Archive for the ‘Ocean Shipping’ Category

Diana’s latest fixtures with RWE and Bunge

Diana’s latest fixtures with RWE and Bunge
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES A NEW TIME CHARTER AGREEMENT FOR M/V CORONIS AND DIRECT CONTINUATION OF TIME CHARTER AGREEMENTS FOR M/V P. S. PALIOS WITH RWE AND FOR M/V AMPHITRITE WITH BUNGE  ATHENS, GREECE, July 6, 2015 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX) (the “Company”), a global shipping company...
July 6th, 2015 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Ocean Shipping, Stock Markets | Read More

The shipping markets: Down and out?

The shipping markets: Down and out?
John Faraclas Our nineteenth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 8th of May 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in Athens. The BDI was up just a point since yesterday at 574...
May 8th, 2015 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, European Union, Events, Exhibitions, Fixtures, Gas, HR, Intertanko, Jobs, London Shipping Law Centre, Markets, Mediterranean Shipping, Military, News, Ocean Shipping, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tourism | Read More

Greek Controlled Shipping: the undisputable leader for ten millennia

Greek Controlled Shipping: the undisputable leader for ten millennia
GREEK CONTROLLED SHIPPING   Αn information paper based on data provided to the GSCC by Lloyd’s Register of Shipping – Fairplay For the 28th consecutive year the GSCC presents statistical data, in the form of 11 tables, attached hereto, on Greek controlled ships over 1, 000 GT, registered under...
April 1st, 2015 | Associations, At the end of the day..., Classification Societies, Container shipping, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Flags, Flags, Gas Carriers, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, LPG, Markets, Mediterranean Shipping, News, Ocean Shipping, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Centers, Statistics, Story of the Year, Tankers, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

DIANA extents m.v Oceanis’ period charter with Glencore

DIANA extents m.v Oceanis’ period charter with Glencore
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES DIRECT CONTINUATION OF TIME CHARTER AGREEMENT FOR M/V OCEANIS WITH GLENCORE  ATHENS, GREECE, March 23, 2015 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through...
March 23rd, 2015 | News, Ocean Shipping, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana signs a term loan facility with Nordea

Diana signs a term loan facility with Nordea
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES SIGNING OF A TERM LOAN FACILITY WITH NORDEA BANK AND SUBSEQUENT DRAWDOWN OF US$93.08 MILLION  ATHENS, GREECE, March 20, 2015 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced...
March 20th, 2015 | Banking, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Ocean Shipping, Shipfinance | Read More

Diana’s latest cape-size newbuilding acquisition and other tonnage fixtures

Diana’s latest cape-size newbuilding acquisition and other tonnage fixtures
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES DELIVERY OF THE NEWLY BUILT CAPESIZE DRY BULK CARRIER M/V SANTA BARBARA – TIME CHARTER CONTRACTS FOR M/V POLYMNIA WITH VROON AND M/V DANAE WITH GLENCORE ATHENS, GREECE, January 12, 2015 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company...
January 12th, 2015 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, News, Ocean Shipping, Reports, Stock Markets | Read More

14th “NAVIGATOR 2014 – The Decision Makers Forum”; a success!

14th “NAVIGATOR 2014 – The Decision Makers Forum”; a success!
When we say a full house we mean a full house! For the 14 th year in a row, NAVIGATOR SHIPPING CONSULTANTS organized its annual highlevel event, “The Shipping Decision Makers Forum”. The Forum took place on the 20th of November 2014 at the Athenaeum Intercontinental Hotel in Athens and was attended...
November 28th, 2014 | Anniversaries, Associations, Bunkering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Flags, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, IT and Communications, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, Ocean Shipping, People and Places, Person Profiles, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Reports, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Shiprepair, Stock Markets, Story of the Week, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Shipping: a Double Whammy or just an enter the Dragon issue…

Shipping: a Double Whammy or just an enter the Dragon issue…
ICAEW, the Capital Link’s Forum venue This 7th Shipping, Marine Services & Offshore Capital Link Forum in the Square Mile’s One Moorgate Place, will be remembered for ever not only because it surpassed any previous attendance record – something in the tune of 500+, not because more...
September 25th, 2014 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Banking, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Containers, Drill ships, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Events, Fixtures, Gas, Gas Carriers, HR, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, LPG, Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, Ocean Shipping, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Oil Spill, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Pollution, Regulatory, Reports, Safety and Security, Sales and Purchases, Sanctions, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Supply ships, Tankers, Taxation, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana announces T/C contract for “Leto” with Cargill

