We have learned a lot over the years about what to do and what not to do when implementing risk management and derivatives trading in the dry bulk and tanker markets. Now these lessons can also be of value to companies in the container freight market. Here is a recent article from HANSA International Maritime Journal titled "Implementing container freight derivatives trading".

"HANSA International Maritime Journal" August 2012: Implementing container freight derivatives trading By Finn Dalheim.   

The articles below were published in Marine Money in 2002 and 2003. Most of the content is still relevant, but the comments related to risk management software requirement would today be modified in view of the impressive developments both in Open Source software and proprietary software.

"Marine Money" April 2003: Implementing integrated financial risk management (in ocean shipping) By Finn Dalheim.   

"Marine Money" October 2002: Optimization of capital structure and equity size as a function of hedging policy. By Finn Dalheim.    

"Marine Money" June 2002: Freight Derivatives Trading and Value At Risk in Shipping Finn Dalheim discusses why he believes the freight derivatives markets are just getting started.