This is the ICIS methodology for Chemical Tanker Shipping. ICIS Chemical Tanker Shipping reports are designed to provide a guideline for freight rates in the chemical tanker shipping sector.

ICIS continuously develops, reviews and revises its methodologies in consultation with industry participants. Previous versions of this methodology can be found under Archived Documents. For a copy of an archived methodology document, please email

To find out more, please see Shipping Methodology – 5 March 2024