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Baltic Dry Index falls to 649, down 8 points

Today, Friday, March 08 2019, the Baltic Dry Index decreased by 8 points, reaching 649 points.

Baltic Indices

MAR 04

MAR 05

MAR 06

MAR 07

MAR 08

Dry

669 (+5)

663 (-6)

664 (+1)

657 (-7)

649 (-8)

Capesize

355 (-28)

299 (-56)

270 (-29)

236 (-34)

235 (-1)

Panamax

900 (+37)

924 (+24)

938 (+14)

926 (-12)

894(-32)

Supramax

767 (+8)

776 (+9)

783 (+7)

790 (+7)

790 (0)

Handysize

397 (+4)

407 (+10)

413 (+6)

418 (+5)

421 (+3)

Baltic Dry Index is compiled by the London-based Baltic Exchange and covers prices for transported cargo such as coal, grain and iron ore. The index is based on a daily survey of agents all over the world. Baltic Dry hit a temporary peak on May 20, 2008, when the index hit 11,793. The lowest level ever reached was on Wednesday the 10th of February 2016, when the index dropped to 290 points.

Source: Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

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