Archive for the ‘Tankers’ Category

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

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

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

Capital Ship Management Corp. takes delivery of M/T ‘Aristaios’
Athens, Greece, January 10, 2017.  Capital Ship Management Corp. took successful delivery today of the newbuilding vessel M/T ‘Aristaios’ from Daehan Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (DHSC) in S.Korea. The M/T ‘ Aristaios ‘ is a 112,800 dwt, Ice Class 1C Crude Oil/Product Tanker. It is...
January 10th, 2017 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers | Read More

1 year HAEE: 2016 review

1 year HAEE: 2016 review
Professor Dr. Kostas Andriosopoulos Since its inception in March 2015, the Hellenic Association for Energy Economics (www.HAEE.gr) acts as an interdisciplinary forum / think tank that promotes the exchange of ideas, research results and experiences among academics, professionals, business executives...
December 30th, 2016 | Associations, Energy, Gas, LNG, LPG, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Reports, Tankers | Read More

Markets and Geopolitics: volatility returns…

Markets and Geopolitics: volatility returns…
John Faraclas Markets and Geopolitics: volatility returns yet again; challenges at the low end… As said numerous times in the past, one size cannot dictate the Markets and one nation cannot anymore dominate the affairs on Planet Ocean; John Faraclas’ daily and weekly report: The BDI (Baltic Dry...
December 23rd, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@946, a foregone conclusion…

The BDI@946, a foregone conclusion…
John Faraclas Another day and week of falling Dry Market and Geopolitical chaos engulfing us all; few had got the message right. John Faraclas’ weekly recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed down today at 946 points, down 20 since yesterday and 144 since last Friday the 9th of December –  a...
December 16th, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, European Union, HR, LNG, LPG, Markets, Military, News, Reefer Containers, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BDI: The Fall; Geopolitics to follow suit…

BDI: The Fall; Geopolitics to follow suit…
John Faraclas At 966 the BDI rewrites history and Geopolitics being closely interwoven with trade, conversely with the market, will also suffer in its entirety! John Faraclas daily recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 37 points since yesterday and now reads 966 – below the 1,000 points threshold....
December 15th, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Markets and Geopolitics: not a pretty picture…

The Markets and Geopolitics: not a pretty picture…
John Faraclas A dropping BDI (Baltic Dry Index) and uncertainty on geopolitics create the worse ever picture since the end of the Vietnam War; John Faraclas weekly recap: The BDI lost 20 points since yesterday standing at 1,181 and 76 since last week’s 1,257 points sending shivering and multiple messages...
November 25th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Crude tanker market weighs short term impacts and long term threats

Crude tanker market weighs short term impacts and long term threats
After October’s improvements to VLCC spot rates and TC rates in other sectors, OPEC strategy and the protectionist threat loom over the market London, November 22, 2016. Maritime Strategies International (MSI), a leading independent research and consultancy firm, has forecast a limited winter upturn...
November 21st, 2016 | Markets, Tankers | Read More

Market volatility at its best; chaotic geopolitics ahead yet again…

Market volatility at its best; chaotic geopolitics ahead yet again…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) on …a falling, plus though modus, gained only 19 points since yesterday and now stands at 1,084 points; Geopolitical aspects – better say problems, following the USA elections begin to surface on all fronts; John Faraclas daily market recap: The Capers proved...
November 15th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Immigration, Markets, Military, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Reports, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

The BDI: every plus point matters in this geopolitical chaos…

The BDI: every plus point matters in this geopolitical chaos…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed six points higher since yesterday at 855 , the Geopolitical Chaos though goes from strength to strength and wonder if there is any Deus ex machina to save the day… John Faraclas weekly recap: At least the BDI gained 21 points since last week’s 834 points,...
November 4th, 2016 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@834 still poses a threat

The BDI@834 still poses a threat
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed  down earlier on today at 834 – four points down since yesterday; the geopolitics remain as explosive as ever; John Faraclas midweek report: The Capers managed to “correct” the respective BCI 2014 with eight points plus – now reading 1,451; The...
November 2nd, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Markets fallout, Geopolitics too

Markets fallout, Geopolitics too
John Faraclas The BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) fell earlier on today 19 points at 838 given the Capers, on …reflection fall of 91 points… the geopolitics too are about to bring the world down; John Faraclas daily briefing: The Capers come down yet again following yesterday’s plus of 117 points...
November 1st, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Caution for both Markets and Geopolitical uncertainty

Caution for both Markets and Geopolitical uncertainty
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 23 points since last Friday reading 857, thanks to the volatile as usual Capers’ behaviour and Geopolitics are getting an unprecedented catastrophical twist and turn; John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers gained 117 point with the respective BCI 2014...
October 31st, 2016 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

Despite Capers’ volatile rise, the markets are down

Despite Capers’ volatile rise, the markets are down
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed up 36 points since yesterday at 834, over and above the 800 threshold; on a weekly basis though the BDI was down eight point from last week’s 842 points. The Geopolitics are building up an unprecedented situation which will shake the entire world from...
October 28th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Can the Dry Market weather the storm? Does geopolitics “help”?

