Posts Tagged ‘Turkey’

Unsustainable BDI; messy Geopolitics…

Unsustainable BDI; messy Geopolitics…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended its upwards “rally” with a minus two point loss; Geopolitics are getting more than perplexed. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The BDI now stands at 1,123 points  – once again thanks to the Capers which managed to clinched another 34 points –...
February 12th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

  31-Jan-2018 YACHT RACE FROM HONG KONG TO AUCKLAND Hong Kong SUSPENSION OF VESSEL TRAFFIC Turkish Straits, Turkey Yacht Race from Hong Kong to Auckland Wednesday, January 31, 2018, Hong Kong A yacht race will take place from Hong Kong to Auckland, New Zealand on 7 February...
January 31st, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  11-Jan-2018 MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION AT CASTLE PEAK BAY Hong Kong PORTS PREPARE FOR TROPICAL CYCLONE JOYCE Port Hedland, Dampier & Broome, Australia MARITIME PIRACY & ARMED ROBBERY REACHES 22-YEAR LOW, SAYS IMB REPORT Worldwide FOG AND POOR VISIBILITY IN THE BOSPHORUS Turkish...
January 11th, 2018 | Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  27-Dec-2017 NEW YEAR COUNTDOWN CELEBRATION Hong Kong REVISED SANITARY DUES Turkey PORT OPERATIONS RESUMED Dammam, Saudi Arabia PORT REOPENED Jubail, Saudi Arabia REVISED STRUCTURE FOR TUG DUES AND CHARGES Novorossiysk, Russia TEMPORARY SAFETY ZONE TO BE ESTABLISHED Lower Mississippi...
December 27th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The BDI@1,430: CAUTION!

The BDI@1,430: CAUTION!
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) continued its fall and the losses are now more than serious. There isn’t a single chance for the BDI to go over and above the 2,000… The wets are also stuck and Geopolitics will dictate more than you can imagine. John Faraclas’ brief daily report: Both...
December 21st, 2017 | Chartering, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Uncertainty for both Dry and Wet Markets

Uncertainty for both Dry and Wet Markets
John Faraclas The BDI ended up earlier on today at 1,385 points – plus 14 since last Friday’s 1,371 points, thanks mainly to the Capers and to a lesser extent the Supras… The Geopolitics still in limbo. John Faraclas’ brief market note: The Capers’ BCI was up 61 points at 3,214...
November 20th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,371: volatility and uncertainty at its best…

The BDI@1,371: volatility and uncertainty at its best…
John Faraclas The BDI managed ten points plus since yesterday thanks to the volatile Capers as all other Dry Indices dive! The wets with mixed feelings in an overall downwards week with plentiful of Geopolitical mess… John Faraclas daily and weekly recap: The BDI as said in the preamble gained ten...
November 17th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  17-Nov-2017 CYPRUS RELATED SANCTIONS Turkey PORT CLOSED Ningbo,China Cyprus related sanctions Friday, November 17, 2017, Turkey With the Turkish embargo still in force, shipowners/ship managers may at any time find their interests seriously prejudiced in case there is any...
November 17th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sanctions | Read More

The BDI@1,361: further, but milder fall

The BDI@1,361: further, but milder fall
John Faraclas The BDI fell another 13 points earlier on today, a bit of  a milder fall as the losses for both Capers and Panamaxes as well as for the Supras have been halved. Geopolitics still an issue, greatly affecting the trade and, coupled with a real credit crunch, might lead to disasters. John...
November 16th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Exhibitions, Food and Drink, LNG, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Paintings and Sculpture, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
  16-Nov-2017 CANOE RACES FROM CLEAR WATER BAY TO STANLEY MAIN BEACH Hong Kong PROHIBITION OF VESSELS ARRIVING FROM/CALLING AT CRIMEAN PORTS Turkey Canoe Races from Clear Water Bay to Stanley Main Beach Thursday, November 16, 2017, Hong Kong Canoe races will take place during...
November 16th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rowing, Sanctions, Sports | Read More

Celestyal Cruises announces its 2019 itineraries

Celestyal Cruises announces its 2019 itineraries
Kyriakos Anastassiadis Beloved Aegean Cruises Combine Marquee Destinations with Hidden Gems 71 Total Iconic Calls Scheduled for 2019, A Nine Percent Increase Piraeus, Greece: Celestyal Cruises announced its 2019 Itineraries, which will bring its passengers to the best of the Aegean. All cruises depart...
November 15th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Food and Drink, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Hot Pot News for GAC

Hot Pot News for GAC
  30-Oct-2017 CLOSURE AT BOSPHORUS Istanbul, Turkey Closure at Bosphorus Monday, October 30, 2017, Istanbul, Turkey Bosphorus vessel traffic has been suspended all types vessels which are the LOA more than 200m and 10 knots under manoeuvre speed due to strongly counter current...
October 30th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  27-Oct-2017 SAFETY INSPECTION REQUIRED BEFORE STS OPERATION Port of Fujairah, UAE TEMPORARY ARRANGEMENT OF THE TUNG CHUNG BUOYED CHANNEL Hong Kong CLOSURE AT BOSPHORUS Bosphorus, Turkey Safety inspection required before STS operation Friday, October 27, 2017, Port of...
October 27th, 2017 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Weather | Read More

