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Diana fixes Kamsarmax bulker “Myrsini” on period to Glencore

Diana fixes Kamsarmax bulker “Myrsini” on period to Glencore
.. DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER  CONTRACT FOR M/V MYRSINI WITH GLENCORE ATHENS, GREECE, December 24, 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...
December 24th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana announces preliminary results of self tender offer for shares of common stock

Diana announces preliminary results of self tender offer for shares of common stock
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES PRELIMINARY RESULTS OF SELF TENDER OFFER FOR SHARES OF COMMON STOCK Athens, Greece, December 24, 2018 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX) (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced the preliminary...
December 24th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Falling BDI@1,279 enhances uncertainty…

Falling BDI@1,279 enhances uncertainty…
John Faraclas The BDI lost 39 points earlier on today and 122 since last week’s 1,401 points amid enigmatic uncertainty, Economic Chaos and Geopolitical mess; John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recaps: The Capes’ BCI lost 158 points and now read 1,913 losing completely the 2,000 point threshold. On...
December 21st, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Oslo Børs: One of the best ever years for dividends

Oslo Børs: One of the best ever years for dividends
 One of the best ever years for dividends 21/12/2018 – With the exception of the “oil year” of 2014, 2018 has been the best ever year for dividend payments, with NOK 104 billion distributed. According to preliminary figures from Oslo Børs, stock exchange listed companies distributed...
December 21st, 2018 | Stock Markets | Read More

Capes triple-digit losses brings down the BDI@1,318…

Capes triple-digit losses brings down the BDI@1,318…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 60 (sixty) points earlier on today – once again thanks to the volatile Capes. Geopolitics on the edge… Christmas parties to the fore! John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes’ BCI lost 193 points and now reads 2,071 points and for sure...
December 20th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana Shipping Inc. announces extension of Tender Offer for Shares of Common Stock

Diana Shipping Inc. announces extension of Tender Offer for Shares of Common Stock
.. Athens, Greece, December 20, 2018 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX) (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that in light of the closure of the U.S. financial markets on the national day of mourning observed on December...
December 20th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Stock Markets, Tenders | Read More

Diana fixes Capesize bulker “Seattle” on period with SwissMarine

Diana fixes Capesize bulker “Seattle” on period with SwissMarine
ATHENS, GREECE, December 20, 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 SwissMarine Services...
December 20th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, December 20, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, December 20, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The Federal Reserve raised the fed funds rate by a further 25bps to a range of 2.25%-2.50% at this week’s two-day meeting which concluded late yesterday, as expected. The forward guidance in the statement was slightly modified. The...
December 20th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Globus Maritime Limited announces closing of US$ 13.5 million loan

Globus Maritime Limited announces closing of US$ 13.5 million loan
Athens, Greece, December 19, 2018 – Globus Maritime Limited (“Globus” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: GLBS), a dry bulk shipping company, has successfully closed the refinancing of two ships through a long term credit facility with Macquarie through its global ship financing business. The loan...
December 19th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Shipfinance, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, December 19, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, December 19, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: All eyes are on the two-day FOMC monetary policy meeting which concludes later today with investors assigning a c. 70% probability for a further 25bps hike in the target rate to a range of 2.25%-2.50%. However, rising signs of slowing...
December 19th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,395… Volatility yet again

The BDI@1,395… Volatility yet again
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 11 points earlier on today thanks to the as ever volatile Capes; perplexed Geopolitics can cause tsunamis with incalculable repercussions for all on Planet Ocean… AND Christmas parties to the fore. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capes’ BCI  lost 40...
December 18th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Oil Industry, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Mild upturn with the BDI@1,406…

