Posts Tagged ‘BCI’

The Markets and Geopolitics: Lighting never strikes twice…

The Markets and Geopolitics: Lighting never strikes twice…
John Faraclas The Market “euphoria” doesn’t have the anticipated continuity as some thought, particularly when the Capers had a minus six points today given its 271, 154, 111 and 173 points daily gained from last Monday the 19th of September until yesterday the 22nd of September; what a …hiccup...
September 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | 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

Difficult days, months and possible years ahead for the BDI…

Difficult days, months and possible years ahead for the BDI…
John Faraclas With five points plus since yesterday the BDI at 414 freezes everything for until 2020! This is a very extreme, but orthologistic projection, given the current state of global affairs, be it financial chaos and uncertainty to all levels in shipping, or wars which  coupled with uncertain...
March 30th, 2016 | Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Sales and Purchases, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Continuous uncertainty keeps the markets stranded

Continuous uncertainty keeps the markets stranded
John Faraclas Despite the plus three and the 24 points since last week (BDI@291) the Baltic Dry Index standing  today at 315 gives you the picture of the actual situation prevailing in the shipping markets. John Faraclas recaps the market: The two main drivers of the Dry Market, namely the Capers (BCI...
February 19th, 2016 | Markets, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics | 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

With the BDI now @ 297 only good prospects are ahead…

With the BDI now @ 297 only good prospects are ahead…
John Faraclas What a business week-ending that was today with the BDI minus one point at 297, which is also minus 20 points since last Friday’s closing being 317 points and the world economy on fire! John Faraclas recaps a messy week: The plus …sector: The BCI 2014, the most volatile of all indices,...
February 5th, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Comment, Consumers Market, Corporate Social Responsibility, Energy, Environment, HR, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics | Read More

@ 310 the BDI looks to settle

@ 310 the BDI looks to settle
John Faraclas reports on the state of the shipping markets: Another all-time record low of the BDI at 310, four points lower since yesterday! The Capers’ BCI 2014 gained two points posing at 217 whilst the Panamaxes and its respective BPI  staying  the same at 281… The Supras  went further down...
February 2nd, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

A sea change…for the BDI @325…

A sea change…for the BDI @325…
John Faraclas Another 12 points down, another all times low record… making the BDI’s history more than interesting!  The John Faraclas daily market commentary: The Capes minus 19 points at 216 approaching the 200 barrier yet again. The Panamaxes’ BDI down 10 at 293 points; the Supras’ BSI...
January 28th, 2016 | Arctic Shipping, Chartering, Comment, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Gas Carriers, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, LPG, Markets, Oil Industry, Reefer ships, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI @ 337…and the Market completely bottoms-out

The BDI @ 337…and the Market completely bottoms-out
John Faraclas Hurray, amids the one-in-a-life-time Marine Money London conference at The Dorchester on Park Lane  during lunch when the indices were available, at last we are seeing the bottom so soon many troubles would seem far away* John Faraclas comments: The BDI was down eight points at 337, the...
January 27th, 2016 | Banking, Breaking News, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Gas, LNG, LPG, Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The Market @ 358: As you like it…*

The Market @ 358: As you like it…*
The Square Mile under pressure What a multi-crash that was today,  if I may say so myself! The Baltic Dry Index (BDI)  was minus five points at 358… The Capers and their BCI 2015 up, YES up ONE point at 186… The Panamaxes (BPI) and Supras (BSI) both down nine at 360 and 372 respectively with the...
January 20th, 2016 | Consumers Market, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Crashing BDI clocks 363…

Crashing BDI clocks 363…
John Faraclas Once again we witnessed yet another fall of the BDI, this time losing six points and clocking 363; that’s a real crush given what has happened over the last two years*.- Even if the markets rebound back and reach 2, 000, 3, 000 or even 6, 000 points the damage has been completed.- Despite...
January 19th, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI @ 369

The BDI @ 369
John Faraclas – picture credits LISW2015 FLICKR It is interesting how important the numbers are and Numerology is a must for all to understand and know what some fundamentals in life mean; if not, then the choice for losing / missing the boat  one day, it is yours. John Faraclas comments/ insight...
January 18th, 2016 | Breaking News, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Politics and Government, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

At 373 the BDI brings you now down to your senses…

At 373 the BDI brings you now down to your senses…
John Faraclas It’s going to be an interesting weekend this one; after eight days of continuous fall, the index does make sense! Grounded at 373 the Baltic Dry Index has a case to answer! John Faraclas from www.allaboutshipping.co.uk reports from London on the second recapitulation of the Shipping Markets...
January 15th, 2016 | Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI at 383: as sure eggs is eggs*

