Posts Tagged ‘BDI’

Volatility continues with the Capers raising the BDI@1,449

Volatility continues with the Capers raising the BDI@1,449
John Faraclas …seaborne on Superfast XI The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 34 points since yesterday, thanks to the as ever volatile Capers – it now reads 1,449; Geopolitics continue to be dodgy… John Faraclas’ midweek report: The Capers “back” on truck with a triple-digit uplift; the...
September 20th, 2017 | Environment, European Union, Immigration, Maritime Accidents, Markets, Military, News, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

Markets upwards trend should be countered with caution

Markets upwards trend should be countered with caution
John Faraclas The BDI gained another 17 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,415 points. Geopolitics continue to be more than messy, enigmatic and soon will surprise all. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers clinched 42 points and now the BDI reads 2,723 points. The Panamaxes slow down with...
September 19th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

Supras and Handies “surge” …

Supras and Handies “surge” …
John Faraclas “13 for Luck” was one of Agatha Cristie’s best novels with a unique plot  and for those who have read and studied same they can understand the significance of the book and its plot with what takes place in the Dry and Wet markets since 2004 to to date, add the 13 points plus the...
September 18th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The BDI@1,385 amid uncertainty and terror all over…

The BDI@1,385 amid uncertainty and terror all over…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up 24 points higher than yesterday at 1,385 and 53 since last Friday the 8th of September when it stood at 1,332 points. Geopolitics remain at the lowest level and terror re-asserts itself… John Faraclas daily and weekly recap: The Capers volatility makes...
September 15th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The dangers of Volatility in the Markets and Geopolitics

The dangers of Volatility in the Markets and Geopolitics
John Faraclas As predicted yesterday the market “improved” today following its midweek fall, an easy job to do being familiarised with volatility which enable us to foresee the asymmetrical behaviour of the indices. Geopolitics continue an erratic course. John Faraclas daily briefing: The BDI gained...
September 14th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Shipmanagement, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Mid-week market and geopolitical blues…

Mid-week market and geopolitical blues…
John Faraclas The Capers continue to be damaging for the Dry Markets; the Wets with mixed feelings and Geopolitics… John Faraclas’ brief midweek recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost seven points and now reads 1,337 points thanks to the Panamaxes, the salvor of the day… The volatile Capers were...
September 13th, 2017 | Shipping Indices, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capers’ volatility continues as the BDI falls. @1,344 caution is the only remedy…

Capers’ volatility continues as the BDI falls. @1,344 caution is the only remedy…
John Faraclas The BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) fell 11 points since yesterday, thanks to the counter form the Panamaxes, otherwise the losses were going to be bigger. Geopolitics turn sour… and London International Shipping Week rewrites Shipping Business History: London will continue to call the shots;...
September 12th, 2017 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The BDI@1,355, Wets unstable amid messy Geopolitics

The BDI@1,355, Wets unstable amid messy Geopolitics
John Faraclas The  BDI (Baltic Dry Index) begins  the week with gains; 23 points plus since last Friday the 8th of September, and at 1,355 points “makes” a bit of better sense… The Wets with mixed feelings and the Geopolitics messy as ever. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The...
September 11th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, London Shipping Law Centre, Markets, Military, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capers volatility lift the BDI and Wets too amid nature’s tempest…

Capers volatility lift the BDI and Wets too amid nature’s tempest…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 36 points earlier on and now reads 1,332; on a weekly basis it was up 150 points raising hopes but we want you all to stay put until the BDI goes over and above the  2,200 points – the December 2013 level! The Wets were also up but with very...
September 8th, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Capers “lift” the BDI whilst Wets fell sharply

Capers “lift” the BDI whilst Wets fell sharply
  John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 46 points and now stands at 1,296 – nearly 1,000 points below December’s 2013 closing. The Wets fell sharply and Geopolitics as we have predicted are about to create millions of MIGRANTS, more Terrorists and total chaos will be the name of the...
September 7th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Oil Industry, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Dry …“bounces” back; wets …“messy” and Geopolitics in chaos…

Dry …“bounces” back; wets …“messy” and Geopolitics in chaos…
  John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on at 1,250 points – that’s 35 points plus since yesterday… The Wets with more than mixed feeling following the …departure of Hurricane Harvey, and Irma’s passage right now… The Geopolitical spectrum, couldn’t be worse… John Faraclas’...
September 6th, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Dry’s low …”rebound” and Wets mixed state

Dry’s low …”rebound” and Wets mixed state
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 28 points since yesterday thanks primarily to the Capers and to a lesser extend to the Panamaxes… At 1,215  points the BDI is 1,000 points down since December’s 2013 level; so, as and when we reach this level, all must stay put… The Wets return to...
September 5th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Dry Market stagnation continues and Wets rise …to the circumstances

