Archive for the ‘Insight’ Category

Shipping Finance Pattern, a New Paradigm

Shipping Finance Pattern, a New Paradigm
Fabrizio Vettosi Shipping Finance Pattern, a New Paradigm By Fabrizio Vettosi* “We must free ourselves of the hope that the sea will ever rest. We must learn to sail in high winds”. Posidonia  2016 offers the opportunity for further reflections within the shipping community, weighing up the opposing...
June 4th, 2016 | Banking, Featured, Insight, Markets, Shipfinance | Read More

Clyde & Co Global Legacy Claims Conference 2016…

Clyde & Co Global Legacy Claims Conference 2016…
Clyde & Co’s lofty status. Clyde & Co Global Legacy Claims Conference 2016 hears that firms must be clearer on how they keep their supply chains free of modern slavery By James Brewer Businesses are being slow to meet a new statutory responsibility to report on what they are doing to keep...
May 31st, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Insight, News, Story of the Day | Read More

May 24th Eurogroup – Key highlights and a preliminary analysis of debt relief measures

May 24th Eurogroup – Key highlights and a preliminary analysis of debt relief measures
Greece Macro Monitor (May 25, 2016)  May 24th Eurogroup Key highlights and a preliminary analysis of debt relief measures After a marathon session in Brussels yesterday, euro area finance ministers acknowledged that a staff level agreement on the prior actions for the 1 st programme review has been...
May 25th, 2016 | Banking, European Union, Insight, Markets, Organisations, Person Profiles, Politics and Government, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

DVB’s unique performance et al…

DVB’s unique performance et al…
Carsten Gerlach, Managing Director, DVB Bank SE For DVB it is all about outstanding expertise! Viewers can read log herebelow an excellent interview and other important news from one of Planet Oceans best shipping banks – and beyond: Performance_1_2016_e
May 24th, 2016 | Banking, Insight, IT and Communications, Markets, Shipfinance | Read More

Cyprus Ship Mortgages: A most effective way to secure your financing.

Cyprus Ship Mortgages: A most effective way to secure your financing.
From Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co LLC on the issue of Cyprus Ship Mortages:  A widely used tool for securing the repayment of a loan or any other financial obligation of shipping companies towards their creditors is the creation of a mortgage over a ship in favor of the said creditor. The procedure...
May 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Insight, Legal, Safety and Security, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 18, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 18, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major European equity markets opened lower on Wednesday, US Treasuries weakened and the US dollar appreciated against the majority of...
May 18th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Insight, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Dangerous Capers’ Volatility bring the BDI@643

Dangerous Capers’ Volatility bring the BDI@643
John Faraclas The Mighty Volatility of the Capers might cause further Market Shocks; John Faraclas briefing on the Markets The BDI closed up 30 points at 643 thanks to the Capers’s volatility and its respective BCI 2014 reaching 988 points – up 134 since yesterday. Coincidentally this happened whilst...
May 17th, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Insight, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Revision of High Risk Area

Revision of High Risk Area
From Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co LLC on the Revision of High Risks Area :  On the 10th December 2015 the Joint War Committee in London decided for the revision and reduction of the Hull War, Piracy Terrorism and Related Perils Listed Area, hereinafter referred to as the HRA. The revision for...
May 9th, 2016 | Associations, BIMCO, Insight, Legal, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Anti-piracy law in Cyprus

Anti-piracy law in Cyprus
From Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co LLC :  The Protection of Cyprus Flag Ships from Acts of Piracy and other Unlawful Acts Law 77(I) 2012, hereinafter referred to as “the Law”, is the leading authority regarding the implementation of security measures on board Cyprus flag ships,   which...
May 4th, 2016 | Flags, Health and Safety, Insight, Legal, Marine Insurance, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

How to get cracking with fracking

How to get cracking with fracking
Siegfried Konig, executive chairman of LWP Technologies. How to get cracking with fracking: Proppants Investment Forum in the City hears the options By James Brewer Fracking – the hydraulic fracturing of solid ground to reach for oil and gas – has recently sometimes hit the financial rocks as a result...
April 29th, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Insight, News, Story of the Month, Technology | Read More

The BDI@ 671

The BDI@ 671
John Faraclas With only one point plus the BDI, as we have said on the 19th, is losing steam; John Faraclas questions the viability of the shipping markets… The Capers, branded the most …”predictably” volatile size lost 18 points since yesterday  and the respective BCI 2014 index now stands...
April 21st, 2016 | Breaking News, Headlines, Insight, Markets, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

NYMAR Publishes White Paper on Marine Insurance

NYMAR Publishes White Paper on Marine Insurance
Joe Hughes New York:  A Center of Excellence for Marine Insurance  April 19, 2016- NEW YORK  New York Maritime Inc. (NYMAR) Chairman Clay Maitland announced the publication of the latest white paper promoting the benefits of doing maritime business in New York.  Entitled “New York:  A center of...
April 19th, 2016 | Associations, Books, Insight, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

Maralinga’s Long Shadow…

Maralinga’s Long Shadow…
Christobel Mattingley Maralinga’s Long Shadow: new book by Christobel Mattingley chronicles terrible impact of nuclear tests on an Aboriginal family By James Brewer From 1956 to 1963, some 1, 200 Aboriginal people and military personnel were exposed to radiation from nuclear tests at ‘remote’ Maralinga,...
April 18th, 2016 | Books, Insight | Read More

