Platts clarifies load/discharge, turn time rates for dry bulk $/mt voyage assessments

S&P Global Platts would like to clarify that its global dry bulk $/mt voyage charter assessments reflect load/discharge and turn time rates that are typical at each port.

The load/discharge rates and turn times that are applicable to the ports for each voyage charter assessment can be found here:

These variables are also used in the corresponding time charter equivalent assessments.

Full details of Platts freight methodology can be found here:

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