Archive for the ‘Shipping Indices’ Category

The BDI@806 just pays the OPEX; Geopolitics turbulent

The BDI@806 just pays the OPEX; Geopolitics turbulent
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained a hefty 28 points surpassing the 800 point mark and now stands at 806 points, …“enough” to pay the OPEX but not a nickel of the Capital and Interest – and if you are heavily indebted, your lenders might call it a day. The Geopolitical environment...
February 22nd, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@778: not sustainable; Geopolitics’ Tempest ante portas

The BDI@778: not sustainable; Geopolitics’ Tempest ante portas
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed at 778 points earlier on today, that’s 21 points plus since yesterday – coinciding with the date of the month… Geopolitics, as we have long foreseen and advised you,  will take more twists and turns. John Faraclas daily recap: The Capers continued...
February 21st, 2017 | Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices | Read More

Mixed Market Results and worsening Geopolitics

Mixed Market Results and worsening Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 16 points since last Friday and now stands at 757 points; the Geopolitical issues are dangerously worsening. John Faraclas daily recap: It sounds lately as if you are reading the types of passenger aircrafts and particularly that of Boeing with the figures...
February 20th, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI’s “recovery”, has a long way to go… so does Geopolitics

The BDI’s “recovery”, has a long way to go… so does Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI’s (Baltic Dry Index) “recovery”, if it happens, has a long way to go; indeed, coupled with certain Geopolitical uncertainties will create a new shipping, trade and logistics order – part of the Planet Ocean’s Transport Chain. John Faraclas assesses the Markets and Geopolitics...
February 17th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Military, News, Press and Media, Religion, Reports, Shipping Indices | Read More

The BDI@710 – take it easy…

The BDI@710 – take it easy…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed up 22 points since yesterday at 710, offering a breathing space after weeks of falling and failing results and also surpassing the 700 points threshold! The Geopolitics though are getting far worse and will definitely influence the Markets – both Dry...
February 16th, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@688 and Geopolitics; an enigma…

The BDI@688 and Geopolitics; an enigma…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained three points since yesterday – being those lost yesterday, and at 688 fights for survival. The Geopolitical front will soon produce a mega mayhem; it might be a good bye to Peace. John Faraclas’ daily report: The Capers and the Panamaxes lost 11...
February 15th, 2017 | Markets, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@685 and Geopolitics: face the facts

The BDI@685 and Geopolitics: face the facts
John Faraclas – picture credits Panagiotis Tsakos Photography – The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down three points since yesterday at 685; Geopolitics are far worse than yesterday with uncertainty ready to trigger wars… John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers’ BCI 2014 lost 42 points...
February 14th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Markets, News, People and Places, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@688 – a disaster waiting to happen; geopolitics too…

The BDI@688 – a disaster waiting to happen; geopolitics too…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 14 points earlier on today and dropped below the 700 point-threshold that we have long been expecting in this medium; the geopolitics too are also a disaster on all counts given the sensitive situation in the EU which might turn for many… very nasrty…...
February 13th, 2017 | Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Tough times for the BDI and Geopolitics

Tough times for the BDI and Geopolitics
John Faraclas No steam left for the BDI which closed down at 702 points and very worrying Geopolitics all over Planet Ocean; John Faraclas’ weekly report: The BDI lost five points since yesterday and at 702 – just two points away from the 700 point-threshold creates uneasiness… It was also 50 (fifty)...
February 10th, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BDI@707; reversing the tide? Geopolitics more than turbulent though!

BDI@707; reversing the tide? Geopolitics more than turbulent though!
John Faraclas Now this is …headlines: the BDI is up, yes up, plus FIVE POINTS and the 9th of the moth per the Greek saying is reversed and …valid! Let us hope things will improve, even at the last moment given the awful geopolitical tragedies we live and we are about, unfortunately, to witness. John...
February 9th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Insurance, Markets, News, P and I Clubs, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Markets and Geopolitics : flotsam and jetsam

The Markets and Geopolitics : flotsam and jetsam
John Faraclas The BDI’s fall continued despite the fact that there were some minimal gains from the Panamaxes, Supras and Handies which didn’t manage to contain the fall,  given the Capers 78 points loss; geopolitics too in a similar scene. John Faraclas’ midweek briefing: The BDI lost 12 points...
February 8th, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics | Read More

Posidon saves the Panamaxes but not the Market…

Posidon saves the Panamaxes but not the Market…
John Faraclas Another tsunami approaches unless this time we are all lucky as the BDI fells further; the Geopolitcs don’t help either. John Faraclas daily briefing: The BDI lost another 21 points today and now stands at 714, very close to the 700 point barrier, below which everything is possible. The...
February 7th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Markets: shall we …blame the Rooster? Geopolitics: Enigmatic!

