Posts Tagged ‘Geopolitics’

Dry falls further and Wets look peculiar; the drums of war can be heard…

Dry falls further and Wets look peculiar; the drums of war can be heard…
John Faraclas Dry falls further and Wets look peculiar; the drums of war can be heard… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 17 points and now stands at 2,266; the Dirties are gaining momentum. The Drums of War can be heard. John Faraclas brief mid-week recap: The Capes’ BCI lost 62 points and now reds...
September 18th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Falling Dry Markets and rising Wets an issue…

Falling Dry Markets and rising Wets an issue…
John Faraclas Falling Dry Markets and rising Wets an issue… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell 28 points earlier on today and now stands at 2,283. Geopolitics messy and perplexed as ever. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’ BCI was down 82 points and now reads 4,456… The Panamaxes BPI lost a...
September 17th, 2019 | Banking, Breaking News, Chartering, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Finance, Markets, Military, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BDI contained fall amid an attack of Aramco installations

BDI contained fall amid an attack of Aramco installations
John Faraclas BDI contained fall amid an attack of Aramco installations The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell just one point to 2,311; Geopolitical mess expected after an attack at Aramco’s Saudi Arabia installations; John Faraclas brief recap: The Capes’ BCI was down nine points and now stands at...
September 16th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily and Weekly Market falls amid a Geopolitical tempest ante portas

Daily and Weekly Market falls amid a Geopolitical tempest ante portas
John Faraclas Daily and Weekly Market falls amid a Geopolitical tempest ante portas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell 19 points and now stands at 2,312; it also fell on a weekly basis 150 points (from 2,462 on the 6th of September). Geopolitics messy but will deteriorate further and what a finale that...
September 13th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Dirties …”save” the Markets, Geos still perplexed and LISW2019 makes waves!

Dirties …”save” the Markets, Geos still perplexed and LISW2019 makes waves!
John Faraclas Dirties …”save” the Markets, Geos still perplexed and LISW2019 makes waves! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) continued its fall – hope not a free fall, lost 35 points earlier on today and now stands at 2 ,331 points. Geopolitics with the Migrants, the Trade Wars, BREXIT and other perplexed...
September 12th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Another ace for the Handies amid the Dry-fall and perplexed Geopolitics during LISW2019 continuous success

Another ace for the Handies amid the Dry-fall and perplexed Geopolitics during LISW2019 continuous success
John Faraclas Another ace for the Handies amid the Dry-fall and perplexed Geopolitics during LISW2019 continuous success The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 27 points and now reads 2,366… Geopolitics messy as ever (will revert with a detailed account as the MIGANTS, the Trade Wars and BREXIT create more...
September 11th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The BDI fells but LISW 2019 continues its success

The BDI fells but LISW 2019 continues its success
John Faraclas The BDI fells but LISW 2019 continues its success The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 29 points and now stands at 2,393. Geopolitics not just critical but messy and perplexed. LISW2019 continues its successful course. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes’ BCI lost 50 points...
September 10th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI down at 2,422 amid Planet Ocean’s perplexed geopolitics with LISW2019 best ever start!

The BDI down at 2,422 amid Planet Ocean’s perplexed geopolitics with LISW2019 best ever start!
John Faraclas The BDI down at 2,422 amid Planet Ocean’s perplexed geopolitics with LISW2019 best ever start! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 40 points earlier on today signalling unsustainability which only time will tell. Geopolitics messy as ever and London International Shipping Week had its best...
September 9th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Reports | Read More

The BDI@2,462: an inevitable fall amid Geopolitical chaos and odd demand…

The BDI@2,462: an inevitable fall amid Geopolitical chaos and odd demand…
John Faraclas The BDI@2,462: an inevitable fall amid Geopolitical chaos and odd demand… It was plain sailing for the BDI (Baltic Dry Index), thanks mainly to the Capes’ surge, but the last two days and the continuous Panamax fall raises too many questions. The Geopolitical environment per our previous...
September 6th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Market hiccups with the BDI down @2,499; perplexed geopolitics turning Planet Ocean upside down

Market hiccups with the BDI down @2,499; perplexed geopolitics turning Planet Ocean upside down
John Faraclas Market hiccups with the BDI down @2,499; perplexed geopolitics turning Planet Ocean upside down The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost earlier on today 19 points and now stands at 2,499 a whisker below the 2,500 point threshold. The  Geopolitical situation is more than critical and the MIGRANTS...
September 5th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capes euphoria lifts the BDI@2,518; Geopolitics totally perplexed and BREXIT turning sour

Capes euphoria lifts the BDI@2,518; Geopolitics totally perplexed and BREXIT turning sour
John Faraclas Capes euphoria lifts the BDI@2,518; Geopolitics totally perplexed and BREXIT turning sour The Capes continued with a triple digit rise and now the BCI reads 5,043 points; what a performance! All other indices either dropping or on a minimal plus change. The Geopolitical situation points...
September 4th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Markets, Military, News, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capes lead the way to Dry Market success

