|One week ago||2013||1256||759|
|Spot time charter||$ 19,948/day||$ 10,780/day||$ 9,193/day|
|One week ago||$ 16,261/day||$ 10,056/day||$ 8,595/day|
The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, rose on Friday on higher rates across larger vessel segments and supramax. The overal index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax, supramax and handysize shipping vessels, was up 13 points, or 1.04 percent, the highest in four months.