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Five ways to advance on climate change, Outlook for economic stability in Italy

Five ways to advance on climate change, Outlook for economic stability in Italy
Five ways to advance on climate change, Outlook for economic stability in Italy Thursday 12 December 2019 – Vol.10 Ed.50.3 Commentary: Five ways to advance on climate change By Danae Kyriakopoulou in Madrid This year’s United Nations Conference of the Parties in Madrid has heard plenty of...
December 12th, 2019 | Banking, Climate, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, European Union, Finance, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

Bureau Veritas Hellenic Marine Technical Committee celebrates its 20-years anniversary.

Bureau Veritas Hellenic Marine Technical Committee celebrates its 20-years anniversary.
The Members of the 31st Hellenic Marine Technical Committe of Bureau Veritas Bureau Veritas Hellenic Marine Technical Committee celebrates its 20-years anniversary. Piraeus, December 10th, 2019 The 31st Hellenic Marine Technical Committee Meeting of Bureau Veritas Piraeus was held on the 19th of November...
December 10th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

Fed’s enduring target rate debacle, Outlook for Chile and Latin America

Fed’s enduring target rate debacle, Outlook for Chile and Latin America
. Fed’s enduring target rate debacle, Outlook for Chile and Latin America Tuesday 10 December 2019 – Vol.10 Ed.50.1 Commentary: Fed’s enduring target rate debacle By Pierre Ortlieb in London A critical issue looms over US monetary policy-making: the choice of alternative reference and...
December 10th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets | Read More

European reset on climate change, Signs point to global recession, and more

European reset on climate change, Signs point to global recession, and more
. European reset on climate change, Signs point to global recession, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW  Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 2-6 December 2019, Vol.10 Ed.49 Most-Read Commentary European reset on climate change: A ‘green deal for Europe’ is building...
December 7th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment | Read More

Uncertainty and volatility rule the Markets

Uncertainty and volatility rule the Markets
John Faraclas Uncertainty and volatility rule the Markets The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 17 points and now stands at 1,558 – on a weekly tough basis same was up 30 points from 1,528 (29/11). Geopolitics still sour. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recaps: The Capes’ BCI was down 52 points at 3,273...
December 6th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Awards, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Markets, Military, Pollution, Regulatory, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI in …red…despite all Dry Indices are on the plus!

The BDI in …red…despite all Dry Indices are on the plus!
John Faraclas The BDI in …red…despite all Dry Indices are on the plus! Strange things will always happen and the middleman in the street still questions odd things like today’s BDI (Baltic Dry Index) being down seven points at 1,599 whilst all Dry Indices are on the up, even a contained up with...
December 4th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Banking, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Finance, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Cutting ECB inflation target ill-advised, Roundtable with Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker

Cutting ECB inflation target ill-advised, Roundtable with Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker
. Cutting ECB inflation target ill-advised, Roundtable with Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker Wednesday 4 December 2019 – Vol.10 Ed.49.2 Commentary: Cutting ECB inflation target ill-advised By Mark Sobel in Washington The European Central Bank’s new president, Christine Lagarde,...
December 4th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Reports | Read More

The BDI@1,606 amid total geopolitical turmoil and a perplexed London NATO “summit”…

The BDI@1,606 amid total geopolitical turmoil and a perplexed London NATO “summit”…
John Faraclas   The BDI@1,606 amid total geopolitical turmoil and a perplexed London NATO “summit”… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 38 points thanks once again to the volatile Capes and to a lesser extend to the rising Panamaxes… Good to see same above the 1,600 point threshold! Twists...
December 3rd, 2019 | Charity, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Marine Insurance, Markets, Military, News, P and I Clubs, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

CSSC and LR to collaborate on decarbonisation and digitalisation research

CSSC and LR to collaborate on decarbonisation and digitalisation research
From the signing of MoU between LR and CSSC CSSC and LR to collaborate on decarbonisation and digitalisation research MoU signed at Marintec 2019 will see partners jointly establish Technology Research Centre in Shanghai and launch biennial Global Shipping Forum.  Lloyd’s Register (LR) has signed...
December 2nd, 2019 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

New Fed reports fall short on risks, Statism v. ‘safety first’ in UK election, and more

New Fed reports fall short on risks, Statism v. ‘safety first’ in UK election, and more
Fed Chair Jerome Powell New Fed reports fall short on risks, Statism v. ‘safety first’ in UK election, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 25-30 November 2019, Vol.10 Ed.48 Most-Read Commentary New Fed reports fall short on risks: In 2018...
November 30th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

The BDI “recovers”, Wets “falling” and Geopolitics more than messy…

The BDI “recovers”, Wets “falling” and Geopolitics more than messy…
John Faraclas                             The BDI “recovers”, Wets “falling” and Geopolitics more than messy… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 61 points earlier on today and now reads 1,528 – over and above the 1,500 points....
November 29th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Flags, IMO, News, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Centers | Read More

Mighty dollar maddens Trump, Economic priorities for Asia in 2020

Mighty dollar maddens Trump, Economic priorities for Asia in 2020
. Mighty dollar maddens Trump, Economic priorities for Asia in 2020 Thursday 28 November 2019 –  Vol.10 Ed.48.3 Commentary: Mighty dollar maddens Trump By Desmond Lachman in Washington It is no secret that President Donald Trump is displeased with the dollar’s strength. Whether there is...
November 28th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets | Read More

Capes volatility keeps the Dry market “buoyant”…

Capes volatility keeps the Dry market “buoyant”…
John Faraclas Capes volatility keeps the Dry market “buoyant”… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 75 points at 1,426… Geopolitics still sour. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The BDI is now over and above the 1,400 points; cross your fingers and don’t complain! The Capes’ three digit  plus figure...
November 26th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, News, Press and Media, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

