Archive for the ‘Trade and Commerce’ Category

Container throughput of CTSP in Q1 2019 grew by 20%

Container throughput of CTSP in Q1 2019 grew by 20%
The Saint Petersburg container terminal Container throughput of CTSP in Q1 2019 grew by 20%  In the first quarter of 2019, Container Terminal Saint-Petersburg ZAO (CTSP, a company of UCL Holding) handled 202,300 TEUs, 20% more as compared with the result achieved in the first three months of the previous...
May 17th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Containers, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Throughput of Tangarog Sea Commercial Port JSC in Q1 2019 totaled 323,000 tonnes

Throughput of Tangarog Sea Commercial Port JSC in Q1 2019 totaled 323,000 tonnes
A vessel’s loading / discharging operations at the Port of Tangrog Throughput of Tangarog Sea Commercial Port JSC in Q1 2019 totaled 323,000 tonnes In the first quarter of 2019, Taganrog Sea Commercial Port JSC (TagSCP, a company of UCL Port) handled 323,000 tonnes of cargo, down 3%, year-on-year....
May 17th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Logistics, News, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 17 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 17 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 17 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Market uncertainty around the US-China trade dispute prevails, as the latest developments make it hard to expect a trade deal any time soon. Against this...
May 17th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,032; stagnation or lack of steam…

The BDI@1,032; stagnation or lack of steam…
John Faraclas The BDI@1,032; stagnation or lack of steam… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) remained strangely enough unchanged given the odd figures of all indices which doesn’t match-up as it should have been on the plus! Geopolitics enter a weird phase; John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes were up...
May 16th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BIFA warns of looming deadline for Customs training funding applications

BIFA warns of looming deadline for Customs training funding applications
Robert Keen BIFA warns of looming deadline for Customs training funding applications The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is alerting its members to a looming deadline by which they can apply for funding from the Government’s £5 million grant scheme opened in December 2018, as part...
May 16th, 2019 | Associations, Education and Training, Logistics, Politics and Government, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Africa needs inclusive trade agreement, Czech National Bank seminar

Africa needs inclusive trade agreement, Czech National Bank seminar
. Africa needs inclusive trade agreement, Czech National Bank seminar Commentary: Africa needs inclusive trade agreement By Jamie Macleod and David Luke in Addis Ababa The African continental free trade area (AfCFTA) is among the most interesting and momentous developments in trade. Signed by 52 African...
May 16th, 2019 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Market hiccups with the BDI down to 1,032…

Market hiccups with the BDI down to 1,032…
John Faraclas; picture credits Anny Zade Market hiccups with the BDI down to 1,032… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 11 points thanks – obviously, to the Capes’ ups and downs. Geopolitics still in a mess and the Hellenic Platform of women Scientists make their presence felt! John Faraclas’...
May 15th, 2019 | Academia, Associations, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, HR, Marinas, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technology, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

China holds ‘moral high ground’, Modern monetary theory podcast

China holds ‘moral high ground’, Modern monetary theory podcast
China holds ‘moral high ground’, Modern monetary theory podcast Commentary: China holds ‘moral high ground’ By Iris Pang in Hong Kong Beijing’s response to Washington’s tariff increase on Chinese imports has, to date, been relatively mild. If the US were to expand...
May 15th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Shipping Industry Expresses Concern Over Recent Trade Developments

Shipping Industry Expresses Concern Over Recent Trade Developments
Simon Bennett Shipping Industry Expresses Concern Over Recent Trade Developments Major shipowners’ associations also give full support to the World Trade Organization. A delegation from the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the Asian Shipowners’ Association (ASA) and the European Community...
May 14th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 14 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 14 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 14 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Risk off mode prevailed in early trade on Tuesday on the back of intensified US/China trade concerns. In response to the US administration’s decision...
May 14th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Baltic’s Dry and Wet Markets …“remain” buoyant

Baltic’s Dry and Wet Markets …“remain” buoyant
John Faraclas Baltic’s day and weekly Dry and Wet Markets …“remain” buoyant The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) “managed” to capitulate on its volatile nature and succeed in going over and above the 1,000 points mark; at 1,013 looks better… plus 39 isn’t bad at all. The weekly gains were 28 points...
May 10th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 10 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 10 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 10 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:   Market worries over further escalation in the US/China trade war are on the rise after the US administration decided to raise tariffs to 25% from 10%...
May 10th, 2019 | Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Changes to the composition of the Oslo Børs Benchmark Index

Changes to the composition of the Oslo Børs Benchmark Index
Changes to the composition of the Oslo Børs Benchmark Index 09/05/2019 Oslo Børs has revised the composition of the Benchmark Index (OSEBX). The number of companies included in the index will be 68.  The Benchmark Index is intended to be an investable index that comprises a representative selection...
May 9th, 2019 | Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Markets: Dirty Capes have it; Geopolitics more than perplexed and Seatrade Awards spectacular change the mood!

