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Via http://www.investopedia.com/terms/f/freight_derivatives.asp:

A financial instrument’s value that is derived on the future levels of freight rates, such as “dry bulk” carrying rates and oil tanker rates. Freight derivatives are used most often by end users (such as ship owners and grain-houses) and by suppliers (such as integrated oil companies and international trading corporations) to mitigate risk and hedge against price spikes in the supply chain.

Here’s a great read/study on freight derivative spreads:

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