Archive for the ‘Organisations’ Category

The BDI@2,191 approaches …the all time high for 5Y and 7M

The BDI@2,191 approaches …the all time high for 5Y and 7M
John Faraclas The BDI@2,191 approaches …the all time high for 5Y and 7M The BDI is just 56 points apart as the end of Dec 2013 when the BDI stood at 2,247… Geopolitics being conspicuously “silent” might turn explosive to a degree of no return. John Faraclas’ daily recap: With only 56 points...
July 22nd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@2,170 with mess in two of Planet Ocean’s dire straits

The BDI@2,170 with mess in two of Planet Ocean’s dire straits
John Faraclas The BDI@2,170 with mess in two of Planet Ocean’s dire straits The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up earlier on today 40 points standing at 2,170; the perplexed geopolitics now confirm our fears on our numerous written hints on Planet Ocean’s dire straits over the last seven years following...
July 19th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Flags, Insight, Markets, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI surges further amid ultra-perplexed geopolitics

The BDI surges further amid ultra-perplexed geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI surges further amid ultra-perplexed geopolitics The BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 66 points and now stands at 2,130; Geopolitics are so perplexed with clever dicks doing everything possible to ruin Peace on Planet Ocean. John Faraclas’ daily recap: Another boost from...
July 18th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

IMO Council condemns tanker attacks in Strait of Hormuz and Sea of Oman

IMO Council condemns tanker attacks in Strait of Hormuz and Sea of Oman
International Maritime Organization Council condemns tanker attacks in Strait of Hormuz and Sea of Oman The Council of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has condemned recent attacks on commercial shipping in the Strait of Hormuz and Sea of Oman at its meeting in London held from 15-19 July. After...
July 18th, 2019 | IMO, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

HFW Briefing – Brexit No-Deal Checklist

HFW Briefing – Brexit No-Deal Checklist
Anthony Woolich, partner HFW Briefing – Brexit No-Deal Checklist With both candidates to be the next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom refusing to rule out a ‘no-deal’ Brexit, and the current ‘no-deal’ deadline of 31st October 2019 looming. It is important for UK companies...
July 18th, 2019 | European Union, Politics and Government | Read More

The BDI@2,064; a cause for CC …err Cautious Celebrations

The BDI@2,064; a cause for CC …err Cautious Celebrations
John Faraclas The BDI@2,064; a cause for CC …err Cautious Celebrations The BDI gained 53 points earlier on today and it’s only 173 points apart from that of the end of December 2013 when it stood at 2,247 (2,247 – 2,064= 173) Geopolitics? Well only the 12 Greek Gods know what’s next… Best one...
July 17th, 2019 | Charity, Clubs, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Drill ships, EEZ, Energy, European Union, Insurance and Reinsurance, IT and Communications, Legal, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Marine Insurance, Organisations, Politics and Government, Technical, Technology | Read More

Latest ratifications to HNS and ship recycling conventions – and Desktop Just-In-Time trial yields positive results in cutting emissions

Latest ratifications to HNS and ship recycling conventions – and Desktop Just-In-Time trial yields positive results in cutting emissions
Mr. Reinhard Klingen, Director-General Waterways and Shipping in the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure of Germany, met IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim Latest ratifications to HNS and ship recycling conventions – and Desktop Just-In-Time trial yields positive results in...
July 17th, 2019 | IMO, Organisations, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Trump’s unsound dollar intervention idea, Are financial services prepared for a no-deal Brexit?

