Posts Tagged ‘BPI’

Volatile shipping markets and tremors in geopolitics…

Volatile shipping markets and tremors in geopolitics…
John Faraclas Our thirty-first weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 31st of July 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in Athens. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, closed up 31 points...
July 31st, 2015 | Canals, Markets, Military, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Stock Markets | Read More

The shipping markets and politics suspense continues…

The shipping markets and politics suspense continues…
John Faraclas Our thirtieth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 24th of July 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in Chios, Greece. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, was down 16...
July 24th, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Chartering, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Tourism | Read More

Shipping markets improve, but geopolitics are as dangerous as ever…

Shipping markets improve, but geopolitics are as dangerous as ever…
John Faraclas Our twenty-ninth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 17th of July 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in Athens. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, was up 39 points...
July 17th, 2015 | Associations, Chartering, European Union, Markets, Military, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics | Read More

Markets loosing steam; geopolitics in tatters

Markets loosing steam; geopolitics in tatters
John Faraclas Our twenty¬sixth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, today Friday the 26th of June 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, was down six points...
June 26th, 2015 | European Union, Holidays, Markets, News, Politics and Government | Read More

Hooray, the BDI …makes waves!

Hooray, the BDI …makes waves!
John Faraclas Our twenty-fifth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, today Friday the 19th of June 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, was up six points...
June 19th, 2015 | Energy, Markets, News, Shipping Indices | Read More

The Shipping Markets: 1, 400 points needed for the BDI to make you smile…

The Shipping Markets: 1, 400 points needed for the BDI to make you smile…
John Faraclas Our twenty-third weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, today Friday the 5th of June 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, was up seven points...
June 5th, 2015 | Classification Societies, Events, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices | Read More

May Day …err Mayday for the Shipping Markets…

May Day …err Mayday for the Shipping Markets…
John Faraclas Our eighteenth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015, tonight Friday the 1st of May 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in Athens. The BDI was down four points since yesterday at 587 points and...
May 1st, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Bribery and Corruption, Consumers Market, Corruption, Energy, Environment, European Union, Finance, Markets, Military, News, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance, UN | Read More

World economic crisis still affects the shipping markets…CAUTION!

World economic crisis still affects the shipping markets…CAUTION!
John Faraclas Our sixteenth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015, tonight Friday the 17th of April 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI managed to climb up four points at 597, which is 17...
April 17th, 2015 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Corruption, European Union, HR, Markets, Military, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Statistics, UN | Read More

Shipping Market’s downfall continues…with the BDI down at 588!

Shipping Market’s downfall continues…with the BDI down at 588!
John Faraclas Our fourteenth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015, tonight Thursday the 2nd of April 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI closed earlier on eight points down since yesterday...
April 2nd, 2015 | European Union, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipping Indices | Read More

April fool’s day midweek Market blues….

April fool’s day midweek  Market blues….
John Faraclas Unsustainable markets? Corrections? Or what… John Faraclas writes:  The BDI close down six points, going down once again  under the 600 point mark, again in the difficult zone… The Capers and the respective BCI  2014 was the culprit with minus 12 points at 463 points. The Panamaxes...
April 1st, 2015 | Chartering, Fixtures, Markets, News, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics | Read More

Weak Shipping Markets…

Weak Shipping Markets…
John Faraclas Our thirteenth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015, tonight Friday the 27th of March 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI closed earlier on two points down at 596 points since...
March 27th, 2015 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Post eclipse BDI…

Post eclipse BDI…
John Faraclas Our twelve weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015, on yet another special Friday, the 20th of March 2015, the day of yet another great solar eclipse, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The...
March 20th, 2015 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, Energy, European Union, Health and Safety, Holidays, HR, Immigration, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Shipfinance | Read More

Friday 13th and the BDI still on the low side…

Friday 13th and the BDI still on the low side…
John Faraclas Our eleventh weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015, on a very special Friday, the 13th of March 2015 with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI closed earlier on two points up since yesterday...
March 13th, 2015 | Associations, News, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

BDI drops further to 560…

BDI drops further to 560…
As said yesterday it appears that there isn’t any short of sustainability in the markets, particularly the dry ones. The BDI close down five  points at 56o points. The BCI was down 37 !!! points at 394 – a believable drop given what goes on…; the BPI was also down  two points at 586 points;...
March 12th, 2015 | Chartering, Markets, News | Read More

