Archive for the ‘Statistics’ Category

Capers rising, but uncertainty coupled with Geopolitical mess looms in the background…

Capers rising, but uncertainty coupled with Geopolitical mess looms in the background…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  was up just nine points, thanks to the Capers as all other dry sizes are on a low modus; Geopolitics are getting sour and CAUTION should be observed. The architects and planners of the New World order have strange designs; brace for the inevitable ! John Faraclas’...
March 20th, 2017 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, March 20, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, March 20, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD remained under pressure across the board as the less-hawkish-than expected tone of the FOMC monetary policy statement released after the conclusion...
March 20th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, March 17, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, March 17, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD remained under pressure against its major currency peer while  US Treasuries’ positive reaction to the less hawkish than expected FOMC monetary...
March 17th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

A Capers’ market is NOT a market, particularly amid explosive geopolitics…

A Capers’ market is NOT a market, particularly amid explosive geopolitics…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry index) rose to 1,172 points – plus 25 since yesterday. In the geopolitical front we reiterate the view that the drums of War can be heard – War in the platoon,  War in the financial “galaxy”, it’s War everywhere. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers...
March 16th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana extends panamax “Melia”‘s period charter to Nidera

Diana extends panamax “Melia”‘s period charter to Nidera
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Direct Continuation of Time Charter Contract for m/v Melia with Nidera ATHENS, GREECE, March 16, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX) (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate...
March 16th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 16, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 16, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The Fed raised the federal funds rate by 25bps to a target range of 0.75%-1.0% at the two-day monetary policy meeting that concluded late on Wednesday,...
March 16th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Annual Statistical data on Greek Controlled Shipping

Annual Statistical data on Greek Controlled Shipping
Greek Controlled Shipping An information paper, based on data provided to the GSCC by IHS Markit For the 30th consecutive year the GSCC presents statistical data, in the form of 11 tables, attached hereto, on Greek controlled ships over 1,000 GT, registered under the Greek and other flags. The data has...
March 15th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Dry Bulkcarriers, Flags, Gas Carriers, LNG, LPG, News, Reefer ships, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 15, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 15, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Dutch voters go the poll today to elect the 150 members of the lower house of parliament. Polling stations close at 21:00 CET. The first exit poll will...
March 15th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 14, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 14, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD gained some ground in European trade on Tuesday supported by market expectations for a 25bps rate hike at this week’s two-day FOMC monetary...
March 14th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Cool markets and exciting geopolitics with BREXIT

Cool markets and exciting geopolitics with BREXIT
John Faraclas The BDI was modestly up and Geopolitics get the impulse of BREXIT – to be triggered anytime now; John Faraclas daily briefing: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed up 13 points at 1,099, thanks once again to the Capers, as all other sizes where on a single-digit plus or minus modus. The...
March 13th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Markets, News, Religion, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Cyprus’ president Nicos Anastasiades to deliver keynote address at Capital Link’s New York forum

Cyprus’ president Nicos Anastasiades to deliver keynote address at Capital Link’s New York forum
New York – picture credits Anny Zade H.E. NICOS ANASTASIADES, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF CYPRUS TO DELIVER KEYNOTE ADDRESS IN PERSON  AT CAPITAL LINK INVEST IN CYPRUS FORUM, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017 IN NYC NEW YORK, NY, March 13, 2017 – Capital Link is privileged to welcome President Anastasiades...
March 13th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, March 13, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, March 13, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The US’ non-farm payrolls report for February surprised positively providing further support to the prevailing market view for a 25bps rate hike at...
March 13th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Festina lente for the Markets and Geopolitics

Festina lente for the Markets and Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI ended the week at 1,086 points, nearly 150 points plus since last week, but make haste slowly given that many believe the days of bad markets and geopolitical uncertainty are over; John Faraclas’ weekly recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 22 points since yesterday – now...
March 10th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Military, Music, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Geopolitical chaos and Capers’ volatility cannot guarantee positive expectations

