Argus Dry Freight service is your essential source of prices, news and analysis for the global dry bulk markets. Covering all major trade flows through to niche and opaque routes.

This service offers a wealth of freight data, which perfectly complements analysis of the dry commodities, including coal, iron ore, petroleum coke and agriculture. Industry participants throughout the commodity supply chains use Argus Dry Freight data for daily market intelligence, contracts, tenders and pricing formulas, to track arbitrages and to inform long-term strategy decisions.

You will get exclusive downloads, tailored Argus Direct Workspaces and custom calculation sheets for more sophisticated analysis. Our global team of freight experts are also on hand to offer personalised market outlooks.

Key features


Global freight data

Global dry freight prices, from major routes to opaque trades, covering coal, iron ore, petroleum coke and agriculture.


Robust methodology

Transparent methodologies, constantly improved based on market feedback to reflect best practices and provide the industry with the most reliable indexes.


News and analysis

A global team of reporters and analysts deliver daily market intelligence, connecting the dots between freight and commodity markets.


Exclusive content

Benefit from exclusive downloads, such as a vessel scrapping database and specialist thought leadership content.


Advanced tools

Get custom-made calculation sheets and Argus Direct Workspaces for advanced analysis to track arbitrages, benchmark performance and make better decisions.


Daily report

A PDF report is published at the end of each trading day, including data, visualisations and the latest news, analysis and commentary.