Mild upturn with the BDI@1,406…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched five points  despite the fact that 99 centum of all dry indices were on the rise, even low key… Strange things… The Wets …falling and Geopolitics now produce tsunamis… John Faraclas’ daily brief / recap: The Capes’ BCI gained 50 points and...
December 17th, 2018 | Charity, Events, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc. announces date for its 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Diana Containerships Inc. announces date for its 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders
.. ATHENS, GREECE, December 17, 2018 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, announced today that its Board of Directors (the “Board”) has scheduled the Company’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders...
December 17th, 2018 | Container shipping, Containers, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, December 17, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, December 17, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Eurozone PMIs for December disappointed added to market concerns about the economy’s growth outlook. On the flipside, encouraging US retail sales reinforced market optimism over the US’s cycle outperformance. Against this background,...
December 17th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,401 within the context of a new Geopolitical mayhem…

The BDI@1,401 within the context of a new Geopolitical mayhem…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 36 points earlier on today and 29 since last week’s closing of 1,372 points – despite earlier mild hiccups (11 and 12 of Dec). Thanks to the volatile and predictably unpredictable Capes, it managed to stay afloat and “offer” a possible Christmas...
December 14th, 2018 | European Union, News, Politics and Government, Religion, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, December 14, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, December 14, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In line with market expectations, the ECB decided at yesterday’s monetary policy meeting that net purchases under the asset purchase programme (APP) will cease at the end of this month. In the press conference that followed, the overall...
December 14th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, December 12, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, December 12, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: According to press reports, UK Premier Theresa May is likely to face a leadership challenge later today. If she does lose —a simple majority of votes against her by conservative MPs would suffice—an interim leader will have to be...
December 12th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana fixes panamax bulker “Ismene” on period to Koch

Diana fixes panamax bulker “Ismene” on period to Koch
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER  CONTRACT FOR M/V ISMENE WITH KOCH ATHENS, GREECE, December 11, 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...
December 11th, 2018 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, December 11, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, December 11, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Acknowledging that her government would have faced a heavy defeat, UK Prime Minister Theresa May cancelled the vote in the House of Commons on her proposed Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration, which was scheduled for today....
December 11th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Changes to the composition of the OBX Index from 27 December 2018

Changes to the composition of the OBX Index from 27 December 2018
News from Oslo Børs 11/12/2018 – Oslo Børs has performed the semi-annual revision of the composition of the OBX Index, which consists of the 25 most traded shares at Oslo Børs. From 27 December 2018, NEL (NEL) and BW Offshore Limited (BWO) will be added to the index, while Norwegian Finans Holding...
December 11th, 2018 | Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, December 10, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, December 10, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Risk-off sentiment continued to engulf global market markets early today on mounting worries over the global growth outlook, increasing risks that the US/China trade negotiations may not deliver a successful outcome and expectations...
December 10th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI on an upwards but still on a volatile and enigmatic mode…

The BDI on an upwards but still on a volatile and enigmatic mode…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained earlier on 33 points and now stands at 1,372 points – thanks mainly to the Capes’ triple-digit daily and weekly gains. Geopolitics still perplexed! Air-Travel schedules still an issue… John Faraclas’ daily and weekly brief recap: The weekly BDI’s...
December 7th, 2018 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Awards, Charity, Chartering, Clubs, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Military, Oil Industry, People and Places, Press and Media, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, December 7, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, December 7, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street managed to close well off the mid-session sell-offs overnight (Dow Jones, S&P 500 and Nasdaq closed -0.3%, -0.2% and +0.4%, respectively), while the majority of Asian equity indices traded higher on Friday. Core government...
December 7th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,339: another Capes classic spike!

The BDI@1,339: another Capes classic spike!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 43 points – once again thanks to the Capes!!! Geopolitics dodgy. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capes’ BCI  stood at 2,080 plus 155  !!! The Panamaxes’ BPI  cliched just a point and now reads 1,473  .- Same story for the Supras’ BSI now...
December 6th, 2018 | Awards, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Markets, Reports, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, December 6, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, December 6, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Global equity indices traded lower on Thursday after Canadian authorities arrested the CFO of Chinese tech giant Huawei for extradition to the US amid alleged violations of Iranian sanctions. The arrest amplified investor worries over...
December 6th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More