Matrics - Maritime Trading and Risk Control System
- for organizations that are serious about trading the freight market

Do you trade the freight market? Do you want a system that can help you trade more efficiently and manage your risk? Do you want the system to be easy to use so you can focus on your business tasks, but still powerful enough to cope when you have non-standard requirements? If you answer yes to some of these questions, we hope you will spend some time to find out how Matrics can help your organization. You will find a partial list of features by using the menu to the left, or you can contact us for more info.

Trade More Efficiently:
  • Price and evaluate all your new trades in real time, including all sorts of “what-if” analysis.
  • Take advantage of profit opportunities from cross trades between the physical market (TC/CoA/spot voyages) and the financial market (FFA/fuel swaps/options).
  • Find profitable spread trades, including geographical spreads (single and average routes) and calendar spreads.
  • Make consistent real-time forward curves for all standard indices plus any number of user-defined indices, including estimated seasonality, relations between the indices, and more.
  • Price the embedded optionality in your contracts, using a consistent model for all your financial and physical contracts.
  • Analyze historical price data for trends, seasonality, and arbitrages in a powerful but yet easy to use way.
Improve Risk Management:
  • Maintain complete control of your entire portfolio of financial and physical contracts, including real-time profit/loss, positions, and risk measures.
  • Report company-wide totals as well as results split into organizational units, user-defined sub-portfolios, individual counterparties, vessels, trades, etc.
  • Limit short-term market risk using VaR methodology which is suitably adapted for the freight market.
  • Limit long-term market risk by quickly testing how any set of user-defined market scenarios will affect your portfolio.
  • Limit counterparty risk by tracking exposures, ratings, and limits for all your OTC counterparties.
  • Manage your open physical positions using flexibly defined reports of all short (open CoA voyages) and long positions (open vessels) categorized by basin, portfolio, etc.