Archive for the ‘Shipping Indices’ Category

Diana Shipping Inc., announces equity investment in Diana Containerships Inc.

Diana Shipping Inc., announces equity investment in Diana Containerships Inc.
ATHENS, GREECE, July 28, 2014 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase shares of the common stock of Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX)...
July 28th, 2014 | Container shipping, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

Further dropping of the shipping markets…

Further dropping of the shipping markets…
John Faraclas, London – photo by Panos J. Tsakos With a 66, 35 percent downfall, since the end of December 2013 (when the BDI stood at 2, 227 points), the BDI is collapsing further, and the 800 barrier, as envisaged last week has gone; the 700 is very near  to be broken too… This is our twenty-seventh...
July 18th, 2014 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Shipping Markets struggle

Shipping Markets struggle
John Faraclas This twenty-fourth overview of the shipping markets and world events by John Faraclas from www.allaboutshipping.co.uk in London today,  Friday the 27th June 2014, finds the market in a worse position and simultaneously an enigma! Are we close to the rock bottom, that of the 3rd of February...
June 27th, 2014 | Maritime Tourism, Markets, News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipping Indices, Statistics | Read More

Who’s talking about sustainable indices? Who’s mickey-mousing about in the Shipping Markets?

Who’s talking about sustainable indices? Who’s mickey-mousing about in the Shipping Markets?
John Faraclas Who’s talking about sustainable indices? Who’s mickey-mousing about in the Shipping Markets!?And on top of anything else, jeopardizes the industry affecting the markets with colossal looses! See what the Banks have suffered and will further suffer and what funds, run by the glitterati...
May 9th, 2014 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Markets, News, Sales and Purchases, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices | Read More

Caution for the markets as volatility is here to stay

Caution for the markets as volatility is here to stay
John Faraclas Did I hear you say Volatility? Volatility in all fronts! The World is still on the edge and market volatility creates further uncertainty! The Allaboutshipping.co.uk’s tenth overview and recap of the Shipping Markets and the World’s various situations  for 2014 with John Faraclas: As...
March 14th, 2014 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, HR, IMIF, Markets, Military, News, Oceanology, Ship Demolitions, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The Shipping Markets still in turmoil and the World is on fire….

The Shipping Markets still in turmoil and the World is on fire….
John Faraclas The shipping markets continue in turmoil and the BDI still down 1, 052 points – nearly 48 centum in  nearly two months… The Allaboutshipping.co.uk’s seventh overview of the Shipping Markets and the World’s various sitautions  for 2014 with John Faraclas The BDI closed...
February 21st, 2014 | Breaking News, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

The shipping markets in turmoil….

The shipping markets in turmoil….
John Faraclas The shipping markets in turmoil; the BDI still down 1, 121 points  – 50 centum in  50 days… Allaboutshipping.co.uk’s fifth overview of the Shipping Markets and the World Economy for 2014 with John Faraclas who recovered from his cold… The BDI  closed earlier on at 1, 106...
February 14th, 2014 | Banking, Bribery and Corruption, Chartering, Corruption, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, European Union, Fixtures, Headlines, Legal, Maritime Fraud, Markets, Mediterranean Shipping, News, Ocean Shipping, Politics and Government, Press and Media, Reports, Safety and Security, Seizures, Ship Finance, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Taxation, Trade and Commerce, Weather | Read More

Chris Jones to head Baltic Exchange’s Singapore office

Chris Jones to head Baltic Exchange’s Singapore office
The Baltic Exchange has appointed Chris Jones as its new Asia-Pacific director, to be based at its Singapore office. Chris Jones is an experienced shipbroker who joins the Baltic Exchange from ICAP Shipping Singapore where he was director of sale & purchase. He will replace Philip Williams who retires...
February 5th, 2014 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, HR, Oil Industry, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

Diving markets; will the BDI go under the 1, 000 mark? Will there be a correction?