Dry Market stagnation continues and Wets rise …to the circumstances
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained just four points earlier on and now reads 1,187 points! Wets get better all the time and Geopolitics are a tinder box ready to go off with incalculable repercussions for all; John Faraclas’ daily report: The Capers lost 21 points since last Friday the...
September 5th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Dry Market stranded; Wets on the rise…

Dry Market stranded; Wets on the rise…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) is losing steam again The Wets, thanks to Hurricane Harvey on the upturn and the Geopolitical situation might produce anytime now hell. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: The BDI on a daily basis lost one point and now reads 1,183; on a weekly was down 26...
September 1st, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Who cares about the BDI’s volatility…

Who cares about the BDI’s volatility…
John Faraclas Obviously you might think we go over the top; not at all as we believe that capable owners know how to weather the storm, any storm as the real masters of the Shipping adventure have it in their DNA! John Faraclas’ brief note on the state of the markets and geopolitics: The BDI (Baltic...
August 31st, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI reality @1,181; wets: buoyant

The BDI reality @1,181; wets: buoyant
John Faraclas stressing the importance for safe navigation in hte world’s dire straits- picture credits LISW2015 FLICKR The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 22 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,181… The wets are coming up due to other unexpected reason – situ in the US Gulf following...
August 30th, 2017 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Falling Dry Market; Wet “re-surfacing”… and Geopolitical Blues…

Falling Dry Market; Wet “re-surfacing”… and Geopolitical Blues…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) despite a short lived “rebound” fell six points since last Friday and now reads 1,203. The Wets due to the Geopolitical and Natural disaster events are on the rise. Geopolitics might take a sour turn… John Faraclas daily recap: After a long weekend coupled...
August 29th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capers “rebound” fail to stop the falling BDI…

Capers “rebound” fail to stop the falling BDI…
John Faraclas With  nine points plus since yesterday standing now at 1,209 points and minus 51  from the 1,260 points of last week’s closing, the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today sending respective messages to all for all intents and purposes in a very enigmatic, as we have branded...
August 25th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Statistics | Read More

The BDI@1,200: tough…

The BDI@1,200: tough…
John Faraclas Some say it is a curse for the Capers and Panamaxes to dive following a week of “euphoria”; our interpretation is that you haven’t seen anything yet. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 22 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,200 points – 1-1,100...
August 24th, 2017 | Container shipping, Corruption, Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,222: Volatility knocks again; Planet Ocean on fire…

The BDI@1,222: Volatility knocks again; Planet Ocean on fire…
John Faraclas It goes without saying that if the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) continues with these ups and down it will rock whatever has remained from even an otherwise low  but “promising” dry market. The volatility of the Capers and to a lesser extent of the Panamaxes has never ever before been experienced....
August 23rd, 2017 | Canals, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

Short lived BDI recovery amid geopolitical chaos

Short lived BDI recovery amid geopolitical chaos
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 17 points earlier  on and now it stands at 1,249; stable Wets and Geopolitics still chaotic. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers, as ever volatile and “predictable” lost nearly 100 points – 95 to be precise bringing down everything – some “vehemently”...
August 22nd, 2017 | Chartering, Consumers Market, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The BDI on a slowing down mode amid Terrorism’s mess

The BDI on a slowing down mode amid Terrorism’s mess
John Faraclas The BDI managed to clinch just six points and now stands at 1,266; the Geopolitics with Terrorism on the rise “promise” to keep us busy and wondering. John Faraclas daily market briefing: The Capers’ BCI is definitely slowing down with only ten points plus since last Friday the 18th...
August 21st, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Events, Exhibitions, HR, Maritime Accidents, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Markets Friday syndrome; geopolitics in disarray

Markets Friday syndrome; geopolitics in disarray
John Faraclas The BDI ended up at 1,260 – that is with 13 points plus since yesterday and 228 since last week’s closing – 1,032. On both occasions the Market’s and in particular the driving force – the volatile Capers managed 32 and 25 points plus respectively, losing steam… The Geopolitical...
August 18th, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capers rise and geopolitics go under…

Capers rise and geopolitics go under…
John Faraclas The BDI gained 40 points and now reads 1,247 – more or less 1,000 less from the end of December 2013 level. The Geopolitics following today’s atrocities in Barcelona, Spain, might take a big twist and turn. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers not only were on a …top up situ,...
August 17th, 2017 | Container shipping, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Religion, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,207 with uncertain forthcoming trade rules

The BDI@1,207 with uncertain forthcoming trade rules
John Faraclas The BDI was up 38 points and now reads 1,207 thanks to the volatile Capers with yet another triple digit spike… The geopolitics will engage new trade rules for a multiple of reasons to benefit only the state and the very few; John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The Capers’ BCI gained 169...
August 16th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More