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Volatility knocks with Capes’ fall

Volatility knocks with Capes’ fall
John Faraclas Volatility knocks with Capes’ fall The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 63 points earlier on today “thanks” to the as ever volatile Capes who lost 153 points. Geopolitics continue to deteriorate… John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The BDI was down at 2,053 points and if same goes below...
September 25th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insight, Markets, Military, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capes “did it” again

Capes “did it” again
John Faraclas Capes “did it” again – in a positive way though but still we fear of minor volatility and uncertainty amid a Geopolitical perplexed mayhem… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained eight points earlier on today and now stands at 2,116 “thanks” to the volatile Capes. Geopolitics...
September 24th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Baltic Exchange Risk Forum: 17 October 2019, Hamburg

Baltic Exchange Risk Forum: 17 October 2019, Hamburg
. Baltic Exchange Risk Forum: 17 October 2019, Hamburg Freight & Commodities Forum, Hamburg 17 October 2019 We are delighted to invite you to register for the Freight & Commodities Forum in Hamburg. Featuring industry discussion and first class analytical insight on commodity flows, vessel supply,...
September 24th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI falls in Fall …but

The BDI falls in Fall …but
John Faraclas The BDI falls in Fall …but The BDI’s fall continued in this peculiar season-wise Fall but wait… The 23 points lost brought down the main index to 2,108 points… but not to worry! Geopolitics might become challenging with the challenges that Climate Change and issues brought...
September 23rd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BDI: another dangerous fall amid Geopolitical chaos

BDI: another dangerous fall amid Geopolitical chaos
John Faraclas BDI: another dangerous fall amid Geopolitical chaos The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 61 points earlier on today and 181 since last Friday the 13th of September (when it stood at 2,312 points) and now stands at 2,131 points thanks to the as ever volatile Capes. Geopolitics are so dodgy with...
September 20th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Are Capes about to floor-down the Dry Market…?

Are Capes about to floor-down the Dry Market…?
John Faraclas Are Capes about to floor-down the Dry Market…? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 74 points earlier on today and now stands at 2,192 points – for a second day below the “famous threshold” as of the end of Dec 2013 when it stood at 2,247 points. Geopolitics in uncharted waters. John...
September 19th, 2019 | Banking, Chartering, Climate, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, European Union, Finance, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Pollution, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Dry falls further and Wets look peculiar; the drums of war can be heard…

Dry falls further and Wets look peculiar; the drums of war can be heard…
John Faraclas Dry falls further and Wets look peculiar; the drums of war can be heard… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 17 points and now stands at 2,266; the Dirties are gaining momentum. The Drums of War can be heard. John Faraclas brief mid-week recap: The Capes’ BCI lost 62 points and now reds...
September 18th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BIMCO Tanker Shipping 2019/3 report: A boost from the 2020 sulphur cap will not make up for a fast-growing flee

BIMCO Tanker Shipping 2019/3 report: A boost from the 2020 sulphur cap will not make up for a fast-growing flee
Peter Sand BIMCO Tanker Shipping 2019/3 report: A boost from the 2020 sulphur cap will not make up for a fast-growing flee Tanker Shipping A boost from the 2020 sulphur cap will not make up for a fast-growing fleet Demand drivers and freight rates Rising geo-political tensions have led to disruptions...
September 17th, 2019 | BIMCO, Emissions, Environment, Pollution, Reports, Tankers | Read More

Daily and Weekly Market falls amid a Geopolitical tempest ante portas

Daily and Weekly Market falls amid a Geopolitical tempest ante portas
John Faraclas Daily and Weekly Market falls amid a Geopolitical tempest ante portas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell 19 points and now stands at 2,312; it also fell on a weekly basis 150 points (from 2,462 on the 6th of September). Geopolitics messy but will deteriorate further and what a finale that...
September 13th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Another ace for the Handies amid the Dry-fall and perplexed Geopolitics during LISW2019 continuous success

Another ace for the Handies amid the Dry-fall and perplexed Geopolitics during LISW2019 continuous success
John Faraclas Another ace for the Handies amid the Dry-fall and perplexed Geopolitics during LISW2019 continuous success The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 27 points and now reads 2,366… Geopolitics messy as ever (will revert with a detailed account as the MIGANTS, the Trade Wars and BREXIT create more...
September 11th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The BDI fells but LISW 2019 continues its success

The BDI fells but LISW 2019 continues its success
John Faraclas The BDI fells but LISW 2019 continues its success The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 29 points and now stands at 2,393. Geopolitics not just critical but messy and perplexed. LISW2019 continues its successful course. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes’ BCI lost 50 points...
September 10th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@2,462: an inevitable fall amid Geopolitical chaos and odd demand…

The BDI@2,462: an inevitable fall amid Geopolitical chaos and odd demand…
John Faraclas The BDI@2,462: an inevitable fall amid Geopolitical chaos and odd demand… It was plain sailing for the BDI (Baltic Dry Index), thanks mainly to the Capes’ surge, but the last two days and the continuous Panamax fall raises too many questions. The Geopolitical environment per our previous...
September 6th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capes euphoria lifts the BDI@2,518; Geopolitics totally perplexed and BREXIT turning sour

