Posts Tagged ‘China’

RMS Queen Mary 2 hosts Shanghai trade mission to boost UK-China maritime ties

RMS Queen Mary 2 hosts Shanghai trade mission to boost UK-China maritime ties
Queen Mary 2 High-profile trade mission to China days after Article 50 likely triggered Maritime UK and the Department of International Trade (DIT) will lead a unique three-day trade mission to Shanghai at the end of March to promote the UK as The World’s Maritime Centre, providing a complete package...
March 16th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, News | Read More

Geopolitical chaos and Capers’ volatility cannot guarantee positive expectations

Geopolitical chaos and Capers’ volatility cannot guarantee positive expectations
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed up 19 points at 1,064; the geopolitical chaos in all fronts creates more upheaval. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers’ BCI 2014 gained 100 points, 78 points plus from yesterday’s rise – 22 points, and now reads 1,678! Despite this, owners...
March 9th, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Country Profiles, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, LNG, LPG, Markets, News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Capers’ volatility brings the BDI@875; Yellowstone Geopolitics ante portas…

Capers’ volatility brings the BDI@875; Yellowstone Geopolitics ante portas…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed up 19 points since yesterday at 875 and 134 since last week’s 741 points, thanks to the as ever volatile Capers, “inducing” also all the other sizes, both on a daily and weekly basis. The Geopolitical mayhem continues and not only we are witnessing,...
February 24th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Containers, Energy, Events, Markets, News, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

Sanya, China awarded 2017 Youth Sailing World Championships

Sanya, China awarded 2017 Youth Sailing World Championships
… World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport, is pleased to announce that Sanya, China will host the 2017 edition of the Youth Sailing World Championships. As the premier event in youth sailing, more than 400 sailors from over 60 nations are expected to compete on the waters off Hainan...
February 22nd, 2017 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Industry Leaders Strategy Summit (ILSS) to Launch in Shanghai this March

Industry Leaders Strategy Summit (ILSS) to Launch in Shanghai this March
New for 2017, Intermodal Asia – the world leading exhibition and conference for the global container, transport and logistics market – will launch the Industry Leaders Strategy Summit (ILSS) which will take place on 21st – 22nd March 2017. Bringing together leading experts within the intermodal...
February 20th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Markets | Read More

The BDI’s “recovery”, has a long way to go… so does Geopolitics

The BDI’s “recovery”, has a long way to go… so does Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI’s (Baltic Dry Index) “recovery”, if it happens, has a long way to go; indeed, coupled with certain Geopolitical uncertainties will create a new shipping, trade and logistics order – part of the Planet Ocean’s Transport Chain. John Faraclas assesses the Markets and Geopolitics...
February 17th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Military, News, Press and Media, Religion, Reports, Shipping Indices | Read More

Rooster celebrations continue, but the BDI is down@786…

Rooster celebrations continue, but the BDI is down@786…
John Faraclas More losses for all Dry and Wets Indices; Geopolitics are getting more than sour and it wouldn’t surprise us to watch very soon the beginning of Planet Ocean’s destruction. John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 14 points and now reads 786 sending Mayday...
February 1st, 2017 | Markets, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Flattened BDI@800; ground zero on Geopolitics

Flattened BDI@800; ground zero on Geopolitics
John Faraclas – picture credits Panagiotis Tsakos Photography – The latest closing of the BDI not only sends alarming bells but coupled with the enfolding geopolitical chaos might create a multiple of ground zeros all over; John Faraclas’ daily briefing: With minus 16 points the BDI (Baltic...
January 31st, 2017 | Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

IMarEST opens office in China as membership grows

IMarEST opens office in China as membership grows
(IMarEST President, Dr Jane Smallman and IMarEST Director of Asia Pacific meet the Shanghai International Shipping Center Development & Promotion Organization at their offices in Shanghai The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST), the world’s largest global marine and...
January 26th, 2017 | Associations, IMarEST | Read More

UBS to try charming women: Daily Wealth Letter

UBS to try charming women: Daily Wealth Letter
Richard Moir, The Wealth Forums CEO Daily Wealth Letter a daily synopsis of the wealth news that’s most relevant, timely and dependable Compiled and edited by Ian Brodie of The Wealth Forums (www.thewealthforums.com NEXT WEALTH FORUM EVENT: Monaco Wealth Forum, March 15, Cafe de Paris, Monte-Carlo (vist www.thewealthforums.com for...
January 25th, 2017 | Reports | Read More

Market losses widen; geopolitics a liability for all

Market losses widen; geopolitics a liability for all
John Faraclas The BDI falls further “thanks” to the Capers and the Geopolitical aspects in all fronts are going to rock Planet Ocean; John Faraclas daily recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry index) lost 28 points since yesterday and now reads 886 – below the 900 threshold; CAUTION! The volatile Capers which...
January 24th, 2017 | Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

DNV GL in China: First AiP for scrubber manufacturer Shanghai Bluesoul

DNV GL in China: First AiP for scrubber manufacturer Shanghai Bluesoul
Shanghai, 23 January 2017: DNV GL has awarded the Chinese scrubber manufacturer Shanghai Bluesoul Environmental Technology with an Approval in Principle (AiP) in recognition of the technical feasibility of the BlueSulf scrubber system. The AiP is the first of its kind for a scrubber according to the...
January 23rd, 2017 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

