Archive for the ‘Shipping Indices’ Category

The BDI’s fall continues; so what…

The BDI’s fall continues; so what…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 36 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,477 – below the 1,500 point threshold… Geopolitics still messy and the massacre of civilians spreads… John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The Capes were down and below the 2,500 point mark, an issue...
September 5th, 2018 | Banking, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Energy, Immigration, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Falling Capes dangerous for the Dry Markets…

Falling Capes dangerous for the Dry Markets…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 44 points – double since yesterday and now stands at 1,513. If this continues and the 1,500 point-threshold is lost, everything is possible. The triple-digit fall of the Capes must be taken very seriously, his size’s  volatility. Geopolitics getting...
September 4th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,557; The fall continues as WWIII is ante portas for all in a multiple of ways…

The BDI@1,557; The fall continues as WWIII is ante portas for all in a multiple of ways…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 22 points earlier on today amid a continued deterioration of the Geopolitical balance. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes’ BCI  was down 60 points at 2,672… The Panamaxes’ BPI  lost 31 points and now reads 1,540. The Supras’ and...
September 3rd, 2018 | Breaking News, European Union, Fashion, Immigration, Military, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI losses another base; at 1,579 uncertainty coupled with messy Geopolitics builds up again

The BDI losses another base; at 1,579 uncertainty coupled with messy Geopolitics builds up again
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 35 points since yesterday  and  118 since last Friday the 24th of August  – down from 1,697! The Geopolitical chaos needs more than effective leadership and business acumen for Planet Ocean to avoid another massacre. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly...
August 31st, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Falling BDI@1,614 sends alarming bells…

Falling BDI@1,614 sends alarming bells…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 47 points earlier on today and now reads 1,614 – about to go under the 1,600 points mark. Geopolitics continue to be perplexed. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’ BCI lost 168 points and now reads 2,826… what a triple-digit loss that was… The...
August 30th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Health and Safety, Maritime Fraud, Markets, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,661; brace…

The BDI@1,661; brace…
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 23 points earlier on today and now, amid the worst uncertainty both trade and geopolitics-wise, sends warning shocks. Let’s hope we are wrong… The Geopolitics continue to be dodgy. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The...
August 29th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The BDI@1,684… Geopolitics too bad to follow…

The BDI@1,684… Geopolitics too bad to follow…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 13 points and let’s see how many can ride the triple storm: The Markets, the Geopolitics and the entry in the second year of World War Three… John Faraclas’ post Bank Holiday recap: We are approaching the end of the summer and still the Dry and...
August 28th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Falling BDI@1,697 amid Geopolitical chaos and uncertainty

Falling BDI@1,697 amid Geopolitical chaos and uncertainty
John Faraclas The BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) lost a dozen points earlier on today and 26 since last Friday the 17th of August when it stood at 1,723 losing the 1,700 points threshold. We have given adequate warning for this fall with a triple CAUTION reference; see our previous reporting Geopolitics not...
August 24th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

The BDI@1,709….expected fall

The BDI@1,709….expected fall
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI (Baltic Dry (Index) lost 26  points amid mega geopolitical mayhem; John Faraclas writes: The Capes’ BCI  lost 139 points and now reads 3,232 The Panamaxes’ BPI   with plus 47  points now stands at  1,607 points Good gains for the Supras’BSI ...
August 23rd, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The BDI down at 1,735… CAUTION!!!!!!

The BDI down at 1,735… CAUTION!!!!!!
John Faraclas Uncertainty, perplexed and explosive Geopolitics keep the shipping markets down despite demand for goods …and  all on Planet Ocean  guessing what’s up next… John Faaclas’ brief midweek recap: The BDI lost a single point and now reads 1,735, thanks to the Capes and Panamaxes ups...
August 22nd, 2018 | Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,736; controlled upwards stagnation

The BDI@1,736; controlled upwards stagnation
John Faraclas The BDI gained nine points earlier on today and expectations remain high but we suggest caution. As Shipping becomes Shipping for the very very very few, one needs a minimum of twenty ships flotilla to attract the interest of shipbrokers and charterers… Caution! Geopolitics continue to...
August 21st, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

An unsustainable BDI@ 1,727…

An unsustainable BDI@ 1,727…
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI clinched four points and now stands at 1,727 thanks to the rise of the Panamaxes making it up for the falling Capes; expect a Geopolitical tsunamis and another credit crunch deriving from the current up and coming Trade Wars… John Faraclas’ brief...
August 20th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Tough days for the struggling BDI and Geopolitics

Tough days for the struggling BDI and Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained three points since yesterday and now reads 1,723. Geopolitics and disasters – natural, technical and political ones are high on the agenda! John Faraclas’ brief Daily and Weekly Recap: So at 1,723 one must be more than happy as these three plus points...
August 17th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

