Archive for the ‘Tankers’ Category

The falling Markets are here to stay unless…

The falling Markets are here to stay unless…
John Faraclas Another falling day AND week when the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) and the Wets too lost steam… Geopolitics are now in point of NO return; John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap …all in one: The BDI lost 25 points and now reads 1,109; on a weekly basis it lost 86 points – from last week’s...
April 28th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Caution with the BDI, the Wets and Geopolitics

Caution with the BDI, the Wets and Geopolitics
John Faraclas Controlled losses brought the BDI down to 1,147 points – minus 7, the wets also suffered minor losses and geopolitics become a liability for all; John Faraclas’ mid week briefing: The Capers proved that volatility is the name and the BCI 2014 gained 23 points, now reading 1,790 –...
April 26th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

The fall continues; the BDI@1,154…

The fall continues; the BDI@1,154…
John Faraclas Another drop in the markets, both dry and wet amid continued geopolitical chaos and uncertainty; John Faraclas’ daily report: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 16 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,154 points; a bit of a …contained fall. The Capers’ BCI 2014 lost...
April 25th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Alan McCarthy’s Quarterly Trend Analysis for Q1 2017

Alan McCarthy’s Quarterly Trend Analysis for Q1 2017
Alan McCarthy Alan McCarthy’s special Q1 2107 trend Analysis for Bulkers and Tankers Summary Charts for values, earnings and depreciation together with commentary are provided in Appendices 1 – 6 below. There has been some discussion in recent weeks suggesting that the long-awaited recovery...
April 25th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

The BDI@1,170: further hiccups…

The BDI@1,170: further hiccups…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell another 25 points and now reads 1,170. The geopolitical situation gets everybody excited; John Faraclas brief recap: The Capers lost 50 points and the BCI 2014 stands now at 1,780 points… The Panamaxes lost 65 points and the BPI …suffers at 1,429 points The...
April 24th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

The BDI@1,195: what next…

The BDI@1,195: what next…
John Faraclas Time and again we have warned that the markets – both dry and wets, are more than volatile and uncertain and numerous times we have expressed concerns, due to the volatility and uncertainty, on the issue of valuations. How can we get it right and avoid this time the second biggest coming...
April 21st, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, Military, News, Oil Industry, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Market’s diving continues and Geopolitics get sour…

Market’s diving continues and Geopolitics get sour…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell substantially earlier on this afternoon at 1,243 points – minus 35… The geopolitics might cause, as said yesterday, tsunamis with incalculable repercurssions.  John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers suffered another major loss – 139 points less...
April 20th, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Markets dive further, Geopolitics too…

Markets dive further, Geopolitics too…
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index), thanks mainly to the Capers, lost 16 points and now reads 1,278; the Geopolitics are getting more than sour… John Faraclas’ daily market briefing: The BCI 2014 lost 90 points and now reads 2,130 points. The Capers will continue for the foreseeable  future...
April 19th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Capers and Panamaxes “lift” the markets amid another Geopolitical turmoil

Capers and Panamaxes “lift” the markets amid another Geopolitical turmoil
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 20 points since yesterday and now stands at 1,282 – minus 1,000 points though from the levels creating sustainable and real breakeven, that is to say the level of December 2013! Until then don’t count your eggs… The Geopolitics hour by hour continue...
April 12th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Market drops amid falling Tomahawk…

Market drops amid falling Tomahawk…
John Faraclas The Dry and Wet Market fell further on a turbulent week; Geopolitics might get sour. John Faraclas’ weekly recap: Thanks to the Panamaxes – our favourite size (and most versatile size and type of vessel so far) which clinched 40 points since yesterday,  the BDI closed up eight points...
April 7th, 2017 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, LNG, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Sovcomflot sums up results of its participation in Gastech 2017…

Sovcomflot sums up results of its participation in Gastech 2017…
Sergey Frank President & CEO of Sovcomflot Sovcomflot sums up results of its participation in Gastech 2017: future of tanker industry belongs to LNG-fuelled vessels  The Sovcomflot delegation, headed by President and CEO Sergey Frank, took part in the Gastech 2017 Conference and Exhibition taking...
April 7th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, LNG, Markets, Tankers | Read More

The BDI@1,215 – survival under the 2,000 points…

The BDI@1,215 – survival under the 2,000 points…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on eight points down since yesterday  at 1,215 – five consecutive days of falling… Geopolitics flair up…. John Faraclas brief daily report: The Capers lost 45 points and the BCI 2014 reads 2,184 points. The Panamaxes’ BPI gained 16 points...
April 6th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Market’s drop continues amid messy geopolitics…

Market’s drop continues amid messy geopolitics…
John N. Faraclas The BDI’s (Baltic Dry Index) fell 32 points since yesterday and now at 1,223 points raises difficult questions; Geopolitics too are getting far worse in all fronts. John Faraclas’ midweek report: The Capers saw its BCI 2014 lose 153 points in a day of major losses; at 2,229 sends...
April 5th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Another volatile week – thanks to the Capers and Panamaxes