Capes euphoria lifts the BDI@2,518; Geopolitics totally perplexed and BREXIT turning sour
John Faraclas Capes euphoria lifts the BDI@2,518; Geopolitics totally perplexed and BREXIT turning sour The Capes continued with a triple digit rise and now the BCI reads 5,043 points; what a performance! All other indices either dropping or on a minimal plus change. The Geopolitical situation points...
September 4th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Markets, Military, News, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capes lead the way to Dry Market success

Capes lead the way to Dry Market success
John Faraclas Capes lead the way to Dry Market success The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 59 points and now stands at 2,501 thanks to the Capes surge; Geopolitics more than enigmatically perplexed. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes’ BCI was up 203 points and now reads 4,862… The Panamaxes’...
September 3rd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, Weather | Read More

Sovcomflot’s crude oil tanker becomes the first to cross Northern Sea Route using LNG fuel

Sovcomflot’s crude oil tanker becomes the first to cross Northern Sea Route using LNG fuel
Sovcomflot’s crude oil tanker becomes the first to cross Northern Sea Route using LNG fuel On 2 September 2019 at 08:20 Moscow time, Korolev Prospect – pictured on the left,Sovcomflot’s LNG-fuelled Aframax crude oil tanker, successfully completed a commercial voyage along the Northern...
September 3rd, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, News, Tankers | Read More

Rich pickings for the Dry Market amid geopolitical uncertainty

Rich pickings for the Dry Market amid geopolitical uncertainty
John Faraclas Rich pickings for the Dry Market amid geopolitical uncertainty The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) surge of 10 points makes waves as at 2,378 – a five year and eight month high brings smiles, but be CAUTIOUS with Geopolitics as the Trade Wars now enfold dangerously. Geopolitics continue to get...
August 30th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Immigration, Markets, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Contained rise of the BDI

Contained rise of the BDI
John N. Faraclas Contained rise of the BDI The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained ten points earlier on today as the euphoria of the Capes seems to end… The Wets on low levels. Geopolitics still messy and dangerous. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The BDI now stands at 2,277 points  which is 30 points...
August 29th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@2,267 …“makes” waves

The BDI@2,267 …“makes” waves
John Faraclas The BDI@2,267 …“makes” waves The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) after five years and eight months surpassed the 2,247 points it clocked back at the end of December 2013. Geopolitics still getting worse… John Faraclas’ brief daily report: The BDI gained 54 points and now owners should...
August 28th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Gains for both Dry and Wet Markets amid global uncertainty

Gains for both Dry and Wet Markets amid global uncertainty
John Faraclas Gains for both Dry and Wet Markets amid global uncertainty The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) with the 2,213 points gained this morning (45 plus since last Friday the 23/8) is only 34 points away from equalising the end of Dec 2013 level of 2,247 points… The Geopolitics still a liability for...
August 27th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BIMCO: Record high seaborne US crude oil exports in June 2019 benefits oil tankers

BIMCO: Record high seaborne US crude oil exports in June 2019 benefits oil tankers
Peter Sand BIMCO: Record high seaborne US crude oil exports in June 2019 The highest US crude oil exports to China in 11 months lifted total seaborne US crude oil exports to a record high at 11.9 million (m) tonnes in June 2019. Also contributing to the June record was South Korea, as exports to the...
August 27th, 2019 | BIMCO, Markets, News, Tankers | Read More

Contained Market fall…

Contained Market fall…
John Faraclas Contained Market fall… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell eight points and now reads 2,059. Geopolitics still messy with Salvini’s resigning making things difficult for Italy and Europe. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes fell 63 points and now the BCI stands at 3,665 points. The...
August 20th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

Unsustainability and uncertainty brings the BDI down to 2,067 amid messy Geopolitics

Unsustainability and uncertainty brings the BDI down to 2,067 amid messy Geopolitics
John Faraclas Unsustainability and uncertainty brings the BDI down to 2,067 amid messy Geopolitics The BDI lost 21 points earlier on today and let’s hope the losses are contained tomorrow or that today wasn’t a “Dry day”… John Faraclas brief recap: The uncertainty was calculated in our last...
August 19th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Dry Market recovers but uncertainty remains ante portas

Dry Market recovers but uncertainty remains ante portas
John Faraclas Dry Market recovers but uncertainty remains ante portas Despite todays contained closing the Dry and Wet Markets performed well this week with the BDI 88 points above the 2,000 point threshold at 2,088 and only the Cleans fell. Geopolitics still perplexed and worrying as too many things...
August 16th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI recovers above the 2,000 point threshold

The BDI recovers above the 2,000  point threshold
John Faraclas – picture credits by Georgina Lazaridis The BDI recovers above the 2,000  point threshold The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  with 97 plus points and at 2,047 brings some hope… geopolitics still messy… John Faraclas’ brief recap: It might be the …full moon – a nature’s monthly...
August 15th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI approaches the 2,000 amid further global uncertainty

The BDI approaches the 2,000 amid further global uncertainty
John Faraclas The BDI approaches the 2,000 amid further global uncertainty The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 86 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,950 points. A bit of an odd situation given the fact that Planet Ocean is already in recession.  Geopolitics still getting sour.  John Faraclas’...
August 14th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More