BDI falls at 1,720 amid perplexed Geopolitics

BDI falls at 1,720 amid perplexed Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost seven points and now stands at 1,720; Perplexed and enigmatic Geopolitics. John Faraclas’ brief markets and Geopolitics recap: The Capes uncertainty brings the Dry Market down. The BCI lost 84 points and now stands at 3,476… below the 3,500 point threshold! The...
August 16th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,727: Capes tumble; Geopolitics “await” the tsunami…

The BDI@1,727: Capes tumble; Geopolitics “await” the tsunami…
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI (Baltic Exchange Dry Index) clinched two points and now reads 1,727 amid an uncertain global political, economic and waring future. John Faraclas’ midweek briefing: The Capes’ BCI lost 27 points and now stands at 3,560 points… Good news for the...
August 15th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Finance, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@ 1,725 amid an upcoming geopolitical chaos

The BDI@ 1,725 amid an upcoming geopolitical chaos
John Faraclas – picture credits by Georgina Lazaridis The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 16 points earlier on today; Geopolitics still chaotically messy! John Faraclas’ market briefing: The Capes still the main driver for the dry cargoes saw the BCIp up 51 points at 3,587. The Panamaxes managed...
August 14th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BDI …“resurfaces” above the 1,700 point mark; Geopolitics chaotic…

BDI …“resurfaces” above the 1,700 point mark; Geopolitics chaotic…
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 Thanks to the volatile Capes, the BDI begun the week on a positive note amid an alarming geopolitical environment given the Turkish despicable behaviour with the USA and others. John Faraclas’ brief market and geopolitics recap: The BDI gained 18 points...
August 13th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,691; thank Posidon as it could have been worse…

The BDI@1,691; thank Posidon as it could have been worse…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost three points since yesterday and now reads 1,691. Geopolitics are, as predicted  from this medium, worryingly warry! John Faraclas’ brief Markets and Geopolitics note: So at 1,691 the BDI survives an otherwise Summer of Discontent, a decisive Market...
August 10th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

The BDI@1,694; what next…

The BDI@1,694; what next…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 10 points as well as the 1,700 points threshold as the main indices fell except the BSI and BHSI. Geopolitics still in tatters… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capes’ BCI lost 11 points and now reads 3,472… The Panamaxes’ BPI lost 16 and now reads...
August 9th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Insight, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BDI@1,704: Mid-week Dry Market blues?

BDI@1,704: Mid-week Dry Market blues?
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI ended up earlier on today at 1,702 –  down 28 points since yesterday; Geopolitics and in particular the Trade Wars continue. John Faraclas’ midweek recap: An unsustainable Dry Market with the Supras …”leading” the way… with...
August 8th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Dry Market hiccups with the BDI down at 1,732…

Dry Market hiccups with the BDI down at 1,732…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 41 points and now thanks to the volatile Capes, reads 1,732. Geopolitics getting more perplexed. John Faraclas’ brief market recap: The Capes back again to volatility – 104 points were wiped-off earlier on from the BCI which now stands at 3,550 points. The...
August 7th, 2018 | Chartering, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Panamaxes continuous losses ground the BDI@1,773…

Panamaxes continuous losses ground the BDI@1,773…
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 Perplexed Market figures amid a Trade War fiasco, particularly for those seeking “revenge” but cannot go all the way… John Faraclas’ brief market recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) remained the same but the interest has been focused on both the Capes...
August 6th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

The BDI@1,773; a breath of sea-breeze…

The BDI@1,773; a breath of sea-breeze…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up 17 points  plus since yesterday and 101 since last Friday the 27th of July 2018 – from 1,672. Geopolitics more than crucial. John Faraclas daily and weekly recap: The Capes both on a daily and weekly basis did well; the BCI gained 98 points earlier...
August 3rd, 2018 | Associations, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Oppps !!! Falling Panamaxes brings down the BDI…

Oppps !!! Falling Panamaxes brings down the BDI…
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost four points earlier on today and now reads 1,756 points. Geopolitics still messy. John Faraclas’ brief market recap: The Capes were also a bit down despite its BCI increase of 19 points – now reading 3,534 points.  Still...
August 2nd, 2018 | Associations, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Exhibitions, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tenders, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,760; contained rise…

The BDI@1,760; contained rise…
John N. Faraclas – picture by George Christakis The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched 13 points earlier on today and at 1,760 still remains safe. Geopolitics in tatters. John Faraclas’ mid-week brief recap: The Capes’ BCI now stands at 3,515 – that’s 44 points plus; a bit of a contained rise...
August 1st, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More