Posts Tagged ‘BPI’

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

Shipping Market’s downfall reaches its …”climax”… amidst continued geopolitical chaos…

Shipping Market’s downfall reaches its …”climax”… amidst continued geopolitical chaos…
John Faraclas Our forty-sixth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 13th of November 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, closed down...
November 13th, 2015 | Container shipping, Events, Exhibitions, Markets, News, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tourism | Read More

Shipping Markets catastrophic fall…amidst geopolitical chaos…

Shipping Markets catastrophic fall…amidst geopolitical chaos…
John Faraclas Shipping Markets catastrophic fall… amidst geopolitical chaos… will bring in total mess Our forty-fifth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 6th of November 2015, with...
November 6th, 2015 | Anniversaries, Aviation, Charity, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Industry, Energy, Environment, European Union, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Exhibitions, Fixtures, Holidays, HR, IMIF, Immigration, IMO, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Religion, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Technology, Tourism, UN | Read More

Another dive of the shipping markets and more than messy geopolitics…

Another dive of the shipping markets and more than messy geopolitics…
John Faraclas Our forty-fourth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 30th of October 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, closed down seven...
October 30th, 2015 | Banking, Chartering, Civil Unrest, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Finance, Fixtures, HR, IMO, Jobs, LNG, Markets, Music, News, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, People and Places, Politics and Government, Religion, Reports, Safety and Security, Sailing, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, Yachting | Read More

Shipping Markets falling yet again and geopolitcs are also more than messy…

Shipping Markets falling yet again and geopolitcs are also more than messy…
John Faraclas Our forty-third weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 23rd  of October 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, closed down...
October 23rd, 2015 | Associations, Awards, Books, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Global Economy and shipping markets drop further; geopolitics in a mess!

Global Economy and shipping markets drop further; geopolitics in a mess!
John N. Faraclas Our forty-second weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 16th of October 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, closed down...
October 16th, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Gas, Gas Carriers, LNG, LPG, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Organisations, Politics and Government, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Global Economy and shipping markets on the edge!

Global Economy and shipping markets on the  edge!
John Faraclas Our forty-first weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 9th of October 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, closed down eight...
October 9th, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, European Union, Finance, News, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Religion, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Shipping Markets Skyfall…

Shipping Markets Skyfall…
John Faraclas Our fortieth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 2nd of October 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, closed up just a point...
October 2nd, 2015 | Associations, Awards, Banking, Bribery and Corruption, Civil Unrest, Corruption, Energy, Finance, Immigration, Maritime Fraud, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tourism | Read More

Continuous Capers Volatility and Geopolitical Uncertainty marks the shipping markets…

Continuous Capers Volatility and Geopolitical Uncertainty marks the shipping markets…
John Faraclas Our thirty-ninth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 25th of September 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, closed up 21...
September 25th, 2015 | Anniversaries, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Accidents, Markets, Military, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Seizures, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capers Volatility and Uncertainty reigns in the shipping markets; geopolitics of the edge…

Capers Volatility and Uncertainty reigns in the shipping markets; geopolitics of the edge…
John Faraclas Our thirty-eighth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 18th of September 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, closed up...
September 18th, 2015 | Associations, Chartering, Civil Unrest, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Corruption, Dry Bulkcarriers, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Health and Safety, LNG, Maritime Fraud, Maritime Tourism, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Sales and Purchases, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Sanctions, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tourism | Read More

On Alert? Mid-week shipping market blues…

On Alert? Mid-week shipping market blues…
John Faraclas In our thirty-seventh weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond last Friday the 11thof September 2015, we have adequately warn you of what to expect! We were absolutely right so far in our prediction...
September 16th, 2015 | Breaking News, European Union, Markets, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, UN | Read More

Shipping Markets drop further; geopolitics an issue!

Shipping Markets drop further; geopolitics an issue!
Our thirty-sixth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 4thof September 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in Tienen, Belgium. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, closed down 16points...
September 4th, 2015 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, Events, Exhibitions, HR, Markets, News, Sanctions, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Shipping Markets drop further; is it tomorrow’s full moon affecting them?

Shipping Markets drop further; is it tomorrow’s full moon affecting them?
John Faraclas Our thirty-fifth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 28th of August 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in Athens. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, closed down two...
August 28th, 2015 | Markets, News | Read More

Messy shipping markets and explosive geopolitics – yet again!

Messy shipping markets and explosive geopolitics  –  yet again!
John Faraclas Our thirty-fourth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 21st of August 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in Athens. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, closed down 20...
August 21st, 2015 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Dropping shipping markets, messy European politics and the world is on fire…

Dropping shipping markets, messy European politics and the world is on fire…
John Faraclas Our thirty-third weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 14th of August 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in Athens. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, closed up nine...
August 14th, 2015 | Chartering, Fixtures, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More