IMO Secretary-General opens 31st Assembly with a call for concrete action

IMO Secretary-General opens 31st Assembly with a call for concrete action
… IMO Secretary-General opens 31st Assembly with a call for concrete action The Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Mr. Kitack Lim, has opened the Organization’s 31st Assembly session, calling for concrete action to address climate change and other challenges. The...
November 26th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Headlines, IMO, Organisations | Read More

New Fed reports fall short on risks, Roundtable with Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker

New Fed reports fall short on risks, Roundtable with Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker
.. New Fed reports fall short on risks, Roundtable with Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker Tuesday 26 November 2019 – Vol.10 Ed.48.1 Commentary: New Fed reports fall short on risks By Mark Sobel in Washington In 2018, the Federal Reserve began issuing semi-annual financial stability reports;...
November 26th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, News | Read More

Plakiotakis spells it out!

Plakiotakis spells it out!
Ioannis Plakiotakis at the podium address the 31st IMO Assembly opening session Plakiotakis spells it out! What an address that was by the Greek Minister of Maritime Affairs and Insular Policy on the  occasion of the 31st IMO Assembly Opening Session earlier on this afternoon; Ioannis Plakiotakis’...
November 25th, 2019 | Breaking News, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IMO, Insight, Politics and Government, Shipping Centers | Read More

India hands economic reins to China, Boris Johnson on the campaign trail, and more

India hands economic reins to China, Boris Johnson on the campaign trail, and more
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi India hands economic reins to China, Boris Johnson on the campaign trail, and more 18-22 November 2019, Vol.10 Ed.47 THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world Most-Read Commentary India hands reins to China: Amid ongoing tensions...
November 23rd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

WISTA Hellas discussed about “Redefining Shipping, embracing a new approach”

WISTA Hellas discussed about “Redefining Shipping, embracing a new approach”
WISTA-Hellas president Angie Hartmann during her opening address WISTA Hellas discussed about “Redefining Shipping, embracing a new approach” Over 200 key players from the Greek and international shipping community came together for the WISTA Hellas 2019 Annual Forum at Athens’ Hilton Hotel on...
November 22nd, 2019 | Charity, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Quelling German excess saving, Making Europe competitive

Quelling German excess saving, Making Europe competitive
.. Quelling German excess saving, Making Europe competitive Thursday 21 November 2019  –  Vol.10 Ed.47.3 Commentary: Quelling German excess saving By David Marsh in London Europe’s expectations of economic and monetary union have gone into reverse. Two decades ago, member states hoped...
November 21st, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

Dry Market’s contained fall amid perplexed Geopolitics and Global Debt continues…

Dry Market’s contained fall amid perplexed Geopolitics and Global Debt continues…
John Faraclas Dry Market’s contained fall amid perplexed Geopolitics and Global Debt continues… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down earlier on today seven points to 1,357 and on a weekly basis 21 – from 1,378 points (08 Nov.2019). A contained fall with only the Capes being on a slight upwards...
November 15th, 2019 | Awards, Books, Chartering, Civil Unrest, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

LSLC’s 25th Anniversary Celebration Dinner – Have you booked your place?

LSLC’s 25th Anniversary Celebration Dinner – Have you booked your  place?
LSLC’s 25th Anniversary Celebration Dinner – Have you booked your  place? A celebration of the learning and debates that it continues to provide to the shipping community We have pleasure in inviting you to join the London Shipping Law Centre, its members and key shipping figures at the Savoy...
November 15th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, News | Read More

Ioannis Plakiotakis, Greek Minister of Shipping and Islands Policy on “Developments in Greek Shipping”

Ioannis Plakiotakis, Greek Minister of Shipping and Islands Policy on “Developments in Greek Shipping”
Ioannis Plakiotakis during his speech at the Piraeus Marine Club Ioannis Plakiotakis, Greek Minister of Shipping and Islands Policy on “Developments in Greek Shipping” The Piraeus Marine Club Enhances Its Role as a Center for Regional Intelligence for its Membership On Tuesday November 12th,...
November 15th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Politics and Government, Shipping Centers | Read More

Trump’s unmet economic promises, Making Europe competitive

Trump’s unmet economic promises, Making Europe competitive
USA’s president Donald Trump Trump’s unmet economic promises, Making Europe competitive Thursday 14 November 2019 – Vol.10 Ed.46.3 Commentary: Trump’s unmet economic promises By Desmond Lachman in Washington President Donald Trump is adamant the US economy has never performed...
November 14th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

Volatile Capes’ slight “rebound” but all other dry indices falling; the Wets balancing…

Volatile Capes’ slight “rebound” but all other dry indices falling; the Wets balancing…
John Faraclas Volatile Capes’ slight “rebound” but all other dry indices falling; the Wets balancing… The BDI was up 11 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,365… Messy Geopolitics might as numerous times have stressed turn Planet Ocean upside down! John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The...
November 13th, 2019 | Associations, Banking, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Food and Drink, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Scepticism on second Plaza accord, Brazilian economic outlook and challenges ahead

Scepticism on second Plaza accord, Brazilian economic outlook and challenges ahead
.. Scepticism on second Plaza accord, Brazilian economic outlook and challenges ahead Tuesday 12 November 2019  – Vol.10 Ed.46.1 Commentary: Scepticism on second Plaza accord By Mark Sobel in Washington In 1985, the G5 agreed on a currency pact, the so-called Plaza accord. In recent weeks, market...
November 12th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More