About this event
Join the Baltic Exchange on 5 April 2022 during Singapore Maritime Week, get the latest updates on the Baltic services, and hear from leading market experts on the dynamics and market outlook of the dry bulk freight and commodities markets.
16:00 - Welcome and update on Baltic Exchange developments - Mark Jackson, Chief Executive Officer, Baltic Exchange
16:20 - Dry Bulk Freight market update and forecast - Janina Lam, Head of Dry Cargo Research, Howe Robinson Partners
16:40 – Dry Bulk commodities market update and forecast – Rahul Kapoor Global Head, Commodity Analytics & Research at Maritime & Trade, S&P Global
17:00 – Panel discussion/Q&A moderated by Andy Symonds, Senior Freight Assessor, Baltic Exchange
Andy Symonds is a Senior Freight Assessor for the Baltic Exchange in Singapore. Andy oversees a team that manage the freight route assessments for indices in the Asia Pacific region. While actively engaged with the freight market in Asia, Andy also manages several Baltic advisory councils.
Mark Jackson was appointed Chief Executive of the Baltic Exchange in 2017. He has over 40 years’ shipping experience and 20 years trading FFAs. After 18 years working as a shipbroker, he joined Greek Owner A.M. Nomikos in 1998. Mark joined the board of the Baltic in 2004 and was Chairman 2009-2012.
HRP has a team of 112 dry brokers covering all sectors across 14 offices. As a Baltic Exchange panel member, the company reports on all dry indices. Janina has been with HRP for 13 years and holds an MSc degree from the London School of Economics & Political Science.
Rahul leads an integrated commodity analytics product management, data science and research team at S&P in Singapore and is responsible for driving new product growth for the analytics products. He is a regular speaker at global conferences and frequently interviewed by the trade press.
The Baltic Exchange is the world's only independent source of maritime market information for the trading and settlement of physical and derivative contracts.
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