Geopolitical chaos and Capers’ volatility cannot guarantee positive expectations
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed up 19 points at 1,064; the geopolitical chaos in all fronts creates more upheaval. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers’ BCI 2014 gained 100 points, 78 points plus from yesterday’s rise – 22 points, and now reads 1,678! Despite this, owners...
March 9th, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Country Profiles, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, LNG, LPG, Markets, News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 09, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 09, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: ADP employment data surprised to the upside, triggering a renewed hawkish shift in Fed rate hike expectations. Against this background, US Treasuries...
March 9th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

BDI@1,045: controlled and contained rise; Geopolitics getting sour…

BDI@1,045: controlled and contained rise; Geopolitics getting sour…
John Faraclas With …Modesty Blaise in my mind, Modesty is the best charisma we should all possess… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained a dozen points since yesterday but all in all the dry market indices rise has been considerably low, following the previous days’ good pickings. The Geopolitics...
March 8th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Clubs, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, News, Press and Media, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 08, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 08, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GREECE: Deliberations between Greek officials and the institutions will continue today in Athens with the aim of accelerating progress ahead of tomorrow’s Euroworking...
March 8th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Geopolitics and the shipping markets: stark warnings from John Faraclas at Propeller Club event

Geopolitics and the shipping markets: stark warnings from John Faraclas at Propeller Club event
Ken McLean, vice-president of the Port of London chapter of the New York-based Propeller Club and John Faraclas Geopolitics and the shipping market: stark warnings from John Faraclas at Propeller Club event by James Brewer Hidden currents – that is, hidden to the general public and even to some in...
March 7th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Canals, Clubs, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Events, Flags, Inland Waterways, Liner Shipping and Trade, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Organisations, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 07, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 07, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GREECE: The institutions mission heads are scheduled to depart tomorrow after another round of meetings with Greek government officials today. The March 9 Euroworking...
March 7th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

“Seasonal” volatility lifts the Markets; geopolitics still an enigma

“Seasonal” volatility lifts the Markets; geopolitics still an enigma
John Faraclas The Baltic Dry Index (BDI) closed up 40 points since last Friday the 3rd of March and at 979 brings high expectations; the Wets too. The Geopolitical dangers though, loom in the background. John Faraclas’ brief recap: So, the Ides of March have been denied as the BDI heads to the 1,000...
March 6th, 2017 | Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Norsafe Wins Polar Code Contract with Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding BV

Norsafe Wins Polar Code Contract with Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding BV
Picture credit: Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding Norsafe has signed a new contract with Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding BV to supply its IMO Polar Code compliant Life Saving Appliances (LSA) to an arctic supply and research vessel for the Australian Antarctic Division. It will be supplying two JYN-85...
March 6th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Oslo Børs: Facts and figures February 2017

Oslo Børs: Facts and figures February 2017
Statistics from Oslo Børs   2017 Facts and figures February 2017 Key figures equities – February 2017    Oslo Børs  Oslo Axess  Merkur Market Number of issuers 180 25 12 Number of foreign companies 37 6 3 New listings YTD 0 1 1 Market cap. all issuers (NOK bill.) 2,130 11 5 Issues...
March 6th, 2017 | Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Corvus energy storage system to reduce emissions for new polar expedition cruise ships

Corvus energy storage system to reduce emissions for new polar expedition cruise ships
… Corvus Energy’s next generation Orca ESS has been selected for two new polar expedition vessels Richmond, B.C. – March 6, 2017 – Corvus Energy is pleased to announce that it has been selected as the supplier of lithium ion based energy storage systems (ESS) for two new polar expedition...
March 6th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Cruise Industry, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

The Shipping markets “resurface”(?); too messy geopolitics to sustain peace

The Shipping markets “resurface”(?); too messy geopolitics to sustain peace
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today at 939 points leaving a happy note for the weekend; Geopolitics though continue to get sour. John Faraclas weekly recap: The BDI gained 35 points today and 64 since last week (875), bringing some air of euphoria, but we still insist caution....
March 3rd, 2017 | Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, March 03, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, March 03, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD retained a firm tone in European trade on Friday and US Treasuries remained under pressure amid increased market expectations for an imminent...
March 3rd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More