Trump’s unsound dollar intervention idea, Are financial services prepared for a no-deal Brexit?
.. Trump’s unsound dollar intervention idea, Are financial services prepared for a no-deal Brexit? Commentary: Trump’s unsound dollar intervention idea By Mark Sobel in Washington Markets are abuzz with rumours President Donald Trump will order the US Treasury to intervene in foreign exchange...
July 17th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, European Union, Finance, Markets, News, Politics and Government | Read More

The BDI@2,011 …and time to celebrate before the storm…*

The BDI@2,011 …and time to celebrate before the storm…*
John Faraclas The BDI@2,011 …and time to celebrate before the storm…* The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) finally “did it”… surpassing the 2,000 points threshold and indeed under the circumstances is a milestone… Geopolitics still perplexed, explosive but very much interesting… John Faraclas’...
July 16th, 2019 | At the end of the day..., Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Darrell Delamaide on the Fed, David Marsh on the ECB, and more

Darrell Delamaide on the Fed, David Marsh on the ECB, and more
Jerome Powell Darrell Delamaide on the Fed, David Marsh on the ECB, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW  Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 8-12 July 2019, Vol.10 Ed.28 Most-Read Commentary Market expectations test Fed mettle: All eyes will be on Fed Chair Jerome Powell this week...
July 13th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, News, Politics and Government, Reports | Read More

Call for papers – 1st GEF-UNDP-IMO GloFouling R&D Forum and Exhibition on Biofouling Management Melbourne, Australia, 1-4 October 2019

Call for papers – 1st GEF-UNDP-IMO GloFouling R&D Forum and Exhibition on Biofouling Management Melbourne, Australia, 1-4 October 2019
.. Call for papers – 1st GEF-UNDP-IMO GloFouling R&D Forum and Exhibition on Biofouling Management Melbourne, Australia, 1-4 October 2019 The IMO-GloFouling R&D Forum will bring together regulatory bodies, stakeholders and representatives from shipping and other maritime industries, academia,...
July 12th, 2019 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IMO | Read More

The BDI@1,816 makes waves… but Geopolitical CAUTION is advised… whilst WISTA-UK celebrates its 45th Anniversary

The BDI@1,816 makes waves… but Geopolitical CAUTION is advised… whilst WISTA-UK celebrates its 45th Anniversary
John Faraclas The BDI@1,816 makes waves… but Geopolitical CAUTION is advised… whilst WISTA-UK celebrates its 45th Anniversary The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) reach new heights with the Panamaxes and Capes performing well despite international tension and rise of the WTI… WISTA’s UK  45th Anniversary...
July 11th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Events, HR, IMO, Markets, News, People and Places, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

New Democracy, old challenges, History and outlook of covered bonds

New Democracy, old challenges, History and outlook of covered bonds
Kyriakos Mitsotakis New Democracy, old challenges, History and outlook of covered bonds Commentary: New Democracy, old challenges By Danae Kyriakopoulou in Athens The victory of the centre-right New Democracy party and its leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis in Greece’s general election on Sunday 7 July...
July 11th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, News, Politics and Government | Read More

Market Volatility continues amid Global uncertainty

Market Volatility continues amid Global uncertainty
John Faraclas Market Volatility continues amid Global uncertainty The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 34 points earlier on today at 1,759. Geopolitical uncertainty the name of the game… John Faraclas brief daily recap: It was only yesterday that we witnessed the first hiccup following over weeks  of...
July 9th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Inland Waterways, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, Yachting | Read More

Volatile Capes do it again

Volatile Capes do it again
John Faraclas Volatile Capes do it again The volatile Capes fell 86 points earlier on today bringing the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) down to 1,725 points – down 15. Mitsotakis sworn in as Greece’s PM following a landslide victory. John Faraclas’ daily market brief: The Capes’ BCI was down 86 points...
July 8th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Mitsotakis topples Tsipras with an overwhelming majority

Mitsotakis topples Tsipras with an overwhelming majority
Kyriakos Mitsotakis speaks under the Parthenon Mitsotakis topples Tsipras with an overwhelming majority Kyriakos Mitsotakis topples Alexis Trsipras with an overwhelming majority; end of the story! Centre-Right party Nea Demokratia headed by Kyriakos Mitsotakis  ridiculed the slogan “First time Left”...
July 7th, 2019 | At the end of the day..., Breaking News, Politics and Government | Read More

The BDI@ 1,700 amid a Geopolitical pandemonium…

The BDI@ 1,700 amid a Geopolitical pandemonium…
John Faraclas The BDI@ 1,700 amid a Geopolitical pandemonium… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 151 points earlier on today. Geopolitics on all five continents are messy and surely Shipping will one way or another be affected. John Faraclas brief daily recap: Having reached the 1,700 points threshold...
July 4th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

