The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, fell for the ninth consecutive session on Friday, weighed down by lower rates for larger vessel segments. The overall index fell 25 points, or 2.2 percent, to 1,109. The index registered a weekly decline of about 7 percent.
|Two weeks ago||1830||1494||895|
|Spot time charter||$ 13,285day||$ 9,541/day||$ 9,457/day|
|Two weeks ago||$ 13,369/day||$ 11,982/day||$ 9,785/day|