Baltic Exchange


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Baltic Exchange

A company that tracks information on goods being shipped internationally and the derivatives based upon them. That is, it tracks commodities, futures contracts, and options, provided they represent internationally shipped items. It also publishes a code of conduct for members, which include most of the world's shipping interests. The Baltic Exchange is based in London and was established in 1744.
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The rate for the spot market-related time charter is based on 115% of the average of the daily rates of the Baltic Supramax Index (BSI), published by the Baltic Exchange, as reflected in daily reports except for the initial 40 days in which hire is based on the average of the Baltic Supramax S2 and S3 routes.
Theories about the origins of the name of the mills include being named after the Baltic Exchange in London which was the hub of wheat trading for many years or after the fact some of the grain came from the Baltic area.
The daily cost to send a product tanker from Saudi Arabia to Japan was $20,375 on Monday according to the Baltic Exchange, more than double that of a year earlier, data compiled by Bloomberg show.
He has been a member of the Baltic Exchange, the world's only independent source of maritime market information for the trading and settlement of physical and derivative shipping contracts.
Under the terms of the agreements, the gross freight rate to be earned by each of the Vessels, on a $/ton basis, will be linked to the Baltic Index C5 route, as published by the Baltic Exchange, less voyage expenses.
6% in the past year to $23,678 a day, compared with as much as $148,000 in 2008, according to the Baltic Exchange.
During previous El Nino patterns, the main sea freight index at London's Baltic Exchange has risen significantly.
He was also found guilty of killing Lance Bombardier Paul Garrett in 1993, former Ulster Defence Regiment soldier Thomas Johnston in 1978 and for his part in the Baltic Exchange and South Quay bombings.
Average earnings for VLCCs on the benchmark Middle East Gulf to Japan route -- the major market barometer -- are currently around $790 a day, below operating cost levels of around $10,000 to $12,000 a day, Baltic Exchange data showed.
Very large crude carriers are losing $6,761 daily on the benchmark Saudi Arabia-to-Japan voyage, more than Thursday's $6,482, figures from the Baltic Exchange in London showed.
Charter rates for the vessels to haul cargoes across the Mediterranean Sea doubled when the conflict broke out before slumping because of reduced cargoes, according to data from the Baltic Exchange in London, which assesses freight rates on international maritime routes.

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