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The Dry Markets struggle and the Wets dive amid messy Geopolitics

The Dry Markets struggle and the Wets dive amid messy Geopolitics
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) stood at 870 points – up 15 since last Friday but the Wets are now another problem. Add the messy geopolitics and see what you get. John Faraclas daily recap: The Capers were once again the focal point with 43 points plus ending the day with the BCI 2014...
November 7th, 2016 | Marinas, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Shipping Indices, Tourism | Read More

The BDI: every plus point matters in this geopolitical chaos…

The BDI: every plus point matters in this geopolitical chaos…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed six points higher since yesterday at 855 , the Geopolitical Chaos though goes from strength to strength and wonder if there is any Deus ex machina to save the day… John Faraclas weekly recap: At least the BDI gained 21 points since last week’s 834 points,...
November 4th, 2016 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@834 still poses a threat

The BDI@834 still poses a threat
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed  down earlier on today at 834 – four points down since yesterday; the geopolitics remain as explosive as ever; John Faraclas midweek report: The Capers managed to “correct” the respective BCI 2014 with eight points plus – now reading 1,451; The...
November 2nd, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Markets fallout, Geopolitics too

Markets fallout, Geopolitics too
John Faraclas The BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) fell earlier on today 19 points at 838 given the Capers, on …reflection fall of 91 points… the geopolitics too are about to bring the world down; John Faraclas daily briefing: The Capers come down yet again following yesterday’s plus of 117 points...
November 1st, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Caution for both Markets and Geopolitical uncertainty

Caution for both Markets and Geopolitical uncertainty
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 23 points since last Friday reading 857, thanks to the volatile as usual Capers’ behaviour and Geopolitics are getting an unprecedented catastrophical twist and turn; John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers gained 117 point with the respective BCI 2014...
October 31st, 2016 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

Despite Capers’ volatile rise, the markets are down

Despite Capers’ volatile rise, the markets are down
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed up 36 points since yesterday at 834, over and above the 800 threshold; on a weekly basis though the BDI was down eight point from last week’s 842 points. The Geopolitics are building up an unprecedented situation which will shake the entire world from...
October 28th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

“Dealing with certain uncertainty in shipping” – Prof. Helen Thanopoulou spells it out….

“Dealing with certain uncertainty in shipping” – Prof. Helen Thanopoulou spells it out….
Prof. Helen Thanopoulou With the intriguing title “Dealing with certain uncertainty in shipping” our  Chiot resident (also distantly originating  from Chios  island)  Professor Helen  (Elena) Thanopoulou of the University of the Aegean, was in the City  last night to give an open lecture to...
October 28th, 2016 | Academia, Anniversaries, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Energy, Environment, Events, HR, Markets, Military, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Can the Dry Market weather the storm? Does geopolitics “help”?

Can the Dry Market weather the storm? Does geopolitics “help”?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 11 points  since yesterday and the Geopolitics bubble might burst with incalculable repercussions for all, repeat for ALL stakeholders. John Faraclas midweek recap: The BDI was down 11 points earlier on today approaching the 800 points threshold...
October 26th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, London Shipping Law Centre, Marine Insurance, Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Where are the Markets and Geopolitics spin doctors…?

Where are the Markets and Geopolitics spin doctors…?
John Faraclas Another fall for the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) as the capers had another triple digit collapse; Geopolitics are polarised and collapse there is imminent too. John Faraclas daily briefing: The BDI fall 18 points earlier on today and  now reads 813 thanks to the Capers fall. The BCI 2014 lost...
October 25th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

CAUTION: Markets drop further; geopolitics in jeopardy…

CAUTION: Markets drop further; geopolitics in jeopardy…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 11 points since last Friday the 21st of October and now stands at 831 points “thanks” to the Capers; Geopolitical uncertainty and the Middle East’s further escalation must be viewed with extreme caution. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: So...
October 24th, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Dry Market get the blues, Wets …still “sustainable” and Geopolitics trigger wars.-

Dry Market get the blues, Wets …still “sustainable” and Geopolitics trigger wars.-
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost fifty points since last Friday the 14 of October and now stands at 842 thanks to the Panamaxes who …saved the day. On the Geopolitics coming to head. John Faraclas weekly recap: So the BDI continued its losses; it was earlier on seven points down since...
October 21st, 2016 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capers dangerous Skyfall; Geopolitics more than a liability for all…

Capers dangerous Skyfall; Geopolitics more than a liability for all…
John Faraclas What a Market Tempest we are experiencing with the Capers on a sky-fall; Geopolitical tsunamis as the …weather’s low maintains political happenings challenging World Peace. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 23 points since yesterday and now stands at 849;...
October 20th, 2016 | Breaking News, Canals, Inland Waterways, Markets, Military, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Fall’s Market and Geopolitical blues…

Fall’s Market and Geopolitical blues…
John Faraclas Minus 18 points for the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) earlier on today, which now stands at 872; imminent world conflagration in all fronts… John Faraclas’ mid-week recap: The Capers widen their losses with the BCI 2014 going down 124 points and now reads 1,826 points; wonder what the market...
October 19th, 2016 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, News, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Dry Market’s inevitable fall amid global mess…

