Daily freight market information
The Baltic Exchange is the world's leading source of independent maritime market data. Our information is used by shipbrokers, owners & operators, traders, financiers and charterers as a reliable and independent view of the dry bulk, tanker, gas and container markets.
Our indices and assessments are used as a settlement tool for freight derivative trades, for benchmarking physical contracts and as a general indicator of the freight markets’ performance. Our comprehensive information services cover voyage and timecharter rates for capesize, panamax, supramax and handysize bulk carriers; Worldscale and timecharter equivalent rates for VLCC, suezmax, aframax and MR tankers; timecharter rates for LPG and LNG vessels; container freight rates; as well as forward assessments, sale and purchase values, OPEX assessments and ship recycling prices; market reports and fixtures.