Markets: shall we …blame the Rooster? Geopolitics: Enigmatic!
John Faraclas With another fall, basically “credited” to the Capers, the BDI “must” blame the Roosters’ Chinese celebrations which by now come to an end and let’s hope there will be a reverse or else… The Geopolitical conundrum is more than enigmatic; John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The...
February 6th, 2017 | Corruption, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Markets all in Red; geopolitics bleak!

Markets all in Red; geopolitics bleak!
John Faraclas – picture credits Panagiotis Tsakos Photography – Let’s see if the Year of the Rooster turns the Markets upside down and the BDI makes waves; the Geopolitical front now turns bleak, not just sour. John Faraclas daily and weekly recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another...
February 3rd, 2017 | Insight, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@770 has no case to answer; Geopolitics in dire straits…

The BDI@770 has no case to answer; Geopolitics in dire straits…
John Faraclas – picture credits Panagiotis Tsakos Photography – At 770 points the BDI has entered once again the dangerous zone and everything can happen. The geopolitics are also going to bother the markets in an unprecedented way. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)...
February 2nd, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Rooster celebrations continue, but the BDI is down@786…

Rooster celebrations continue, but the BDI is down@786…
John Faraclas More losses for all Dry and Wets Indices; Geopolitics are getting more than sour and it wouldn’t surprise us to watch very soon the beginning of Planet Ocean’s destruction. John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 14 points and now reads 786 sending Mayday...
February 1st, 2017 | Markets, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Flattened BDI@800; ground zero on Geopolitics

Flattened BDI@800; ground zero on Geopolitics
John Faraclas – picture credits Panagiotis Tsakos Photography – The latest closing of the BDI not only sends alarming bells but coupled with the enfolding geopolitical chaos might create a multiple of ground zeros all over; John Faraclas’ daily briefing: With minus 16 points the BDI (Baltic...
January 31st, 2017 | Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

No mercy for the falling markets; geopolitics crucial…

No mercy for the falling markets; geopolitics crucial…
John Faraclas All main indices, both in dry and wets cargoes fall further spoiling the Chinese New celebrations; geopolitical melt down approaches. John Faraclas daily briefing: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 11 points since last Friday and now reads 816… The Capers BCI 2014 lost 34 points –...
January 30th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Markets, Dry and Wet are down and out; Geopolitics a total recall…

The Markets, Dry and Wet are down and out; Geopolitics a total recall…
John Faraclas For a second running week all the Market indices are in red and the forthcoming Geopolitical changes will definitely change International Trade and conversely Shipping; John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 13 points since yesterday and now stands...
January 27th, 2017 | Markets, News, Shipping Indices | Read More

Whatever happened to the Dry Markets and geopolitics…

Whatever happened to the Dry Markets and geopolitics…
John Faraclas Another falling day for the BDI and hiccups from geopolitics; John Faraclas’ brief daily assessment: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 22 points since yesterday  and now stands at 840; one wonders when this falling will end, as if it goes beyond the 700 points level, things can...
January 26th, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Market losses widen; geopolitics a liability for all

Market losses widen; geopolitics a liability for all
John Faraclas The BDI falls further “thanks” to the Capers and the Geopolitical aspects in all fronts are going to rock Planet Ocean; John Faraclas daily recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry index) lost 28 points since yesterday and now reads 886 – below the 900 threshold; CAUTION! The volatile Capers which...
January 24th, 2017 | Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The Markets continue to dive; Geopolitics in total recall…

The Markets continue to dive; Geopolitics in total recall…
John Faraclas The BDI@914 raises serious questions following that all dry indices fall today and president Trump’s takeover of global affairs for the superpower will definitely shake the trade to its foundations; John Faraclas’ daily report: Down 11 points since last Friday the 20th of January, a...
January 23rd, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Military, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics | Read More

Shipping Markets Fall; Trump rises in power

Shipping Markets Fall; Trump rises in power
John Faraclas The Markets fall continued in all sectors of the Shipping Markets; a new era of Geopolitics begins following Donald Trump’s rise into power. John Faraclas daily and weekly report: When we speak of certainty in this market’s uncertainty and volatility, we mean it. When we warned and...
January 20th, 2017 | Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices | Read More

The BDI down at 922; BREXIT to govern Geopolitics…

The BDI down at 922; BREXIT to govern Geopolitics…
John Faraclas The BDI was down three points today since yesterday’s …”rise”  of 15 points and at 922 sends more alarming bells; BREXIT becomes the catalyst for all Geopolitical issues; John Faraclas daily recap: The Capers’ BCI 2014 gained more or less half of what it gained...
January 17th, 2017 | Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Weekly BDI falls further despite last minute rise… Geopolitics too

Weekly BDI falls further despite last minute rise… Geopolitics too
John Faraclas Despite today’s rally and turning upside down Friday 13th , the BDI lost 53 points since last week. The Geopolitics too are very messy and more trouble “accumulates”. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 18 points since yesterday standing at 910...
January 13th, 2017 | Chartering, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More