Celestyal Cruises announces its 2018 7-day idyllic Aegean itinerary

Celestyal Cruises announces its 2018 7-day idyllic Aegean itinerary
Kyriakos Anastassiadis Company offers the best all inclusive cruises in the Greek Islands with overnights in Mykonos and Santorini Ports of Call Include Milos, Heraklion and Samos or Kusadasi Piraeus, Greece: Celestyal Cruises is pleased to announce its 2018 7-Day Idyllic Aegean itinerary, which the...
October 25th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Holidays, Maritime Tourism | Read More

Capers down; Panamaxes up: a balancing act in an unending crisis…?

Capers down; Panamaxes up: a balancing act in an unending crisis…?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up just six point today at 1,411 proving once again our views AND not our fears – to make things clear, on how uncertain and without steam the Markets stand. Geopolitics on par with our past reporting: simply getting worse. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The...
October 9th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, Oil Industry, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,405: a controlled correction…?

The BDI@1,405: a controlled correction…?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) and in general the markets do not surprise us at all with their performance and behaviour so far needless to say their volatility; the Geopolitics are so perplexed and enigmatic that either you consult …the oracle or use your own shipping business intuition...
October 6th, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, Oil Industry, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Ekol has activated Turkey’s 63rd Sea Border Gate, the Yalova Ro-Ro Terminal

Ekol has activated  Turkey’s 63rd Sea Border Gate, the Yalova Ro-Ro Terminal
Yalova Ro-Ro Terminali A source of inspiration through innovation for the industry, Ekol has commissioned the Yalova Ro-Ro Terminal. After two-years of legal process and construction work, the Terminal now helps companies that import/ export to Turkey or use it as a hub for other destination for example...
October 5th, 2017 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

The BDI in search for survival…

The BDI in search for survival…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  with a dozen points plus fights for survival; but everything is possible. Geopolitics are on the worse ever point and for sure will affect the Markets, Dry and Wets. John Faraclas’ midweek briefing: With a dozen points at 1,320, following the recent 200 point...
October 4th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

ITIC settles dispute after Turkey bars entry to vessel with Cyprus connections

ITIC settles dispute after Turkey bars entry to vessel with Cyprus connections
International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) recently settled a dispute between a shipowner and its Turkish agent for losses arising from the refusal of Turkish port authorities to allow a vessel to berth because of its connection to Cyprus. Turkish regulations prohibit any vessel directly or indirectly...
October 2nd, 2017 | Disputes, P and I Clubs, Ship Agencies | Read More

Capers volatility lift the BDI and Wets too amid nature’s tempest…

Capers volatility lift the BDI and Wets too amid nature’s tempest…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 36 points earlier on and now reads 1,332; on a weekly basis it was up 150 points raising hopes but we want you all to stay put until the BDI goes over and above the  2,200 points – the December 2013 level! The Wets were also up but with very...
September 8th, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Falling Dry Market; Wet “re-surfacing”… and Geopolitical Blues…

Falling Dry Market; Wet “re-surfacing”… and Geopolitical Blues…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) despite a short lived “rebound” fell six points since last Friday and now reads 1,203. The Wets due to the Geopolitical and Natural disaster events are on the rise. Geopolitics might take a sour turn… John Faraclas daily recap: After a long weekend coupled...
August 29th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  23-Aug-2017 FEAST OF SACRIFICE HOLIDAY Turkey CANAL WELCOMES LARGEST CAPACITY CONTAINER VESSEL TO-DATE THROUGH EXPANDED LOCKS Panama Canal, Panama PORT READINESS LEVEL RAISED Corpus Christi, United States Feast of Sacrifice Holiday Wednesday, August 23, 2017, Turkey All...
August 23rd, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

The BDI@1,207 with uncertain forthcoming trade rules

The BDI@1,207 with uncertain forthcoming trade rules
John Faraclas The BDI was up 38 points and now reads 1,207 thanks to the volatile Capers with yet another triple digit spike… The geopolitics will engage new trade rules for a multiple of reasons to benefit only the state and the very few; John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The Capers’ BCI gained 169...
August 16th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  16-Aug-2017 FLOATING OF LOCAL CURRENCY Yemen SHOALING IN SAN JOAQUIN RIVER Stockton, United States TEMPORARY DIVERSION OF TUNG CHUNG BUOYED CHANNEL Hong Kong CLOSURE OF BOSPHORUS Turkish Straits, Turkey Floating of local currency Wednesday, August 16, 2017, Yemen On Monday (14...
August 16th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Wets Dry out… and geopolitics ignite

Wets Dry out… and geopolitics ignite
John Faraclas It is always that we all go firstly for the Dry Markets and the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) and on …second thoughts we refer and advise you on the Wets… as main news on the Markets which are edging towards the bottom lately… Geopolitics are about to ignite, delivering more and more mess!...
August 15th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More