Posts Tagged ‘USA’

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

FUGRO hunts for more hydrocarbon seeps in US Gulf of Mexico

FUGRO hunts for more hydrocarbon seeps in US Gulf of Mexico
… In collaboration with multi-client geoscience data company, TGS, Fugro continues to map the seafloor in the Gulf of Mexico to pull together a complete picture of geological features, including hydrocarbon seeps. This latest survey, “Otos”, follows the successful completion of another TGS...
March 17th, 2017 | Energy, Gas, Markets, Oceanology, Oil Industry, Underwater Shipping | 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

Uranium Energy Corp holds out prospect of low-cost fuel for US reactors

Uranium Energy Corp holds out prospect of low-cost fuel for US reactors
Amir Adnani. Uranium Energy Corp holds out prospect of low-cost fuel for US reactors By James Brewer Anyone flying into the Texas city of Corpus Christi sees on approach an array of oil and gas installations, refineries, gas liquefaction facilities, wind turbines, and a huge port liquid bulk facility....
March 15th, 2017 | Energy, Mining, News | Read More

Washington Supreme Court holds Punitive Damages available for General Unseaworthiness Claim

Washington Supreme Court holds Punitive Damages available for General Unseaworthiness Claim
On March 9, 2017, the Supreme Court of the State of Washington held that punitive damages are available to plaintiffs under a general maritime unseaworthiness claim. See Tabingo v. Am. Triumph LLC, No. 92913-1, 2017 Wash. Lexis 328 (Mar. 9, 2017).  In Tabingo, Plaintiff Allan Tabingo, brought a Jones...
March 13th, 2017 | Legal | 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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 01, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 01, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD was firmer across the board and US Treasuries were weaker in European trade on Wednesdayafter hawkish comments by a number of Fed Presidents increased...
March 1st, 2017 | Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | 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

Sea Worthy News

Sea Worthy News
  SEA WORTHY NEWS February 2017 In this issue: An Alert to the Shipping Industry Student Art Contest – “Connecting Ships, Ports & People” Seafood: To Eat or Not to Eat? Market Your...
February 23rd, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Communication, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Food and Drink, Holidays | Read More

On Blank Rome’s Jeremy Herschaft latest appointment

On Blank Rome’s Jeremy Herschaft latest appointment
Jeremy Herschaft of Blank Rome LLP Blank Rome’s Jeremy Herschaft Appointed 2017 Tulane Law School Distinguished Admiralty Practitioner-In-Residence Blank Rome Partner Jeremy Herschaft has been appointed as the 2017 John E. Sims Distinguished Admiralty Practitioner-In-Residence at Tulane Law School,...
February 23rd, 2017 | Academia, Education and Training, HR, Legal, Maritime Education and Training, Person Profiles | Read More

America after the Fall…

America after the Fall…
The Fleet’s In! 1934. By Paul Cadmus. America after the Fall: Painting in the 1930s By James Brewer It is tempting to guess that the motive for the Royal Academy’s new exhibition, America after the Fall, with its Depression-era depictions, is the domestic political and industrial landscape highlighted...
February 22nd, 2017 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

A very significant Presidents’ Day and Presidents Day 2017

A very significant Presidents’ Day and Presidents Day 2017
President’s Day in the USA. A great day on all screens; picture credits Anny Zade in Philadelphia Among some of history’s most important and significant anniversaries this year is this double anniversary in the USA; the Presidents’ Day AND the President’s Day given the new occupant of the...
February 20th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Holidays, Immigration, Maritime History and Museums, Religion | Read More

Mixed Market Results and worsening Geopolitics

Mixed Market Results and worsening Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 16 points since last Friday and now stands at 757 points; the Geopolitical issues are dangerously worsening. John Faraclas daily recap: It sounds lately as if you are reading the types of passenger aircrafts and particularly that of Boeing with the figures...
February 20th, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Honourable Carla Qualtrough supports Rugby Canada

Honourable Carla Qualtrough supports Rugby Canada
The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities – second on the left Congratulations to Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities for opening the Canada vs USA rugby game  at Swangard Stadium on February 18th 2017. VIMC proudly...
February 20th, 2017 | People and Places, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
20-Feb-2017 PORT DUES SUBSIDY WITHDRAWN Saudi Arabia SHOALING ALERTS Delaware River, USA CITY IN TOTAL BLACKOUT Aden, Yemen Port dues subsidy withdrawn Monday, February 20, 2017, Saudi Arabia Saudi Ports Authority has withdrawn the subsidy on port dues, effective from 11...
February 20th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Military, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | 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

Crowley Relocates Government Services Office in Washington, D.C.

Crowley Relocates Government Services Office in Washington, D.C.
The 100 M Street WASHINGTON, D.C.; Feb. 16, 2017) ­– To better serve its government customers, such as the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) and Naval Sea Systems Command, Crowley Maritime Corp. has moved its Washington, D.C., office to 100 M Street – adjacent to MARAD and the Navy Yard...
February 16th, 2017 | Company Profiles | Read More

“Focusing on Solutions” Maritime Event

“Focusing on Solutions”  Maritime Event
The maritime industry is experiencing the most aggressive regulatory change in history, with the adoption of a global sulphur cap of .5%, adoption of the ballast water management convention, a roadmap and strategy for greenhouse gases, including mandatory reporting of fuel efficiency by 2019, a NECA...
February 7th, 2017 | Associations, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Evergreen Recognized for Protecting Blue Whales and Blue Skies

Evergreen Recognized for Protecting Blue Whales and Blue Skies
February 06, 2016 – Evergreen Line has received recognition for its excellent performance in a voluntary environmental and ecological protection program, which started on July 1 last year and ended on November 15.  The initiative was aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions of vessels and avoiding...
February 7th, 2017 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Liner Shipping and Trade, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 03, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 03, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market focus today is on the US’ non-farm payrolls report for January amid speculation for a positive surprise following the release earlier this week...
February 3rd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

4,000 London bankers earn €1 million plus: Daily Wealth Letter

4,000 London bankers earn €1 million plus: Daily Wealth Letter
Ian Brodie 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 (visit www.thewealthforums.com...
February 2nd, 2017 | Academia, Banking, News, Reports | Read More

Rooster celebrations continue, but the BDI is down@786…

Rooster celebrations continue, but the BDI is down@786…
John Faraclas More losses for all Dry and Wets Indices; Geopolitics are getting more than sour and it wouldn’t surprise us to watch very soon the beginning of Planet Ocean’s destruction. John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 14 points and now reads 786 sending Mayday...
February 1st, 2017 | Markets, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Flattened BDI@800; ground zero on Geopolitics

Flattened BDI@800; ground zero on Geopolitics
John Faraclas – picture credits Panagiotis Tsakos Photography – The latest closing of the BDI not only sends alarming bells but coupled with the enfolding geopolitical chaos might create a multiple of ground zeros all over; John Faraclas’ daily briefing: With minus 16 points the BDI (Baltic...
January 31st, 2017 | Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More