Archive for the ‘Shipping Indices’ Category

Volatile Capes’ slight “rebound” but all other dry indices falling; the Wets balancing…

Volatile Capes’ slight “rebound” but all other dry indices falling; the Wets balancing…
John Faraclas Volatile Capes’ slight “rebound” but all other dry indices falling; the Wets balancing… The BDI was up 11 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,365… Messy Geopolitics might as numerous times have stressed turn Planet Ocean upside down! John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The...
November 13th, 2019 | Associations, Banking, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Food and Drink, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Pinch me, the BDI is up nine points amid geopolitical mess

Pinch me, the BDI is up nine points amid geopolitical mess
John Faraclas Pinch me, the BDI is up nine points amid geopolitical mess The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) …”hit” back today and a …record of plus nine points was observed bringing same up to 1,354 points. The Geopolitics cannot be followed anymore and be prepared for everything… John...
November 12th, 2019 | Books, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Factum: The BDI@1378; Grammenos’ event a sea change…

Factum: The BDI@1378; Grammenos’ event a sea change…
John Faraclas Factum: The BDI@1378; Grammenos’ event a sea change… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 50 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,378; it also lost 319 points since last week’s 1,697 points; Geopolitics entering a more than perplexed and messy period with incalculable repercussions...
November 8th, 2019 | Civil Unrest, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Military, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Market collapse continues with the BDI@1,428

Market collapse continues with the BDI@1,428
John Faraclas Market collapse continues with the BDI@1,428 The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 105 points thanks to the Capes’ three digit fall. Geopolitics still mess and Grammenos’ brigade continues its success on day two; John Faraclas’ brief recap: The BDI lost its 1,500 points threshold and let’s...
November 7th, 2019 | Banking, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Markets, Ship Demolitions, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Markets collapse but Grammenos’ brigade makes waves

Markets collapse but Grammenos’ brigade makes waves
John Faraclas Markets collapse but Grammenos’ brigade makes waves The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell down to 1,533 points  – minus 123 since yesterday proving the volatility, unsustainability and the difficult times ahead amid a perplexed Geopolitical environment; John Faraclas’ brief daily...
November 6th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Banking, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Finance, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@ 1,656: still tough times ahead…

The BDI@ 1,656: still tough times ahead…
John Faraclas The BDI@ 1,656: still tough times ahead… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 19 points amid perplexed Geopolitics with uncertainty being the name of the game. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes “bounced” back with 29 points plus and the BCI now stands at 2,975 – trying to go...
November 5th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Shipping Markets: The Reds are here to stay…

Shipping Markets: The Reds are here to stay…
John Faraclas Shipping Markets: The Reds are here to stay… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell 34 points losing also the 1,700 points threshold in a week’s time! At 1,697 seems vulnerable and ultra-CAUTION should be observed. Geopolitics are the name of the game in all fronts and as News is what they...
November 1st, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Markets in a free fall

Markets in a free fall
John Faraclas Markets in a free fall Markets in a fee fall amid Planet Ocean’s uncertainty The BDI (Baltic Dry Index lost 51 points earlier on today and now stand at 1,731 points amid Planet Ocean’s worse uncertainty; John Faraclas brief recap: The Capes’ BCI down 100 !! points at 2,978 losing...
October 31st, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI falls a point that could be a turning point unless the war begins…

The BDI falls a point that could be a turning point unless the war begins…
John Faraclas The BDI falls a point that could be a turning point unless the war begins… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost a point and now stands at 1,801 points despite the upwards Capes’ mode as all other indices fall. Very cynically, unless we see a war – any war, which we believe that same will...
October 29th, 2019 | Academia, Art and auctions, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Containers, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IT and Communications, Markets, Military, Paintings and Sculpture, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Special Surveys, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI struggles…

The BDI struggles…
John Faraclas The BDI struggles… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) struggles to maintain a momentum as all indices are in red with the exemption of the BCI – Capes’ volatile behaviour. Geopolitics couldn’t be worse. John Faraclas’ daily brief: The BDI gained two points although in our view same should...
October 28th, 2019 | Associations, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Markets still down and Geopolitics will turn things upside down…

Markets still down and Geopolitics will turn things upside down…
John Faraclas Markets still down and Geopolitics will turn things upside down… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up for the day but down on weekly basis. Geopolitics do turn things upside down and will continue to do so indefinitely. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recaps: The BDI was up 16 points earlier...
October 25th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

BDI’s positive (?) hiccup amid further Geopolitical tensions…

BDI’s positive (?) hiccup amid further Geopolitical tensions…
John Faraclas BDI’s positive hiccup amid further Geopolitical tensions… The BDI gained six points earlier on today and now reads 1,785 thanks to the Capes bouncing back with 53 points. Geopolitics continue to be in a perplexed deteriorating mess in all fronts in all five continents and seven seas....
October 24th, 2019 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Markets, Military, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Markets: still in red; the geopolitics more than explosive

The Markets: still in red; the geopolitics more than explosive
John Faraclas The Markets: still in red; the geopolitics more than explosive The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 27 points and now stands at 1,779 points losing the 1,800 point-threshold. The Geopolitical situation is not just perplexed, its explosive and except despicable thing to happen in all fronts....
October 23rd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Dry and Wet Markets a liability; Geopolitics with BREXIT’s ongoing serial even worse

