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The BDI@1,366; don’t call my bluff…

The BDI@1,366; don’t call my bluff…
John Faraclas Asymmetrical but expected figures govern the Markets and Geopolitics; we have been warning you with CAUTION in capital letters for both for a long time. John Faraclas daily and weekly recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 16 points earlier on today and now reads 1,366   points. On a...
September 14th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

The BDI bottoms-out…?

The BDI bottoms-out…?
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI went bellow the 1,400 points  mark at 1,382 which is minus 29 points and CAUTION is the best tactic to avoid messy situations. Geopolitics still an upheaval for all. John Faraclas’ brief report: The Capes’ BCI  stood at  1,980   – down...
September 13th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The BDI@1,411 amid continuing Global Chaos

The BDI@1,411 amid continuing Global Chaos
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 28 points with Capes leading the fall with another triple-digit figure… John Faraclas’ brief daily market and Geopolitics recap: The Capes’ BCI stood at 2,074 -117 points and approaches the dangerous 2,000 threshold…...
September 12th, 2018 | Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capes downs the BDI by 43 points

Capes downs the BDI by 43 points
John Faraclas The fall of the Capes was three times more than yesterday; the Geopolitics continue to be more than dodgy in many regions around Planet Ocean; John Faraclas’ brief Market and Geopolitics recap: At 1,439 points the BDI becomes a bit vulnerable widening the gap since the end of December...
September 11th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Gas, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Essberger Tankers ink ship agency deal with GAC throughout Scandinavia

Essberger Tankers ink ship agency deal with GAC throughout Scandinavia
Essberger Tankers appoint GAC for ship agency throughout Scandinavia. GAC Sweden’s Commercial Manager Henrik Lundberg alongside ‘Ardea’ at Uddevalla port. Leading chemical tanker operator streamlines ship agency operations Stockholm, 10 September 2018 – Under the agreement, GAC...
September 10th, 2018 | Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

What a perplexed Dry Market with the BDI@1,490…

What a perplexed Dry Market with the BDI@1,490…
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 WHAT A WEEK THAT WAS! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) avoided today’s super loss as many expected, given that the Panamaxes saved the day! With Armageddon ante portas things are getting more than perplexed. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: With six points...
September 7th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The BDI turns up (?) and Geopolitics down…

The BDI turns up (?) and Geopolitics down…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained seven vital points earlier on today and now stands at 1,484. Perplexed geopolitics got worse. John Faraclas’ daily recap: Once again both Capes and Panamaxes after a downward period were today on the plus, with Supras and Handies stuck… The BCI...
September 6th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The BDI’s fall continues; so what…

The BDI’s fall continues; so what…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 36 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,477 – below the 1,500 point threshold… Geopolitics still messy and the massacre of civilians spreads… John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The Capes were down and below the 2,500 point mark, an issue...
September 5th, 2018 | Banking, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Energy, Immigration, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The BDI@1,557; The fall continues as WWIII is ante portas for all in a multiple of ways…

The BDI@1,557; The fall continues as WWIII is ante portas for all in a multiple of ways…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 22 points earlier on today amid a continued deterioration of the Geopolitical balance. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes’ BCI  was down 60 points at 2,672… The Panamaxes’ BPI  lost 31 points and now reads 1,540. The Supras’ and...
September 3rd, 2018 | Breaking News, European Union, Fashion, Immigration, Military, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI losses another base; at 1,579 uncertainty coupled with messy Geopolitics builds up again

The BDI losses another base; at 1,579 uncertainty coupled with messy Geopolitics builds up again
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 35 points since yesterday  and  118 since last Friday the 24th of August  – down from 1,697! The Geopolitical chaos needs more than effective leadership and business acumen for Planet Ocean to avoid another massacre. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly...
August 31st, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Falling BDI@1,614 sends alarming bells…

Falling BDI@1,614 sends alarming bells…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 47 points earlier on today and now reads 1,614 – about to go under the 1,600 points mark. Geopolitics continue to be perplexed. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’ BCI lost 168 points and now reads 2,826… what a triple-digit loss that was… The...
August 30th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Health and Safety, Maritime Fraud, Markets, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Sails installed on Maersk Tanker Ships

Sails installed on Maersk Tanker Ships
Two 30×5 metres Norsepower Rotor Sail successfully installed onboard the Maersk Pelican. TESTING BEGINS ON FIRST PRODUCT TANKER VESSEL UTILISING WIND PROPULSION TECHNOLOGY Two 30-metre tall Rotor Sails have been installed onboard the product tanker vessel Maersk Pelican targeting a reduction...
August 30th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, News, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

The BDI@1,661; brace…

The BDI@1,661; brace…
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 23 points earlier on today and now, amid the worst uncertainty both trade and geopolitics-wise, sends warning shocks. Let’s hope we are wrong… The Geopolitics continue to be dodgy. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The...
August 29th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The BDI@1,684… Geopolitics too bad to follow…

