Posts Tagged ‘Ukraine’

Ukraine’s thorny IMF relationship, Roundtable with Donald Kohn

Ukraine’s thorny IMF relationship, Roundtable with Donald Kohn
Commentary: Ukraine’s thorny IMF relationship By Mark Sobel in Washington The IMF’s relationship with Ukraine has always been among its most high profile and difficult interactions. The US and Europe have consistently encouraged the IMF to remain engaged in Ukraine, viewing this as a means...
October 30th, 2018 | Banking, Civil Unrest, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance | Read More

RMT protest in Portsmouth Friday over Channel Islands scandal

RMT protest in Portsmouth Friday over Channel Islands scandal
Mick Cash RMT PROTEST IN PORTSMOUTH FRIDAY CALLING FOR THE SACKING OF CONDOR AND FAIR EMPLOYMENT ON FERRIES TO THE CHANNEL ISLANDS Maritime union RMT will be holding a protest this Friday 16th March, from 1330 hrs at Portsmouth International Port, George Byng Way, Portsmouth PO2 8SP The protest will...
March 12th, 2018 | Communication, HR, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | 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

Coming up: “Black Sea Manouevers”; an autobiography

Coming up: “Black Sea Manouevers”; an autobiography
John Faraclas – picture credits Panagiotis Tsakos Photography – Introducing yourself should be easy given the Know Thyself interpretation. The video that follows tells you, more or less, all about my forthcoming book and given the noise of bustling boats and people at Tower Hill, off the...
August 4th, 2016 | Books, Film Industry, IMO, People and Places, Person Profiles, Photography, Press and Media | Read More

HANSA HEAVY LIFT uses flying deck to transport four giant cranes

HANSA HEAVY LIFT uses flying deck to transport four giant cranes
HANSA HEAVY LIFT has transported four rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) from Odessa, Ukraine to Damietta, Egypt Hamburg, Germany,  Monday, 20th June 2016 – HANSA HEAVY LIFT has transported four RTG cranes on behalf of deugro (Finland) Oy, each measuring 29.0m x 12.0m x 24.0m and weighing 132...
June 20th, 2016 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals | Read More

With the BDI now @ 297 only good prospects are ahead…

With the BDI now @ 297 only good prospects are ahead…
John Faraclas What a business week-ending that was today with the BDI minus one point at 297, which is also minus 20 points since last Friday’s closing being 317 points and the world economy on fire! John Faraclas recaps a messy week: The plus …sector: The BCI 2014, the most volatile of all indices,...
February 5th, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Comment, Consumers Market, Corporate Social Responsibility, Energy, Environment, HR, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics | Read More

The late Ukrainian painter Grigori Shponko becomes a hero…

The late Ukrainian painter Grigori Shponko becomes a hero…
Black Sea Resort. 1970s. Oil on canvas. By Grigori Shponko. The late Ukrainian painter Grigori Shponko becomes a hero of Winter 2016 Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair in London By James Brewer Output of a one-time Soviet painter whose peak reputation became established fairly late in life is among...
January 18th, 2016 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Art | Read More

The dire …straits of the low BDI; who will survive…?

The dire …straits of the low BDI; who will survive…?
John Faraclas Our fiftieth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 11th of December 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI closed DOWN 12 points at 522 since yesterday...
December 11th, 2015 | Chartering, Climate, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Fixtures, Logistics, Markets, Mergers and Aquisitions, Oceanology, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More

498 you read correct; the dry market collapses further…

498 you read correct; the dry market collapses further…
John Faraclas Our forty-seventh weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 20th of November 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. Following yesterday BDI’s (Baltic Dry Index)...
November 20th, 2015 | Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Ship Finance, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tourism | Read More

Shipping Market’s downfall reaches its …”climax”… amidst continued geopolitical chaos…

Shipping Market’s downfall reaches its …”climax”… amidst continued geopolitical chaos…
John Faraclas Our forty-sixth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 13th of November 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, closed down...
November 13th, 2015 | Container shipping, Events, Exhibitions, Markets, News, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tourism | Read More

Shipping Markets catastrophic fall…amidst geopolitical chaos…

Shipping Markets catastrophic fall…amidst geopolitical chaos…
John Faraclas Shipping Markets catastrophic fall… amidst geopolitical chaos… will bring in total mess Our forty-fifth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 6th of November 2015, with...
November 6th, 2015 | Anniversaries, Aviation, Charity, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Industry, Energy, Environment, European Union, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Exhibitions, Fixtures, Holidays, HR, IMIF, Immigration, IMO, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Religion, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Technology, Tourism, UN | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services opens office in Ukraine

Inchcape Shipping Services opens office in Ukraine
Port of Ilyichevsk, Ukraine Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world-leading marine, cargo and supply chain solutions provider, is continuing its expansion programme in the Black Sea region with the opening of a new office in Ukraine. Situated in Odessa, this new base is part of the company’s...
November 3rd, 2015 | HR, Ship Agencies | Read More

Global Economy and shipping markets drop further; geopolitics in a mess!