Diving markets; will the BDI go under the 1, 000 mark? Will there be a correction?
The Baltic Exchange Today’s Baltic closing found the BDI down 9 point at 1, 084, the BCI at 1, 513 minus three, and BPI 1313 minus 13 – the figure..”depicting” Agatha Christie’s novel and best sellers “13 for luck” – you never ever know, the BSI at 961 down 14 point and the BHSI down...
February 4th, 2014 | Chartering, Comment, Fixtures, Markets, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices | Read More

The Shipping Markets in tatters; the World Economy too

The Shipping Markets in tatters; the World Economy too
John N. Faraclas Allaboutshipping.co.uk’s first live overview of the Shipping Markets and the World Economy for 2014 was presented earlier this Friday evening by John Faraclas who was more than provocative than ever before…   The Shipping Markets first Earlier this afternoon the the BDI closed down...
January 17th, 2014 | Canals, Corruption, Energy, Environment, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

Market dips

Market dips
John Faraclas We did said it: 2014 will be the year of the upheavals… Again live from the studios of SBC TV in Athens earlier on this afternoon Friday the 3rd of January 2014 John Faraclas expressed his fears about the world shipping markets in its entirety. The year opened with the markets diving...
January 3rd, 2014 | Airline Industry, Chartering, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Maritime Tourism, News, Oil Industry, Ports & Terminals, Sales and Purchases, Ship Conversions, Ship Demolitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Shiprepair, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Taxation, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Stormy Shipping Stories…

Stormy Shipping Stories…
John N. Faraclas Stormy Shipping Stories…err News The second Autumn www.allaboutshipping.co.uk live presentation of  week 43 by John Faraclas covered: The stormy weather in England and Wales; the equally stormy shipping/chartering markets with the BDI ending down to 1671 points (18/10) and today down...
October 28th, 2013 | Chartering, Comment, Markets, News, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Story of the Day | Read More

Watch out for the shipping markets as they drop again

Watch out for the shipping markets as they drop again
John N. Faraclas With the BDI down to 1901 points last Friday 18 October 2013 it’s more than evident that we are heading for yet another collapse. Shipping is in a big mess and only few will go through! Tramp Shipping will become “shipping for the few” and Liner shipping entering a new phase and...
October 19th, 2013 | Arctic Shipping, Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

China office for London’s Baltic Exchange

China office for London’s Baltic Exchange
  The Baltic Exchange London headquartered bulk shipping exchange, the Baltic Exchange has today, Tuesday the  17 September 2013,  opened a new office in Shanghai. The exchange, whose members comprise the world’s leading shipping, chartering and broking companies, provides data on the cost of...
September 17th, 2013 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, LNG, LPG, Markets, News, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

The shipping markets: be on guard…

The shipping markets: be on guard…
John N. Faraclas The shipping markets: be on guard… After the summer break, Faraclas from London in his live interview to Lilian Margaritis of SBC TV challenges the markets with caution, despite the BDI’s rise to 1, 636 points, up 357 from Thurday 5 September 2013!   The Capers had an excellent...
September 16th, 2013 | IMO, News, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipping Indices | Read More

IMIF’s summer buffet luncheon on LIBOR, BDI, Indices, Markets and Regulation: the Baltic’s case

IMIF’s summer buffet luncheon on LIBOR, BDI, Indices, Markets and Regulation: the Baltic’s case
Anil G. Deshpande, Jeremy Penn, Jim Davis and Ravi Mehrotra IMIF’s summer buffet luncheon on “LIBOR, BDI, Indices, Markets and Regulation”: the Baltic’s case, John Faraclas was there with his camera. The Baltic Exchange epitomises the Temple of British and International Shipping, for...
July 7th, 2013 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, European Union, Fixtures, Markets, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

Baltic data services underpin strong 2012/13 result

Baltic data services underpin strong 2012/13 result
  The Baltic Exchange Use of the Baltic Exchange’s freight market information and its disputes resolution services has shown a marked increase over the past 12 months as more companies from outside the UK join the London headquartered shipping exchange.  The Baltic Exchange has today (12 June...
June 12th, 2013 | Chartering, Fixtures, Markets, News, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc., to sell its Maersk Malacca

Diana Containerships Inc., to sell its Maersk Malacca
The Maersk Malacca Diana Containerships Inc., announces the sale of a panamax container vessel, the M/v Maersk Malacca ATHENS, GREECE, May 3, 2013 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), a global shipping company specializing in owning and operating containerships, has announced that yesterday...
May 3rd, 2013 | Shipping Indices | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc announces date for Q1 2013 financial results, conference and webcast