Capes lead the way to Dry Market success
John Faraclas Capes lead the way to Dry Market success The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 59 points and now stands at 2,501 thanks to the Capes surge; Geopolitics more than enigmatically perplexed. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes’ BCI was up 203 points and now reads 4,862… The Panamaxes’...
September 3rd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, Weather | Read More

The BDI@2,442; reflections and reality

The BDI@2,442; reflections and reality
John Faraclas The BDI@2,442; reflections and reality The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up earlier on today at 2,442 points – plus 64 since last Friday; Geopolitics worsening. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’ BCI gained nearly 200 points – 1192 to be precise and now at 4,659 seems on the...
September 2nd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices | Read More

Rich pickings for the Dry Market amid geopolitical uncertainty

Rich pickings for the Dry Market amid geopolitical uncertainty
John Faraclas Rich pickings for the Dry Market amid geopolitical uncertainty The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) surge of 10 points makes waves as at 2,378 – a five year and eight month high brings smiles, but be CAUTIOUS with Geopolitics as the Trade Wars now enfold dangerously. Geopolitics continue to get...
August 30th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Immigration, Markets, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The BDI@2,267 …“makes” waves

The BDI@2,267 …“makes” waves
John Faraclas The BDI@2,267 …“makes” waves The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) after five years and eight months surpassed the 2,247 points it clocked back at the end of December 2013. Geopolitics still getting worse… John Faraclas’ brief daily report: The BDI gained 54 points and now owners should...
August 28th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Gains for both Dry and Wet Markets amid global uncertainty

Gains for both Dry and Wet Markets amid global uncertainty
John Faraclas Gains for both Dry and Wet Markets amid global uncertainty The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) with the 2,213 points gained this morning (45 plus since last Friday the 23/8) is only 34 points away from equalising the end of Dec 2013 level of 2,247 points… The Geopolitics still a liability for...
August 27th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Markets rebound amid worse ever geopolitics

Markets rebound amid worse ever geopolitics
John Faraclas Markets rebound amid worse ever geopolitics The BDI (Batic Dry Index) ended up 50 points and now reads 2,168; same was also up 80 points since last week’s closing (16/8) when it stood at 2,088. Geopolitics continue to worsen with the Trade Wars widening and spreading in many fronts. John...
August 23rd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Immigration, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI surge whilst Planet Ocean recession gets worse

The BDI surge whilst Planet Ocean recession gets worse
John Faraclas The BDI surge whilst Planet Ocean recession gets worse The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 57 points earlier on today and now stands at 2,118, 129 points below the 2,247 points as of the end of December 2013 Geopolitics and Recession on Planet Ocean gets worse. John Faraclas’ brief daily...
August 23rd, 2019 | Reports | Read More

BDI fights back to maintain the 2,000 point threshold

BDI fights back to maintain the 2,000 point threshold
John Faraclas BDI fights back to maintain the 2,000 point threshold The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  gained two points – thanks to all Dry Indices rise and now stands at 2,061 points. Geopolitics still messy with BREXIT and Italy championing uncertainty. John Faraclas’ mid-week brief recap: The Capes’...
August 21st, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Contained Market fall…

Contained Market fall…
John Faraclas Contained Market fall… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell eight points and now reads 2,059. Geopolitics still messy with Salvini’s resigning making things difficult for Italy and Europe. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes fell 63 points and now the BCI stands at 3,665 points. The...
August 20th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

Unsustainability and uncertainty brings the BDI down to 2,067 amid messy Geopolitics

Unsustainability and uncertainty brings the BDI down to 2,067 amid messy Geopolitics
John Faraclas Unsustainability and uncertainty brings the BDI down to 2,067 amid messy Geopolitics The BDI lost 21 points earlier on today and let’s hope the losses are contained tomorrow or that today wasn’t a “Dry day”… John Faraclas brief recap: The uncertainty was calculated in our last...
August 19th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Dry Market recovers but uncertainty remains ante portas

Dry Market recovers but uncertainty remains ante portas
John Faraclas Dry Market recovers but uncertainty remains ante portas Despite todays contained closing the Dry and Wet Markets performed well this week with the BDI 88 points above the 2,000 point threshold at 2,088 and only the Cleans fell. Geopolitics still perplexed and worrying as too many things...
August 16th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI recovers above the 2,000 point threshold

The BDI recovers above the 2,000  point threshold
John Faraclas – picture credits by Georgina Lazaridis The BDI recovers above the 2,000  point threshold The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  with 97 plus points and at 2,047 brings some hope… geopolitics still messy… John Faraclas’ brief recap: It might be the …full moon – a nature’s monthly...
August 15th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI approaches the 2,000 amid further global uncertainty

The BDI approaches the 2,000 amid further global uncertainty
John Faraclas The BDI approaches the 2,000 amid further global uncertainty The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 86 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,950 points. A bit of an odd situation given the fact that Planet Ocean is already in recession.  Geopolitics still getting sour.  John Faraclas’...
August 14th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Dry Market surge with the BDI@1,864…

Dry Market surge with the BDI@1,864…
John Faraclas Dry Market surge with the BDI@1,864… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 90 points in one of the worse days and periods amidst Geopolitical mayhem! John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’ BCI was up 188 points – a good triple digit surge and now at 3,454 brings some balance...
August 13th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More