Posts Tagged ‘Russia’

Continued Capers volatility with Geopolitical Economic uncertainty

Continued Capers volatility with Geopolitical Economic uncertainty
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended the day with 35 points plus standing at 1,147, thanks to the excellent but also volatile “performance” of the Capesize tonnage. The Geopolitical situation, as expected and as things prove becomes more and more uncertain. John Faraclas’ midweek report: The...
March 15th, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices | Read More

Maritime Arbitration: Russia, Singapore, Dubai, India or Hong Kong? Take your pick

Maritime Arbitration: Russia, Singapore, Dubai, India or Hong Kong? Take your pick
A very lively panel; on a l to r: Dr Roman Khodykin – Berwin Leighton Paisner, Christopher Style QC – LCIA Board member, The Hon. Sir Bernard Eder (chairman), Sherina Petit – Norton Rose Fulbright and Colin Wright – St Philips Stone Russia, Singapore, Dubai, India or Hong Kong?...
March 7th, 2017 | Arbiitration, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
06-Mar-2017 PORTS OPS HALTED DUE TO BAD WEATHER Jubail, Saudi Arabia ANCHORAGE CLOSURE Port Kembla, Australia CYCLONE WATCH UPDATE – SHIPPING OPS RESUMED Northern Territory, Australia BANKS & AUTHORITIES TO CLOSE FOR WOMEN’S DAY Russia Ports ops halted due to bad weather Monday,...
March 6th, 2017 | Associations, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

The BDI@856 amid mega Geopolitical mayhem

The BDI@856 amid mega Geopolitical mayhem
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 50 (indeed you read correct, fifty) points plus and now stands at 856 points, thanks to the as ever volatile Capers; Geopolitics and in general the masses all over Planet Ocean are in a very uneasy situation. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers’...
February 23rd, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Corruption, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Immigration, Jobs, Maritime History and Museums, Markets, Military, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
22-Feb-2017 IMPLEMENTATION OF WATER CONSERVATION MEASURES Panama Canal, Panama PORT OPS RESUMED AFTER UNEXPLODED BOMB REMOVED Portsmouth, United Kingdom BANKS, AUTHORITIES & ADMINISTRATIONS CLOSE FOR HOLIDAYS Russia PORT OPERATIONS CONTINUING DESPITE FLOODS Jakarta, Indonesia Implementation...
February 22nd, 2017 | Canals, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
18-Feb-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 19 FEBRUARY-4 MARCH 2017 Worldwide BAD WEATHER STILL AFFECTING PORT OPS Jubail, Saudi Arabia World Holidays: 19 February-4 March 2017 Saturday, February 18, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 19...
February 18th, 2017 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion, Weather | 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

RUSCON acquires top Russian logistics company SLG-Operating

RUSCON acquires top Russian logistics company SLG-Operating
Vladimir Bychkov, CEO of GCS RUSCON, a leading container transport company in Russia, has significantly expanded its range of operations through the acquisition of SLG-Operating (Smart Logistics Group-Operating). SLG-Operating is one of Russia’s largest logistics companies, offering warehouse and logistics...
February 15th, 2017 | Logistics, Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions | 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

Trump’s Russian odyssey revealed: Daily Wealth Letter

Trump’s Russian odyssey revealed: 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 17th, 2017 | Reports | 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

Markets swelling and Geopolitics in Turmoil…

Markets swelling and Geopolitics in Turmoil…
John Faraclas An oxymoron momentum for the Markets given the controlled rise for the Capers and Panamaxes and the fall of the Supras and Handies AND the Wets. End game in Geopolitics; John Faraclas daily recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 14 points since yesterday, thanks to both Capers and Panamaxes...
January 5th, 2017 | Energy, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

Markets and Geopolitics hang in the balance…

Markets and Geopolitics hang in the balance…
John Faraclas Further twists and turns for both the Markets and Geopolitics as the situ might get off hand for the masses but NOT for the real masters on Planet Ocean; John Faraclas daily recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost a modest 13 points since yesterday and now stands at 914, thanks to the volatile...
December 20th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Events, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Story of the Day | Read More