The Markets: Dirty Capes have it; Geopolitics more than perplexed and Seatrade Awards spectacular change the mood!
John Faraclas The Markets: Dirty Capes have it; Geopolitics more than perplexed and Seatrade Awards spectacular change the mood! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell 49 points – same more or less fall with last Friday’s the 3rd of May when it fall 47 points, and now stands at 936… The geopolitical uncertainty...
May 7th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

‘Chartering Manual’ makes a big splash

‘Chartering Manual’ makes a big splash
. ‘Chartering Manual’ makes a big splash By John Faraclas This specialist shipbroking book is now the fifth volume* residing on my bedside table! You all know how particular I become – and I am on many issues and in relation to the many books I read and then study – also for reviewing same...
May 5th, 2019 | Books, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Insight, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Markets: volatility rules the day

Markets: volatility rules the day
John Faraclas Markets: volatility rules the day Unprecedented ups and sudden downs brings the BDI to a triple digit level following the Capes’ “euphoria”. Geopolitics might turn, as we have warned you in writing, sour. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down...
May 3rd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Forwarders welcome Heathrow ruling

Forwarders welcome Heathrow ruling
Robert Keen Forwarders welcome Heathrow ruling Speaking after yesterday’s ruling by the High Court in London against campaigners challenging the legality of the UK government’s decision to allow a third runway at Heathrow Airport, Robert Keen, Director General of the British International Freight...
May 2nd, 2019 | Aviation, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capes’ Market mirage amid growing Geopolitical mess

Capes’ Market mirage amid growing Geopolitical mess
John Faraclas Capes’ Market mirage amid growing Geopolitical mess The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 20 points at 1,031 “thanks” to the unprecedented Capes’ surge. The Geopolitical situation contains to many dangerous issue which will soon prove detrimental for all; John Faraclas’ May Day Mayday...
May 1st, 2019 | BIMCO, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, International Chamber of Shipping, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The BDI subjected to Capes’ volatility whilst everything else dives!

The BDI subjected to Capes’ volatility whilst everything else dives!
John Faraclas The BDI subjected to Capes’ volatility whilst everything else dives! The BDI might have gone over and above the 1,000 point threshold – being not just a psychological barrier but even beyond that, at the same time though proves all along our two-fold view that one size cannot and...
April 30th, 2019 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@913… Cross your fingers

The BDI@913… Cross your fingers
John Faraclas The BDI@913… Cross your fingers He Has Risen! This is the first wish to all following the end of this year’s long Easter fortnight. The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up 24 points earlier on surpassing the 900 points threshold and let’s hope soon the 1,000! Geopolitics still...
April 29th, 2019 | Markets, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

A Capes “dominated” market… amid an imminent geopolitical episode

A Capes “dominated” market… amid an imminent geopolitical episode
John Faraclas Without Prejudice A Capes “dominated” market… amid an imminent geopolitical episode The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up 20 points at 889 amid turbulent Geopolitics in this second pre-Easter week. John Faraclas daily, weekly and fortnight recaps: The BDI was also 99 points better...
April 26th, 2019 | Banking, Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Finance, Insight, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Religion, Reports, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@869; not too much steam…

The BDI@869; not too much steam…
John Faraclas The BDI@869; not too much steam… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) despite gains remains a perplexed enigma given that we cannot verify- at least for the time being a sustainable future… Geopolitics becoming crucial given the presence of US Navy’s powerful force – two aircraft carriers...
April 25th, 2019 | Chartering, Corruption, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@850: expectations raised but reality bites…

The BDI@850: expectations raised but reality bites…
John Faraclas The BDI@850: expectations raised but reality bites… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 29 points – similar more or less as per yesterday’s closing but still here we are NOT convinced given the bankruptcy all over Planet Ocean and the unprecedented way Geopolitics will turn. John Faraclas...
April 24th, 2019 | Canals, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Inland Waterways, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Yaseen Anwar on Belt and Road, Desmond Lachman on the Fed and the next recession, and more

Yaseen Anwar on Belt and Road, Desmond Lachman on the Fed and the next recession, and more
. Yaseen Anwar on Belt and Road, Desmond Lachman on the Fed and the next recession, and more 15-19 April 2019 Vol.10 Ed.16 OMFIF update – Week 16 2019 COMMENTARY  Belt and Road delivers crucial capital China’s Belt and Road initiative provides access to capital for connected emerging markets...
April 20th, 2019 | Associations, Comment, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 19 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 19 April, 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 19 April, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Eurozone government yields posted their biggest one-day decline in three weeks yesterday after Euro area April flash PMIs disappointed, suggesting that...
April 19th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More