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Introduction to hedging tools (4)

04 Dec 2013 / in Blog

Following on from our initial three installment series on the principal reasons to hedge fuel price risk, we are going to explore the basic tools available to companies who wish to implement a bunker risk management strategy.   #1: Swaps   A swap is a financial instrument that allows the buyer to hedge his bunker […]

Why you should hedge bunkers in today’s market. (1)

10 Sep 2013 / in Blog

In recent years, geo-political events, financial crises and government regulations have led to increased energy and fuel price volatility and heightened business risks for companies that are exposed to the global energy markets.  With as much as 70% of shipping companies costs being fuel-related, volatility in bunker markets can erode margins and frustrate customers who […]