Posts Tagged ‘BCI’

No end to the BDI fall unless something spectacular happens!

No end to the BDI fall unless something spectacular happens!
John Faraclas Our second weekly recapitulation of the markets and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015, tonight Friday the 9thof  January, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. • The BDI closed earlier this afternoon at 709 points which is 15 points down since yesterday the 8th of...
January 9th, 2015 | Breaking News, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tourism | Read More

2015: the year to watch in shipping markets and world politics

2015: the year to watch in shipping markets and world politics
John Faraclas Our first weekly recapitulation of the markets and world geopolitics affecting same, tonight Friday the 2nd of  January 2015 with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. • The BDI closed earlier this afternoon at 771 points down 11 points since the closing of last year on the 24th...
January 2nd, 2015 | Energy, Environment, HR, Insight, Markets, News, People and Places, Shipfinance | Read More

Dangerous market levels…

Dangerous market levels…
  John Faraclas Our forty-ninth  weekly recapitulation of the markets and world geopolitics affecting same, tonight Friday the 19th of December 2014 with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. • The BDI closed earlier this afternoon down 11 points since yesterday Thursday the 18th of December...
December 19th, 2014 | Associations, At the end of the day..., Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Maritime Tourism, Markets, News, Oil Industry, People and Places, Stock Markets, Tourism | Read More

The Dry Markets get wet…

The Dry Markets get wet…
John Faraclas Our forty-eighth weekly recapitulation of the markets and world geopolitics affecting same, tonight Friday the 12th of December 2014 with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London, continue to confirm our …short and long term predictions! • The BDI closed earlier this afternoon down...
December 12th, 2014 | Associations, Dry Bulkcarriers, HR, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Reports, Shopping, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Dry Markets bottom out once again… The wets follow suit too…

Dry Markets bottom out once again… The wets follow suit too…
John Faraclas Our forty-seventh weekly recapitulation of the markets and world geopolitics affecting same, tonight Friday the 5th of December 2014 with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London, simply confirms verbatim this medium’s prediction all along! We thank all those who have contacted us...
December 5th, 2014 | Markets, News | Read More

Messy shipping markets and world politics in shambles

Messy shipping markets and world politics in shambles
John Faraclas Our forty-fifth weekly recapitulation of the markets and world geopolitics affecting same, tonight Friday the 21st  of November 2014 with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in Athens, re-confirms once again our last week’s title: “The Shipping Markets:…presume we are right again…...
November 21st, 2014 | Arctic Shipping, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Markets, News, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

The Shipping Markets:…presume we are right again… as they fail and fall

The Shipping Markets:…presume we are right again… as they fail and fall
John Faraclas Our forty-fourth weekly recapitulation of the markets and world geopolitics affecting same, tonight Friday the 14th  of November 2014 with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London, re-confirms once again our last week’s title: “The Shipping Markets: After … “euphoria”, stagnation,...
November 14th, 2014 | Associations, Chartering, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Gas, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Shipping Markets: After … “euphoria”, stagnation, or correction…?

The Shipping Markets: After … “euphoria”, stagnation, or correction…?
As  John Faraclas Our forty-third weekly recapitulation of the markets and world geopolitics affecting same, tonight Friday the 7th  of November 2014 with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London, come at a very crucial and tensed period when, once again, caution is the name of the game!  As said...
November 7th, 2014 | Associations, BIMCO, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, Safety and Security, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

The Shipping Markets: news is what they don’t tell you – hope you get the message….

The Shipping Markets: news is what they don’t tell you – hope you get the message….
John Faraclas Our forty-second weekly recapitulation of the markets, major changes in doing business, particularly shipfinance  and world geopolitics affecting same, tonight Friday the 31st of October 2014 with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in Chester, come at a very crucial and tensed period when...
October 31st, 2014 | Banking, Energy, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The Dry Markets …“rally” and “cool” wets in a struggling world economy…makes the day

The Dry Markets …“rally” and “cool” wets in a struggling world economy…makes the day
John Faraclas In this forty-first weekly recapitulation of the markets and world geopolitics affecting same, tonight Friday the 24th of October 2014 John Faraclas and AllAboutShipping in London, present you their view and what to expect… We reiterate our view that the world has entered its worse so...
October 24th, 2014 | Headlines, Insight, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

World turmoil and the Dry markets still under the 1, 000 points…

World turmoil and the Dry markets still under the 1, 000 points…
John Faraclas World turmoil and the Dry markets still under the 1, 000 points; the wets though are doing “better”… In this fortieth weekly recapitulation of the markets and world geopolitics affecting same, tonight Friday the 17th  of October 2014 John Faraclas and AllAboutShipping in London,...
October 17th, 2014 | Chartering, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Markets, Medical, News, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The Shipping Markets still in a downturn modus…

The Shipping Markets still in a downturn modus…
John Faraclas For eight weeks now the markets and in particular the dry ones with the respective BDI falling, continue the “struggle” to maintain a level above the 1, 000 points, but only just!   The wets too continue on the low edge… In this thirty-eighth weekly recapitulation of the markets...
October 3rd, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Insurance and Reinsurance, Markets, Military, News, Press and Media, Reports, Scholarships, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Shipping Markets in a downturn…

