Archive for the ‘Military’ Category

The BDI@1,434 …do you have a moonraker…

The BDI@1,434 …do you have a moonraker…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 21 points earlier on today and at 1,434 we must admit this is a good restart and hope same lasts for the benefit of all as otherwise with the messy Geopolitics things will continue to be uncertain and sour. John Faraclas’ daily market and Geopolitics...
September 24th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Dry and Wet Markets “swing” back to black, but…

Dry and Wet Markets “swing” back to black, but…
John Faraclas The BDI gained 17 points earlier on today and now reads 1,413; on a weekly basis same was up 47 points (from 1,366) thanks mainly  to the Supras and Handies which “kept” the pace up… Geopolitics are marred with all the issues we have extensively covered all these last six  years....
September 21st, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Religion, Reports, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Capes fall further with …“rich” pickings for BDI; CAUTION!

Capes fall further with …“rich” pickings for BDI; CAUTION!
John Faraclas The BDI gained 23 points and now stands at 1,396 trying to go over and above the 1,400 point threshold. Geopolitics full of sins govern the day yet again. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capes lost another 27 points and the BCI now stands 1,838 points; ultra-caution should be observed...
September 20th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

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

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
13-Sep-2018 CONSTRUCTION OF JETTIES OFF JURONG ISLAND CAUSEWAY Singapore PORT STILL OPEN DESPITE FIGHTING Hodeidah, Yemen DISTURBANCE IN GULF OF MEXICO: PORT CONDITION X-RAY SET Brownsville, Corpus Christi and Victoria, United States BROWN MARMORATED STINK BUG MEASURES Australia MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION...
September 13th, 2018 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | 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

Interferry conference set to drive debate on industry’s major issues

Interferry conference set to drive debate on industry’s major issues
Keynote speakers from the military, merchant fleet and port sectors will feature when trade association Interferry addresses three of shipping’s most important issues – safety, security and the environment – at its 43rd annual conference in Cancun, Mexico, in early October. “Ferries already provide...
September 12th, 2018 | Associations, Environment, Military, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | 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

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

PortNews launches voting on issues to be addressed at SMM’s Marinet Conference in Hamburg, Sept 5

PortNews launches voting on issues to be addressed at SMM’s Marinet Conference in Hamburg, Sept 5
. Don’t miss out on SMM”s Marinet Conference expet discussions Russia based Industry Association MARINET has initiated the first-ever open discussion of the most sensitive hi-tech maritime issues covering military and civil technologies and innovations. An internet voting (in English) on...
September 4th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Military, Technology | 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

EXPONAVAL 2018 – Join the UK Group today!

EXPONAVAL 2018 – Join the UK Group today!
THE UK PAVILION AT EXPONAVAL 2018  The four day event comprises an exhibition, conference, senior staff delegations and visiting warships and will focus exclusively on naval defence & maritime security issues and equipment procurement. DOWNLOAD INFORMATION FLYER &...
August 30th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | 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

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

Damen Marine Components to supply Chilean Navy for ANTARCTIC I project

Damen Marine Components to supply Chilean Navy for ANTARCTIC I project
Chilean Navy Asmar Icebreake Damen Marine Components has won a contract to supply steering gear, rudders and stern tube parts for an Antarctic Research vessel of the Chilean Navy, under LRS -Polar 5 Class notation. The contract was awarded by ASMAR Talcahuano Shipyard, Chile. Design of the vessel was...
August 7th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Dry Market’s twists and turns

Dry Market’s twists and turns
John Faraclas It was a bit odd yesterday to witness the figures of all the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) indices. Geopolitics still messy. John Faraclas’ brief market report: The BDI lost 64 points and now reads 1,708… The Capes’ BCI lost 159 points re-confirming once again how volatile this size is....
July 26th, 2018 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,774; messy geopolitics and the Greek inferno… continues

The BDI@1,774; messy geopolitics and the Greek inferno… continues
Fire Smog still covers the plain of Athens The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 56 points earlier on today giving, still, some hope, but: one size cannot dictate the market, nor it constitutes one! John Faraclas daily recap: The BDI with 56 points plus now since yesterday stands at 1,774 points, the closest...
July 24th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI’s fall continues

The BDI’s fall continues
John Faraclas Another day of losses in nearly all sectors of the Dr and Wet Markets. Geopolitics are warming up for an all-out war. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: Minus  31 points for the BDI now standing at 1,657 points. The Capes’ BCI on yet another three-digit losses – now at 3,130 points;...
July 19th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capes upturn… Geopolitics blues…

Capes upturn… Geopolitics blues…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up today with another 26 plus points and now stands at 1,741 points – thanks once again to the Capes; Geopolitics though might create tsunamis of incalculable levels. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes continued its unprecedented rise and the BCI...
July 17th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Uncertain and perplexed markets and …geopolitics

Uncertain and perplexed markets and …geopolitics
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 34 points and now reads 1,666; 44 points better off since last week’s 1,622 points. Volatility is here to stay and same together with perplexity applies for the messy Geopolitics; John Faraclas’ daily and weekly...
July 13th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Market uncertainty drives down the BDI now at 1,555…

Market uncertainty drives down the BDI now at 1,555…
John Faraclas The BDI dropped further down earlier on today at 1,555 – minus 54 points amid a geopolitical mayhem! John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’ BCI witnessed a three digit fall – 224 points and now stands at 2,792 points; CAUTION! If it wasn’t for the Panamaxes’ rise the BDI...
July 10th, 2018 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Turbulent Markets; Turbulent Geopolitics…

Turbulent Markets; Turbulent Geopolitics…
John Faraclas The BDI lost 13 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,609… The Geopolitics take a perplexed twist and turn and among other issues there has been major events in British Politics due to the ongoing BREXIT saga. A different wold since last Friday… John Faraclas’ brief recap: The...
July 9th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, LNG, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Rowing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

A Capes Market; caution!

A Capes Market; caution!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up earlier on today with 54 points plus since yesterday, – thanks to the Capes, and now stands at 1,476. Geopolitics still turbulent; John Faraclas brief daily recap: The Capes’ BCI on an upwards …spree; the BCI gained 174 points and now stands...
July 3rd, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More