SSY Futures Ltd Launch Coking Coal Derivatives
SSY Futures Ltd are delighted to announce the launch of our new coking coal derivatives desk.
The team will initially focus on a contract settling against the Platts Australian Low Volatility Coking Coal index, which clears on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and then SGX Asiaclear’s TSI contracts launching in August. These new contracts will complement SSY’s existing Iron Ore and Steels offering. The desk will operate from London and Singapore where SSY’s existing derivatives businesses are based.
Argus Singapore Base Oils Conference
Jordi Maymi of SSY Chemicals presented a paper entitled “The Shipping of Base Oils in Asia - an insight into the industry” held on 25/26 June.
International Iron Ore Symposium
“What has Happened to the Freight Market’s Recovery?” was the subject of the paper delivered by John Kearsey of SSY Consultancy & Research at the conference, which was organised by Metal Bulletin and held in Stockholm on 24/26 June.
Argus Base Oil Conference
Held in Houston on 18/19 June, this conference included a presentation by Greg Planamento of SSY Chemicals on arbitrage opportunities and the freight market.
Steel Success Strategies
Mark Richardson, Head of SSY Futures, was among the speakers addressing the issue of hedging prices risks through derivatives trading at World Steel Dynamics 24th annual conference held in New York on 16/18 June.
Debbie Turner of SSY Gas provided a paper entitled “FLNG Influences Affecting the Shipping Market to 2020” at this conference which was held in London on 8/11 June by ICBI. The paper covered how the transition of some LNG vessels to FLNG, FSRU and FSU applications could see the removal of the older element of the fleet, the advantages and disadvantages of operating older vessels and what the future would see for these vessels as more modern tonnage was introduced.
ICIS Base Oils Conference
“Gauging Recovery in the Shipping Market” was the subject of Adrian Brown’s paper at this conference which was held in Istanbul on 21/22 May.
IHS McCloskey European Coal Conference
In his presentation to this annual conference in Nice held on 19/21 May, SSY’s Head of Research John Kearsey looked at the conditions required for a sustained recovery in the dry bulk freight market.
Russia & CIS Coal Summit
Robin Thomas, SSY’s Dry Cargo Business Development Manager, was the speaker on dry bulk freight prospects at the conference held in Moscow on 15/16 May.
Singapore Iron Ore Forum
Held during the Singapore Iron Ore week, on 6/8 May, the forum included a session on iron Ore & Steel Pricing Mechanisms where SSY’s Head of Futures Mark Richardson was a panellist.
World DRI & Pellet Congress
Will Przystupa from SSY’s Iron Ore Derivatives team explained how swaps and options can be used to hedge against iron ore price risks. The conference was held by Metal Bulletin in Abu Dhabi on 28/30 April.
Argus European Biomass Trading
John Kearsey of SSY Consultancy & Research SSY outlined the recent developments in the Supramax dry bulk freight market and the potential implications for the emerging biomass trades at this London conference held on 9/10 April.
Tradewinds Dry Cargo Charterers Seminar
SSY Executive Director, Yahya Karahasan was among the speakers at this event, which was held in Singapore.
SSY’s Senior LNG Shipping Analyst, Debbie Turner spoke at this conference, held on 24/27 March, on the role of shipping in the expanding LNG business. Her presentation examined the future of the LNG market to 2020, including the likely impact on demand from shale gas and whether existing shipyards can meet the anticipated demand for new LNG carriers.
Argus Base Oils Conference
Adrian Brown of SSY Chemicals was among the speakers at the conference in Istanbul held on 19/20 March, where he provided delegates with a review of the base oils fleet.
IHS Pacific Basin Coal Conference
Robin Masters of SSY USA focussed on some of the sources of coal spot freight rate volatility in his presentation to this conference, which was held in Hawaii on 24/26 February.
12th Annual Coal Markets
At this conference, held on 24/27 February, organised by IBC, Ahmed El Masry, the Head of SSY’s Panamax desk in Singapore provided an analysis of seaborne coal trade in the Asia-Pacific region and the implications for the freight market.
Informa LNG Shipping Conference
Held in London on 5/6 February, this conference included a paper by SSY’s Senior LNG Shipping Analyst Debbie Turner on the impact of changing LNG trading patterns on the global LNG fleet.
Metallics Meeting 2014
John Keeshan of SSY USA provided a review and outlook of the dry bulk freight market at this event, held on 27/28 January, organised by the Commodities Research Unit (CRU) and held in Florida.
SSY USA and Lalemant USA to merge
John Bamford, Managing Partner of SSY USA, and Peter Drummond, Managing Partner of Lalemant USA, are pleased to announce that their two offices will merge effective January 1st 2014.
MEIC Shipping Seminar
Duncan Dunn of SSY Futures and John Kearsey of SSY Consultancy & Research were both among the speakers at this conference held in Busan by Korea’s Maritime Exchange Information Center.
Tradewinds Charterers Forum
SSY Executive Director Yahya Karahasan was on the panel of dry bulk experts at this event held in Singapore in November, where he outlined some of the factors supporting the firmer dry bulk freight market during the second half of 2013.
John Kearsey, SSY’s Head of Research, spoke at the conference in Berlin on the reasons for the latest spike in dry bulk spot rates and the risks to freight market recovery in 2014.
CWC World LNG Series
Debbie Turner of SSY Gas was a panellist and speaker at this conference held on 24/26 September, where she focussed on the LNG shipping markets in the Asia-Pacific region.
Platts Steel Business Briefing Steel Markets
Derek Langston of SSY Consultancy & Research spoke at the 9th Annual Steel Markets Europe conference held in London on 23-24 May. Derek’s paper assessed the prospects for recovery in the dry bulk shipping market with particular focus on the implications on iron ore freight costs.