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Diana announces period time charter contract for m/v Coronis

Diana announces period time charter contract for m/v Coronis
ATHENS, GREECE, August 16, 2018 – 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 wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with CJ International Italy...
August 16th, 2018 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, August 16, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, August 16, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The EUR rose to EUR/USD1.1381 at the time of writing from Wednesday’s close of 1.1343 and the dollar index slipped 0.2 percent to 96.554 after news that a Chinese delegation will travel to the United States for trade talks. GREECE: According...
August 16th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | 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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, August 14, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, August 14, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Global equity indices advanced on Tuesday, the US dollar retreated from its highest level in about 14 months while US Treasury yields edged higher, as the Turkish Lira was broadly stable overnight, though Chinese shares traded lower...
August 14th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | 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

Diana Shipping Inc. announces direct continuation of Time Charter Contract for m/v Protefs and a new time charter contract for m/v Nirefs with Hudson

Diana Shipping Inc. announces direct continuation of Time Charter Contract for m/v Protefs and a new time charter contract for m/v Nirefs with Hudson
ATHENS, GREECE, August 13, 2018 – 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 wholly-owned subsidiary, it has agreed to extend the present time charter contract with Hudson...
August 13th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, August 13, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, August 13, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Global equity markets traded in the red on Monday as a plunge in the Turkish lira generated a sell-off in risky assets while boosting demand for safe haven currencies such as the Swiss franc, the yen and the US dollar. After losing...
August 13th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, August 10, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, August 10, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Global equity markets pulled back on Friday as turmoil in major emerging markets (the plunging Turkish lira, Sino-US trade conflict as well as US sanctions on Russia for election meddling) continued to dampen sentiment. In FX markets,...
August 10th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Sanctions, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | 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

Diana Containerships fixes Pamina on period t/c with HMM

Diana Containerships fixes Pamina on period t/c with HMM
.. DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER  CONTRACT FOR M/V PAMINA WITH HMM ATHENS, GREECE, August 9, 2018 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that, through a separate...
August 9th, 2018 | Container shipping, Containers, Shipmanagement, Statistics, Stock Markets | 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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, August 6, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, August 6, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of Asian equity indices traded in the red on Monday amid escalating US/China trade tensions. China proposed on Friday retaliatory new tariffs (from 5% to 25%) on $60bn worth of US imported goods. Trying to counterbalance...
August 6th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | 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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, August 3, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, August 3, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Shrugging off gains in Wall Street overnight on a technology-led rise, Asian equity indices traded mixed on Friday amid mounting trade war concerns. In response, the US dollar extended its overnight gains against a basket of major...
August 3rd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, August 2, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, August 2, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In line with market expectations, the Fed maintained the target range for the fed funds unchanged at 1.75-2.00% at its August meeting. The FOMC upgraded its view of economic growth since June, noting that “economic activity has been...
August 2nd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | 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

Diana announces appointment of directors and executive officers

Diana announces appointment of directors and executive officers
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF DIRECTORS AND EXECUTIVE OFFICERS ATHENS, GREECE, August 1, 2018 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, effective August 1, 2018, the Company...
August 1st, 2018 | Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, August 1, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, August 1, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street closed in the red overnight for the third consecutive session as technology companies were further pressured, while Asian equity markets traded mixed on Tuesday after weaker-than-expected corporate profits announcements...
August 1st, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 31, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 31, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street closed in the red overnight for the third consecutive session as technology companies were further pressured, while Asian equity markets traded mixed on Tuesday after weaker-than-expected corporate profits announcements...
July 31st, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | 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

Diana fixes Capesize “Seattle” on period t/c with Koch

Diana fixes Capesize “Seattle” on period t/c with Koch
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER  CONTRACT FOR M/V SEATTLE WITH KOCH ATHENS, GREECE, July 30, 2018 – 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 wholly-owned subsidiary,...
July 30th, 2018 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, July 30, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, July 30, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Mirroring Friday’s negative performance on Wall Street with the tech stocks underperforming on weaker-than-expected corporate reports, global equity markets traded in the red on Monday while major currencies consolidated around Friday’s levels...
July 30th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | 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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 27, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 27, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In line with market expectations following important policy decisions last month, the ECB monetary policy meeting yesterday proved to be a non-event for financial markets. At the post-meeting press conference, Mario Draghi reiterated...
July 27th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | 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