Posts Tagged ‘WTI’

Unsustainable markets?

Unsustainable markets?
John Faraclas Unsustainable markets? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched just a point and now reads 1,032. Geopolitics still messy. John Faraclas brief daily recap: The Capes’ surge was “halted” as the Dry Markets most volatile index gained 31 points and now stands at 1,420. We say “halted”...
May 2nd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Exhibitions, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The BDI@1,064: …the plot thickens…

The BDI@1,064: …the plot thickens…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 61 points earlier on today sending alarms around as the Capes … “returned” to triple digit losses. Geopolitics still critical and everything in the Mighty Continent “shifts” to BREXIT and the Italian Budget… whilst all other crucial issues remain...
November 13th, 2018 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,162: the fall continues

The BDI@1,162: the fall continues
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 37 points earlier on today with Geopolitics becoming more perplexed. John Faraclas’ daily market briefing: The Capes loses  once again close to 100 points – 95 to be precise and the BCI now stands at 1,759 points. The Panamaxes down 17 with the...
May 23rd, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The Markets: knowing when and how to use cut and run*…

The Markets: knowing when and how to use cut and run*…
John Faraclas The seasonal surge for iron ore in reality means nothing for a sustainable market that all stakeholders look for, whether dry or wet; geopolitics and economic catastrophes for not having a risk assessment plan will soon become cataclysmic. John Faraclas’ weekly market and Geopolitics...
September 9th, 2016 | European Union, Markets, Military, News, Politics and Government, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI’s 560 points: a fiver plus is more than welcomed…

The BDI’s 560 points: a fiver plus is more than welcomed…
John Faraclas Just five points up, a single digit figure from the last closings of double digits; John Faraclas suggests caution but expansionism too… The Baltic Dry Index (BDI) closed just five points up at 560; every plus figure is more than appreciated! The Capers slowed down with only 11 points...
April 12th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@555; no fuming, …just smoking*

The BDI@555; no fuming, …just smoking*
John Faraclas With another 16 points plus earlier on today since last Friday’s closing, the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) at 555 is trying to maintain a level of fewer losses given that all ships more or less need US$ 2-2500 daily support/self-finance from its owners to avoid lay-ups or being by its creditors...
April 11th, 2016 | Civil Unrest, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Sales and Purchases, Sanctions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

At 318 the BDI continues to be an attractive component for shipping investments…

At 318 the BDI continues to be an attractive component for shipping investments…
John Faraclas At 318 the BDI continues to be an attractive component for shipping investments… John Faraclas’ antilog position: With just two point up due to the BSI 12 points plus since yesterday, the BDI as the title indicates an “attractiveness” for good shipping investments, given the...
February 23rd, 2016 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Immigration, Markets, Oil Industry, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

@ 310 the BDI looks to settle

@ 310 the BDI looks to settle
John Faraclas reports on the state of the shipping markets: Another all-time record low of the BDI at 310, four points lower since yesterday! The Capers’ BCI 2014 gained two points posing at 217 whilst the Panamaxes and its respective BPI  staying  the same at 281… The Supras  went further down...
February 2nd, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

2015 ends with a big bang, given the lowest ever BDI

2015 ends with a big bang, given the lowest ever BDI
John Faraclas Whatever happened to the Shipping Markets and in particular the Dry ones, rests entirely with our humane business wrong behaviour: greediness  in the ship sales and purchase front and  wrong strategy for not selling or buying at the right time; wrong assessments by wrong assessors of...
December 18th, 2015 | Chartering, Climate, Dry Bulkcarriers, EEZ, Energy, Environment, Fixtures, Gas, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipfinance | Read More