Freight – Freight rates & indices

This course explains the pricing of commodity transport per vessel. The price driving factors are set out to explain rate levels and fluctuations. In this course it is also explained what freight indices can be used for and how these serve as underlying value for the settlement of freight forwards, futures and options.

This course covers the following video lessons:

  1. Freight rates – Level & volatility
  2. Freight rates – Internal factors
  3. Freight rates – External factors
  4. Freight rates – Relationships
  5. Freight rates – Volatility
  6. The Baltic Exchange
  7. Worldscale
  8. Freight indices – Introduction
  9. Freight indices – Purpose of an index
  10. Freight indices – Baltic indexes
  11. Freight indices – Baltic Dry Index (BDI)
  12. Freight indices – Freight derivatives
  13. Freight indices – Components – Baltic Dry index (BDI)
  14. Freight indices – Components – Baltic Capesize Index (BCI)

Our Labels

Entrima and Market Abuse Centre (MAC) are the two labels we operate to provide learning services for professionals in the commodity & energy markets.

Content & Context

Entrima’s mission is to transfer knowledge regarding the business, controls & operations of parties in (or relating to) the wholesale markets.

Conduct & Culture

MAC’s mission is to facilitate the prevention & detection of misconduct and to foster proper behaviour in organisations. This is achieved via training, periodic updates and increased awareness.