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SHIPPING NUMBER OF THE WEEK

Bunker Prices by Mabux Last Updated: 19:13 (GMT) - 22 September 2023

PORTS 380cSt VLS FO MGO LS
Rotterdam 585 ↓ (-5) 619 ↑ (+3) 967 ↑ (+19)
Singapore 528 ↓ (-2) 663 ↓ (-2) 946 ↑ (+6)
Fujairah 514 ↑ (+4) 655 ↑ (+2) 974 ↑ (+6)
Copenhagen 613 → (+0) 626 → (+0) 999 ↑ (+10)
Gothenburg 610 → (+0) 623 → (+0) 996 ↑ (+10)
St. Petersburg 490 → (+0) 615 → (+0) 790 → (+0)
Tallinn 600 ↑ (+5) 636 ↑ (+5) 958 ↑ (+5)
Gibraltar 631 → (+0) 652 → (+0) 1024 ↑ (+10)
Pireaus 605 ↑ (+3) 710 ↑ (+5) 1023 ↑ (+11)
Istanbul 690 → (+0) 725 ↑ (+15) 1075 ↑ (+30)
Houston 564 ↑ (+4) 660 → (+0) 1015 ↑ (+23)
Panama Canal 572 ↑ (+2) 675 → (+0) 1050 ↑ (+13)
Santos 690 → (+0) 997 ↓ (-14)
Buenos Aires 727 ↓ (-8) 1109 ↑ (+18)
Hamburg 620 → (+0) 641 → (+0) 995 ↑ (+15)
Riga 1090 ↑ (+10)
Suape(XB)
Antwerpen 588 ↓ (-5) 622 ↑ (+3) 972 ↑ (+19)
New York 593 ↑ (+4) 680 ↑ (+3) 1059 ↑ (+19)
Philadelphia 596 ↑ (+4) 685 ↑ (+3) 1064 ↑ (+19)
Hong Kong 550 ↑ (+2) 674 ↓ (-3) 960 ↑ (+5)
Genoa 625 → (+0) 653 → (+0) 1085 ↑ (+10)
Augusta 632 → (+0) 661 → (+0) 1080 ↑ (+10)
Rio de Janeiro 735 → (+0) 962 ↓ (-14)
Bremerhaven 625 → (+0) 670 → (+0) 1045 ↑ (+10)
Paranagua 755 → (+0) 1030 ↓ (-14)
Rio Grande 750 → (+0) 1031 ↓ (-14)
Recife
Salvador
Fortaleza 716 → (+0) 1015 ↓ (-14)
Fremantle 1051 ↑ (+18) 1117 ↑ (+41)
Belem 759 → (+0) 1039 ↓ (-14)
Tubarao
Curacao 762 ↓ (-2) 1128 ↑ (+8)
New Orleans 588 ↑ (+3) 684 ↓ (-1) 1020 ↑ (+8)
Manaus 738 → (+0) 993 ↓ (-14)
Niteroi 735 → (+0) 962 ↓ (-14)
Praia Mole
Suape(XP) 746 → (+0) 1009 ↓ (-14)
Vila do Conde 759 → (+0) 1039 ↓ (-14)
Vitoria
Itaqui (XP) 762 → (+0) 1033 ↓ (-14)
Miami 619 ↑ (+4) 1061 ↑ (+23)