Posts Tagged ‘BREXIT’

The BDI falls and Geopolitics flare-up

The BDI falls and Geopolitics flare-up
John Faraclas With the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) falling below the 900-point threshold and Geopolitics in jeopardy Planet Ocean turns dangerously around; John Faraclas’ recap: The BDI Lost 19 points earlier on today and now reads 882. The Capers’ BCI 2014 lost 54 points and now stands at 1,032; caution! The...
July 3rd, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices | Read More

Brexit Boosts Shipping Industry

Brexit Boosts Shipping Industry
Grace Garland Data released this week from one of the world’s leading international relocations shipping container comparison sites MoveHub.com shows that uncertainty around Brexit has triggered an huge increase in people wanting to relocate – bringing a surprise boost to the shipping industry...
June 27th, 2017 | Containers, HR, Logistics, News | Read More

British Marine comments on General Election and Brexit negotiations

British Marine comments on General Election and Brexit negotiations
British Marine’s Senior External Relations Executive, Andrew Harries, provides an update on the General Election result, the Queen’s Speech and the start of the Brexit negotiations. Two weeks on from a rather staggering General Election result, the UK has started Brexit negotiations with the EU,...
June 22nd, 2017 | Jobs, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Panamaxes contain BDI loses

Panamaxes contain BDI loses
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost three points since last Friday the 16th of June, thanks to the Panamaxes who gained 20 points earlier on today; the Geopolitical issues have gone beyond control and soon it will be chaos with Armageddon arriving soon. Terrorism and revenge ante portas. John...
June 19th, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

Facing Brexit, the UK’s ‘island nation’ dependence on shipping and seafarers is set to grow

Facing Brexit, the UK’s ‘island nation’ dependence on shipping and seafarers is set to grow
Commodore Barry Bryant CVO RN, Director General, Seafarers UK As the UK finally embarks on Brexit negotiations, our island nation’s attention is being focused on the vital role our ports, harbours and seafarers will have to play in the future. Increased world trade will likely increase the 95% of imports...
June 19th, 2017 | Associations, European Union, HR, Jobs, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Don’t let Brexit uncertainties delay key logistics infrastructure decisions, says freight association

Don’t let Brexit uncertainties delay key logistics infrastructure decisions, says freight association
Robert Keen Commenting ahead of news about whether there will be a Queen’s Speech and start of Brexit negotiations next Monday, British International Freight Association (BIFA) director general, Robert Keen says: “The goalposts may well have moved since the results of the general election, but the...
June 14th, 2017 | Associations, Markets, Politics and Government, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BDI …“gains” amid geopolitical losses and terrorism’s mess

BDI …“gains” amid geopolitical losses and terrorism’s mess
John Faraclas Market intuition is what counts most, given that “news is what they don’t tell us” and the fact that nobody will really tell you  where the market is heading, you must rely in your business shipping intuition and geopolitical knowledge… John Faraclas’ daily recap…: Yesterday...
June 7th, 2017 | Associations, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@818: Mild losses but losses. Warring global concerns and election enigmas in the UK…

The BDI@818: Mild losses but losses. Warring global concerns and election enigmas in the UK…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down three points earlier on today standing at 818 points; contained losses due to the 13 plus points of the Capers – could it be   “..13 for luck” per Agatha Christie’s famous book… Wonder! The BCI 2014 at 1,336 – the 13 plus points mentioned...
June 6th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

ESG investing and section 172 CA 2006: Desperate times call for soft law measures

ESG investing and section 172 CA 2006: Desperate times call for soft law measures
Dr Georgina Tsagas ESG investing and section 172 of the Companies Act 2006: Desperate times call for soft law measures by Dr. Georgina Tsagas, Lecturer in Law, University of Bristol Law School Section 172 CA 2006: Not worth the paper it is written on? Section 172 of the Companies Act 2006 has been...
May 22nd, 2017 | Academia, European Union, Legal, News, Organisations | Read More

Contained loses with the BDI@957 points

Contained loses with the BDI@957 points
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended the day at 957 points, that’s down three, thanks to the volatile  Capers which where strengthened with 48 plus points and the BCI 2014 is now standing at 1,638 points; Geopolitics take more than ten twists and turns… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The...
May 18th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

European shipping should remain the enabler of free movement of goods and persons even after Brexit

European shipping should remain the enabler of free movement of goods and persons even after Brexit
Patrick Verhoeven European shipowners today published their priorities when it comes to Brexit negotiations outcome. The shipping community embodies a fundamental acquis of the EU: Free movement of goods and persons. ECSA believes that the current operating climate should be preserved as much as possible...
May 17th, 2017 | Associations, European Union, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, May 12, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, May 12, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In line with market expectations, the BoE voted by a majority of 7-1 to keep the Bank rate unchanged at 0.25% and maintain the asset purchase programme...
May 12th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Winner of All-Energy marine renewable energy investment challenge announced