Dry Market’s inevitable fall amid global mess…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost four points and now stands at 890,  thanks to the Panamaxes continued rise, as otherwise with the Capers fall the damage was going to be far bigger. The Geopolitical mess continues in all fronts; John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers’ losses of 53 points...
October 18th, 2016 | Energy, Environment, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Missing the Markets sustainability; geopolitical chaos ante portas…

Missing the Markets sustainability; geopolitical chaos ante portas…
John Faraclas The BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) closed up just two points at 894 proving lack of steam in the Markets; the Geopolitical issues will create more than chaos. This is warning message; John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers continued their controlled fall and the Panamaxes their “controlled”...
October 17th, 2016 | Markets, Military, News, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipping Indices, Statistics | Read More

Shipping: All change? Markets and geopolitics falling apart…

Shipping: All change? Markets and geopolitics falling apart…
John Faraclas Despite the Panamaxes “rally” the BDI closed just seven points up at 892 points which is MINUS 29 since last Friday’s 921 points; Geopolitics will produce tsunamis of 30 meters high… John Faraclas’ weekly Markets and Geopolitics recap: The Capers remained stuck at 2,018 points...
October 14th, 2016 | Energy, Environment, HR, Insight, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

BDI falls amid the beginning of world’s worst economic crash

BDI falls amid the beginning of world’s worst economic crash
John Faraclas It comes to no surprise here as well as to our faithful international readership today’s Capers fall of 136 points since yesterday bringing the BDI down to 885 points – that’s down 21 points; in the geopolitical front pre-emptive testing of nerves between the superpowers and their...
October 13th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Gas, LNG, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The Markets are down; the geopolitics will bring us down too…

The Markets are down; the geopolitics will bring us down too…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 16 points today and now stands at 906 – just six points above the 900 points threshold when everybody was expecting to see the 1,000 points barrier conquered; …hard luck… The Geopolitics continue to produce havoc and soon War!  We advise you to read...
October 12th, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Gas, LNG, Markets, Military, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Breaking the Market and Geopolitical impulse…

Breaking the Market and Geopolitical impulse…
John Faraclas So what do we need to see in Breaking the Market and Geopolitical Impulse? Simply an asymmetrical chain of domino effect events – both good and bad. John Faraclas’ daily recap: At 922 the BDI remains still buoyant and one shouldn’t complain as,  those who managed to get the …ticket...
October 11th, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The Markets are cooling down and the Geopolitics flare up

The Markets are cooling down and the Geopolitics flare up
John Faraclas Wonder where your business intuition stands during these difficult and crucial times not just for the Markets but also for the messy Geopolitics we are faced with… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was just one single point up since last Friday standing at 922 points...
October 10th, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Gas Carriers, Liner Shipping and Trade, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capers “cooling” down amid hurricanes and geopolitical chaos…

Capers “cooling” down amid hurricanes and geopolitical chaos…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed up just six points earlier on today at 921, given the low plus level of the Capers; Hurricanes and Geopolitics bring chaos, deaths and total global uncertainty. John Faraclas’ weekly recapitulation of the markets and geopolitics: The BDI was up six points...
October 7th, 2016 | Associations, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Regulatory, Reports, Ship Conversions, Ship Demolitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Shiprepair, Statistics, Stock Markets, Technical, Technology, Tourism, Weather | Read More

Asymmetrical market needs special handling…*

Asymmetrical market needs special handling…*
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 46 points earlier on today standing at 915 thanks to the asymmetrical upwards “trend” of the Capers; Geopolitics also brings-in asymmetrical projections. John Faraclas’ daily recap: At 2,218 points the Capers’ BCI 2014 – up 206 since yesterday...
October 6th, 2016 | Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capers volatility …”keeps” the BDI afloat…

Capers volatility …”keeps” the BDI afloat…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today at 869 points – up nine since yesterday thanks to the volatile Capers; Geopolitics continue to worsen. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers were up 42 points bringing the BCI 2014 above the 2,000 point threshold at 2,012; obviously...
October 5th, 2016 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

“Controlled” BDI losses and explosive Geopolitics suggest caution

“Controlled” BDI losses and explosive Geopolitics suggest caution
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  was down just four points earlier on today at 860; Geopolitics though are heading for a messy war in the South East Med and its periphery; John Faraclas daily recap: The Capers were only one point down with the BCI 2014 standing at 1,970 points! The Panamaxes’...
October 4th, 2016 | European Union, HR, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capers dive below the 2,000 threshold; geopolitical tsunamis are on the way…

Capers dive below the 2,000 threshold; geopolitical tsunamis are on the way…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 11 points and now at 864 proves that there is no sustainability and appropriate conditions to move over and above the 2,000 points… The explosive geopolitics might floor down all the efforts humanity did in seven decades and in particular following...
October 3rd, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Immigration, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More