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New VPS Research Highlights Commercial Importance of Bunker Density Test Method Choice

New VPS Research Highlights Commercial Importance of Bunker Density Test Method Choice

"Density is such a key commercial and technologically important parameter for marine fuels," VPS Director Steve Bee tells Ship & Bunker.
  1. 23Jun
    Prima Marine says the IFO380 bunkers "will be competitively priced to attract bunker only calls." Read in Full
  2. 23Jun
    Only war in the Middle East could boost prices at this point, says Kilduff. Read in Full
  3. 23Jun
    Experts say there is no end to shale's future growth. Read in Full
  4. 23Jun
    VPS' findings support the new ISO 8217:2017 Fuel Quality Standard where the density reference method for dispute resolution has now been changed. Read in Full
  5. 23Jun
    Have you sold bunkers to a recently scrapped vessel? Check here with VesselsValue's demolition sales from June 15 – June 21, 2017. Read in Full
  6. 22Jun
    Brittany Ferries says the vessel will be "the most environmentally friendly ship regularly operating in UK waters." Read in Full
  7. 22Jun
    Average confidence for the three months ending May 2017 was up to 6.1 out of 10.00 from 5.6 in the previous survey in February 2017. Read in Full
  8. 22Jun
    ICS submitted the joint proposal along with BIMCO, INTERCARGO, and INTERTANKO. Read in Full
  9. 22Jun
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Latest Bunker Prices See All Bunker Prices

IFO380 IFO180 MGO
$/mt +/- $/mt +/- $/mt +/-
Global 4 Ports Average 283.50 0.00 330.00 1.00 455.50 2.50
Global 20 Ports Average 297.50 1.00 320.00 0.50 492.00 2.50
Global Average Bunker Price 325.00 2.50 337.50 0.50 561.00 3.50
Singapore 297.00 0.50 320.50 5.00 427.50 6.50
Rotterdam 279.00 4.00 322.00 7.00 416.00 9.50
Fujairah 301.00 2.00 330.50 11.00 550.50 2.00
Houston 256.50 6.50 322.00 26.00 428.50 4.00
Busan 315.00 2.00 329.50 1.50 465.00 8.00
Colombo 335.00 0.00 345.00 0.00 540.00 0.00
Durban - 320.00 7.50 515.00 28.50
Gibraltar 297.50 2.00 308.00 5.00 469.00 7.00
Hong Kong 300.00 0.50 308.00 1.00 441.50 0.50
Istanbul 308.50 8.50 321.50 2.50 477.00 11.00
LA / LB 310.50 0.00 347.00 9.00 474.00 0.50
Las Palmas 307.50 12.50 308.00 0.50 520.00 40.00
Mumbai 328.00 15.00 - 700.00 0.00
New York 280.50 1.00 305.00 6.00 434.00 1.00
Cristobal, Panama 268.00 4.50 312.00 3.50 462.00 6.00
Piraeus 303.00 10.00 318.50 11.50 464.50 23.00
Santos 317.00 22.00 348.00 22.50 674.00 49.00
Shanghai 311.00 3.00 453.50 0.00 575.00 0.00
St Petersburg 243.00 6.50 253.00 1.00 404.00 0.00
Tokyo 330.00 5.50 340.00 9.00 -