The BDI at 383: as sure eggs is eggs*
No blah blah; the repercussions of the collapsed market can be found in the statements of all companies’ CEOs today and in the days to come before 90 centum are sold down the river… These are actions and statements in panic.- (full stop and period). So now we are in the most critical phase of...
January 14th, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI at 402: between the devil and the deep blue sea…

The BDI at 402: between the devil and the deep blue sea…
John Faraclas Time and again we have warned all those with vested interest in the shipping adventure to take cover; from what we can see,   very few did; the results are now publicly known… John Faraclas comments on the state of the shipping markets and geopolitics affecting same: The BDI closed down...
January 12th, 2016 | Breaking News, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI at 415: yet another expected bombshell

The BDI at 415: yet another expected bombshell
John Faraclas The indices dive more dangerously as never before: John Faraclas comments on a day the 400 points barrier of the BDI was about to break: “I heard the news today oh boy, the…”  Baltic index has lost …another fourteen* What another start of yet one more week with the Baltic Dry Index...
January 11th, 2016 | Breaking News, Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The other side of the BDI’s catastrophe at 445…

The other side of the BDI’s catastrophe at 445…
John Faraclas Being cool and thinking positive, subject you have in place well in advance a contingency plan based on a pragmatic risk assessment, pays off! John Faraclas comments: You might think or believe that the collapse of the BDI and the drop in the stock markets – with China being in a...
January 7th, 2016 | Chartering, Energy, LNG, Markets, Military, Mining, News, Oil Industry, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI at 468; that sinking feeling…

The BDI at 468; that sinking feeling…
John Faraclas The geopolitics and “the Economy stupid” – to …paraphrase the former US President Bill Clinton, the world economic chaos, religous wars, energy issues, China et al are the parameters which brought down the market. Add greediness and lack of finance and see what’s next…  John...
January 5th, 2016 | Breaking News, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Shipping Markets: Blessing in disguise*…!

Shipping Markets: Blessing in disguise*…!
John Faraclas Whilst “expecting” the lift off, on …ground zero the situ so far on Christmas Eve; John Faraclas notes: BDI standing at 483 points, that’s plus  three since yesterday; the BCI plus one at 470 points; Panamaxes and its BPI plus five at 462. BSI and BHSI at no change 450 and 270...
December 24th, 2015 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Saigon moment* for the Shipping Markets

The Saigon moment* for the Shipping Markets
John Faraclas With the Baltic Dry Index (BDI) stranded below the 500 point mark and the industry desperately looking the way towards the 2, 000 mark safety points for the Dry Markets and respective indices, with the Wets being a bit contradictory and fluctuating, the Saigon Momentum is a fact. Yesterday...
December 23rd, 2015 | Markets, News, Sales and Purchases, Ship Finance, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices | Read More

Shipping Markets are just a flash in the pan*

Shipping Markets are just a flash in the pan*
John Faraclas With the BDI minus four points at 474, the Capers and its BCI index down 27 points at 485, and despite the Panamaxes dozen points up at 445 the markets and the respective Dry Indices are just a flash in the pan*! John Faraclas comments: The BSI remained unchanged at 449 points and the Handies’...
December 22nd, 2015 | Chartering, Comment, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, LNG, LPG, Markets, News, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The dire …straits of the low BDI; who will survive…?

The dire …straits of the low BDI; who will survive…?
John Faraclas Our fiftieth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 11th of December 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI closed DOWN 12 points at 522 since yesterday...
December 11th, 2015 | Chartering, Climate, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Fixtures, Logistics, Markets, Mergers and Aquisitions, Oceanology, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diving (yet again) Shipping Markets; what’s next…

Diving (yet again) Shipping Markets; what’s next…
John Faraclas   Our forty-ninth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 4th of December 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI closed DOWN 11 points at 563...
December 4th, 2015 | Awards, Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Markets, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipfinance | Read More

Shipping Market …Cyclone; inexplicable changes at the rock bottom. And then…

Shipping Market …Cyclone; inexplicable changes at the rock bottom. And then…
John Faraclas Our forty-eighth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 27th of November 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI closed UP 19 points since yesterday...
November 27th, 2015 | Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics | Read More

498 you read correct; the dry market collapses further…

498 you read correct; the dry market collapses further…
John Faraclas Our forty-seventh weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 20th of November 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. Following yesterday BDI’s (Baltic Dry Index)...
November 20th, 2015 | Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Ship Finance, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tourism | Read More