Archive for the ‘Shipping Indices’ Category

A wrecked dry Market with the BDI at 530 points is practically the best…

A wrecked dry Market with the BDI at 530 points is practically the best…
John Faraclas A wrecked dry Market with the BDI at 530 points is practically the best to enter shipping and conquer the industry!  Our seventh  weekly recapitulation of the markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015, tonight Friday the 13th of February, with...
February 13th, 2015 | Associations, Energy, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

With the BDI at 540, investing in shipping now, does make sense!

With the BDI at 540, investing in shipping now, does make sense!
John Faraclas It probably sounds a bit odd but the truth of the matter is that investing in shipping now that the BDI is on a free fall (it was all along over the last 14 months) does make sense. Today’s minus 13 points it might be the lucky number – Agatha Christie knew best! John Faraclas writes:  With...
February 12th, 2015 | Academia, Associations, At the end of the day..., Aviation, Banking, Breaking News, Bribery and Corruption, Comment, Corruption, Finance, HR, Maritime Fraud, Military, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices | Read More

Shipping Markets hanging in the balance after the BDI’s 553 collapse

Shipping Markets hanging in the balance after the BDI’s 553 collapse
London – The Baltic Exchange No matter if the few from the hoi polloi feel they might …escape the total collapse and introduce a common chartering entity , the historical low of the BDI could work to the benefit of all. The reality is simple: the BDI is down to 553 points!  How many will sustain...
February 11th, 2015 | Breaking News, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI down at 554 is the shipping world’s worst shipping economic disaster

The BDI down at 554 is the shipping world’s worst shipping economic disaster
It is to no surprise to see the collapse of the dry market earlier this afternoon and its respective index the Baltic Dry Index (BDI) at a historical low equalising that of the 6th of August 1986 level at 554 points! The situation, given the inflationary levels and the world’s worst economic crisis...
February 9th, 2015 | Comment, Markets, Military, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Collapsed shipping markets with the BDI at 559 points!

Collapsed shipping markets with the BDI at 559 points!
John Faraclas Our sixth  weekly recapitulation of the markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015, tonight Friday the 6th of February, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London.  After the latest Midweek Blues, the BDI closed earlier this afternoon at...
February 6th, 2015 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Country Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Events, Exhibitions, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices | Read More

The true cost of the BDI at 577…

The true cost of the BDI at 577…
How much does this 577 points of the BDI today and all other Baltic Indices affect the markets? Are the brokers to blame? Was their advice conned? Are the geopolitics that we owe this drop? What does this means to the Shipfinance world? How are the Funds reacting? Are bankruptcies looming in the background? How...
February 3rd, 2015 | Arctic Shipping, Breaking News, Energy, Markets, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Midweek market blues continue with the BDI at 666 and 632…

Midweek market blues continue with the BDI at 666 and 632…
John Faraclas Indeed you read correct; the Baltic Dry Index continues its downwards course hitting a new record low at 632 – the last one being at 647. With the BDI yesterday at 666 points, knocking on sensitive “areas” –  as we all know the significance of this number, a subject of more...
January 29th, 2015 | Breaking News, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, Oil Industry, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices | Read More

VesselsValue.com The Trumpet 21 Jan. 2015

VesselsValue.com The Trumpet 21 Jan. 2015
Wednesday 21 January 2015 Generating 400, 000 valuations a year and rising. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. VV’s Toby Yeabsley meeting shipyard supervisors in Wolsey. Paddy Stern, Business Development UK & Northern Europe, in Oslo this week. VesselsValue.com’s VV+ showing...
January 21st, 2015 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Gas, Gas Carriers, LNG, LPG, Markets, Oil Industry, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

VesselsValue.com The Trumpet 3 Dec 2014

VesselsValue.com The Trumpet 3 Dec 2014
  Wednesday 3 December 2014 Generating 300, 000 valuations a year and rising. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. VV in the Press: See Richard Rivlin interview in theKorean Shipping Gazette VV’s Elina Apostolakou at the 30th Anniversary Celebration...
December 3rd, 2014 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices | Read More

