Posts Tagged ‘Geopolitics’

The BDI@2,170 with mess in two of Planet Ocean’s dire straits

The BDI@2,170 with mess in two of Planet Ocean’s dire straits
John Faraclas The BDI@2,170 with mess in two of Planet Ocean’s dire straits The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up earlier on today 40 points standing at 2,170; the perplexed geopolitics now confirm our fears on our numerous written hints on Planet Ocean’s dire straits over the last seven years following...
July 19th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI surges further amid ultra-perplexed geopolitics

The BDI surges further amid ultra-perplexed geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI surges further amid ultra-perplexed geopolitics The BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 66 points and now stands at 2,130; Geopolitics are so perplexed with clever dicks doing everything possible to ruin Peace on Planet Ocean. John Faraclas’ daily recap: Another boost from...
July 18th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@2,064; a cause for CC …err Cautious Celebrations

The BDI@2,064; a cause for CC …err Cautious Celebrations
John Faraclas The BDI@2,064; a cause for CC …err Cautious Celebrations The BDI gained 53 points earlier on today and it’s only 173 points apart from that of the end of December 2013 when it stood at 2,247 (2,247 – 2,064= 173) Geopolitics? Well only the 12 Greek Gods know what’s next… Best one...
July 17th, 2019 | Charity, Clubs, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Drill ships, EEZ, Energy, European Union, Insurance and Reinsurance, IT and Communications, Legal, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Marine Insurance, Organisations, Politics and Government, Technical, Technology | Read More

The BDI@2,011 …and time to celebrate before the storm…*

The BDI@2,011 …and time to celebrate before the storm…*
John Faraclas The BDI@2,011 …and time to celebrate before the storm…* The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) finally “did it”… surpassing the 2,000 points threshold and indeed under the circumstances is a milestone… Geopolitics still perplexed, explosive but very much interesting… John Faraclas’...
July 16th, 2019 | At the end of the day..., Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1928 … the dragon* roars before the 2,000 point threshold!

The BDI@1928 … the dragon* roars before the 2,000 point threshold!
John Faraclas The BDI @1928 … the dragon* roars before the 2,000 point threshold! The BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) ended up earlier on today at 1,928 points – up 63 and for sure is read to go over and above the 2,000 mark which we haven’t seen since the 3rd of January 2014. Geopolitics: explosive!!! John...
July 15th, 2019 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Public and Legal Notices, Reports, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Market surges into new heights whilst Geopolitics to new lows…

Market surges into new heights whilst Geopolitics to new lows…
John Faraclas Market surges into new heights whilst Geopolitics to new lows… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) got to yet another high: 1,865 points – up 49! It was also 125 points higher since last Friday the 5th of July when it stood at 1,740…Geopolitics too messy! John Faraclas’ brief daily and...
July 12th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Insight, Markets, News, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tenders, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,816 makes waves… but Geopolitical CAUTION is advised… whilst WISTA-UK celebrates its 45th Anniversary

The BDI@1,816 makes waves… but Geopolitical CAUTION is advised… whilst WISTA-UK celebrates its 45th Anniversary
John Faraclas The BDI@1,816 makes waves… but Geopolitical CAUTION is advised… whilst WISTA-UK celebrates its 45th Anniversary The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) reach new heights with the Panamaxes and Capes performing well despite international tension and rise of the WTI… WISTA’s UK  45th Anniversary...
July 11th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Events, HR, IMO, Markets, News, People and Places, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The BDI@1,777 still buoyant with a record

The BDI@1,777 still buoyant with a record
John Faraclas The BDI@1,777 still buoyant with a record The BDI Baltic Dry Index gained half of what achieved yesterday – the 34 points plus and now with the 18 points clinched today stands at 1,777… Geopolitics… err the world is on fire; John Faraclas early recap news: The Capes gained only 18...
July 10th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tenders | Read More

Market Volatility continues amid Global uncertainty

Market Volatility continues amid Global uncertainty
John Faraclas Market Volatility continues amid Global uncertainty The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 34 points earlier on today at 1,759. Geopolitical uncertainty the name of the game… John Faraclas brief daily recap: It was only yesterday that we witnessed the first hiccup following over weeks  of...
July 9th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Inland Waterways, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, Yachting | Read More

What a Market Mayhem Week that was amid perplexed Geopolitics

What a Market Mayhem Week that was amid perplexed Geopolitics
John Faraclas What Market Mayhem Week that was amid perplexed Geopolitics The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 40 points and ended up at 1,740 points; on a weekly basis the BDI was up 386 points thanks to the Capes’ surge – last week (28/6) the BDI stood at 1,354 points. The Geopolitical situation...
July 5th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@ 1,700 amid a Geopolitical pandemonium…

The BDI@ 1,700 amid a Geopolitical pandemonium…
John Faraclas The BDI@ 1,700 amid a Geopolitical pandemonium… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 151 points earlier on today. Geopolitics on all five continents are messy and surely Shipping will one way or another be affected. John Faraclas brief daily recap: Having reached the 1,700 points threshold...
July 4th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,549; “resurrection”?

