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Coaster Freight Index: Comprehensive data on shortsea shipping

800+ freight and TCT rates on major cargo flows

Being deeply aware of most popular trading routes, we track and update hundreds of freight and TCT assessments for transportation of dry bulk and general cargoes.

100+ latest spot & prompt freight fixtures

Voyage basis freight rates assessments:

We check this data with brokers, charterers, operators and owners on a weekly basis. Our analysts are abreast of usual shipload lots, l/d rates, disbursements and congestions at ports. This helps us to follow all voyage bss assessments properly regardless of whether they occur in the market on a certain week or not.

We offer plenty of current freight fixtures, charterers’ and owners’ ideas from all shipping regions. Latest market news, trades, rumors and forecasts.

Follow our newswire to check out latest news on main cargo flows

Besides expert opinions in our freight market overviews, you may also use Commodity Indices to predict upcoming trends in the market

You may easily reckon freight rates on any route thanks to voyage-related costs dynamics provided by ISM

Freight component in grain, coal, steel, fertilizer export prices

Alongside with freight, ISM is tracking main dry bulk commodity markets, providing data on export FOB, C&F/CIF prices, latest news, trades & tenders.

    Grain market:
  • latest FOB prices
  • market overview
  • line ups
  • latest tenders
  • lates news
Fertilizer market:
  • latest FOB prices
  • market overview
  • Coal market:
  • latest FOB prices
  • market overview
  • latest tenders
  • Steel and raw materials market:
  • latest FOB prices
  • market overview
  • Our commodity reviews together with freight data will help you to compare competitiveness of different cargo flows and consider freight components in major commodity prices.

    Disbursements data for world main dry bulk ports from coaster to panamaxes

    Our excellent disbursements database is of use for you if:

    - you are a head charterer and need to verify some voyage basis rates;
    - you are an owner/operator in urgent need to calculate current voyage-related costs.

    Also, you may check latest bunker prices worldwide

    Freight market forecast with unique Commodity Indices

    To predict upcoming freight trends in a certain region, use our ISM Commodity Indices. Commodity Index is a weighted average of export prices for main types of dry cargoes, such as grain, steel, coal, fertilizers, scrap, pig iron.

    Note that the relevant Freight and Commodity Indices highly correlate

    Thus, the dynamics of a particular Freight Index can be forecasted considering the relevant Commodity Index.

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