Multiple tools designed to meet the demands of traders, shipowners, charterers and analysts and based on market feedback.
By providing forward assessments and allowing you to see how the forward curve evolves, you gain greater insight when making freight and cargo decisions.
By combining data with visualisation tools, Signals connects you to how prices evolve, compare and change, whenever you need.
Access Spark historical data whenever you need it, directly via the platform.
Access the Spark30N and Spark25N Carbon Neutral LNG freight rates, within a tool that enables you to understand the carbon impact of your freight.
$/MMBtu LNG freight forward curves for any global shipping routes, out to 2024 and broken down into components: hire, fuel, port and canal costs (including Panama delays).
Provides transparency on how the Spark methodology applies to market price information. This tool facilitates the market transition from hire + lump sum or % ballast bonus to round trip pricing.
Designed to meet your requirements, whichever type of organisation you are.
We are building a new way to understand commodity pricing,
starting with our LNG Freight. In early 2019, Spark launched with
the backing of Kpler Ventures, part of Kpler, the world’s leading
shipping tracking and commodity data intelligence provider, and
EEX (formerly Powernext), part of the Deutsche Boerse Group, a
globally recognised exchange.
Led by commodity professionals and experienced software engineers, we are a small team of people from a variety of backgrounds who want to make a big impact.
Spark launches with 2 employees: Tim Mendelssohn (formerly of BP and Koch Supply and Trading) and Charles Vallantin Dulac (formerly Head of Engineering at Kpler).
First LNG freight product/contracts launched for testing with submissions received from leading brokers and market players. First bilateral OTC freight swap completed against Spark contracts between Glencore and Socar.
Hit first 10,000 data points and 200 users from 50 companies.
100+ companies connected to Spark with over 500 users.
Launch of Spark Premium to provide users with more insightful analytical tools.
Spark expands into Europe with first international office opened in London.
150+ companies connected to Spark from across LNG, Gas and Power industries.
Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) selects Spark as provider for LNG freight assessments underpinning new cash settled LNG Freight futures contracts.
ICE launches Spark25S and Spark30S LNG freight cash settled futures contracts.
First IOSCO audit completed by PWC.
ICE invests in Spark joining Kpler and EEX.