Winner of All-Energy marine renewable energy investment challenge announced
Joachim Amland of Tidetec AS with Judith Patten of All-Energy The winner of the All-Energy Marine Renewable Energy Investment Challenge sponsored by Atlantis Resources was announced today (11 May) at the end of the plenary session: ‘The effects of Brexit on the renewable and low carbon energy sectors’. Tim...
May 11th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Awards, Energy, Environment, Events, People and Places | Read More

Bermuda leaders featured on AM BestTV

Bermuda leaders featured on AM BestTV
AM BestTV’s Meg Green with Bermuda Premier Michael Dunkley, left, and Finance Minister Bob Richards at RIMS 2017 in Philadelphia Hamilton, Bermuda, May 10, 2017 – Bermuda government, industry and regulatory leaders have been featured on AM BestTV following RIMS 2017 interviews in which they...
May 10th, 2017 | Associations, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

The BDI@1,034: The perfect fall and opportunity

The BDI@1,034: The perfect fall and opportunity
John Faraclas Another falling day for all the indices but let’s be pragmatic: it is also an opportunity for some wise-thinking companies… Geopolitics are getting sour and we advise the shipping world to be on guard. John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The BDI was down 39 points approaching the 1,000...
May 3rd, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

BDI suffers further losses…

BDI suffers further losses…
John Faraclas The BDI down to 1,073 points – that’s minus 36, and the Wets with minimal losses paint a strange but expected market picture; John Faraclas@ daily briefing: All stakeholders were alerted after the Bank Holiday and eager to see the closing of yet another annoying market! The Capers proved...
May 2nd, 2017 | Chartering, Markets, Military, News, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices | Read More

The fall continues; the BDI@1,154…

The fall continues; the BDI@1,154…
John Faraclas Another drop in the markets, both dry and wet amid continued geopolitical chaos and uncertainty; John Faraclas’ daily report: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 16 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,154 points; a bit of a …contained fall. The Capers’ BCI 2014 lost...
April 25th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

High-profile line-up for Northern Ireland World Trade Summit

High-profile line-up for Northern Ireland World Trade Summit
Lord Empey will be among the heavyweight line-up of speakers at the Northern Ireland World Trade Summit on June 13. A one-off major business conference will be held in Belfast on June 13. The ‘Landscape Post Brexit’ World Trade Summit will feature a heavyweight line-up of international trade experts,...
April 24th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Market’s diving continues and Geopolitics get sour…

Market’s diving continues and Geopolitics get sour…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell substantially earlier on this afternoon at 1,243 points – minus 35… The geopolitics might cause, as said yesterday, tsunamis with incalculable repercurssions.  John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers suffered another major loss – 139 points less...
April 20th, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

He Has Risen, but not the …BDI…

He Has Risen, but not the …BDI…
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed down two points since last Thursday the 13th of April at 1,294 proving that there isn’t much steam to raise the dry markets and lead to the mana from heavens…. err to the 2,200 point-mark – the level as of the end of December 2013 which might...
April 18th, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices | Read More

Brexit: Macroeconomic implications for the UK, the world economy & Greece

Brexit: Macroeconomic implications for the UK, the world economy & Greece
On 29 March 2017, British Prime Minister Theresa May activated the Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, setting in motion the process for the country’s withdrawal from the EU. The Article sets out several negotiation phases that require the involvement of the European Commission, the Council of the European...
April 11th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports | Read More

The impact of Brexit | Singapore office launch | Dutch maritime growth

The impact of Brexit | Singapore office launch | Dutch maritime growth
April 2017 It’s been an exciting month for Spinnaker. We opened our Singapore HR office in March, which seems a landmark moment in our 20th year. Our HR Consulting division is going from strength to strength – our conference is on 18/19 May and if you’ve...
April 4th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Jobs | Read More

Post-Brexit trigger – what exporters need to know

Post-Brexit trigger – what exporters need to know
Arne Mielken With Article 50 now invoked, the Institute of Export & International Trade (IOE&IT) is urging exporters to stay up-to-date on Brexit negotiations so that they can plan ahead. Key issues for businesses involved in international trade include the unpredictability and complexity of...
April 3rd, 2017 | Associations, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Still caution on both the Markets and Geopolitics

Still caution on both the Markets and Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today on a positive tone at 1,240 points; geopolitics though were far worse than last week. John Faraclas’ weekly recap: The BDI gained 44 points since yesterday as well as from last week’s 1,196 points and managed to end the week in a positive...
March 24th, 2017 | Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Cool markets and exciting geopolitics with BREXIT

Cool markets and exciting geopolitics with BREXIT
John Faraclas The BDI was modestly up and Geopolitics get the impulse of BREXIT – to be triggered anytime now; John Faraclas daily briefing: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed up 13 points at 1,099, thanks once again to the Capers, as all other sizes where on a single-digit plus or minus modus. The...
March 13th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Markets, News, Religion, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More