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Greece can be the leader, not only in Shipping, but beyond that, if the political cost is set aside…

Greece can be the leader, not only in Shipping, but beyond that, if the political cost is set aside…
John N. Faraclas The following are the main points – in brief –  from the latest John Faraclas live interview to Panos Thomakos on SBC TV last Friday the 8tht of March 2013: 1)Faraclas begun with the International Women’s day. He said that: “… the success in shipping and particularly...
March 13th, 2013 | Bribery and Corruption, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Industry, Dialogs and Debates, European Union, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Fraud, Mergers and Acquisitions, News, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Ship Conversions, Ship Demolitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Shiprepair, Stock Markets, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More

DIANA Shipping Inc., announces time charter contract for m/v Semirio with Cargill

DIANA Shipping Inc., announces time charter contract for m/v Semirio with Cargill
Diana’s Caper “Semirio” ATHENS, GREECE, March 11, 2013 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership and operation of dry bulk vessels, today announced that it has entered into a time charter contract with Cargill International S.A., Geneva,...
March 11th, 2013 | Fixtures, News, Stock Markets | Read More

DIANA SHIPPING INC. Announces time charter contract for m/v SIDERIS GS with CARGILL

DIANA SHIPPING INC. Announces time charter contract for m/v SIDERIS GS with CARGILL
ATHENS, GREECE, March 5, 2013 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership and operation of dry bulk vessels, today announced that it has entered into a time charter contract with Cargill International S.A., Geneva, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary,...
March 5th, 2013 | Chartering, Ocean Shipping, Stock Markets | Read More

DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. Announces direct continuation of the time charter agreement for m/v Sagitta with A.P.Møller-Maersk A/S

DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. Announces direct continuation of the time charter agreement for m/v Sagitta with A.P.Møller-Maersk A/S
Sagitta ATHENS, GREECE, March 4, 2013 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), a global shipping company specializing in owning and operating containerships, today announced that it has extended the present time charter contract with A.P. Møller-Maersk A/S, for its Panamax container vessel, the...
March 4th, 2013 | Chartering, Container shipping, Fixtures, News, Stock Markets | Read More

The Board of Oslo Børs approves Asetek for listing at Oslo Børs

The Board of Oslo Børs approves Asetek for listing at Oslo Børs
 27/02/2013  – At its meeting on 27 February 2013, the Board of Directors of Oslo Børs resolved to admit the shares in Asetek AS to listing on Oslo Børs. The Board stipulated that, prior to the first day of listing, the company must satisfy the requirement for the number of shareholders as...
February 27th, 2013 | Company Profiles, News, Stock Markets | Read More

World Shipping: Divefall? – Greek Shipping and Politics: Still in a mess!

World Shipping: Divefall? – Greek Shipping and Politics: Still in a mess!
John Faraclas World Shipping: Divefall? – Greek Shipping and Politics: Still in a mess! The following are the main points from the latest John Faraclas live interview to Panos Thomakos on SBC TV last Friday the 22nd of February 2013: 1. On the Markets, Faraclas, following Moundreas’ weekly video...
February 25th, 2013 | Banking, Coastal Shipping, European Union, Finance, Holidays, Logistics, Marinas, News, Politics and Government, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce, Yachting | Read More

The BankServe Guide 2013

The BankServe Guide 2013
The Insurance Aspects of Shipping and Offshore Financing, by Graham Barnes and edited by Peter Mellett This 200 plus page guide is one of the very few that can greatly minimise your shipping and offshore financing risks to all intents and purposes. This is the second edition of the Bankserve Guide to...
February 23rd, 2013 | Banking, Books, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, News, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. announces the filling of its annual report on Form 20-F

ATHENS, GREECE, February 21, 2013 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), a global shipping company specializing in owning and operating containerships, today announced that it has filed its Annual Report on Form 20-F with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission on February 20, 2013,...
February 21st, 2013 | Stock Markets | Read More

Did I hear you say MRV…?

Did I hear you say MRV…?
How are we doing on the issue of CO2 emission’s monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV)? How the IMO is progressing? And what about the EU with its initiative and value for the environment vis-à-vis a contribution in finding this appropriate global solution for CO2 monitoring from international...
February 19th, 2013 | Climate, Comment, Environment, Health and Safety, Pollution, Stock Markets | Read More

EURONAV announces final results convertible bonds exchange offer

Antwerp, Belgium, 14 February 2013 – With reference to the press release of 5 February, Euronav NV (“Euronav”) announces today the final results of the invitation to holders to exchange any and all outstanding 6.50%convertible bonds due in January 2015 (the ”Existing  Convertible Bonds”)...
February 14th, 2013 | Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

DIANA SHIPPING INC. announces the acquisition of a Kamsarmax dry bulk carrier bulk carrier announces Time Charter contracts for m/v Alcemene and m/v Danae

DIANA SHIPPING INC.  announces the acquisition of a Kamsarmax dry bulk carrier bulk carrier announces Time Charter contracts for m/v Alcemene and m/v Danae
ATHENS, GREECE, February 14, 2013 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership and operation of dry bulk vessels, announced that on February 11, 2013, through a separate wholly owned subsidiary, the Company was the successful bidder at an auction that...
February 14th, 2013 | Chartering, Sales and Purchases, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Stock Markets, Story of the Day | Read More

DIANA SHIPPING INC. announces the date for the 2012 fourth quarter and year-end financial results, conference call and webcast

DIANA SHIPPING INC. announces the date for the 2012 fourth quarter and year-end financial results, conference call and webcast
ATHENS, GREECE, February 12, 2013 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership and operation of dry bulk vessels, today announced that its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2012 are scheduled to be released before the...
February 12th, 2013 | News, Stock Markets | Read More

Greek Shipping: get your act together! All sectors and stakeholders must come to their senses; politicians and unions first!