Kazan, Russia’s “third city,” offers capital attractions

Kazan, Russia’s “third city,” offers capital attractions
Kazan’s welcome at World Travel Market (detail from the main picture which is on the right) Kazan, Russia’s “third city,” offers capital attractions By James Brewer Welcome to the Kremlin – not the most famous citadel of that name, in Moscow – but a magnificent complex within another historic...
December 19th, 2016 | Events, Exhibitions, Tourism | 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

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  01-Dec-2016 LANDING ENDORSEMENT FOR SHIP CREW MEMBERS Sri Lanka LOCK CLOSURE FOR MAINTENANCE Kiel Canal, Germany IMMIGRATION FEE FOR JOINING CREW Yanbu, Saudi Arabia NEW DUES IN EFFECT Sabetta, Russia Landing endorsement for ship crew members Thursday, December 1, 2016, Sri...
December 1st, 2016 | Canals, Immigration, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Transport Operators Liability in Russia Can be Extensive Warns TT Club

Transport Operators Liability in Russia Can be Extensive Warns TT Club
TT Club, the international freight and logistics insurer with over 25 years’ experience of the Russian market warns forwarders and logistics operators offering services within the region to consider their liabilities beyond just cargo protection London & St Petersburg, 1st December, 2016 TT Club,...
December 1st, 2016 | Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  23-Nov-2016 PIER RECONSTRUCTION WORK Novorossiysk, Russia RED ALERT ISSUED FOR HURRICANE OTTO Panama HURRICANE OTTO HEADING TOWARDS COSTA RICE & NICARAGUA Costa Rica & Nicaragua LOCK CLOSURE FOR MAINTENANCE Kiel Canal, Germany Pier reconstruction work Wednesday, November...
November 23rd, 2016 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  08-Nov-2016 REPAIR OF JETTY RISER PIPES Hong Kong WINTER NAVIGATION STARTS Sabetta, Russia Repair of jetty riser pipes Tuesday, November 8, 2016, Hong Kong For approximately 6 months, repair of jetty riser pipes [at the Permanent Aviation Fuel Facility, Tuen Mun] will be carried...
November 8th, 2016 | Arctic Shipping, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The BDI: every plus point matters in this geopolitical chaos…

The BDI: every plus point matters in this geopolitical chaos…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed six points higher since yesterday at 855 , the Geopolitical Chaos though goes from strength to strength and wonder if there is any Deus ex machina to save the day… John Faraclas weekly recap: At least the BDI gained 21 points since last week’s 834 points,...
November 4th, 2016 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  03-Nov-2016 NATIONAL UNITY DAY HOLIDAY Russia SAFETY ZONE FOR FIREWORKS Philadelphia, USA National Unity Day holiday Thursday, November 3, 2016, Russia Banks, authorities and port administration offices in Russia will be closed for the National Unity Day public holiday and...
November 3rd, 2016 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Ruscon adds new warehouse in Novorossiysk

Ruscon adds new warehouse in Novorossiysk
Ruscon’s new warehouse is open for business The Russian multimodal operator Ruscon has opened a new warehouse in Novorossiysk, its hub located at the Black Sea. The new logistics centre is located at the terminal Ruscon 3 and features direct links to the seaport, the railway system and highways. It...
October 31st, 2016 | Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  26-Oct-2016 PUBLIC SERVICES THREE-DAY CLOSURE FOR HOLIDAY Ecuador LNG VESSEL PORT CHARGES TO RISE Qalhat, Oman PORT COMMISSIONS APPROACH DAM AT BERTH NO.2 Kozmino, Russia Public services three-day closure for holiday Wednesday, October 26, 2016, Ecuador Most public services...
October 26th, 2016 | LNG, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  24-Oct-2016 REMOVAL OF UNDERWATER OBSTRUCTIONS IN KWUN TONG TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong STRONG WINDS AND STORM EXPECTED Novorossiysk & Taman, Russia Removal of underwater obstructions in Kwun Tong Typhoon Shelter Monday, October 24, 2016, Hong Kong For approximately 2 weeks,...
October 24th, 2016 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  22-Oct-2016 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 23 OCTOBER-5 NOVEMBER 2016 Worldwide World Holidays: 23 October-5 November 2016 Saturday, October 22, 2016, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Sun 23-Mon 24 Oct – Chulalongkorn Day (Thailand) Fri...
October 22nd, 2016 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More