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no 71/14 NASDAQ OMX Commodities launches Freight Contracts for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG)

NASDAQ OMX Commodities is pleased to announce the launch of new contracts in Genium INET during Q4 2014. Genium INET will be upgraded to version 4.0.0230 over the weekend 22-23 November 2014. Subject to testing and regulatory approval, the changes will be activated for members as of 24 November.

Liquefied Petroleum Gas Freight Contracts

In conjunction with the November release, NASDAQ OMX Commodities will extend the Freight product suite with Liquefied Petroleum Gas Freight Contracts. The instrument reference will be LPG1 and will follow the same product structure as the existing Tanker Freight contracts with 6 monthly, 5 quarterly and 2 yearly futures contracts listed for trading and clearing. The product calendar, market model, risk parameters and rulebook will be updated to reflect the launch of these products in due course.

Member Area for Technical Information

At all times, the member area contains the most up-to-date documentation regarding Genium INET protocol specifications, member applications, future enhancements and key projects. Further, all information regarding testing and certification for successful member, broker and Independent Software Vendor (ISV) integration can be found here.


For further information, please contact NASDAQ OMX Commodities:

Freight Sales Team, phone +47 67 10 85 20,

Media contact:

Sara Aadnesen, Director Corporate Communications, phone +47 9060 0759,



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