Greek Shipping: get your act together! All sectors and stakeholders must come to their senses; politicians and unions first!
John N. Faraclas The following are the main points from the latest John Faraclas live interview to Panos Thomakos on SBC TV last Friday the 8th  of February 2013: 1. On the Markets, Faraclas and following Moundreas’ weekly video on the state of the market- chartering, S & P, as well as the shipbuilding...
February 11th, 2013 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Coastal Shipping, Disputes, Energy, Labour Disputes, Logistics, Maritime Tourism, Markets, News, Ocean Shipping, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Sales and Purchases, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Short Sea Shipping, Stock Markets, Strikes | Read More

Current trading hours to be continued

08/02/2013  – After having analyzed the possible impact of the reduced trading hours for the past six months, both in looking at the quality of the order book and in speaking with our members, Oslo Børs has decided to extend the trial period and maintain the current trading hours for a new six...
February 8th, 2013 | Stock Markets | Read More

Baltic Exchange moves Capesize reporting times forward

Baltic Exchange moves Capesize reporting times forward
The Baltic Exchange The Baltic Exchange is moving the time of the publication of its nine capesize routes and index (BCI) forward by two hours to 1100 (London) from today (1 February 2013). The move underlines the increased levels of chartering authority in the Asia-Pacific region and follows a period...
February 1st, 2013 | Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

EURONAV Launches offer to exchange outstanding 6.50% convertible bonds for new convertible bonds with extended maturity

Antwerp, Belgium, 31 January 2013 – Euronav NV (“Euronav”) announced  today the launch of an invitation to current bondholders to exchange (the “Exchange Offer”) any and all outstanding 6.50% convertible bonds due in January  2015 (the ”Existing Convertible Bonds”) for new 6.50% convertible...
February 1st, 2013 | Finance, Shipfinance, Stock Markets | Read More

Oslo Børs and Burgundy to merge

31/01/2013  – Oslo Børs ASA signed an agreement in October 2012 to acquire all the shares in Burgundy AB. The shares were acquired on 24 January 2013, and the boards of Oslo Børs and Burgundy have now decided to merge the two companies. The merger will contribute to more efficient organization...
January 31st, 2013 | Stock Markets | Read More

The Board of Oslo Børs imposes violation charge on Intex Resources

At its meeting on 30 January 2013, the Board of Directors of Oslo Børs resolved to impose a violation charge of NOK 420, 000 on Intex Resources ASA for breach of the duty to disclose information to the market. On 30 January 2013 the Board of Oslo Børs made the following resolution: “For the...
January 30th, 2013 | Stock Markets | Read More

DIANA Containership Inc., announces the date for the 2012 fourth quarter and year-end financial results, Conference call and Webcam

DIANA Containership Inc., announces the date for the 2012 fourth quarter and year-end financial results, Conference call and Webcam
ATHENS, GREECE, January 30, 2013 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), a global shipping company specializing in owning and operating containerships, today announced that its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2012 are scheduled to be released before the opening...
January 30th, 2013 | Container shipping, Stock Markets | Read More

WÄRTSILÄ’S Financial Statements Bulletin January-December 2012

WÄRTSILÄ’S FINANCIAL STATEMENTS BULLETIN JANUARY-DECEMBER 2012 Wärtsilä Corporation FINANCIAL STATEMENTS RELEASE 25 January 2013 at 8.30 local time NET SALES BACK TO GROWTH WITH STABLE PROFITABILITY FOURTH QUARTER HIGHLIGHTS -Order intake increased 9% to EUR 1, 357 million (1, 250) -Net sales...
January 25th, 2013 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Stock Markets | Read More

Getting over the finish line

Thu 17 Jan 2013 – Specialist mergers and acquisitions (M&A) insurance is increasingly being used as a strategic tool by companies. Global M&A activity has been somewhat reduced since the financial crisis reached its peak in 2008. However, there were a few positive signs of life in 2011...
January 17th, 2013 | Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Statistics Broker statistics Equities 2012

Please find herebelow the Broker Statistics Equities 2012; click on and read/study same. Meglerstatistikk_des_02012013
January 2nd, 2013 | Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

2012 – Yet another turbulent year

2012 – Yet another turbulent year
2012 was yet another turbulent year for the stock market. Even though the Oslo market rose over the course of the year, with the OBX Index (which comprises the 25 most traded shares listed on Oslo Børs) up by 14.74% per cent by the end of the year, this was not enough to encourage investors to fully...
December 28th, 2012 | News, Stock Markets | Read More

Caution for Greek Shipping, shipbroking issues, greek maritime policy and the freight markets

Caution for Greek Shipping, shipbroking issues, greek maritime policy and the freight markets
John Faraclas John Faraclas’ live pre-Christmas interview to Panos Thomakos on SBC TV last Friday the 21st of December 2012 tackled the following issues: 1. The further downward trend of the markets – the BDI dropping down to 700 point, reconfirming his short and long term predictions! Asked where...
December 27th, 2012 | News, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana’s Kamsarmax new acquisition

Diana’s Kamsarmax new acquisition
 DIANA SHIPPING INC.  announces the acquisition of a new-building Kamsarmax dry bulk carrier – Signing and drawdown of  a US$ 20 million term loan facility with Nordea Bank ATHENS, GREECE, December 21, 2012 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership...
December 22nd, 2012 | Ocean Shipping, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Stock Markets | Read More