Mid-week market blues; the BDI down…

Mid-week market blues; the BDI down…
Earlier on today, the BDI close down three points at 565 points, proving our view of a non sustainable market. The BCI was down 26 !!! points at 431 – an awful continuation of a fortnight’s dropping; the BPI was also down after a long time three points at 588 points; the BSI was up nine points...
March 11th, 2015 | Associations, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI: 56 points up…during the Ides of March

The BDI: 56 points up…during the Ides of March
John Faraclas Our tenth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015, this sunny Friday afternoon the 6th of March, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI closed earlier on four points up since yesterday...
March 6th, 2015 | Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI gets its added value…

The BDI gets its added value…
John Faraclas Our ninth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015, tonight Friday the 27th of February, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in Athens. The BDI closed earlier on this afternoon seven points up  since...
February 27th, 2015 | Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

It’s good to see the BDI …sized up at 524 !

It’s good to see the BDI …sized up at 524 !
John Faraclas; making his points more than clear… Now what do you make of this unexpected rise of the BDI even at plus 8 points? Has it anything to do with yesterday’s FTSE record at 6, 949.63? That was great, a great record given that the last one was in the previous millennium on 30 December...
February 25th, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Bribery and Corruption, Consumers Market, Corruption, Defense, Energy, Environment, HR, Maritime Fraud, Markets, Military, Politics and Government, Safety and Security, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI struggles to remain afloat at 516…

The BDI struggles to remain afloat at 516…
The Baltic Exchange BDI up 4 at 516…and fits well I do feel great comfort in my Levis 516; it fits well like the BDI, what do you have to say, eh! Today’s figures confirm once again our two year old prediction that there is no sustainability in the markets. In January 2014 I had vehemently objected...
February 24th, 2015 | Banking, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Finance, Fixtures, Gas, Gas Carriers, LNG, LPG, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The low* in the Shipping Markets is still here…

The low* in the Shipping Markets is still here…
John Faraclas The Chinese New Year is here with us since yesterday and the year of the sheep might be beneficial for ships too; you never ever know as it depends from which side of the equation you interpret this… Our eighth  weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices...
February 20th, 2015 | Associations, European Union, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government | Read More

Shipping Markets hanging in the balance after the BDI’s 553 collapse

Shipping Markets hanging in the balance after the BDI’s 553 collapse
London – The Baltic Exchange No matter if the few from the hoi polloi feel they might …escape the total collapse and introduce a common chartering entity , the historical low of the BDI could work to the benefit of all. The reality is simple: the BDI is down to 553 points!  How many will sustain...
February 11th, 2015 | Breaking News, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Collapsed shipping markets with the BDI at 559 points!

Collapsed shipping markets with the BDI at 559 points!
John Faraclas Our sixth  weekly recapitulation of the markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015, tonight Friday the 6th of February, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London.  After the latest Midweek Blues, the BDI closed earlier this afternoon at...
February 6th, 2015 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Country Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Events, Exhibitions, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices | Read More

The true cost of the BDI at 577…

The true cost of the BDI at 577…
How much does this 577 points of the BDI today and all other Baltic Indices affect the markets? Are the brokers to blame? Was their advice conned? Are the geopolitics that we owe this drop? What does this means to the Shipfinance world? How are the Funds reacting? Are bankruptcies looming in the background? How...
February 3rd, 2015 | Arctic Shipping, Breaking News, Energy, Markets, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Markets challenged by a dropping BDI

Markets challenged by a dropping BDI
John Faraclas Our fifth  weekly recapitulation of the markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015, tonight Friday the 30th of  January, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London.  After the Midweek Blues, the BDI closed earlier this afternoon at 608...
January 30th, 2015 | Banking, Energy, Finance, Markets, News, Shipfinance | Read More

Midweek market blues continue with the BDI at 666 and 632…

Midweek market blues continue with the BDI at 666 and 632…
John Faraclas Indeed you read correct; the Baltic Dry Index continues its downwards course hitting a new record low at 632 – the last one being at 647. With the BDI yesterday at 666 points, knocking on sensitive “areas” –  as we all know the significance of this number, a subject of more...
January 29th, 2015 | Breaking News, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, Oil Industry, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices | Read More