Another volatile week – thanks to the Capers and Panamaxes
John Faraclas Despite losing 27 points the BDI maintained its weekly plus modus; Geopolitics and reality will soon create havoc. John Faraclas brief weekly report: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  lost 27 points since yesterday and now stands at 1,297 points but managed to remain on a weekly basis on plus...
March 31st, 2017 | Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Markets drop and Geopolitics are a major liability…

Markets drop and Geopolitics are a major liability…
John Faraclas The BDI’s fall continues, thanks to the Capers. The Global situation turns sour. John Faraclas daily report: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 14 points and now stands at 1,324. No steam left as sustainability evaporates yet again… The Capers’ BCI 2014 lost 65 points and now stands...
March 30th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Maritime History and Museums, Markets, Military, Paintings and Sculpture, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Still caution on both the Markets and Geopolitics

Still caution on both the Markets and Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today on a positive tone at 1,240 points; geopolitics though were far worse than last week. John Faraclas’ weekly recap: The BDI gained 44 points since yesterday as well as from last week’s 1,196 points and managed to end the week in a positive...
March 24th, 2017 | Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Market falls amid geopolitical chaos and terrorism

Market falls amid geopolitical chaos and terrorism
John Faraclas The BDI lost ten points earlier on today and now reads 1,190 points. The Geopolitics continue to get sour and Terrorism hits London. John Faraclas midweek recap: The Capers lost 63 points and now the BCI 2014 stands at 2,378 points; volatility and uncertainty at its best not to mention...
March 22nd, 2017 | Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

Unsustainable Markets amid Geopolitical Tempest ante portas

Unsustainable Markets amid Geopolitical Tempest ante portas
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) after a quick …”rally” over and above the 1,205 points, lost five points and now stands at 1,200 “thanks” to the as ever volatile Capes; The geopolitical upheaval coupled with ultra protectionism in all fronts “promises” mess and only mess… John...
March 21st, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

Capers rising, but uncertainty coupled with Geopolitical mess looms in the background…

Capers rising, but uncertainty coupled with Geopolitical mess looms in the background…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  was up just nine points, thanks to the Capers as all other dry sizes are on a low modus; Geopolitics are getting sour and CAUTION should be observed. The architects and planners of the New World order have strange designs; brace for the inevitable ! John Faraclas’...
March 20th, 2017 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Annual Statistical data on Greek Controlled Shipping

Annual Statistical data on Greek Controlled Shipping
Greek Controlled Shipping An information paper, based on data provided to the GSCC by IHS Markit For the 30th consecutive year the GSCC presents statistical data, in the form of 11 tables, attached hereto, on Greek controlled ships over 1,000 GT, registered under the Greek and other flags. The data has...
March 15th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Dry Bulkcarriers, Flags, Gas Carriers, LNG, LPG, News, Reefer ships, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

A Capers “market” with consequences; geopolitics a concern…

A Capers “market” with consequences; geopolitics a concern…
John Faraclas The BDI was up 13 points at 1,112 with the “support” from the Capers. The wets in the …dry…  Geopolitics are a major concern. John Faraclas’ daily report: The Capers’ BCI 2014 continue to rise; this time at 1,929 – up 86 points, in a very asymmetrical sequence. Time will...
March 14th, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

Geopolitical chaos and Capers’ volatility cannot guarantee positive expectations

Geopolitical chaos and Capers’ volatility cannot guarantee positive expectations
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed up 19 points at 1,064; the geopolitical chaos in all fronts creates more upheaval. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers’ BCI 2014 gained 100 points, 78 points plus from yesterday’s rise – 22 points, and now reads 1,678! Despite this, owners...
March 9th, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Country Profiles, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, LNG, LPG, Markets, News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

BDI@1,045: controlled and contained rise; Geopolitics getting sour…

BDI@1,045: controlled and contained rise; Geopolitics getting sour…
John Faraclas With …Modesty Blaise in my mind, Modesty is the best charisma we should all possess… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained a dozen points since yesterday but all in all the dry market indices rise has been considerably low, following the previous days’ good pickings. The Geopolitics...
March 8th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Clubs, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, News, Press and Media, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Geopolitics and the shipping markets: stark warnings from John Faraclas at Propeller Club event

Geopolitics and the shipping markets: stark warnings from John Faraclas at Propeller Club event
Ken McLean, vice-president of the Port of London chapter of the New York-based Propeller Club and John Faraclas Geopolitics and the shipping market: stark warnings from John Faraclas at Propeller Club event by James Brewer Hidden currents – that is, hidden to the general public and even to some in...
March 7th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Canals, Clubs, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Events, Flags, Inland Waterways, Liner Shipping and Trade, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Organisations, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Messy and uncertain Markets; Bubble geopolitics…

Messy and uncertain Markets; Bubble geopolitics…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 12 points thanks to the Panamaxes for a …change; the geopolitical bubble sooner or latter will burst. John Faraclas midweek recap: The Capers dropped below the 1,000-point threshold and the BCI 2014 now stands at 994 given the minus 27 points… The Panamaxes,...
March 1st, 2017 | Associations, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Intertanko, LNG, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More