Bunker prices will rise, regardless of typ.


As the International Maritime Organization (IMO) sulphur regulation date of 1 January nears, availability of the new, very low-sulphur fuel oil is moving in the right direction - although too slowly - high-sulphur fuel oil inventories are shrinking globally at ports, and demand for marine gas oil is about to rise significantly.

Marine Bunker Exchange, MABUX, outlines what it expects in the first three months of the year. The impact of the new sulphur regulation on the global bunker market and on the price of bunker fuel is starting to show, as players - from shipowners to...

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