The Trumpet with VesselsValue.com 26 Nov 2014

The Trumpet with VesselsValue.com 26 Nov 2014
Wednesday 26 November 2014 Generating 300, 000 valuations a year and rising. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Capt. Kaizad Doctor presenting at Riviera Maritime Media’s Tanker Shipping & Trade Conference. Georgina Gavin and Alex Adamou at the Tradewinds...
November 26th, 2014 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Gas, Gas Carriers, Icebreakers, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, LPG, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Press and Media, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Reports, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics | Read More

Messy shipping markets and world politics in shambles

Messy shipping markets and world politics in shambles
John Faraclas Our forty-fifth weekly recapitulation of the markets and world geopolitics affecting same, tonight Friday the 21st  of November 2014 with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in Athens, re-confirms once again our last week’s title: “The Shipping Markets:…presume we are right again…...
November 21st, 2014 | Arctic Shipping, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Markets, News, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

A new tide?

A new tide?
Kate Sherrard A new tide?  by Kate Sherrard, Senior Associate at Norton Rose Fulbright, with thanks to Howe Robinson Shipbrokers. The dry bulk market has been on quite a rollercoaster ride in the last decade. On the back of China’s rapid growth, the Baltic Dry Index reached unprecedented highs between...
November 21st, 2014 | BIMCO, Chartering, Fixtures, Legal, Markets, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices | Read More

The Trumpet 19 Nov 2014

The Trumpet 19 Nov 2014
Wednesday 19 November 2014 Generating 300, 000 valuations a year and rising. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. In this week’s Trumpet: VV in the press: Futurenautics VVQ: Congestion Seasure’s Demolition Report VV on Twitter and LinkedIn VV...
November 19th, 2014 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Gas Carriers, HR, Icebreakers, LNG, LPG, Markets, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

VesselsValue.com and The Trumpet 12 Nov 2014

VesselsValue.com and The Trumpet 12 Nov 2014
Wednesday 12 November 2014 Generating 300, 000 valuations a year and rising. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. In this week’s Trumpet: VV in the press: Reuters VVQ: Net Fleet Growth Seasure’s Demolition Sale of the Week VV on Twitter and LinkedIn VV...
November 12th, 2014 | Chartering, Fixtures, Markets, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The Shipping Markets: After … “euphoria”, stagnation, or correction…?

The Shipping Markets: After … “euphoria”, stagnation, or correction…?
As  John Faraclas Our forty-third weekly recapitulation of the markets and world geopolitics affecting same, tonight Friday the 7th  of November 2014 with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London, come at a very crucial and tensed period when, once again, caution is the name of the game!  As said...
November 7th, 2014 | Associations, BIMCO, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, Safety and Security, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

Newport Shipping Group forecasts freight rate peak for 2016

Newport Shipping Group forecasts freight rate peak for 2016
Harald Lone The supply/demand imbalance that drove dry bulk markets down to 2009 levels during the first half of the year is set for adjustment, with Newport Shipping Group predicting an improved tonnage balance over the next couple of years, resulting in a freight rate peak in the 2016/2017 period. “The...
November 3rd, 2014 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Trade and Commerce | Read More

VesselsValue.com 22 Oct 2014

VesselsValue.com 22 Oct 2014
Wednesday 22 October 2014 Generating 300, 000 valuations a year and rising. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. In this week’s Trumpet: VV in the press: BIMCO VV to speak at TST Conference Seasure’s Demolition Report Matt’s 30 Birthday Carnival...
October 22nd, 2014 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Gas Carriers, Icebreakers, LNG, LPG, Markets, Press and Media, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics | Read More

WISTA International Annual General Meeting Reaches new heights!