BDI’s unsustainability @567…

BDI’s unsustainability @567…
John Faraclas As we have stated a couple of days ago, as well as in the past, uncertainty and unsustainability is still the name of the game; John Faraclas on the latest market effects and geopolitics. With a double arithmetical progression, the BDI closed seven points up at 567, as the Panamaxes’...
April 13th, 2016 | Insight, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Safety and Security, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices | Read More

The BDI@555; no fuming, …just smoking*

The BDI@555; no fuming, …just smoking*
John Faraclas With another 16 points plus earlier on today since last Friday’s closing, the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) at 555 is trying to maintain a level of fewer losses given that all ships more or less need US$ 2-2500 daily support/self-finance from its owners to avoid lay-ups or being by its creditors...
April 11th, 2016 | Civil Unrest, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Sales and Purchases, Sanctions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@539:”Euphoria” from the lot, caution from the few…

The BDI@539:”Euphoria” from the lot, caution from the few…
John Faraclas “Rich pickings” today as the BDI’s 22 plus points since yesterday brings a …climate of “euphoria” amid the cold spring up here in the north, for those trying to make a fistful of dollars from brokerage commission, ignoring the coming geopolitical Armageddon; John Faraclas ends...
April 8th, 2016 | Associations, European Union, Insight, Markets, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipmanagement, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Regional Economics and Market Strategy Monthly (Monday, April 04, 2016)

Regional Economics and Market Strategy Monthly (Monday, April 04, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Regional assets favored in March by ECB measures, scaled back expectations for Fed rate hikes  REGIONAL MACROECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTS & OUTLOOK Regional prospects in 2016 remain on track against a fragile...
April 4th, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Insight, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Greek Ports look south and east through the Suez Canal

Greek Ports look south and east through the Suez Canal
Prof. Constantinos Moutzouris Greek Ports look south and east through the Suez Canal by Prof. Constantinos. I. Moutzouris, President, Regulatory Authority, for Ports, Greece According to the International Chamber of Shipping almost the 90% of the world trade is carried with nearly 50.000 merchant ships....
April 4th, 2016 | Associations, Canals, Energy, Inland Waterways, Insight, International Chamber of Shipping, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI @ 429 makes … “waves”

The BDI @ 429 makes … “waves”
John Faraclas A double digit, that is 15 points since yesterday, made the main index, the BDI climb to 429! John Faraclas assesses the situation, after the Ides of March in the shipping markets… The Capers, the most volatile of all sizes got an impressive 60 (you read correct, sixty) points plus and...
March 31st, 2016 | Canals, European Union, Insight, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tourism, UN | Read More

By and large, the 1996 Arbitration Act has done a good job

By and large, the 1996 Arbitration Act has done a good job
Sesion 1, the panel with Duncan Matthews QC at the podium delivering his speech   A review of the 1996 Arbitration Act over the past 20 years, set in a predominantly maritime context, saw Queen’s Counsel and senior barristers carry out a searching examination of the Act and its sections in London...
March 31st, 2016 | Arbiitration, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Insight, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

Energy International Risk Assessment (EIRA) Newsletter March 2016

Energy International Risk Assessment (EIRA) Newsletter March 2016
George Hatziioannou, EIRA’ editor EIRA’ s March 2016 Newsleter is out; we begin with EIRA’s editor Lettter, being also an interesting statement: Our independent, specialised monthly newsletter Energy International Risk Assessment (EIRA) will soon be celebrating its third year of circulation....
March 10th, 2016 | Associations, Communication, Energy, Gas, Gas Carriers, Insight, LNG, LPG, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Reports, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

S.A.R and Immigration flow in the South Central Mediterranean Sea

S.A.R and Immigration flow in the South Central Mediterranean Sea
l to r: Commander Ian Millen, Rear Admiral Christiano Aliperta, and two student guests – Emma Buckels and Ainhoa Campas Velasco The Propeller Club’s first luncheon of 2016, held at The Naval Club, in Mayfair, proved to be a popular event with over 30 members and guests in attendance; Martine Frost...
February 12th, 2016 | Associations, Clubs, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Immigration, Insight, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Mid-week BDI blues @ 290…

Mid-week BDI blues @ 290…
John Faraclas Mid-week BDI blues @ 290… and Geopolitics blues; John Faraclas special midweek report: Drop, …Drop, ..Drop; where’s the stop? With minus one point the Baltic Dry Index (BDI) stood at 290 earlier on this afternoon. It seems that this is natural given the global situation and the festivities...
February 10th, 2016 | Banking, Energy, Immigration, Insight, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

At 303 the BDI is a buyers buyers market!

At 303 the BDI is a buyers buyers market!
The Baltic Exchange Alilouilah the BDI  approaches its destruction level of dropping below the 300 threshold! A buyers market and why not, subject you have you finances in order. A calculated mass order of capers can see you gain half a billion dollars if you order say 10 super Capers at US$ 20mio each...
February 3rd, 2016 | Insight, Markets, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Scouts of Greece “be prepared” for refugees…

Scouts of Greece “be prepared” for refugees…
We have uploaded many articles on the Migrants issue; we have  also uploaded some unique videos by Konstantinos Milt. Anagnostou  on Chios Ports and berthing of vessels, the art not just of seamanship and navigation, but also the art of berthing… Now, do watch (herebelow) in this video the Scouts...
February 2nd, 2016 | Breaking News, Environment, Immigration, Insight | Read More