Monday, December 22, 2014

Happy Holidays!


We at ISM have seen great success this year and couldn't have done it without you. So as 2014 comes to a close we want to thank you for your continuous support and wish you great success in 2015.

Best Wishes,
The ISM Team

P.S. On behalf of ISM, we will glad to meet you on January 12th, 2015 due to the New Year and Christmas holidays in Ukraine.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

IX International conference Black Sea Freight Market and Ports, May 29th 2015, Ukraine, Odessa, Londonskaya Hotel

International conference «Black Sea Freight Market and Ports» – annual specialized transport forum devoted to the sea-borne trade development in the Black and Azov Seas, including special topics about the freight cargo flows toward the MED region.
The conference is focused on the dry and break bulk cargo shipping in the Black Sea region.

Fruitful cooperation for the key market players and the most relevant information about the sea freight market from the experts’ view.  In addition, the agenda guarantees captivating topical discussions aimed to find answers to the most burning questions.

Don't miss the sight unseen business event 2015!
Key questions:
  • Main Dry and Break Bulk Cargoes Freight Flows 
  • Grains & Oilseeds sea-borne trade 
  • Coal & steel raw materials export-import trade in the region (Ukraine in focus) 
  • Fleet and Freight Rates – Sea & River Shipping 
  • Main transshipment hubs in the Black and MED Sea region 


Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Christmas discounts for new customers!

Save 20% on a subscription!
All new subscribers* will get a 20% discount applying for an annual subscription to ISM Weekly, Coaster Freight Index and Handysize Freight Index up to December 25.

*The discount on a subscription renewal (for existing customers only) to be considered on an individual basis.

Hurry up to subscribe till December 25 and save 20% on a subscription! Click here for details.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

ISM Participation at the Mediterranean Shipping Conference 2014

I. Osmatesko at Mediterranean Shipping Conference
We are glad to inform that IV International Mediterranean Shipping Conference has been successfully hold  in Genova, Italy within the dates October 9-10, 2014.
International Seaborne Market Company would like to say you thanks for taking part and for the interest in our reports.

See you next year and hope for our cooperation!

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Welcome to updated ISM site!

With the purpose of improvement International Seaborne Market informational service we are delighted to inform you about new web-site start working.

Also with great pleasure ISM presents you ISM Weekly Reports and ISM Daily Reports:
  • daily news of both freight and commodity global markets;
  • freight market overviews. All regions/basins as well as all dry bulk carriers (from Coasters to Capesize vessels) are under review;
  • more than 800 weekly updated freight indications;
  • current time-charter-trip rates on major routes;
  • TCP rates;
  • dynamics of time-charter equivalents on major freight routes;
  • dynamics of shipowners’ costs on major trading routes (voyage costs, operating costs, capital costs);
  • integrated freight and TCE-indices;
  • database of port charges (disbursements) for various dwt vessels;
  • daily bunker fuel prices;
  • shipments activity in various exporting regions (dynamics of freight traffic from main exporting regions for each tonnage class of vessels);
  • forecast of market situation and freight rates;
  • commodities (coal, steel products, grain, fertilizers) prices, tenders, comments.
Hope for our future cooperation!

Monday, September 8, 2014

IV International Mediterranean Shipping Conference 2014

October 9-10, 2014
Genova, Italy, Grand Savoya Hotel



Official Partners: Assagenti – Genova Association of Shipbrokers & Ship agents, Hellenic Chamber of Shipping, KIP - Intermodal Transport Cluster

The event 2014 will focus on the current state of the Mediterranean Sea freight market, regional and global cargo-flows, main challenges and prospects.

The event is an important specialized forum dedicated to sea-borne trade development in the Mediterranean region (including basins of the Black Sea, MENA countries and trans-Asia routes).

This year agenda will focus on:

  • Dry bulk sea shipping in the MED Sea: fleet and freight rates (Coasters & Handies, Panamax)
  • Main dry bulk cargoes in the MED (coal & ore, grains & fertilizers)
  • Break bulk and general cargo shipping in the MED
  • Container transportation – global development and regional influences
  • Multimodal Transportation – Trans-European Routes
  • Main transshipment hubs in the MED – preferences of shipping lines

We will be glad to see you and your colleagues this September in Italy!

Thursday, August 28, 2014

III International conference Baltic Sea Freight Market and Ports 2014

22-23 September 2014
Riga, Latvia, Radisson Blu Daugava Hotel

General Partner: RTO - Riga Commercial Port

The conference is devoted to sea-borne trade in the Baltic and North Sea basins. At the event we consider role of the Baltic Sea as a gateway to North-West Europe/Atlantics and regional short sea shipping.

Two-day event with plenary sessions & interactive discussions, additionally we provide opportunities for networking.

This year agenda will focus on:

  • Transportation of dry bulk cargoes: by sea, rivers, railways;
  • Major freight-flows of dry bulk cargoes in the region: coal & steel products, fertilizers, non-ferrous metals and timber;
  • Containerization of dry bulk and break-bulk: new cargo types and best practices;
  • Containers sea shipping & multimodal transportation.