Diana announces T/C contract for “Leto” with Cargill
Diana Shipping Inc. announces time charter contract for m/v “Leto with Cargill ATHENS, GREECE, July 17, 2014 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly owned...
July 17th, 2014 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, Ocean Shipping, Stock Markets | Read More

“Clipper Excelsior” joins the Clipper Supramax fleet

“Clipper Excelsior” joins the Clipper Supramax fleet
  The “Clipper Excelsior” On March 25, Clipper took delivery of the company’s second 66, 000 supramax newbuilding, MV Clipper Excelsior, built by Mitsui Engineering at Tamano Shipyard in Japan. The vessel along with her sister vessel, the Clipper Excalibur, are the world’s two...
April 24th, 2014 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Ocean Shipping, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

The shipping markets in turmoil….

The shipping markets in turmoil….
John Faraclas The shipping markets in turmoil; the BDI still down 1, 121 points  – 50 centum in  50 days… Allaboutshipping.co.uk’s fifth overview of the Shipping Markets and the World Economy for 2014 with John Faraclas who recovered from his cold… The BDI  closed earlier on at 1, 106...
February 14th, 2014 | Banking, Bribery and Corruption, Chartering, Corruption, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, European Union, Fixtures, Headlines, Legal, Maritime Fraud, Markets, Mediterranean Shipping, News, Ocean Shipping, Politics and Government, Press and Media, Reports, Safety and Security, Seizures, Ship Finance, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Taxation, Trade and Commerce, Weather | Read More

Diana’s new acquisitions, fixtures et al

Diana’s new acquisitions, fixtures et al
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Signing and Drawdown of  a US$18 Million Term Loan Facility with Commonwealth Bank of Australia;  Announces Time Charter Contract for m/v Crystalia with Glencore ATHENS, GREECE, January 14, 2014 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping...
January 14th, 2014 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, Ocean Shipping, Sales and Purchases, Shipfinance, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana Shipping Inc., Kamsarmax new building bargain deal

Diana Shipping Inc., Kamsarmax new building bargain deal
Diana Shipping Inc, signs shipbuilding contract for the purchase of a Kamsarmax dry bulk carrier ATHENS, GREECE, January 8, 2014 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that it has signed, through...
January 8th, 2014 | Dry Bulkcarriers, News, Ocean Shipping, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Diana Shipping Inc., takes delivery of caper “P.S.Palios “

Diana Shipping Inc., takes delivery of caper “P.S.Palios “
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES DELIVERY OF THE CAPESIZE DRY BULK CARRIER M/V P. S. PALIOS ATHENS, GREECE, December 2, 2013 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary,...
December 2nd, 2013 | Chartering, Fixtures, News, Ocean Shipping | Read More

The markets: down but… stable

The markets: down but… stable
John N. Faraclas The markets: down but… stable John Faraclas’ live interview last Friday the 22nd  of November to Lilian Margaritis of SBC TV gave the chance for all to listen to the reality and a warning that : Shipping will be for the few and the Greeks. The  BDI’s further, but stable fall,...
November 26th, 2013 | Climate, Container shipping, Energy, Environment, HR, IMO, News, Ocean Shipping | Read More

The MT “Prestige” Master, Captain Mangouras, Innocent of Environmental Crime

The MT “Prestige” Master, Captain Mangouras, Innocent of Environmental Crime
A Spanish court found the crew of the M/V Prestige and the Spanish Merchant Navy not guilty for criminal responsibility of the sinking of the oil tanker on November 13, 2002. It was Spain’s worst ever environmental disaster. (source: Captain Frank Marmol) The Prestige sank off Spain’s...
November 15th, 2013 | At the end of the day..., Classification Societies, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Environment, Flags, Legal, Maritime Accidents, Ocean Shipping, Oceanology, People and Places, Pollution, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Green Dolphin 38

Green Dolphin 38
The final hull shape tested at scantling draft 10.5m and service speed 14.0 knots at HSVA, Hamburg. Green Dolphin 38 – from concept design to orders  The new bulk carrier concept design Green Dolphin 38, launched summer 2012, has now been ordered by a number of ship owners at several yards in China....
August 12th, 2013 | Environment, Markets, News, Ocean Shipping | Read More

Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Time Charter Contract for m/v Boston with Clearlake

Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Time Charter Contract for m/v Boston with Clearlake
ATHENS, GREECE, July 5, 2013 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership and operation of dry bulk vessels, today announced that it has entered into a time charter contract with Clearlake Shipping Pte., Ltd., Singapore, a member of the Gunvor Group, through...
July 5th, 2013 | Fixtures, Ocean Shipping, Stock Markets | Read More

An explosion in Turkey will be devastating…*

An explosion in Turkey will be devastating…*
Without prejudice …clouds over the Straits of Bosporus, with its famous bridge linking Europe and Asia. Photo credit Anny Zade An explosion in Turkey will be devastating…* By John Faraclas The Americans have an interesting expression which refers to “new kids on the block”** and this matches...
June 9th, 2013 | Breaking News, Canals, Country Profiles, Energy, Environment, European Union, Holidays, ITF, Marinas, Marine Insurance, Markets, Mediterranean Shipping, Military, Ocean Shipping, Organisations, People and Places, Politics and Government, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Stock Markets, Story of the Month, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, UN, Yachting | Read More

Rickmers-Linie establishes Westbound Round-The-World Service

Rickmers-Linie establishes Westbound Round-The-World Service
Ulrich Ulrichs Rickmers-Linie is launching a Westbound Round-The-World Service, connecting areas of economic growth in Asia and South America and then on to North America. The America-Asia westbound service established in 2006 now forms a part of this new service. The Hamburg-based specialist in the...
March 14th, 2013 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Ocean Shipping | Read More

The world shipping markets still in turmoil; the case of Greece as a scapegoat…

The world shipping markets still in turmoil; the case of Greece as a scapegoat…
  John N. Faraclas The following are the main points from the latest John Faraclas live interview to Panos Thomakos on SBC TV last Friday the 1st  of March 2013:  1)Thomakos started as usual with the question on the Markets, the shipping freight markets. Faraclas replying to Thomakos’ question...
March 6th, 2013 | Banking, Bribery and Corruption, Chartering, Consumers Market, Dialogs and Debates, Environment, European Union, IMO, Intercargo, Jobs, Logistics, Mediterranean Shipping, Ocean Shipping, Politics and Government, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices | Read More

DIANA SHIPPING INC. Announces time charter contract for m/v SIDERIS GS with CARGILL

DIANA SHIPPING INC. Announces time charter contract for m/v SIDERIS GS with CARGILL
ATHENS, GREECE, March 5, 2013 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership and operation of dry bulk vessels, today announced that it has entered into a time charter contract with Cargill International S.A., Geneva, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary,...
March 5th, 2013 | Chartering, Ocean Shipping, Stock Markets | Read More

Seaspan to roll out GL HullManager across entire fleet

Seaspan to roll out GL HullManager across entire fleet
Screenshot from the GL HullManager system. Vancouver/Canada, Hamburg/Germany, 1 March 2013 – Seaspan Ship Management Ltd. (Vancouver) one of the leading container vessel managers, has chosen Germanischer Lloyd’s (GL) GL HullManager system to upgrade its in-house hull integrity management...
March 1st, 2013 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Ocean Shipping, Safety and Security | Read More

Greek Shipping: get your act together! All sectors and stakeholders must come to their senses; politicians and unions first!

Greek Shipping: get your act together! All sectors and stakeholders must come to their senses; politicians and unions first!
John N. Faraclas The following are the main points from the latest John Faraclas live interview to Panos Thomakos on SBC TV last Friday the 8th  of February 2013: 1. On the Markets, Faraclas and following Moundreas’ weekly video on the state of the market- chartering, S & P, as well as the shipbuilding...
February 11th, 2013 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Coastal Shipping, Disputes, Energy, Labour Disputes, Logistics, Maritime Tourism, Markets, News, Ocean Shipping, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Sales and Purchases, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Short Sea Shipping, Stock Markets, Strikes | Read More

Diana’s Kamsarmax new acquisition

Diana’s Kamsarmax new acquisition
 DIANA SHIPPING INC.  announces the acquisition of a new-building Kamsarmax dry bulk carrier – Signing and drawdown of  a US$ 20 million term loan facility with Nordea Bank ATHENS, GREECE, December 21, 2012 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership...
December 22nd, 2012 | Ocean Shipping, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Stock Markets | Read More