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Capes rule the day but caution is advised…

Capes rule the day but caution is advised…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  gained another 44 points and now stands at 1,747 thanks to the Capes’ continuous surge… Geopolitics a bit of the same – still getting worse. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capes’ BCI was up 191 points – now reading 3,471 points. CAUTION as this...
July 31st, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Health and Safety, Markets, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

The Capes rollercoaster continues…

The Capes rollercoaster continues…
John Faraclas The BDI  ended up at 1,703, that’s  +27 points all thanks to the Capes as all other indices fell or remained idle. Geopolitics far worse than last Friday the 27th of July. John Faraclas’ daily market and geopolitics brief: The Capes’ BCI   gained 83 points and now reads 3,280,...
July 30th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

More losses for the BDI@1,676

More losses for the BDI@1,676
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 32 points earlier on today –  dropped below the 1,700 points threshold and proves how volatility is the name of the game… Geopolitics are turning sour in all fronts and Greece lives yet another tragedy thanks to the inability...
July 27th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Dry Market’s twists and turns

Dry Market’s twists and turns
John Faraclas It was a bit odd yesterday to witness the figures of all the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) indices. Geopolitics still messy. John Faraclas’ brief market report: The BDI lost 64 points and now reads 1,708… The Capes’ BCI lost 159 points re-confirming once again how volatile this size is....
July 26th, 2018 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

What an odd figure for the BDI@1,772…

What an odd figure for the BDI@1,772…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost two points earlier on today amid odd figures… Geopolitics as messy as ever and the Inferno in Greece – Attica region in particular is more than shameful; John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capes’ BSI is reported as going up even though the time-charter...
July 25th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,774; messy geopolitics and the Greek inferno… continues

The BDI@1,774; messy geopolitics and the Greek inferno… continues
Fire Smog still covers the plain of Athens The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 56 points earlier on today giving, still, some hope, but: one size cannot dictate the market, nor it constitutes one! John Faraclas daily recap: The BDI with 56 points plus now since yesterday stands at 1,774 points, the closest...
July 24th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BDI …err Capes “euphoria” but trade hiccups is on the cards…

BDI  …err Capes “euphoria” but trade hiccups is on the cards…
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI gained 29 points earlier on today and now reads 1,718 points; Geopolitics already shaking trade to its foundations.  We are not just in a Trade War, we are in  World War III. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: It’s all because of the Capes gaining...
July 23rd, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

A perplexed BDI@1,689 and turbulent Geopolitics…

A perplexed BDI@1,689 and turbulent Geopolitics…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up “strangely” enough at 1,689 – 32 points plus since yesterday lifting the hopes… Geopolitics are becoming so crucial, enigmatic and indeed perplexed prompting us to warn you to be on guard 24/7 as things might turn sour. John Faraclas’ daily...
July 20th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI’s fall continues

The BDI’s fall continues
John Faraclas Another day of losses in nearly all sectors of the Dr and Wet Markets. Geopolitics are warming up for an all-out war. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: Minus  31 points for the BDI now standing at 1,657 points. The Capes’ BCI on yet another three-digit losses – now at 3,130 points;...
July 19th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI falls; Geopolitics might rock the boat…

The BDI falls; Geopolitics might rock the boat…
John Faraclas It was about time to witness yet again one more result of an uncertain and unsustainable market despite the “rich” peaking of the last two weeks… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  fall, thanks once again to the as ever and predictably unpredictable Capes; we have hinted of this fall yesterday!...
July 18th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,695 holds well…

The BDI@1,695 holds well…
John Faraclas Once again the Capes managed to keep the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) afloat reviving the hopes of the industry, but once again: one size doesn’t make a market, so caution for all as Geopolitics are still very perplexed and we wonder what next. John Faraclas’ brief market: The BDI gained...
July 16th, 2018 | Chartering, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Uncertain and perplexed markets and …geopolitics

Uncertain and perplexed markets and …geopolitics
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 34 points and now reads 1,666; 44 points better off since last week’s 1,622 points. Volatility is here to stay and same together with perplexity applies for the messy Geopolitics; John Faraclas’ daily and weekly...
July 13th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Volatility knocks again…CAUTION!

