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Whither container shipping? IMIF is told of “reasons to be cheerful”

Whither container shipping? IMIF is told of “reasons to be cheerful”
Ian Webber delivering his slides speech Emerging trends in the benighted container shipping sector offer some grounds for optimism, the International Maritime Industries Forum heard at its latest meeting. Ian Webber, chief executive of Global Ship Lease Inc, discerned what he called some “reasons to...
January 18th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Containers, Markets, Reports, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana fixes on period two more vessels

Diana fixes on period two more vessels
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER CONTRACTS FOR M/V SANTA BARBARA WITH  CARGILL AND M/V SALT LAKE CITY WITH UNIPER  ATHENS, GREECE, January 18, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today...
January 18th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 18, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 18, 2017)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In her much anticipated speech yesterday, UK Premier Theresa May set out the government’s 12 negotiating priorities plan for upcoming...
January 18th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI down at 922; BREXIT to govern Geopolitics…

The BDI down at 922; BREXIT to govern Geopolitics…
John Faraclas The BDI was down three points today since yesterday’s …”rise”  of 15 points and at 922 sends more alarming bells; BREXIT becomes the catalyst for all Geopolitical issues; John Faraclas daily recap: The Capers’ BCI 2014 gained more or less half of what it gained...
January 17th, 2017 | Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 17, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 17, 2017)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major European equity markets moved lower in early trade on market woes that UK Prime Minister Theresa May will likely point at a keynote...
January 17th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 16, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 16, 2017)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: DBRS downgraded Italy’s sovereign rating to BBB-High from A-Low on Friday evening amid declining “political ability to sustain the...
January 16th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Weekly BDI falls further despite last minute rise… Geopolitics too

Weekly BDI falls further despite last minute rise… Geopolitics too
John Faraclas Despite today’s rally and turning upside down Friday 13th , the BDI lost 53 points since last week. The Geopolitics too are very messy and more trouble “accumulates”. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 18 points since yesterday standing at 910...
January 13th, 2017 | Chartering, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Diana fixes caper “P.S.Palios” and kamsarmax “Myrto” on period

Diana fixes caper “P.S.Palios” and  kamsarmax “Myrto” on period
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V P. S. PALIOS WITH KOCH AND DIRECT CONTINUATION OF TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V MYRTO WITH CARGILL  ATHENS, GREECE, January 13, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX) (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership...
January 13th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 13, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 13, 2017)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: USD gained some ground in European trade on Friday, recovering part of the prior session’s losses mainly due to the lack of details...
January 13th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Capital Ship Management Corp. takes delivery of M/T ‘Amfitrion’

Capital Ship Management Corp. takes delivery of M/T ‘Amfitrion’
The Amfitrion Athens, Greece, January 12, 2017.  Capital Ship Management Corp. took successful delivery today of the newbuilding vessel M/T ‘Amfitrion’ from Samsung Heavy Industries (Ningbo) Co., Ltd. in China. The M/T ‘Amfitrion’ is a 50,100 dwt, IMO II/III Eco Chemical/Product Tanker. It...
January 12th, 2017 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 12, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 12, 2017)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: At yesterday’s long-awaited news conference, US President-elect Donald Trump failed to provide details on his proposals during the election...
January 12th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Markets and Geopolitics hang in the balance…

Markets and Geopolitics hang in the balance…
John Faraclas The Markets continue to drop and Geopolitics will become like Yellowstone… John Faraclas’ midweek report: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed down 32 points since yesterday and now reads 894 – below the 900 point-mark! The volatile Capers’ BCI 2014 lost another triple-figure 144 points...
January 11th, 2017 | Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana announces date for 2016 Q4 and year-end financial results, conference call and webcast

Diana announces date for 2016 Q4 and year-end financial results, conference call and webcast
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES THE DATE FOR THE 2016 FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR-END FINANCIAL RESULTS, CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST   ATHENS, GREECE, January 11, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels,...
January 11th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana Containerships announces date for 2016 Q4 and year-end financial results, conference call and webcast

Diana Containerships announces date for 2016 Q4 and year-end financial results, conference call and webcast
DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES THE DATE FOR THE 2016 FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR-END FINANCIAL RESULTS, CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST   ATHENS, GREECE, January 11, 2017 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships,...
January 11th, 2017 | Containers, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 11, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 11, 2017)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major currency pairs held within recent narrow ranges in early European trade on Wednesday on the back of market uncertainty ahead of...
January 11th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Both Dry and Wet Markets losing steam; Geopolitics flare up…

Both Dry and Wet Markets losing steam; Geopolitics flare up…
John Faraclas The Markets, although dropping modestly, continue their erratic course; while the geopolitics leaves no room for complacency, in reality this is like Pandora’s Box. John Faraclas’ daily report: With minus 23 points since yesterday, the BDI closed at 926 approaching the first “prohibition”...
January 10th, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 10, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 10, 2017)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major US stock indices eased modestly overnight on weaker oil prices and lower financials ahead of major banks’ earnings releases on...
January 10th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

IMO Secretary-General speaks out against regional emission trading system

IMO Secretary-General speaks out against regional emission trading system
IMO’s Secretary-General Kitack Lim Including international shipping in European system could undermine global efforts IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has written to senior European officials expressing his concern that including shipping in the European Union’s Emission Trading System (EU-ETS)...
January 9th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, European Union, IMO, Organisations, Politics and Government, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 09, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 09, 2017)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Although nonfarm payrolls increased by a lower-than-expected 156k in December, there was an upward revision of 19k for the prior two months,...
January 9th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Market loses steam again; Geopolitics remain more than muddy…

Market loses steam again; Geopolitics remain more than muddy…
John Faraclas The BDI, despite the latest “prospects”, loses steam and volatility continues to be the name of the game. The Geopolitical situation remains more than uncertain with expected mess to make it explosive; John Faraclas weekly and fortnight report. The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 20 points...
January 6th, 2017 | Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Public listing of Unified Messaging Systems ASA at Oslo Axess

Public listing of Unified Messaging Systems ASA at Oslo Axess
Public listing of Unified Messaging Systems ASA at Oslo Axess   Applied date: 12/12/2016 Accepted date: 19/12/2016 Listing date: 06/01/2017 Ticker: UMS     UMS is a Norwegian technology company with international business working with 1200 Clients worldwide reaching...
January 6th, 2017 | Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Markets swelling and Geopolitics in Turmoil…

Markets swelling and Geopolitics in Turmoil…
John Faraclas An oxymoron momentum for the Markets given the controlled rise for the Capers and Panamaxes and the fall of the Supras and Handies AND the Wets. End game in Geopolitics; John Faraclas daily recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 14 points since yesterday, thanks to both Capers and Panamaxes...
January 5th, 2017 | Energy, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 05, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 05, 2017)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Risk-on mode prevailed in most of European equity markets in early trade on Thursday amid optimism for an improved global growth outlook....
January 5th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana takes dely of two Newcastlemax n/b’s and secures US$57.24 mio from EIBC

Diana takes dely of two Newcastlemax n/b’s and secures US$57.24 mio from EIBC
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Delivery of Two Newbuilding Newcastlemax Dry Bulk Vessels and Drawdown of US$57.24 Million Term Loan Facility with The Export-Import Bank of China ATHENS, GREECE, January 4, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing...
January 4th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 04, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 04, 2017)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In FX markets, the USD was firmer across the board in European trade on Wednesday amid lingering expectations for higher Fed interest...
January 4th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More