About the online training programme

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.

Course Contents

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)

Reviews

The course provided a good explanation.

Mohammed Abi Afthab Olikathodi
Analyst Energy Data & Scenarios at Eurelectric

The most positive element of the course were the short informative lectures.

Olga Lysytsyna
Senior Consultant at E-Star

Content was good.

Maria Kramer
Operational Risk Manager at Statkraft

It is very informative and well described. The subtitles help.

Mohammed Abi Afthab Olikathodi
Analyst Energy Data & Scenarios at Eurelectric

Good illustration.

Nataliia Trofimova
Internal Auditor at DTEK