Capers alone cannot save the Markets, BREXIT shakes the World

Capers alone cannot save the Markets, BREXIT shakes the World
John Faraclas The Capers volatility will remain and bold cautiousness is a must; BREXIT shakes the World in its foundations, not just Europe’s. John Faraclas midweek briefing: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed today at 952 points – that’s 30 points plus since yesterday, thanks, once again to...
January 18th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports | Read More

Your industry event in Shanghai this March

Your industry event in Shanghai this March
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January 18th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  14-Jan-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 15-28 JANUARY 2017 Worldwide World Holidays: 15-28 January 2017 Saturday, January 14, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 26 Jan (Thu) – India Republic Day 26 Jan (Thu) – Australia...
January 14th, 2017 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Capital Ship Management Corp. takes delivery of M/T ‘Amfitrion’

Capital Ship Management Corp. takes delivery of M/T ‘Amfitrion’
The Amfitrion Athens, Greece, January 12, 2017.  Capital Ship Management Corp. took successful delivery today of the newbuilding vessel M/T ‘Amfitrion’ from Samsung Heavy Industries (Ningbo) Co., Ltd. in China. The M/T ‘Amfitrion’ is a 50,100 dwt, IMO II/III Eco Chemical/Product Tanker. It...
January 12th, 2017 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Markets and Geopolitics hang in the balance…

Markets and Geopolitics hang in the balance…
John Faraclas The Markets continue to drop and Geopolitics will become like Yellowstone… John Faraclas’ midweek report: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed down 32 points since yesterday and now reads 894 – below the 900 point-mark! The volatile Capers’ BCI 2014 lost another triple-figure 144 points...
January 11th, 2017 | Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Building industry momentum at Intermodal Asia 2017

Building industry momentum at Intermodal Asia 2017
Sophie Ahmed There have been unprecedented changes and challenges within the industry over the last few years but the new year brings with it fresh hopes for recovery. With the global container fleet market forecast to grow 3.19% between 2017-2021, the need for companies to develop strategies to help...
January 9th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Wärtsilä CSSC joint venture opens new engine factory in China

Wärtsilä CSSC joint venture opens new engine factory in China
Wärtsilä Corporation,  9 January 2017 at 11.45 am EET – CSSC Wärtsilä Engine Co Ltd (CWEC), the joint venture company formed between Wärtsilä and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC), has formally opened its new production facilities located at Lingang, Shanghai. The opening ceremony...
January 9th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Mergers and Acquisitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Diana takes dely of two Newcastlemax n/b’s and secures US$57.24 mio from EIBC

Diana takes dely of two Newcastlemax n/b’s and secures US$57.24 mio from EIBC
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Delivery of Two Newbuilding Newcastlemax Dry Bulk Vessels and Drawdown of US$57.24 Million Term Loan Facility with The Export-Import Bank of China ATHENS, GREECE, January 4, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing...
January 4th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

U-Freight spots ecommerce logistics opportunities at Amazon Expo

U-Freight spots ecommerce logistics opportunities at Amazon Expo
The growth potential of global e-commerce is far from exhausted, says the head of Hong Kong-headquartered international logistics provider the U-Freight Group (UFL). There is major potential growth even in established regions such as the USA, Europe or Japan, but it will need new approaches to logistics...
December 28th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics | Read More

Markets and Geopolitics: volatility returns…

Markets and Geopolitics: volatility returns…
John Faraclas Markets and Geopolitics: volatility returns yet again; challenges at the low end… As said numerous times in the past, one size cannot dictate the Markets and one nation cannot anymore dominate the affairs on Planet Ocean; John Faraclas’ daily and weekly report: The BDI (Baltic Dry...
December 23rd, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,003 equals 7 on the Richter scale, current Geopolitics…

The BDI@1,003 equals 7 on the Richter scale, current Geopolitics…
John Faraclas Notwithstanding the gurus’ views the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) approached yet again a very crucial level; the Geopolitics too: John Faraclas’ midweek recap With minus 49 points  since yesterday, the BDI at 1,003 threatens the entire trade industry. The major contributor to this fall,...
December 14th, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

HARRIS PYE chalks up LSDO conversions on over 75 vessels – The latest in China

HARRIS PYE chalks up LSDO conversions on over 75 vessels – The latest in China
Chris David The Harris Pye Engineering Group has been awarded a contract by a prominent Chinese LNG company to convert six of their vessels to low Sulphur diesel oil (LSDO), with an option for conversions on further vessels to follow. The Group has undertaken work, predominantly on main and auxiliary...
December 5th, 2016 | Ship Conversions | Read More

Three years of low Markets

Three years of low Markets
John Faraclas The BDI looks downwards and peace on earth too given the three years worsening of the situation in both fronts; John Faraclas’ daily report: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed down eight points since yesterday at 1,196 points, four points below the 1,200 threshold that many believed to...
December 1st, 2016 | Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More