Can the Dry Market weather the storm? Does geopolitics “help”?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 11 points  since yesterday and the Geopolitics bubble might burst with incalculable repercussions for all, repeat for ALL stakeholders. John Faraclas midweek recap: The BDI was down 11 points earlier on today approaching the 800 points threshold...
October 26th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, London Shipping Law Centre, Marine Insurance, Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Where are the Markets and Geopolitics spin doctors…?

Where are the Markets and Geopolitics spin doctors…?
John Faraclas Another fall for the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) as the capers had another triple digit collapse; Geopolitics are polarised and collapse there is imminent too. John Faraclas daily briefing: The BDI fall 18 points earlier on today and  now reads 813 thanks to the Capers fall. The BCI 2014 lost...
October 25th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

CAUTION: Markets drop further; geopolitics in jeopardy…

CAUTION: Markets drop further; geopolitics in jeopardy…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 11 points since last Friday the 21st of October and now stands at 831 points “thanks” to the Capers; Geopolitical uncertainty and the Middle East’s further escalation must be viewed with extreme caution. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: So...
October 24th, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capers dangerous Skyfall; Geopolitics more than a liability for all…

Capers dangerous Skyfall; Geopolitics more than a liability for all…
John Faraclas What a Market Tempest we are experiencing with the Capers on a sky-fall; Geopolitical tsunamis as the …weather’s low maintains political happenings challenging World Peace. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 23 points since yesterday and now stands at 849;...
October 20th, 2016 | Breaking News, Canals, Inland Waterways, Markets, Military, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Fall’s Market and Geopolitical blues…

Fall’s Market and Geopolitical blues…
John Faraclas Minus 18 points for the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) earlier on today, which now stands at 872; imminent world conflagration in all fronts… John Faraclas’ mid-week recap: The Capers widen their losses with the BCI 2014 going down 124 points and now reads 1,826 points; wonder what the market...
October 19th, 2016 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, News, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Letter from ICS to Canadian Transport Minister

Letter from ICS to Canadian Transport Minister
Peter Hinchliffe Hon. Marc Garneau Minister of Transport 330 Sparks Street Ottawa, Ontario Canada, K1A 0N5 23 September 2016 PROPOSED MORATORIUM ON THE SHIPMENT OF CRUDE OIL Dear Minister Garneau, I am writing on behalf of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) which is the principal global trade...
October 18th, 2016 | Associations, Emissions, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, International Shipping Federation, Oceanology, Organisations, Politics and Government, Pollution, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

BDI falls amid the beginning of world’s worst economic crash

BDI falls amid the beginning of world’s worst economic crash
John Faraclas It comes to no surprise here as well as to our faithful international readership today’s Capers fall of 136 points since yesterday bringing the BDI down to 885 points – that’s down 21 points; in the geopolitical front pre-emptive testing of nerves between the superpowers and their...
October 13th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Gas, LNG, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The Markets are down; the geopolitics will bring us down too…

The Markets are down; the geopolitics will bring us down too…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 16 points today and now stands at 906 – just six points above the 900 points threshold when everybody was expecting to see the 1,000 points barrier conquered; …hard luck… The Geopolitics continue to produce havoc and soon War!  We advise you to read...
October 12th, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Gas, LNG, Markets, Military, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Breaking the Market and Geopolitical impulse…

Breaking the Market and Geopolitical impulse…
John Faraclas So what do we need to see in Breaking the Market and Geopolitical Impulse? Simply an asymmetrical chain of domino effect events – both good and bad. John Faraclas’ daily recap: At 922 the BDI remains still buoyant and one shouldn’t complain as,  those who managed to get the …ticket...
October 11th, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The Markets are cooling down and the Geopolitics flare up

The Markets are cooling down and the Geopolitics flare up
John Faraclas Wonder where your business intuition stands during these difficult and crucial times not just for the Markets but also for the messy Geopolitics we are faced with… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was just one single point up since last Friday standing at 922 points...
October 10th, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Gas Carriers, Liner Shipping and Trade, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More