Archive for the ‘Shipping Indices’ Category

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

Market …snow-fall and Geopolitical turbulence continues

Market …snow-fall and Geopolitical turbulence continues
John Faraclas The controlled and contained BDI fall as well as the geopolitical turbulences on all fronts in brief by John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost earlier on today just two points since yesterday  and stands at 892 points; looks likely further loses will be contained, but, volatility...
January 12th, 2017 | Energy, Events, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices | Read More

Markets and Geopolitics hang in the balance…

Markets and Geopolitics hang in the balance…
John Faraclas The Markets continue to drop and Geopolitics will become like Yellowstone… John Faraclas’ midweek report: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed down 32 points since yesterday and now reads 894 – below the 900 point-mark! The volatile Capers’ BCI 2014 lost another triple-figure 144 points...
January 11th, 2017 | Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Both Dry and Wet Markets losing steam; Geopolitics flare up…

Both Dry and Wet Markets losing steam; Geopolitics flare up…
John Faraclas The Markets, although dropping modestly, continue their erratic course; while the geopolitics leaves no room for complacency, in reality this is like Pandora’s Box. John Faraclas’ daily report: With minus 23 points since yesterday, the BDI closed at 926 approaching the first “prohibition”...
January 10th, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | 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

Market loses steam again; Geopolitics remain more than muddy…

Market loses steam again; Geopolitics remain more than muddy…
John Faraclas The BDI, despite the latest “prospects”, loses steam and volatility continues to be the name of the game. The Geopolitical situation remains more than uncertain with expected mess to make it explosive; John Faraclas weekly and fortnight report. The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 20 points...
January 6th, 2017 | Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Markets swelling and Geopolitics in Turmoil…

Markets swelling and Geopolitics in Turmoil…
John Faraclas An oxymoron momentum for the Markets given the controlled rise for the Capers and Panamaxes and the fall of the Supras and Handies AND the Wets. End game in Geopolitics; John Faraclas daily recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 14 points since yesterday, thanks to both Capers and Panamaxes...
January 5th, 2017 | Energy, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

Dangerous Market volatility and Geopolitics uncertainty

Dangerous Market volatility and Geopolitics uncertainty
John Faraclas Many times in the past we have explained that volatility is the stumbling block and the geopolitical mess bringing cataclysmic and destructive results in the entire shipping industry; John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained, thanks to the Capers, 16 points rising...
January 4th, 2017 | Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Insight, Markets, News, 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

Markets and Geopolitics: volatility returns…

Markets and Geopolitics: volatility returns…
John Faraclas Markets and Geopolitics: volatility returns yet again; challenges at the low end… As said numerous times in the past, one size cannot dictate the Markets and one nation cannot anymore dominate the affairs on Planet Ocean; John Faraclas’ daily and weekly report: The BDI (Baltic Dry...
December 23rd, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Markets and geopolitics: Brace for challenging times ahead…

Markets and geopolitics: Brace for challenging times ahead…
John Faraclas With a couple of points up the BDI brings in the knowingly unknown situation which coupled with extremely dangerous Geopolitics will trigger unwanted scenarios with unwanted results; John Faraclas daily recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) remained at the same levels as in yesterday’s...
December 22nd, 2016 | Breaking News, Comment, LNG, Markets, Military, Shipping Indices | Read More

Despite Capers “rebound” Markets are still down…

Despite Capers “rebound” Markets are still down…
John Faraclas The BDI managed to reduce its loses thanks to the Capers’ rebound, but it will remain down; Geopolitics still worsening. John Faraclas’ midweek recap; With a dozen points plus since yesterday’s closing the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) at 926 cannot be saved, full stop and period.  The...
December 21st, 2016 | Breaking News, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, 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

The BDI@946, a foregone conclusion…

The BDI@946, a foregone conclusion…
John Faraclas Another day and week of falling Dry Market and Geopolitical chaos engulfing us all; few had got the message right. John Faraclas’ weekly recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed down today at 946 points, down 20 since yesterday and 144 since last Friday the 9th of December –  a...
December 16th, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, European Union, HR, LNG, LPG, Markets, Military, News, Reefer Containers, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BDI: The Fall; Geopolitics to follow suit…

