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SHIPPING NUMBER OF THE WEEK

Bunker Prices by Mabux Last Updated: 23:08 (GMT) - 20 February 2024

PORTS 380cSt VLS FO MGO LS
Rotterdam 463 ↑ (+3) 578 ↓ (-1) 820 ↑ (+4)
Singapore 451 ↑ (+1) 645 → (+0) 819 ↑ (+1)
Fujairah 429 ↑ (+1) 630 → (+0) 882 ↑ (+2)
Copenhagen 550 → (+0) 601 ↑ (+2) 864 ↑ (+5)
Gothenburg 547 → (+0) 598 ↑ (+2) 861 ↑ (+5)
St. Petersburg 470 → (+0) 600 → (+0) 750 ↑ (+5)
Tallinn 1064 ↓ (-1)
Gibraltar 531 ↑ (+1) 617 ↑ (+3) 883 ↓ (-7)
Pireaus 532 → (+0) 664 → (+0) 849 ↑ (+5)
Istanbul 638 ↑ (+5) 675 ↑ (+5) 875 ↑ (+5)
Houston 459 ↑ (+1) 636 ↑ (+1) 858 ↓ (-2)
Panama Canal 456 → (+0) 660 ↑ (+2) 918 ↓ (-2)
Santos 658 ↑ (+3) 946 ↑ (+4)
Buenos Aires 694 ↑ (+2) 1172 ↑ (+3)
Hamburg 475 → (+0) 595 ↓ (-5) 887 ↓ (-4)
Riga 921 ↑ (+5)
Suape(XB)
Antwerpen 466 ↑ (+3) 581 ↓ (-1) 825 ↑ (+4)
New York 528 ↑ (+2) 598 ↓ (-7) 887 ↓ (-3)
Philadelphia 531 ↑ (+2) 603 ↓ (-7) 892 ↓ (-3)
Hong Kong 470 → (+0) 661 ↑ (+1) 824 ↓ (-1)
Genoa 540 ↓ (-2) 607 ↓ (-8) 935 ↑ (+5)
Augusta 547 ↓ (-2) 615 ↓ (-8) 930 ↑ (+5)
Rio de Janeiro 723 ↑ (+3) 1070 ↑ (+4)
Bremerhaven 510 → (+0) 630 → (+0) 930 ↑ (+5)
Paranagua 723 ↑ (+3) 978 ↑ (+4)
Rio Grande 698 ↑ (+3) 977 ↑ (+4)
Recife
Salvador
Fortaleza 704 ↑ (+3)
Fremantle 910 → (+0) 1000 → (+0)
Belem 747 ↑ (+3)
Tubarao
Curacao 841 ↑ (+9) 1065 → (+0)
New Orleans 537 ↓ (-5) 660 ↓ (-5) 871 ↓ (-17)
Manaus 726 ↑ (+3)
Niteroi 723 ↑ (+3) 1070 ↑ (+4)
Praia Mole
Suape(XP) 734 ↑ (+3) 955 ↑ (+4)
Vila do Conde 747 ↑ (+3)
Vitoria
Itaqui (XP) 738 ↑ (+3)
Miami 514 ↑ (+1) 904 ↓ (-2)