WISTA International Annual General Meeting Reaches new heights!
Despina Panayiotou-Theodossiou introducing the event October 17, 2014—At its International Annual General Meeting & Conference, nearly 300 members of WISTA (Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association) and conference attendees from 35 countries were treated to an energetic, exciting...
October 20th, 2014 | Academia, Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Chartering, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Corporate Social Responsibility, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Events, Featured, Fixtures, Gas Carriers, HR, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, People and Places, Person Profiles, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Stock Markets, Story of the Month, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

World turmoil and the Dry markets still under the 1, 000 points…

World turmoil and the Dry markets still under the 1, 000 points…
John Faraclas World turmoil and the Dry markets still under the 1, 000 points; the wets though are doing “better”… In this fortieth weekly recapitulation of the markets and world geopolitics affecting same, tonight Friday the 17th  of October 2014 John Faraclas and AllAboutShipping in London,...
October 17th, 2014 | Chartering, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Markets, Medical, News, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Conference Notes: Capital Link Global Commodities, Energy & Freight Forum AND Shipping, Marine Services & Offshore Forum

Conference Notes: Capital Link Global Commodities, Energy & Freight Forum AND Shipping, Marine Services & Offshore Forum
Nicolas Bornozis introducing the London event and welcoming speakers and delegates Highlights from Capital Link’s 6th Annual Global Commodities, Energy & Freight Forum is now available on our website. Archive of the Forum’s audio webcast & presentation:http://forums.capitallink.com/shipping/2014derivatives/index.htmlConference...
October 13th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Arctic Shipping, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Drill ships, Energy, Events, Gas, Gas Carriers, Icebreakers, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, LPG, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Supply ships, Tankers | Read More

VesselsValue.com The Trumpet – VV Weekly Newsletter 1 Oct 2014

VesselsValue.com The Trumpet – VV Weekly Newsletter 1 Oct 2014
Wednesday 1 October 2014 Generating 300, 000 valuations a year and rising. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. In this week’s Trumpet: VV in the press: Hellenic Shipping News VV at Capital Link Ship Spotting & New Jobs IOW Twitter & LinkedIn VV@...
October 1st, 2014 | Chartering, Fixtures, Markets, Press and Media, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics | Read More

Shipping: a Double Whammy or just an enter the Dragon issue…

Shipping: a Double Whammy or just an enter the Dragon issue…
ICAEW, the Capital Link’s Forum venue This 7th Shipping, Marine Services & Offshore Capital Link Forum in the Square Mile’s One Moorgate Place, will be remembered for ever not only because it surpassed any previous attendance record – something in the tune of 500+, not because more...
September 25th, 2014 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Banking, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Containers, Drill ships, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Events, Fixtures, Gas, Gas Carriers, HR, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, LPG, Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, Ocean Shipping, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Oil Spill, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Pollution, Regulatory, Reports, Safety and Security, Sales and Purchases, Sanctions, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Supply ships, Tankers, Taxation, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Shipping Market’s Oxymoron…

The Shipping Market’s Oxymoron…
John Faraclas For a sixth week the shipping markets and its main dry index remained …afloat above the 1, 000 point mark, but only just, and it looks likely that the main index, the BDI, might dive below the 1, 000 mark… unless… Despite the BDI’s 106 points overall fall since last week, nor the...
September 19th, 2014 | News, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

VV Trumpet

VV Trumpet
This week VesselsValue.com explores the difference in value between vessels built at whitelisted and non-whitelisted Chinese yards. Tanker values also rose over the summer, with certain types increasing by over 7%. In other news: trading sales data, meet our new team members and find other examples of...
September 17th, 2014 | Press and Media, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices | Read More

Rising LPG exports to support VLGC rates

Rising LPG exports to support VLGC rates
A worker checks cylinders of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). Photo: PA Expanding LPG exports, especially out of the US Gulf, would support freight rates for very large gas carriers at over $100/tonne, said IHS Waterborne Energy. (source: IHS) As of yesterday, the Baltic Exchange assessed freight rates...
September 11th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Chartering, Energy, Environment, Fixtures, LPG, Markets, News, Shipping Indices | Read More