We will be glad to see you and your colleagues this September in Latvia!

Monday, August 11, 2014

IV International Conference Mediterranean Coal Markets

MED Coal Markets 2014 is the specialized forum dedicated to coal & pet coke trade, including consumption and supply issues.

This event is a good place for networking with the key market players on the regional (MED &MENA countries) and global levels. At the same time the conference is a professional platform to exchange relevant trade data with coal/pet coke suppliers and buyers.

Regions covered:
Europe, Turkey, Middle East and North Africa, Russia and Ukraine, Colombia, the USA, SAR.

This year agenda will focus on:

World Coal Market (trade dynamics, prices forecasts)
Coal Export into the MED region (main suppliers, demand and import volumes)
Fuel Consumption in Power Generation (launch of new power plants, steam coal and lignite)
Sized and House Coal (main suppliers and consumers)
MENA and Turkish Cement Industry (fuels supplies & consumption – coal, pet coke, alternative fuels)
Coking Coal, Anthracite & PCI consumption (steel mills demand, new coal exporters)

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Actual port disbursements database

ISM is pleased to bring to your attention a brand new section of our informational service - database of actual port disbursements from all over the world divided by vessel's DWT. About 1000 disbursements from over 150 ports for sea-river ships of 3000 DWCC, 5000 DWCC, 6000 DWCC; sea-going vessels 3000 DWCC, 5000 DWCC, 10000 DWCC, as well as for Handysize, Supramax, Panamax and Capesize fleet.

Port disbursements database divided by regions:
1. Azov-Black Sea & Marmara
2. Mediterranean Sea
3. Caspian Sea
4. Baltic Sea & Continent
5. South America
6. North America
7. Asia-Pacific Region
8. Indian Ocean & Middle East

Also, you can find disbursements' database here at our website:

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

ISM Participation at the Posidonia 2014

For over 40 years this largest gathering in the shipping calendar has provided unique access to Greek and international shipowners and buyers.
Welcome to Posidonia 2014!
This year Posidonia attracted 20.000 visitors and 1.843 companies from 93 countries.
Chief Editor, Head of Marketing and Sales Department, Senior Analysts
P.Filippskiy, I. Osmatesko, P. Sosnovsky
International Seaborne Market” Team thanks each of visitors and exhibitors for taking the time to visit our stand, directed negotiations and concluded deals.
Welcome to Posidonia 2014

We would welcome any further enquiries you have and see you at Posidonia 2016.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Forecast of freight and time-charter rates

ISM is pleased to announce the launch of the weekly information block provided by our analytical department – medium-term Freight and TCE Indices! 
The forecast is based on the methods of technical analysis and allows to evaluate global freight market trends in the medium term.
Forecast of freight and time-charter rates is an excellent decision-making tool not only for traders and shippers, but also for shipowners, operators and freight brokers.
Follow the link below for more details on the forecast method:

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Welcome to Posidonia 2014!

Welcome to International Seaborne Market Stand at Posidonia 2014, 2-6 June, Athens, Greece, Metropolitan Expo!
Once again the Greek shipowners will welcome the international shipping community to Posidonia for five days of business, debate and social gatherings. Few events can match this concentration of international buyers. In 2012 the stands of more than 1,870 exhibitors attracted over 18,500 buyers from 92 countries.

International Seaborne Market” will be pleased to see you as a guest of our stand 2.514 during all exhibition days!
We would like to present you with our informational products - Coaster Freight Index, Handysize Freight Index, Panamax Freight Index and CIS Exports.
These reports contain various freight data - current freight rates, indexes, time-charter equivalents, financial & economic components of the shipping process, dry cargo export & import prices, and latest news on the commodity markets.
During all Conference days our Managers will be delighted to direct negotiations with you about the products and further cooperation.

Chief Editor, Pavel Filippskiy, p.filippskiy@metalexpert-group.com
Senior Analyst, Pavel Sosnovskiy, p.sosnovsky@metalcourier.com
Head of Marketing and Sales Department, Irina Osmatesko, i.osmatesko@metalcourier.com

We are looking forward to meeting you.

Monday, May 19, 2014

VIII International Conference Black Sea Freight Market and Ports 2014

Dear “Black Sea Freight Market and Ports 2014” Conference Participants,
On behalf of Conference Organizers www.b-forum.com  of our  VIII International Conference Black Sea Freight Market and Ports 2014, 15-16, May Istanbul, Turkey, Ceylan InterContinental Hotel International Seaborne Market are pleased to say thank you to each of you who has attended this conference and thanks to our participants, guest speakers and sponsors.
I. Osmatesko
We appreciate you for taking the time and to be here.
We certainly hope that the Conference has been all that you are expected it to be and that you have taken the opportunity to have discussion and exchange of many experiences, suggestions and opinions with market players from all over the world.
We also thank you for the interest in International Seaborne Market’ Products and hope for our future close cooperation.
For more information, please contact us

Friday, May 9, 2014

International Conference Black Sea Freight Market and Ports 2014

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,

International Seaborne Market  are delighted to invite you to the VIII International Conference Black Sea Freight Market and Ports 2014  15-16 May, Istanbul, Turkey, Ceylan InterContinental Hotel.
This Conference is the biggest specialized meeting dedicated to sea-borne trade developments in the Azov and Black Sea region.

