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Monday, October 15, 2018


This week the Baltic Exchange moved firmly into the new millennium with the launch of their long awaited e-trading platform, In two separate press conferences held on the same day, both Peter Kitchen, the Baltic Exchange Chairman, and Jim Buckley, CEO, introduced the e-platform as ‘a bold, imaginative and an innovative investment’.

During the launch Project Development Manager, Mike Elsom, explained that although primarily focused on the dry sector, 2 wet indices exist for dirty and clean products respectively encompassing a total of 12 routes. Further development on the wet side is anticipated with a focus on increasing coverage for the far east routes and also increasing the routes for the clean sector.

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