ConTex keeps improving

The Hamburg Shipbrokers' Association index gets closer to the 400-point mark.

This is the Hamburg Shipbrokers' Association assessment of charter rates in US dollars a day for six different ship sizes and the new ConTex - Container Ship Time Charter Index.

Date

1,100-teu

1,700-teu

2,500-teu

2,700-teu

3,500-teu

4,250-teu

ConTex

20/04/2017

999456,539

999457,292

999459,959

9994510,312

9994510,142

9994511,300

99945399

18/04/2017

999456,529

999467,254

999459,879

9994510,310

9994510,064

9994511,274

99945397

13/04/2017

999456,522

999457,274

999459,820

9994510,240

999459,995

9994511,226

99945396

11/04/2017

999456,504

999457,218

999459,688

9994510,091

999459,802

9994511,092

99945391

06/04/2017

999466,468

999457,200

999459,497

999459,873

999459,510

9994510,905

99945385

04/04/2017

999456,473

999457,134

999459,304

999459,718

999459,290

9994510,670

99945380

30/03/2017

999456,457

999457,074

999458,858

999459,227

999458,952

9994510,098

99945368

28/03/2017

999456,441

999457,017

999458,511

999458,898

999458,680

999459,610

99945358

23/03/2017

999456,398

999456,929

999457,914

999458,255

999458,130

999458,704

99945341

21/03/2017

999456,378

999456,874

999457,786

999457,966

999457,796

999458,354

99945333

16/03/2017

999456,318

999456,825

999457,599

999457,770

999457,411

999457,729

99945325

Performance of the VHSS ConTex containership indices.

ConTex200417.jpg 

ConTex index = 1,000 on 2 October 2007.
  • The 1,100-teu vessel is the CV 1100 standard ship type, built 2002 onwards, with a charter period of 12 months.
  • The 1,700-teu vessel is the B 170 standard ship type, built 1995 onwards, with a charter period of 12 months.
  • The 2,500-teu vessel is the Type 2500 standard ship, built 1997 onwards, with a charter period of 24 months.
  • The 2,700-teu vessel is a gearless standard ship, age unspecified, with a charter period of 24 months.
  • The 3,500-teu vessel is a gearless standard ship, age unspecified, with a charter period of 24 months.
  • The 4,250-teu vessel is a gearless standard ship, age unspecified, with a charter period of 24 months.

Tankers

VLCCs charge ahead

All other tanker sectors slump, led by LR1s and suezmaxes.

VLCCs
Suezmaxes
LR1s
  • 10 Apr 12:10 GMT

Dry cargo

Dry bulk recovery continues

Most dry bulk indices were up this week allowing the Baltic Dry Index (BDI) to gain more ground.

Capesize
Panamax
Supramax
  • 31 Mar 15:03 GMT

Containers

ConTex keeps improving

The Hamburg Shipbrokers' Association index gets closer to the 400-point mark.

4,250 teu
2,700 teu
1,100 teu
  • 20 Apr 15:05 GMT

Offshore

Anchor-handlers improve

The latest rig moves have cleaned Norway out of ships.

AHTS
Large PSV
Small PSV
  • 07 Apr 09:22 GMT