Global Economy and shipping markets drop further; geopolitics in a mess!
John N. Faraclas Our forty-second weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 16th of October 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, closed down...
October 16th, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Gas, Gas Carriers, LNG, LPG, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Organisations, Politics and Government, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Rail unions focus on organising and promoting ILO conventions 87 and 98

Rail unions focus on organising and promoting ILO conventions 87 and 98
Around 40 leaders from railway unions in Eastern Europe and Central Asia met with ILO experts and senior ITF representatives in Baku, Azerbaijan from 30 September to 1 October to discuss organising and the promotion of ILO conventions throughout the rail industry. 07/10/2015 – The railway unions...
October 7th, 2015 | ITF, Rail | Read More

Shipping Markets Skyfall…

Shipping Markets Skyfall…
John Faraclas Our fortieth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 2nd of October 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, closed up just a point...
October 2nd, 2015 | Associations, Awards, Banking, Bribery and Corruption, Civil Unrest, Corruption, Energy, Finance, Immigration, Maritime Fraud, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tourism | Read More

Continuous Capers Volatility and Geopolitical Uncertainty marks the shipping markets…

Continuous Capers Volatility and Geopolitical Uncertainty marks the shipping markets…
John Faraclas Our thirty-ninth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 25th of September 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, closed up 21...
September 25th, 2015 | Anniversaries, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Accidents, Markets, Military, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Seizures, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capers Volatility and Uncertainty reigns in the shipping markets; geopolitics of the edge…

Capers Volatility and Uncertainty reigns in the shipping markets; geopolitics of the edge…
John Faraclas Our thirty-eighth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 18th of September 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, closed up...
September 18th, 2015 | Associations, Chartering, Civil Unrest, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Corruption, Dry Bulkcarriers, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Health and Safety, LNG, Maritime Fraud, Maritime Tourism, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Sales and Purchases, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Sanctions, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tourism | Read More

Record support for NEVA announced against backdrop of increasing international opportunity

Record support for NEVA announced against backdrop of increasing international opportunity
A view from a previous exhibition The organisers of NEVA, the premier commercial maritime business-to-business event in Russia, announced today that exhibitor participation has reached record levels. More than 10, 000sqm of exhibition space has been booked with the highest level of exhibitor numbers...
August 17th, 2015 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions | Read More

Dropping shipping markets, messy European politics and the world is on fire…

Dropping shipping markets, messy European politics and the world is on fire…
John Faraclas Our thirty-third weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 14th of August 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in Athens. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, closed up nine...
August 14th, 2015 | Chartering, Fixtures, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Volatile shipping markets and tremors in geopolitics…

Volatile shipping markets and tremors in geopolitics…
John Faraclas Our thirty-first weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 31st of July 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in Athens. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, closed up 31 points...
July 31st, 2015 | Canals, Markets, Military, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Stock Markets | Read More

Shipping markets improve, but geopolitics are as dangerous as ever…

Shipping markets improve, but geopolitics are as dangerous as ever…
John Faraclas Our twenty-ninth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 17th of July 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in Athens. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, was up 39 points...
July 17th, 2015 | Associations, Chartering, European Union, Markets, Military, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics | Read More

A positive correction of the shipping markets, but messy weekend ahead for Europe…

A positive correction of the shipping markets, but messy weekend ahead for Europe…
John Faraclas Our twenty eighth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 10th of July 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in Athens. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, was up 21 points...
July 10th, 2015 | Markets, News, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices | Read More

Markets loosing steam; geopolitics in tatters

Markets loosing steam; geopolitics in tatters
John Faraclas Our twenty¬sixth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, today Friday the 26th of June 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, was down six points...
June 26th, 2015 | European Union, Holidays, Markets, News, Politics and Government | Read More

Hooray, the BDI …makes waves!

Hooray, the BDI …makes waves!
John Faraclas Our twenty-fifth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, today Friday the 19th of June 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, was up six points...
June 19th, 2015 | Energy, Markets, News, Shipping Indices | Read More

Suspense is the name of the game both for the shipping markets and geopolitics…

Suspense is the name of the game both for the shipping markets and geopolitics…
John Faraclas Our twenty-fourth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, today Friday the 12th of June 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, was up 13 points...
June 12th, 2015 | Associations, Markets, Military, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More