The BDI@1,684… Geopolitics too bad to follow…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 13 points and let’s see how many can ride the triple storm: The Markets, the Geopolitics and the entry in the second year of World War Three… John Faraclas’ post Bank Holiday recap: We are approaching the end of the summer and still the Dry and...
August 28th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Falling BDI@1,697 amid Geopolitical chaos and uncertainty

Falling BDI@1,697 amid Geopolitical chaos and uncertainty
John Faraclas The BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) lost a dozen points earlier on today and 26 since last Friday the 17th of August when it stood at 1,723 losing the 1,700 points threshold. We have given adequate warning for this fall with a triple CAUTION reference; see our previous reporting Geopolitics not...
August 24th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

The BDI@1,709….expected fall

The BDI@1,709….expected fall
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI (Baltic Dry (Index) lost 26  points amid mega geopolitical mayhem; John Faraclas writes: The Capes’ BCI  lost 139 points and now reads 3,232 The Panamaxes’ BPI   with plus 47  points now stands at  1,607 points Good gains for the Supras’BSI ...
August 23rd, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The BDI down at 1,735… CAUTION!!!!!!

The BDI down at 1,735… CAUTION!!!!!!
John Faraclas Uncertainty, perplexed and explosive Geopolitics keep the shipping markets down despite demand for goods …and  all on Planet Ocean  guessing what’s up next… John Faaclas’ brief midweek recap: The BDI lost a single point and now reads 1,735, thanks to the Capes and Panamaxes ups...
August 22nd, 2018 | Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,736; controlled upwards stagnation

The BDI@1,736; controlled upwards stagnation
John Faraclas The BDI gained nine points earlier on today and expectations remain high but we suggest caution. As Shipping becomes Shipping for the very very very few, one needs a minimum of twenty ships flotilla to attract the interest of shipbrokers and charterers… Caution! Geopolitics continue to...
August 21st, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

An unsustainable BDI@ 1,727…

An unsustainable BDI@ 1,727…
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI clinched four points and now stands at 1,727 thanks to the rise of the Panamaxes making it up for the falling Capes; expect a Geopolitical tsunamis and another credit crunch deriving from the current up and coming Trade Wars… John Faraclas’ brief...
August 20th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

AET and Shell agree first contract for dynamic positioning shuttle tanker

AET and Shell agree first contract for dynamic positioning shuttle tanker
Yee Yang Chien – MISC President CEO 20 August 2018, Singapore, AET Inc Limited formally agreed its first contract with Brazil Shipping Limited 1 (“Shell”) to time charter one new-build dynamic positioning (IMO Class 2) shuttle tanker (DPST) in Brazil.  “MISC Group’s wholly-owned...
August 20th, 2018 | Chartering, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Tankers | Read More

Tough days for the struggling BDI and Geopolitics

Tough days for the struggling BDI and Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained three points since yesterday and now reads 1,723. Geopolitics and disasters – natural, technical and political ones are high on the agenda! John Faraclas’ brief Daily and Weekly Recap: So at 1,723 one must be more than happy as these three plus points...
August 17th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

BDI falls at 1,720 amid perplexed Geopolitics

BDI falls at 1,720 amid perplexed Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost seven points and now stands at 1,720; Perplexed and enigmatic Geopolitics. John Faraclas’ brief markets and Geopolitics recap: The Capes uncertainty brings the Dry Market down. The BCI lost 84 points and now stands at 3,476… below the 3,500 point threshold! The...
August 16th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,727: Capes tumble; Geopolitics “await” the tsunami…

The BDI@1,727: Capes tumble; Geopolitics “await” the tsunami…
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI (Baltic Exchange Dry Index) clinched two points and now reads 1,727 amid an uncertain global political, economic and waring future. John Faraclas’ midweek briefing: The Capes’ BCI lost 27 points and now stands at 3,560 points… Good news for the...
August 15th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Finance, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@ 1,725 amid an upcoming geopolitical chaos

The BDI@ 1,725 amid an upcoming geopolitical chaos
John Faraclas – picture credits by Georgina Lazaridis The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 16 points earlier on today; Geopolitics still chaotically messy! John Faraclas’ market briefing: The Capes still the main driver for the dry cargoes saw the BCIp up 51 points at 3,587. The Panamaxes managed...
August 14th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BDI …“resurfaces” above the 1,700 point mark; Geopolitics chaotic…

BDI …“resurfaces” above the 1,700 point mark; Geopolitics chaotic…
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 Thanks to the volatile Capes, the BDI begun the week on a positive note amid an alarming geopolitical environment given the Turkish despicable behaviour with the USA and others. John Faraclas’ brief market and geopolitics recap: The BDI gained 18 points...
August 13th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More