Dry and Wet Markets a liability; Geopolitics with BREXIT’s ongoing serial even worse
John Faraclas Dry and Wet Markets a liability; Geopolitics with BREXIT’s ongoing serial even worse The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 40 points earlier on today and now reads 1,806 thanks mainly to the Capes’ triple-digit loss. Geopolitics puts Planet Ocean in limbo with BREXIT’s serial a catastrophe...
October 22nd, 2019 | Associations, Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Market in Red – in its entirety amid perplexed Geopolitics

Market in Red – in its entirety amid perplexed Geopolitics
John Faraclas Market in Red – in its entirety amid perplexed Geopolitics The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost nine points earlier on today and now stands at 1,846 points. The Wets were comparatively in a worst position. Geopolitics with the wider Middle Eastern mess, BREXIT and other issues is in a dangerous...
October 21st, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Dry and Wet Markets in the red amid perplexed Geopolitics…

Dry and Wet Markets in the red amid perplexed Geopolitics…
John Faraclas Dry and Wet Markets in the red amid perplexed Geopolitics… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost eight points since yesterday and now stands at 1,855 points; on a weekly basis the losses were 69 points – from 1,924 (11/10). The Wets losses were substantial. As for the Geopolitics: couldn’t...
October 18th, 2019 | Associations, BIMCO, Civil Unrest, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, IACS, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Markets, Military, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,861: paint it red; Geopolitics under Ariadne’s thread

The BDI@1,861: paint it red; Geopolitics under Ariadne’s thread
John Faraclas                             The BDI@1,861: paint it red; Geopolitics under Ariadne’s thread The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell 36 points amid chaotic Geopolitical developments. Everything is at stake now all over Planet...
October 17th, 2019 | Charity, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Military, News, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Dry Market paint in Red with Wets twists and turns amid Geopolitical dramas’

Dry Market paint in Red with Wets twists and turns amid Geopolitical dramas’
John Faraclas Dry Market paint in Red with Wets twists and turns amid Geopolitical dramas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost just one point earlier today and now stands at 1,897 points. The wets with mixed feelings and Geopolitics completely out of hand. John Faraclas’ midweek brief recap: The Capes’...
October 16th, 2019 | European Union, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Falling BDI@1,898 raises eyebrows; Wets doing well and Geopolitics in total mess

Falling BDI@1,898 raises eyebrows; Wets doing well and Geopolitics in total mess
John Faraclas Falling BDI@1,898 raises eyebrows; Wets doing well and Geopolitics in total mess The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 18 points as well as the 1,900 points-threshold. The Wets still doing well… but perplexed Geopolitics will create total chaos – in the entire Middle East and beyond. John...
October 15th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Mild fall with the BDI@1,916 and a surge in the Wets from the Cleans too… Geopolitics still very perplexed…

Mild fall with the BDI@1,916 and a surge in the Wets from the Cleans too… Geopolitics still very perplexed…
John Faraclas Mild fall with the BDI@1,916 and a surge in the Wets from the Cleans too… Geopolitics still very perplexed… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost eight points earlier on today and now stands at 1,916. Following the sudden and unprecedented surge of the Dirties, its now the turn of the he...
October 14th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

What a week that was with the BDI@1,924 and Armageddon advancing further…

What a week that was with the BDI@1,924 and Armageddon advancing further…
John Faraclas What a week that was with the BDI@1,924 and Armageddon advancing further… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost five points earlier on today and now stands at 1,924; on a weekly basis though,  the BDI was up a “hefty” 157 points – from 1,767 last week (04/10/2019). The War in the Middle...
October 11th, 2019 | Comment, Insight, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices | Read More

The BDI close to 2,000 points amid Armageddon

The BDI close to 2,000 points amid Armageddon
John Faraclas The BDI close to 2,000 points amid Armageddon The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 56 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,929 – a fraction away from  the psychological threshold of 2,000! Yesteday was a slightly better day… but let’s not be so greedy… Geopolitics...
October 10th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,873; better days ahead?

The BDI@1,873; better days ahead?
John Faraclas The BDI@1,873; better days ahead? Let’s hope that the BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  rises again above the 2,400 points and that better days are very near for all as well as for the Wets. Geopolitics lost in space…. John Faraclas’ brief midweek recap: The BDI gained 72 points earlier on...
October 9th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, LNG, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI “surge”; reality, correction or what…

The BDI “surge”; reality, correction or what…
The BDI “surge”; reality, correction or what… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) went over and above the 1,800 points threshold with Panamaxes being the main cause of this rise! John Faraclas’ daily brief recap: The Capes’ BCI was up 28 points at 3,031… The Panamaxes’ BPI gained 56 points reaching...
October 8th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI struggles to survive; Geopolitics might bring in a wider war than the one expected…

The BDI struggles to survive; Geopolitics might bring in a wider war than the one expected…
John Faraclas The BDI struggles to survive; Geopolitics might bring in a wider war than the one expected… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) managed to clinch three points and now stands at 1,770. Geopolitics as said in the title of today’s recap might produce a wider war particularly in the region of East...
October 7th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More