The BDI@1,549; “resurrection”?
John Faraclas The BDI@1,549; “resurrection”? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up 103 points earlier on today with the Capes gaining 222 points! Geopolitics in limbo. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes surpassed the 2,900 point threshold with the BCI at 2,939 points… The Panamaxes BPI...
July 3rd, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Markets surge further… amid uncertainty

Markets surge further… amid uncertainty
John Faraclas Markets surge further… amid uncertainty The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 65 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,446; geopolitical uncertainty coupled with the US$ 250 (USDollarstwohundredandfifty) trillion debt being the stumbling block for Planet Ocean’s prosperity. John Faraclas...
July 2nd, 2019 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,381: plain sailing before the tempest arrives…

The BDI@1,381: plain sailing before the tempest arrives…
John Faraclas The BDI@1,381: plain sailing before the tempest arrives… The BDI  (Baltic dry Index)  gained 27 points as the month begins and now reads 1,381; Geopolitics as have stressed are in the worse state of affairs with contradictory news and reports flying around. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The...
July 1st, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Rich weekly pickings for the BDI amid perplexed and enigmatic geopolitics

Rich weekly pickings for the BDI amid perplexed and enigmatic geopolitics
John Faraclas Rich weekly pickings for the BDI amid perplexed and enigmatic geopolitics The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  clinched 14 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,354; it has been diminishing a bit but… on a weekly basis the BDI was up 115 points –  from 1,239 as of Friday the 21 June....
June 28th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Dry and Wet Markets: still buoyant amid perplexed Geopolitics

Dry and Wet Markets: still buoyant amid perplexed Geopolitics
John Faraclas Dry and Wet Markets: still buoyant amid perplexed Geopolitics   The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up earlier on today at 1,317 points, which is a good 37 points plus since yesterday; the perplexed Geopolitics will turn sour for many; John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes led the way with...
June 26th, 2019 | Chartering, Energy, European Union, Insight, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

The BDI@1,280; contained rise

The BDI@1,280; contained rise
John Faraclas The BDI@1,280; contained rise The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 22 points and we hope it maintains this pace given that we approach the mid-summer period when normally rates are down. Geopolitics continue to be dangerously perplexed. John Faraclas brief daily recap: The Capes slow down...
June 25th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Exhibitions, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Panamaxes’ four aces lift the Market’s “spirit” further…

Panamaxes’ four aces lift the Market’s  “spirit” further…
John Faraclas Panamaxes’ four aces lift the Market’s  “spirit” further… The BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) gained earlier on today 19 points and now stands at 1,258!  Geopolitics deteriorating further in all fronts; John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes with a double digit rise following...
June 24th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Markets, Military, Oil Industry, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

A Capes’ market lifting the BDI@1,239

A Capes’ market lifting the BDI@1,239
John Faraclas A Capes’ market lifting the BDI@1,239 The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 45 points earlier on today following a good triple-digit success by the Capes’ 198 and now stands at 1,239 points, over and above the 1,200 threshold. On a weekly basis the BDI was up 154 points – from 1,085 last...
June 21st, 2019 | Markets, Military, News, Reports, Sanctions | Read More

Panamaxes spoil the broth…

Panamaxes spoil the broth…
John Faraclas Panamaxes spoil the broth… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) continue with its upwards mode and with 15 points plus now reads 1,194! Geopolitics more than crucial with to and fro actions and reactions; CAUTION! John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’ BCI gained 29 points and now stands at...
June 20th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Capes lift the BDI amid mega Geopolitical mayhem

Capes lift the BDI amid mega Geopolitical mayhem
John Faraclas Capes lift the BDI amid mega Geopolitical mayhem The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)   gained 44 points and now stands at 1,179; the Geopolitical mess continues. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes’ BCI went over and above the 2,000 point threshold at 2,051, that’s a good plus...
June 19th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Markets, News, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Volatile Capes’ triple-digit surge “boosts” the dry market

Volatile Capes’ triple-digit surge “boosts” the dry market
John Faraclas Volatile Capes’ triple-digit surge “boosts” the dry market The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 42 points and now stands at 1,135 points thanks to the as ever volatile Capes… The Geopolitics remain more than crucial… with asymmetrical events to happen anytime now… John Faraclas’...
June 18th, 2019 | European Union, Insight, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capes keep the …“pace”

Capes keep the …“pace”
John Faraclas Capes keep the …“pace” The BDI remained buoyant thanks mainly to the Capes and to a …”lesser extent” to Supras and Handies minimal rise. Geopolitics continue to get sour… John Faraclas brief market recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched just eight points but enough...
June 17th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Immigration, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The BDI@1,085; …Market rebound or what?

The BDI@1,085; …Market rebound or what?
John Faraclas The BDI@1,085; …Market rebound or what? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 23 points earlier on today, thanks mainly to the volatile Capes. The Geopolitics as we have verbatim predicted got more than perplexed and will end up more than sour in all fronts, repeat in all fronts. John Faraclas’...
June 14th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,062 BDI amid growing global turmoil

The BDI@1,062 BDI amid growing global turmoil
John Faraclas The BDI@1,062 BDI amid growing global turmoil    The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 18 points and now stands at 1,062; Geopolitics as expected here are more than perplexed and our prolonged warning –  even yesterday’s call come unfortunately verbatim right! John Faraclas...
June 14th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More