Baltic Supramax Index (BSI)

The Baltic Exchange Supramax Index (BSI) replaced the Baltic Handymax Index (BHMI) on 3 January 2006.

The Baltic Supramax Index is based on the following description:

Standard “Tess 52” type vessel with grabs as follows:

– 52,454 mt dwt self trimming single deck bulkcarrier on 12.02 m ssw
– 189.99 m LOA 32.26 m Beam 5ho/ha 67,756 cum.grain 65,600 cum.bale
– 14L /14.5B on 30mt (380 cst) no mdo at sea
– Cr 4 x 30 mt with 12 cum grabs
– Maximum age – 10 years

Route definitions

Route 1A:
Delivery Antwerp/Skaw range for a trip of 60/65 days redelivery Singapore/Japan range including China 5 percent commission total. Laycan 5/10 days in advance.
Weighting = 12.5%.

Route 1B:
Delivery passing Canakkale for a trip of 50/55 days redelivery Singapore/Japan range including China 5 percent commission total. Laycan 5/10 days in advance.
Weighting = 12.5%.

Route 2:
Delivery South Korea/Japan range for 1 Australian or trans Pacific round voyage, for a 35/40 day trip, redelivery South Korea/Japan range 5 percent commission total. Laycan 5/10 days in advance.
Weighting = 25%.

Route 3:
Delivery South Korea/Japan range for a trip of 60/65 days redelivery Gibraltar/Skaw range 5 percent commission total. Laycan 5/10 days in advance.
Weighting = 25%.

Route 4:
Delivery Gibraltar/Skaw range for one trans-Atlantic round voyage of 45/50 days, redelivery Gibraltar/Skaw range, 5% commission. Laycan 5/10 days in advance.
Weighting = 25%.

Details provided by the Baltic Exchange Information Services Ltd.

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