Posts Tagged ‘Turkey’

The Markets dive, the geopolitics are messy, terrorism must be smashed here and now!

The Markets dive, the geopolitics are messy, terrorism must be smashed here and now!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down 16 points at 918, Geopolitics continue to be messy all over, and Terrorism must be smashed here and now as excuses are, at best, SILLY! John Faraclas’ daily recap: The BDI approaches the 900 point mark and if same is broken then you better dive in an...
May 25th, 2017 | Breaking News, Markets, Person Profiles, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@956 struggles to survive; Geopolitics too…

The BDI@956 struggles to survive; Geopolitics too…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost just one point today –  “thanks” to the Capers, and now reads 956 points; on a weekly basis though it lost 58 points since last week’s 1.014. CAUTION as geopolitics can be very explosive and in …return damage the markets further. John Faraclas’...
May 19th, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Country Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | 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

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
15-May-2017 SHOALING IN CHESTER RANGE Delaware River, USA BMW SAILING FEST Turkish Straits, Turkey Shoaling in Chester Range Monday, May 15, 2017, Delaware River, USA The Captain of the Port, Delaware Bay, is notifying mariners of shoaling that has been reported in the Delaware...
May 15th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ICS Commits Shipping to Ambitious CO2 Reduction Objectives

ICS Commits Shipping to Ambitious CO2 Reduction Objectives
Esben Poulsson At its AGM in Istanbul, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) agreed to urge the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to adopt some dramatic CO2 reduction objectives – on behalf of the international shipping sector as a whole – in order to match the ambition of the Paris...
May 15th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

The BDI@1,005 – minus two is NOT the issue

The BDI@1,005 – minus two is NOT the issue
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost two points earlier on today and many analysts wonder why it’s minus as the other indices where…covering the difference – or is it a mathematical analysts’ index paradox…? The Geopolitics are more than messy and we insist for all to be on guard....
May 10th, 2017 | European Union, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
10-May-2017 TURKCELL PLATINUM SAILING CUP Turkish Straits, Turkey SHIP SANITATION CONTROL & EXEMPTION CERTIFICATES United States OPERATIONS RETURNING TO NORMAL AFTER DISRUPTION Richards Bay, South Africa Turkcell Platinum Sailing Cup Wednesday, May 10, 2017, Turkish Straits,...
May 10th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

ICS launches 2017 annual review

ICS launches 2017 annual review
All you need to know about shipping but were afraid to ask: ICS launches 2017 annual review The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has launched its latest Annual Review, ahead of the ICS Annual General Meeting in Istanbul next week.  The ICS Annual Review 2017 can be accessed free of charge via...
May 3rd, 2017 | Associations, International Chamber of Shipping, Reports | 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

Damen Shipyards showcases new Water Bus

Damen Shipyards showcases new Water Bus
Damen’s Water Bus 2407 Enthusiastic reception from industry partners At a recent event at its headquarters in Gorinchem, Damen Shipyards demonstrated its next generation composite Water Bus, the 2407, to an invited international audience. Built from FRP (fibre reinforced polymer) the new class...
May 2nd, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
27-Apr-2017 COLLISION OFF BOSPHORUS Turkish Straits, Turkey Collision off Bosphorus Thursday, April 27, 2017, Turkish Straits, Turkey At 11.45 hours local time today, a Togo-flagged vessel and a Russian Navy Vessel collided 17 miles of Bosphorus, due to fog and low visibility. As...
April 27th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | 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

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

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
15-Apr-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 16-29 APRIL 2016 Worldwide World Holidays: 16-29 April 2016 Saturday, April 15, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 16 Apr (Sun) – Easter Day 17 Apr (Mon) – Easter Monday 21 Apr (Fri)...
April 15th, 2017 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Geopolitical Developments: Risks and Opportunities

Geopolitical Developments: Risks and Opportunities
Dr. Thanos Dokos delivering his speech The Piraeus Marine Club enhances its role as a center for regional intelligence for its Membership On Wednesday the 29th of March 2017 the Piraeus Marine Club featured a talk as a part of its series of Working Luncheons highlighting key current events issues entitled...
April 7th, 2017 | Clubs, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
30-Mar-2017 PLANNED CLOSURE FOR SCHEDULED EVENTS Bosphorus, Turkey LOCKS LANE OUTAGE & THE TRANSIT RESERVATION SYSTEM Panama Canal, Panama ANCHORAGE CLOSED Port Kembla, Australia REPAIRS TO DOLPHINS IN TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong Planned closure for scheduled events Thursday,...
March 30th, 2017 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | 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

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

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
15-Mar-2017 OFFSHORE YACHT RACE Hong Kong TEMPORARY WIND MONITORING STATION Hong Kong NAVAL CELEBRATIONS Dardanelles, Turkey Offshore Yacht Race Wednesday, March 15, 2017, Hong Kong An offshore yacht race will take place from 18 March 2017 (Saturday) to 19 March 2017 (Sunday)....
March 15th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Canals, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Celestyal Cruises Announces New Season in the Aegean

Celestyal Cruises Announces New Season in the Aegean
Kyriakos Anastassiadis Celestyal Cruises, the specialist in destination-centric cruising, has announced its new season in the Aegean with new itineraries, new destinations and a new Celestyal Inclusive Experience. Celestyal Nefeli embarked on the company’s classic Iconic Aegean itineraries on March...
March 14th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Maritime Tourism, News, Tourism | 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

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

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

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