Diana Containerships Inc announces date for Q1 2013 financial results, conference and webcast
ATHENS, GREECE, April 22, 2013 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), a global shipping company specializing in owning and operating containerships, today announced that its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013 are scheduled to be released before the opening of the U.S....
April 22nd, 2013 | Shipping Indices | Read More

Greece can be the leader, not only in Shipping, but beyond that, if the political cost is set aside…

Greece can be the leader, not only in Shipping, but beyond that, if the political cost is set aside…
John N. Faraclas The following are the main points – in brief –  from the latest John Faraclas live interview to Panos Thomakos on SBC TV last Friday the 8tht of March 2013: 1)Faraclas begun with the International Women’s day. He said that: “… the success in shipping and particularly...
March 13th, 2013 | Bribery and Corruption, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Industry, Dialogs and Debates, European Union, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Fraud, Mergers and Acquisitions, News, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Ship Conversions, Ship Demolitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Shiprepair, Stock Markets, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The world shipping markets still in turmoil; the case of Greece as a scapegoat…

The world shipping markets still in turmoil; the case of Greece as a scapegoat…
  John N. Faraclas The following are the main points from the latest John Faraclas live interview to Panos Thomakos on SBC TV last Friday the 1st  of March 2013:  1)Thomakos started as usual with the question on the Markets, the shipping freight markets. Faraclas replying to Thomakos’ question...
March 6th, 2013 | Banking, Bribery and Corruption, Chartering, Consumers Market, Dialogs and Debates, Environment, European Union, IMO, Intercargo, Jobs, Logistics, Mediterranean Shipping, Ocean Shipping, Politics and Government, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices | Read More

World Shipping: Divefall? – Greek Shipping and Politics: Still in a mess!

World Shipping: Divefall? – Greek Shipping and Politics: Still in a mess!
John Faraclas World Shipping: Divefall? – Greek Shipping and Politics: Still in a mess! The following are the main points from the latest John Faraclas live interview to Panos Thomakos on SBC TV last Friday the 22nd of February 2013: 1. On the Markets, Faraclas, following Moundreas’ weekly video...
February 25th, 2013 | Banking, Coastal Shipping, European Union, Finance, Holidays, Logistics, Marinas, News, Politics and Government, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce, Yachting | Read More

Greek Shipping: get your act together! All sectors and stakeholders must come to their senses; politicians and unions first!

Greek Shipping: get your act together! All sectors and stakeholders must come to their senses; politicians and unions first!
John N. Faraclas The following are the main points from the latest John Faraclas live interview to Panos Thomakos on SBC TV last Friday the 8th  of February 2013: 1. On the Markets, Faraclas and following Moundreas’ weekly video on the state of the market- chartering, S & P, as well as the shipbuilding...
February 11th, 2013 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Coastal Shipping, Disputes, Energy, Labour Disputes, Logistics, Maritime Tourism, Markets, News, Ocean Shipping, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Sales and Purchases, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Short Sea Shipping, Stock Markets, Strikes | Read More

Caution for Greek Shipping, shipbroking issues, greek maritime policy and the freight markets

Caution for Greek Shipping, shipbroking issues, greek maritime policy and the freight markets
John Faraclas John Faraclas’ live pre-Christmas interview to Panos Thomakos on SBC TV last Friday the 21st of December 2012 tackled the following issues: 1. The further downward trend of the markets – the BDI dropping down to 700 point, reconfirming his short and long term predictions! Asked where...
December 27th, 2012 | News, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

Governmental intervention with… clienteles’ objectives is what destroys Greece et al

Governmental intervention with… clienteles’ objectives is what destroys Greece et al
John Faraclas’ latest live telconv interview on the 16th of November  2012 to Panos Thomakos on SBC TV dealt with: The Markets and the continuation of the downward  trend yet again! His insistence on who firstly predicted the state of the markets long before the other brokers, particularly in Greece The...
November 19th, 2012 | Environment, European Union, News, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Taxation | Read More