NI signs MoU with IMO Technical Cooperation Division

NI signs MoU with IMO Technical Cooperation Division
Captain John Lloyd, NI CEO (left) pictured with Mr Juvenal J. M. Shiundu, Acting Director, Technical Cooperation Division, IMO NI signs MoU with IMO Technical Cooperation Division 04.07.19 – The Nautical Institute (NI) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) have signed a Memorandum...
July 4th, 2019 | Associations, Environment, Health and Safety, IMO, Safety and Security, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Lagarde’s shattering ECB move, Financial Stability Oversight Council and non-bank financial companies

Lagarde’s shattering ECB move, Financial Stability Oversight Council and non-bank financial companies
Christine Lagarde Lagarde’s shattering ECB move, Financial Stability Oversight Council and non-bank financial companies Commentary: Lagarde’s shattering ECB move By David Marsh in London Christine Lagarde’s nomination to run the European Central Bank is a high-risk, French-orchestrated...
July 4th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, European Union, Finance, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

IMO: Addressing bioinvasions – GloFouling project sets to work in the Pacific

IMO: Addressing bioinvasions – GloFouling project sets to work in the Pacific
.. IMO: Addressing bioinvasions – GloFouling project sets to work in the Pacific In a spate of activity since its formal launch in March, the initial phase of the Glofouling Partnerships project is now well and truly underway with a series of technical workshops in the Pacific. The key message...
July 3rd, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, IMO, News, Organisations, Pollution | Read More

Turning the Tide – promoting gender diversity in the maritime sector – new film from IMO

Turning the Tide – promoting gender diversity in the maritime sector – new film from IMO
Turning the Tide – promoting gender diversity in the maritime sector – new film from IMO Download A new film from the International Maritime Organization (IMO) shows how IMO’s Women in Maritime programme is helping to support gender diversity in the maritime sector   http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/PressBriefings/Pages/14-Turning-the-tide-.aspx https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=10&v=BTn0rzYF5cE The...
July 2nd, 2019 | IMO, Organisations, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

More gains for the BDI despite perplexed Geopolitics

More gains for the BDI despite perplexed Geopolitics
John Faraclas More gains for the BDI despite perplexed Geopolitics The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 23 points and now stands at 1,340; Geopolitcs more than perplexed and let’s see what happens in G20 Osaka meeting. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capes’ BCI  was up 25 points at 2,465 points… The...
June 27th, 2019 | European Union, News, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, UN | Read More

Counting down to sulphur 2020: limiting air pollution from ships; protecting human health and the environment

Counting down to sulphur 2020: limiting air pollution from ships; protecting human health and the environment
The IMO HQ’s at Albert Embankment Counting down to sulphur 2020: limiting air pollution from ships; protecting human health and the environment New requirements for ships to cut sulphur oxide emissions enter into effect on 1 January 2020. At a roundtable industry meeting hosted by IMO at its London...
June 27th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, IMO, Pollution | Read More

Dry and Wet Markets: still buoyant amid perplexed Geopolitics

Dry and Wet Markets: still buoyant amid perplexed Geopolitics
John Faraclas Dry and Wet Markets: still buoyant amid perplexed Geopolitics   The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up earlier on today at 1,317 points, which is a good 37 points plus since yesterday; the perplexed Geopolitics will turn sour for many; John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes led the way with...
June 26th, 2019 | Chartering, Energy, European Union, Insight, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

Bumpy ride for UK PM candidate, Brexit and the future of the Conservative party

Bumpy ride for UK PM candidate, Brexit and the future of the Conservative party
Boris Johnson Bumpy ride for UK PM candidate, Brexit and the future of the Conservative party Commentary: Bumpy ride for UK PM candidate By Meghnad Desai and David Marsh in London Britain is trying to resolve its problem over leaving the European Union through a further round of the Conservative party’s...
June 20th, 2019 | European Union, News, Politics and Government | Read More