Shipping Markets in a downturn…
John Faraclas It is now seven weeks that the dry market maintains its 1, 000 plus points on the BDI, but only just! The wets too are low… In this thirty-seven weekly recapitulation of the markets and world geopolitics affecting same, tonight Friday the 26th of September 2014 John Faraclas and AllAboutShipping...
September 26th, 2014 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IMO, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Stock Markets, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The Shipping Market’s Oxymoron…

The Shipping Market’s Oxymoron…
John Faraclas For a sixth week the shipping markets and its main dry index remained …afloat above the 1, 000 point mark, but only just, and it looks likely that the main index, the BDI, might dive below the 1, 000 mark… unless… Despite the BDI’s 106 points overall fall since last week, nor the...
September 19th, 2014 | News, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

The Markets: All you need is power

The Markets: All you need is power
John Faraclas The Markets dictates that you have to be very powerful and well placed to survive, alternative make it look …cool! For a fifth week the shipping markets and its main dry index remained …afloat above the 1, 000 point mark, but struggles to maintain this four digits due to uncertainty,...
September 12th, 2014 | Bribery and Corruption, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, Fashion, Health and Safety, HR, ITF, Maritime Accidents, Markets, News, P and I Clubs, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The Markets: gear up for surprises…

The Markets: gear up for surprises…
John Faraclas This week’s slight improvement in the dry market cannot be taken as something encouraging; on the contrary: caution and alert should be exercised!  Modern tonnage is still needed, tonnage with the new rues!!!! As for the wets… a downfall is more than evidence; caution too! The reporting...
September 5th, 2014 | Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Upwards indices doesn’t constitute a buoyant market…

Upwards indices doesn’t constitute a buoyant market…
John Faraclas The latest dry market improvement come as the… manna-from-heaven to all, but still is early days to celebrate the 1, 147 points of the Baltic Dry Index (BDI), as this is 1, 100 points down from December 2013’s closing at 2, 247 points, a minus 48.9 percent and far behind the highest...
August 29th, 2014 | Energy, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices | Read More

Messy Shipping Markets

Messy Shipping Markets
John Faraclas Upheavals in the shipping markets as volatility, uncertainty – coupled with unsustainability governs the day… Don’t ask the messy geopolitical issues which we briefly analyse further down this report. We have numerous times in our previous reports, live televised interviews and...
August 22nd, 2014 | Markets, News | Read More

The shipping markets: Volatility knocks…

The shipping markets: Volatility knocks…
John Faraclas We have numerous times in our previous reports over the last three years stressed the fact that volatility is the worse factor on all counts in the shipping markets/indices, as well as the fact when one or two sizes within the Baltic indices move up or down with extreme volatility, as it...
August 15th, 2014 | Containers, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Trade and Commerce | Read More

No rich pickings yet in the shipping markets…

No rich pickings yet in the shipping markets…
John Faraclas Nothing spectacular has happened and the dry markets are still 65.1 centum below the December 2013 closing; a very disappointing market performance. The wets too are overall  still down despite the plus symbols. This is our thirtieth overview of the markets and geopolitics, today Friday...
August 8th, 2014 | Associations, Fixtures, HR, Markets, News, Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Unsustainable shipping markets: a liability…

Unsustainable shipping markets: a liability…
John Faraclas With a low market, close to mid 700s the BDI brings shivering feelings to the majority of the markets stakeholders and the tremors can now be felt… This comes at no surprise to us as we have well in advance warned you! This is our twenty- ninth overview today Friday the First of August...
August 1st, 2014 | Markets, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Stock Markets, Tourism | Read More

Shipping markets still low… caution!

Shipping markets still low… caution!
John Faraclas With a low market, close to 700 points the BDI brings havoc and the wets in mixed levels might add to a major market grounding with incalculable repercussions…  This is our twenty-eighth overview today Friday the 25th of July 2014 of www.allaboutshipping.co.uk with John Faraclas...
July 25th, 2014 | Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Shipmanagement, Stock Markets, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, Yachting | Read More

The Shipping Market collapses…

The Shipping Market collapses…
John Faraclas With a 63, 46 percent downfall, since the end of December 2013, the BDI is collapsing and unless we see a …”correction”, things will continue to get sour; the same more or less prevails in the wets! We refer to a “correction” just… to give the market a chance, as well as to...
July 11th, 2014 | Breaking News, Bribery and Corruption, Civil Unrest, Corruption, Energy, European Union, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Tourism | Read More

Half way through 2014 and the market is still sixty centum* down…

Half way through 2014 and the market is still sixty centum* down…
John Faraclas Half-way through 2014 and the market remains more or less down, a bit frozen if I may say so, despite an optimism in the air… This twenty-fifth overview of the shipping markets and world events by John Faraclas from www.allaboutshipping.co.uk in London today, Friday the 4th of July coincides...
July 4th, 2014 | Energy, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

Shipping Markets struggle

Shipping Markets struggle
John Faraclas This twenty-fourth overview of the shipping markets and world events by John Faraclas from www.allaboutshipping.co.uk in London today,  Friday the 27th June 2014, finds the market in a worse position and simultaneously an enigma! Are we close to the rock bottom, that of the 3rd of February...
June 27th, 2014 | Maritime Tourism, Markets, News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipping Indices, Statistics | Read More