a global shipping company specializing in owning and operating containerships, today announced that on March 15, 2013 the Company, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, has taken delivery of the m/v “Hanjin Malta”,...
March 19th, 2013 | Chartering, Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets | Read More

EURONAV: Sale of Suezmax “Cap Isabella”

ANTWERP, Belgium, 19th March 2013 – The executive committee of Euronav NV (NYSE EURONEXT BRUSSELS: EURN) announced that the company sold the Newbuilding Suezmax Cap Isabella (2013 – 157, 648 dwt) for a selling price of USD 54, 000, 000 and that the vessel will be delivered to its new owner upon delivery...
March 19th, 2013 | Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets | Read More

Salvage tug “Singapore” joins Tsavliris Salvage Group Fleet

Salvage tug “Singapore” joins Tsavliris Salvage Group Fleet
The Global Success i ex Singapore The “GLOBAL SUCCESS I” 189 Bollard Pull class ocean going tug, ex “SINGAPORE”, has joined the Tsavliris Salvage Group tug fleet. The 13, 500 BHP class salvage tug was taken over from Svitzer Ocean Towage at Galveston Texas, USA, by the new owners GMS (Global...
February 27th, 2013 | Breaking News, Sales and Purchases, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

DIANA SHIPPING INC. announces the acquisition of a Kamsarmax dry bulk carrier bulk carrier announces Time Charter contracts for m/v Alcemene and m/v Danae

DIANA SHIPPING INC.  announces the acquisition of a Kamsarmax dry bulk carrier bulk carrier announces Time Charter contracts for m/v Alcemene and m/v Danae
ATHENS, GREECE, February 14, 2013 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership and operation of dry bulk vessels, announced that on February 11, 2013, through a separate wholly owned subsidiary, the Company was the successful bidder at an auction that...
February 14th, 2013 | Chartering, Sales and Purchases, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Stock Markets, Story of the Day | Read More

Greek Shipping: get your act together! All sectors and stakeholders must come to their senses; politicians and unions first!

Greek Shipping: get your act together! All sectors and stakeholders must come to their senses; politicians and unions first!
John N. Faraclas The following are the main points from the latest John Faraclas live interview to Panos Thomakos on SBC TV last Friday the 8th  of February 2013: 1. On the Markets, Faraclas and following Moundreas’ weekly video on the state of the market- chartering, S & P, as well as the shipbuilding...
February 11th, 2013 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Coastal Shipping, Disputes, Energy, Labour Disputes, Logistics, Maritime Tourism, Markets, News, Ocean Shipping, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Sales and Purchases, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Short Sea Shipping, Stock Markets, Strikes | Read More

DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC., reports financial results for the 3rd quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2012

Declares cash dividend of US$ 0.30 per share for the third quarter Announces the delivery of Panamax Container vessel, the APL Garnet, and commencement of time charter contract  ATHENS, GREECE, November 19, 2012 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), a global shipping company specializing in...
November 19th, 2012 | Chartering, Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc., announces agreement to acquire a panamax container vessel

ATHENS, GREECE, November 6, 2012 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), a global shipping company specializing in owning and operating containerships, today announced that it has signed, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, a Memorandum of Agreement with Neptune Orient Lines Ltd. for the...
November 6th, 2012 | Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets | Read More

Persistence pays off for shipbroker in recovering charter party commission

International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) has illustrated how persistence can pay off for shipping intermediaries looking to pursue legitimate claims in today’s difficult financial climate. In the latest issue of its Claims Review, ITIC recounts the case of a shipbroker owed outstanding commission...
October 22nd, 2012 | Chartering, Legal, Sales and Purchases | Read More

Containership deliveries increase as demolition accelerates

2013 is set to be the biggest year ever for containership deliveries.  In Braemar’s latest Quarterly Container Ship Fleet Statistics, it is estimated that in region of 1.7m teu is scheduled to be delivered during 2013. In terms of annual fleet growth Braemar Seascope estimates the cellular fleet will...
October 17th, 2012 | Markets, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions | Read More