finance


Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Finance

U.S.-Listed Shipping Stocks Fall Ahead Of Federal Reserve Meeting

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Today shares of most shipping stocks are lower despite the market being mostly flat ahead of the important US Federal Reserve minutes

July 6, 2022
Total Views: 836

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Environment

ESG Banks Give Gunvor Giant $912 Million Loan Despite Past Ties To Putin

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Gunvor, the energy trading firm and shipowner cofounded by sanctioned Russian Oligarch and Putin’s long-time friend Gennady

June 28, 2022
Total Views: 2206

Thursday, June 23, 2022
Jim Lawrence at Marine Money Week 2022
Finance

Geopolitical Worry Builds Alongside Shipping Profits At Marine Money Week

By John Konrad (gCaptain) At the intersection of big banking and big shipping is Marine Money Week 2022, an annual event in Manhattan that hosts executives

June 23, 2022
Total Views: 714

Thursday, February 24, 2022
Finance

Banks Shutdown Russian Shipping Credit

By Dmitry Zhdannikov (Reuters) The global oil market was thrown into chaos on Thursday after Russia invaded Ukraine, with top buyers of Russian oil

February 24, 2022
Total Views: 3174

Monday, January 31, 2022
Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell
Finance

OPED – Could The Federal Reserve Fix Our Ports?

By Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) CNBC editor Lori Ann LaRocco is a superstar in the world of logistics and seaborne trade. LaRocco’s tireless and timely

January 31, 2022
Total Views: 1161

Friday, December 17, 2021
CMA CGM mega-ship Marco Polo
Shipping

Freight Futures Coming to Container Shipping

Can container freight futures offer an antidote for supply chain blues? The Baltic Exchange, which pioneered indexation and transacting of drybulk freight

December 17, 2021
Total Views: 5095

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
bulk ship
Environment

New ‘Green’ Technology Shipping ETF Gives Investors Access to Maritime’s Decarbonization Transition

The founder of the stock market’s only freight futures exchange-traded fund (ETF) focused exclusively on the dry bulk shipping sector has launched the

September 21, 2021
Total Views: 708

Thursday, September 16, 2021
singapore
Finance

Marine Money Experts Warn Against New Ship Capacity As Prices Surge

By Elizabeth Low (Bloomberg) Shipowners and financiers should avoid sinking money into new container vessels despite a global crunch because record orders have

September 16, 2021
Total Views: 1547

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
oil tanker loading
Shipping

‘The Big Short’ Investor Buys Into Shipping

A new SEC filing shows that the Scion Asset Management, the private investment firm founded and led by famed investor Dr. Michael Burry, purchased about $10.5

May 18, 2021
Total Views: 7738

Thursday, May 6, 2021
bulk carrier underway
Shipping

Red Hot Dry Bulk Shipping ETF Marks Performance Milestone

The red hot dry bulk shipping ETF Breakwave Dry Bulk Shipping ETF (NYSE Arca: BDRY) surpassed the $100 million in assets under management milestone after a

May 6, 2021
Total Views: 2820

Tuesday, March 16, 2021
ship emissions
Shipping

Top Japanese Lenders Join Shipping Industry Scheme to Cut Carbon

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, March 16 (Reuters) – Leading Japanese lenders have joined an initiative that links the provision of shipping finance to cuts in

March 16, 2021
Total Views: 426

Friday, January 29, 2021
CTRM Delisting Fox News
Blog

Castor Maritime Stock Gets Delisted By Robinhood Alongside Gamestop

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Yesterday we wrote that shares of the offshore drillship company Transocean ($RIG) were surging on retail investor interest in highly

January 29, 2021
Total Views: 22664

Monday, November 30, 2020
brexit port
News

S&P Global to Buy IHS Markit for $44 Billion in 2020’s Biggest Merger

By Noor Zainab Hussain (Reuters) – Data giant S&P Global Inc has agreed to buy IHS Markit Ltd in a deal worth $44 billion that will be 2020’s

November 30, 2020
Total Views: 1150

Sunday, September 20, 2020
Blog

WATCH: Marine Finance And The Power Of Dumb Questions

By Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) In our article “THIS IS NOT A DRILL”  we sounded the alarm on the failure of the US Merchant Marine. We followed

September 20, 2020
Total Views: 153

Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Soeren Skou, CEO Maersk
Finance

Maersk Forecasts A Return To Pre-COVID Container Demand In 2021

by Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen (Reuters) – Shipping group Maersk on Wednesday issued full-year earnings guidance above its forecast at the beginning of the

August 19, 2020
Total Views: 82

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Maritime News

Carnival Corporation Downgraded to Junk Status

June 23 (Reuters) – Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s on Tuesday downgraded bonds of Carnival Corp to junk status, forecasting continued weak

June 23, 2020
Total Views: 64

Friday, May 15, 2020
Deepwater Champion Drillship
Finance

Transocean Is The Decade’s Biggest Loser

With COVID19 wreaking havoc in the stock market, you might think that travel or tourism stock might be the biggest losers of the past decade. But, according to

May 15, 2020
Total Views: 1294

Thursday, January 30, 2020
container ship
Maritime News

Credit Suisse, Others Back Initiative to Factor CO2 Cuts into Shipping Finance

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Jan 30 (Reuters) – Credit Suisse, BNP Paribas and French public investment bank Bpifrance are the latest lenders to join an

January 30, 2020
Total Views: 10

Monday, July 8, 2019
offshore support vessels
Offshore

DP World Hires Banks for $1 Billion Bond

By Archana Narayanan and Alaa Shahine (Bloomberg) –DP World Plc is hiring banks to raise about $1 billion of bonds to finance the acquisition of Topaz

July 8, 2019
Total Views: 165

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Ship and Marine Finance Image
Maritime News

Hedge Funds Hunt for Shipping Debt in New Market Push

By Jonathan Saul and Maiya Keidan LONDON, Feb 20 (Reuters) – A growing number of hedge funds are moving into shipping debt, an asset class few have

February 20, 2019
Total Views: 34