Key questions:

  • Freight market overview and tendencies to its recovery;
  • Key dry bulk cargoes freight-flows;
  • Fleet overview (bulk carriers and container ships): changes and influence on cargoes transportation;
  • River shipping – the Danube and the Dnepr;
  • Container shipping: new alliances, deep-sea terminals construction.

“International Seaborne Market” will be pleased to see you as a guest of our stand and direct negotiations with you about ISM products and further cooperation.

Thursday, May 8, 2014

The new informational weekly product CIS Exports

We are pleased to inform you about our new informational weekly product CIS Exports.

CIS Exports is the report about the CIS seaborne markets for steel products, pig iron, iron ore, coal, grain and fertilizers. Apart from the information on the freight markets of the Azov-Black Sea basin and Far East region, weekly issues also contain data on the planned and actual volumes of cargo supplies to ports, handling and stocks statistics, export prices' dynamics.

Subscription Details: 

Subscription for market participants (shipowners/operators, brokers, agents, traders, producers etc.): 
Annual subscription includes weekly PDF reports as well as complete access to the website – US $1500, 6-month subscription available for US $800.

Subscription for consultancy & research companies:
Annual subscription includes weekly PDF reports as well as complete access to the website and costs US $2500, 6-month subscription available for US $1350.

You can download free sample here.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Black Sea Grain 2014 XI International Conference, April 09-10

International Seaborne Market” Company has participated in the “Black Sea Grain 2014” XI International Conference, April 09-10, Kiev, InterContinental, organized by the consulting agency “UkrAgroConsult”.
Irina Osmatesko and Pavel Sosnovsky
23 professional agribusiness experts covered the most urgent problems and prospects of the world and Black Sea grain and oilseeds markets:

  • Key Drivers of Ukrainian Agriculture
  • Black Sea Grain
  • Agri Sector: Creating the Future
  • Black Sea Region: Aiming at New Highs
  • Carryover News, Global Volatility

The Conference was attended by more than 500 delegates from 50 countries.
“ISM” Company thanks all of participants for the interest in our products and hope for our future close cooperation.

Thursday, March 13, 2014

New products launch

Coaster Freight Index

Coaster Freight Index
The weekly report about small tonnage freight market and cargo flows in Europe and Far East basin & latest news online at our website: regional market overviews, weekly updates of freight rates and relevant time-charter equivalents, detailed calculation of fixed, running and voyage costs on main routes, transportation profitability assessment. Integral freight, TCE and profitability indices.

To get free sample click here.

Cargoes covered are: finished steel & semi-finished products, non-ferrous metals & ores, coal and coke, pig iron, scrap, fertilizers & chemicals, grains, construction & timber cargoes.

Thanks to Coaster Freight Index you will always be well informed about the latest trends of the European and Far Eastern market for short sea shipments.

Handysize Freight Index

Handysize Freight Index
The weekly report about the freight market for Handysize and Supramax/Handymax shipments from the ports of North and South America, Europe, Indian Ocean and Asia-Pacific region & latest market news online at our website: freight, TCT and TCP rate dynamics, shipowners’ costs on a certain route, shipping profitability dynamics. Integral freight, TCE and profitability indices.

To get free sample click here.

Cargoes covered are: finished steel & semi-finished products, non-ferrous metals & ores, coal and coke, pig iron, scrap, fertilizers & chemicals, grains, construction & timber cargoes.

Thanks to Handysize Freight Index you will always be well informed about market latest trends.

Panamax Freight Index

Panamax Freight Index
The weekly report about Ultramax/Panamax and Capesize freight market in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans & latest market news online at our website: large-tonnage shipping costs, shipowners’ costs, TCE, TCT and TCP rates, freight and profitability indices.

To get free sample click here.

Cargoes covered are: finished steel & semi-finished products, non-ferrous metals & ores, coal and coke, pig iron, scrap, fertilizers & chemicals, grains, construction & timber cargoes.

The content is based on the market sources and processed by our analysts.

Thanks to Panamax Freight Index you will always stay updated on market latest trends.


Subscription details


Subscription for market participants (shipowners/operators, brokers, agents, traders, producers etc.):
Annual subscription includes weekly PDF reports as well as complete access to the website and costs US$ 1500, 6-month subscription available for US$ 800.

Subscription for consultancy&research companies:
Annual subscription includes weekly PDF reports as well as complete access to the website and costs US$ 2500, 6-month subscription available for US$ 1350.

We're pleased to offer you special discounts for other products of our company during the entire period of your initial subscription: 30 % for an annual subscription and 15 % for a half-year one.