Introduction of new products and data sources First SGX Iron Ore and Freight Options Brokered by FIS

On September 10, 2012, FIS brokered a flurry of iron ore and freight options through the Singapore Exchange (SGX). Cargill, Deutsche Bank, Macquarie Bank, and Paralos Fund were among the funds involved in the six SGX options trades brokered by ... Read more »

Data Sources: FIS  |  Effective Date: September 10, 2012

Changes of attributes; product replacements Platts to Increase LNG Ship and Cargo Sizes

Effective August 1, 2012, Platts announced its plan to increase the standard ship and cargo size of 125,000-155,000 cubic meters (m3) to 135,000-175,000 m3 in its global LNG assessments. The larger cargo sizes are supposed to be reflected in Platts ... Read more »

Data Sources: Platts  |  Effective Date: August 01, 2012

Delisting of products and data sources Platts to End some Baltic and Med Freight Rates

On April 17, 2012, Platts proposed to suspend publication of certain assessments of freight rates for Urals and Kirkuk deliveries from the Baltic and Mediterranean ports on July 2, 2012. These assessments are only published on Platts Global Alert, and they ... Read more »

Data Sources: Platts  |  Effective Date: April 17, 2012

Delisting of products and data sources Platts to End 27.5kt Dirty Tanker Freight Assessments

Platts announced its intent to discontinue three assessments of fuel oil 27.5kt dirty tanker freight effective November 1, 2012: - Cross Mediterranean, Med-Med - Baltic-United Kingdom/Continent, Baltic-UKC - United Kingdom/Continent-Mediterranean, UKC-Med The rates are currently published in the Platts dirty Tankerwire and on Platts ... Read more »

Data Sources: Platts  |  Effective Date: November 01, 2012

Introduction of new products and data sources CME Lists New Freight Swap Futures

Effective April 1, 2012, NYMEX launched Freight Route TC6 (Baltic) Swap Futures contract for trade date April 2, 2012. The trading venues are CME ClearPort and Open Outcry. This contract is listed with, and subject to, the rules and regulations ... Read more »

Data Sources: CME  |  Effective Date: April 02, 2012

Delisting of products and data sources Platts Discontinues Some Mediterranean Freight Assessments

Effective August 1, 2012, Platts will discontinue the following Mediterranean 30 kt freight assessments: Code Description PFACZ10 30kt Med/India lumpsum assessment PFACZ03 30kt Med/India lumpsum Monthly Average TCACE00 30kt Med/India $/mt assessment TCACE03 30kt Med/India $/mt monthly average PFABV00 30kt Black Sea/India lumpsum assessment AAAUL00 30kt Black Sea/India lumpsum Monthly Average TCACI00 30kt Black Sea/India $/mt ... Read more »

Data Sources: Platts  |  Effective Date: August 01, 2012

Introduction of new products and data sources Platts to Launch USGC-UKC and USGC-Med 38kt Freight Assessments

Platts introduces a daily 38,000 mt clean freight assessment from US Gulf Coast (USGC)-United Kingdom/Continent, as well as clean freight assessment of oil product shipments from USGC-Mediterranean on April 1, 2012. Both assessments will be launched as a worldscale rate ... Read more »

Data Sources: Platts  |  Effective Date: April 01, 2012

Introduction of new products and data sources Platts Proposes Red Sea-China Suezmax Tanker Assessment

On December 23, 2011, Platts reported that it would assess 135K mt Suezmax tanker freight rates from Red Sea to China. This route crosses the Bashayer offshore oil terminal in Sudan and Yanbu in Saudi Arabia, which values will be ... Read more »

Data Sources: Platts  |  Effective Date: March 01, 2012

Introduction of new products and data sources GFI: First Matching of Dry Freight

GFI Group recently announced that it has conducted the first matching of dry freight forward freight agreements “FFAs” trades on its electronic platform EnergyMatch® Europe. The screen allows for trading in co-mingled markets (co-mingling is the ability to clear trades ... Read more »

Data Sources: GFI  |  Effective Date: September 01, 2011

 

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