Volatility knocks again…CAUTION!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended earlier on today at 1,632 points, 42 higher than yesterday “thanks” to the volatile as ever Capes. Geopolitics remain more than perplexed… John Faraclas’ daily brief: The Capes’ BCI surpassed once …again the 3,000 point threshold – actually...
July 12th, 2018 | Events, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance, Shipping Indices, Social Columns, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Dry Market Volatility and Geopolitics Mayhem

Dry Market Volatility and Geopolitics Mayhem
John Faraclas The BDI (Dry Baltic Index) despite gaining 31 points since yesterday , looks volatile and vulnerable; geopolitics might redraw European and World order. John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The BDI now stands at 1,586 points thanks to the Panamaxes’ maintained low-level surge – 64 points...
July 11th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Market uncertainty drives down the BDI now at 1,555…

Market uncertainty drives down the BDI now at 1,555…
John Faraclas The BDI dropped further down earlier on today at 1,555 – minus 54 points amid a geopolitical mayhem! John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’ BCI witnessed a three digit fall – 224 points and now stands at 2,792 points; CAUTION! If it wasn’t for the Panamaxes’ rise the BDI...
July 10th, 2018 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Turbulent Markets; Turbulent Geopolitics…

Turbulent Markets; Turbulent Geopolitics…
John Faraclas The BDI lost 13 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,609… The Geopolitics take a perplexed twist and turn and among other issues there has been major events in British Politics due to the ongoing BREXIT saga. A different wold since last Friday… John Faraclas’ brief recap: The...
July 9th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, LNG, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Rowing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Capes unprecedented volatility might cause unprecedented mess…

Capes unprecedented volatility might cause unprecedented mess…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up today with a contained rise, just ten points and  a 237 plus points since last Friday… Too good to be true, or what…? The geopolitics more than messy. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: At 1,622 points the BDI holds – for the time being,...
July 6th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

What’s up with the Capes and its latest spike?

What’s up with the Capes and its latest spike?
John Faraclas The BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 45 points earlier on today and now reads 1,612 points – over and above the 1,600 point-threshold,  thanks to the unprecedented Capes skyrise! Geopolitics messy as ever. John Faraclas brief note before the main report: The Capes’ BCI for...
July 5th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

Volatile Capes rule the day, but…

Volatile Capes rule the day, but…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) went over and above the 1,500 point threshold… geopolitics and in particular the addition of Trade Wars will spill over badly! John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The BDI was up 91 points and at 1,567 creates another momentum, may I say a chilly one as nothing should...
July 4th, 2018 | Academia, Art and auctions, Chartering, Consumers Market, Dry Bulkcarriers, Education and Training, Fashion, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

A Capes Market; caution!

A Capes Market; caution!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up earlier on today with 54 points plus since yesterday, – thanks to the Capes, and now stands at 1,476. Geopolitics still turbulent; John Faraclas brief daily recap: The Capes’ BCI on an upwards …spree; the BCI gained 174 points and now stands...
July 3rd, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

A Capes market? Caution as the boat touched bottom…

A Capes market? Caution as the boat touched bottom…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 37 points earlier today and now stands at 1,422; Geopolitics as explosive as ever in all fronts! John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Markets and in particular the Dry ones are grounded; end of the story! The only exemption being the Capes’ BCI which had...
July 2nd, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capes keep the BDI afloat…

Capes keep the BDI afloat…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) “thanks” to the Capes remained “afloat”. At 1,385 points remains in good levels taking on to account what is going on lately and in particular the last three years, as well as the Geopolitical aspects. The 56 plus points today promises a good weekend…...
June 29th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,329… Signs of correction?

The BDI@1,329… Signs of correction?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 20 points earlier on today bringing a ray of hope as over the last week the losses were creating an unsustainable situation. Geopolitics more than crucial. John Faraclas’ daily  recap: The Capes and the Panamaxes picked up; the BCI gained 83 points and...
June 28th, 2018 | Chartering, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,309 – approaching a dangerous zone…

The BDI@1,309 – approaching a dangerous zone…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 14 points earlier on today with more Geopolitical chaos dangerously accumulating. John Faraclas’ midweek briefing: Let us hope the fall will soon be contained as otherwise be prepared for major market hiccups… The Capes’ BCI lost 44 points and now stands...
June 27th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,323; is the fall here to stay?

The BDI@1,323; is the fall here to stay?
John Faraclas The (Baltic Dry Index) lost ten points earlier on today; Geopolitics are totally unsustainable. We live in chaos! John Faraclas brief report: All dry indices fell and let’s hear what the analysts and gurus have to say, as all things being equal, they missed in their assessments the tentative...
June 26th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More