BDI: The Fall; Geopolitics to follow suit…
John Faraclas At 966 the BDI rewrites history and Geopolitics being closely interwoven with trade, conversely with the market, will also suffer in its entirety! John Faraclas daily recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 37 points since yesterday and now reads 966 – below the 1,000 points threshold....
December 15th, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,003 equals 7 on the Richter scale, current Geopolitics…

The BDI@1,003 equals 7 on the Richter scale, current Geopolitics…
John Faraclas Notwithstanding the gurus’ views the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) approached yet again a very crucial level; the Geopolitics too: John Faraclas’ midweek recap With minus 49 points  since yesterday, the BDI at 1,003 threatens the entire trade industry. The major contributor to this fall,...
December 14th, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Markets & Geopolitics: Controlled optimism, right actions the antidote for the current situ

Markets & Geopolitics: Controlled optimism, right actions the antidote for the current situ
John Faraclas Another day of losses as the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) drops to 1,052 points – down 17 since yesterday and Geopolitics are about, like a volcanic eruption, to make the world ten times worse than things stand now; John Faraclas’ daily recap: Capers and Panamaxes continued their fall; the...
December 13th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insight, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The Markets and Geopolitics; simply a SKYFALL…

The Markets and Geopolitics; simply a SKYFALL…
John Faraclas We are not prophets of the boom nor of the gloom, neither we hold any crystal ball whatsoever when predicting or projecting the shipping Markets or Geopolitics which greatly affect same; we are simply pragmatic. John Faraclas’ weekly recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 32 points since...
December 9th, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, HR, Marine Insurance, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Market and Geopolitical volatility strikes yet again…

Market and Geopolitical volatility strikes yet again…
John Faraclas The Markets are shaking given the latest volatility hit; Geopolitics are producing even worse situations: John Faraclas daily briefing: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) nearly double its losses with 40 points down and now stands at 1,122 points. Mess at its best! The Capers also nearly doubled...
December 8th, 2016 | Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices | Read More

Falling Markets and Failing Geopolitics

Falling Markets and Failing Geopolitics
John Faraclas The Dry Market, “thanks” to the Capers’ fall creates shocks and Geopolitical mess brings in total failure; John Faraclas daily briefing: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 24 points and now reads 1,162… The Capers’ BCI 2014 lost 132 points – soon many will need …a triplex...
December 7th, 2016 | Bribery and Corruption, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Corruption, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Markets, News, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Markets losing steam and Geopolitics flare up…

Markets losing steam and Geopolitics flare up…
John Faraclas The Dropping Markets are becoming an issue of major concern and with Geopolitical flair-up things go sour; John Faraclas’ daily recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed down ten points since yesterday at 1,186 thanks to the falling Capers and on the other hand the steady “fighters”,...
December 6th, 2016 | Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Caution as the Markets drop and Europe trembles…

Caution as the Markets drop and Europe trembles…
John Faraclas The BDI was down  earlier on today sending shivering messages and Geopolitics are now an accident waiting to happen: John Faraclas daily assessment: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell just two points  since last Friday the 2 Dec 2016 at 1,196, thanks to the Capers’ BCI 2014 losses of 56...
December 5th, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Worsening Markets and Geopolitical Tsunamis on the way…

Worsening Markets and Geopolitical Tsunamis on the way…
John Faraclas Both the Dry and Wet markets have touched bottom yet again and geopolitics look more than worrying; John Faraclas weekly recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed just two points higher than yesterday at 1,198 points and 17 points higher than last week’s 1,181 but the damage has already...
December 2nd, 2016 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Three years of low Markets

Three years of low Markets
John Faraclas The BDI looks downwards and peace on earth too given the three years worsening of the situation in both fronts; John Faraclas’ daily report: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed down eight points since yesterday at 1,196 points, four points below the 1,200 threshold that many believed to...
December 1st, 2016 | Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More