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FebruaryMARCH 2024
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European VLSFO prices are worth watching

21st February 2024

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What does the refining industry tell us about VLSFO for this year?

31st January 2024

December 2023
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Prices still look like falling, even after OPEC+ announce a 2.2 million b/d cut.

21st December 2023

Integr8 achieves ISCC EU certification to trade sustainable biofuels and help shipowners prove compliance with environmental regulations.
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Integr8 achieves ISCC EU certification to trade sustainable biofuels and help shipowners prove compliance.

19th December 2023

November 2023
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A look at the fundamentals and what analysts say for prices next year

22nd November 2023

Shipping navigates towards transparency amidst rise in alternative fuels, and the requirement for Proof of Sustainability.
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Shipping navigates towards transparency amidst rise in alternative fuels

20th November 2023

Bunker Quality Trends Report Q3 2023
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Bunker Quality Trends Report Q3 2023

7th November 2023

Global bunker trader Integr8 Fuels launches Brazil office to service an increasingly dynamic South American market.
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Integr8 Fuels launches Brazil office to service an increasingly dynamic South American market

26th October 2023

October 2023
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Geopolitics have a huge bearing on our market, but something different is happening in HSFO bunker pricing.

26th October 2023

Robust regulation and licensing key to ensuring ARA’s Mass Flow Meter mandate is a success.
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Robust regulation and licensing key to ensuring ARA’s mass flow meter mandate is a success

24th October 2023

Integr8 Fuels’ LNG desk has recently traded several LNG stems as a volatile market encourages buyers to seek spot deals to manage their price risk.
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Integr8 sees spot LNG bunker demand pick up in evolving market

19th October 2023

September 2023
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Bunker prices were high last month; they are even higher today. What is driving prices & how quickly can
they fall?

28th September 2023

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If refinery throughput is back up towards record highs, why are refinery margins and bunker prices so high?

23rd August 2023

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The price is right; but what is happening to VLSFO in Singapore?

26th July 2023

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The IEA has just published its 5-year outlook; What does it mean for the bunker market?

28th June 2023

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Singapore VLSFO at its lowest price in 20 months; what’s next?

29th May 2023

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Bunker Quality Trends Report 2023

24th May 2023

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One story to push prices higher; Now a number of stories to bring them back down

11th May 2023

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Bunker prices: Let’s listen to what experts have to say

28th March 2023

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Sentiment and prices have shifted into reverse; Will it last?

22nd February 2023

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Prices have changed quickly; Here’s what we are looking at

25th January 2023

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Economic concerns are a forefront, but are fears easing for 2023?

21st December 2022

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VLSFO prices are falling and HSFO is holding relatively firm; what is happening?

24th November 2022

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The IEA’s latest long term energy report & what it could mean for the bunker industry

1st November 2022

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Bunker prices down again; is there more to come?

30th September 2022

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It is worth looking beyond the bunker market for price direction

26th August 2022

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What is the best indicator for bunker price direction?

2nd August 2022

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Why are VLSFO prices so high, especially in Singapore?

30th June 2022

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Bunker market shifts focus to supply concerns – Will this last?

26th May 2022

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Bunker prices look like they are falling – Bearish signals in sight

28th April 2022

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Prices are high, daily volatility is high and European bunker prices are above Singapore

23rd March 2022

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VLSFO Prices Are At An All-time High – Politics Have Trumped Oil Fundamentals

22nd February 2022

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High LNG prices boost conventional bunker demand, scrubbers stand to benefit

10th February 2022

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Not all price falls are equal – Certainly not in bunkers

16th December 2021

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Bunker buyers lose up to $5/mt for not covering enough suppliers

9th December 2021

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VLSFO: Back To Where We Started on ‘Day 1’ – What’s Next?

17th November 2021

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What could the unstoppable environmental pressures mean for oil & especially the bunker market?

28th October 2021

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What could the unstoppable environmental pressures mean for oil & especially the bunker market?

23rd September 2021

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Sulphur Compliance & Enforcement

9th September 2021

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Additional costs can make bunker buyers pay more

19th August 2021

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Where do forecasters see VLSFO prices by the end of the year?

28th July 2021

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The oil market is bullish and crude prices are now higher than just before the pandemic started; what’s driving this and what about bunkers?

28th June 2021

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How are bunker prices doing compared with the rest of the oil market and in what direction are they going?

27th May 2021

14 April Research paper
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Minimising density discrepancy to achieve bunker savings

10th May 2021

14 April Research paper
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Bunker prices are back to their pre-pandemic levels; What should we look out for in the next 12 months?

14th April 2021

8 April Research paper
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VLSFO then, now and next

8th April 2021

25 March Research Paper
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Australian refinery closures are evidence of a new wave of industry consolidation

25th March 2021

4 Feb Research Paper
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Brent rally pauses amid lockdowns and virus mutations

4th February 2021

18 Jan Research Paper
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Decarbonisation to transform shipping and bunkering

18th January 2021

10 December Research Paper
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Brent rises to highest since March

10th December 2020

3 December Research Paper
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Bunker prices up 25% in just 30 days on the back of Covid-19 Vaccines and support from OPEC+

3rd December 2020

16 Novemeber Research Paper
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A year on: better VLSFO quality but watch HSFO

16th November 2020

9 Novemeber Research Paper
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The annual cold flow conundrum

9th November 2020

29 October Research Paper
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Bunker prices have remained in a narrow range for the past 3 months; When will this change?

30th October 2020

23 September Research Paper
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US crude exports to remain stable, but seaborne imports likely to rise

22nd September 2020

16 September Research Paper
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The rise in bunker prices has come to a halt and the question now is “What happens next?”

16th September 2020

3 September Research Paper
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Never underestimate the importance of accurate sampling during supply

3rd September 2020

20 August Research Paper
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To see where bunker prices are going, we have to look at the bigger oil picture

20th August 2020

14 August Research Paper
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Monitoring bunker price changes and buying on weighted average price can save you money

14th August 2020

27 July Research Paper
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We have finally seen some stability in bunker prices, but there is still a lot happening out there…….

27th July 2020

21 July Research Paper
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Are bunkers too easy a target when problems alleged onboard vessels?

22nd July 2020

15 July Research Paper
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BDN’s in the spotlight: The hidden risks and losses associated with omissions or inaccuracies

15th July 2020

7 July Research Paper
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Fuel oil tightness means shipowners pay more for bunkers in ARA

7th July 2020

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Oil Fundamentals are tightening and prices rising, but if and when will we see $400 or even $500 VLSFO Prices

25th June 2020

15 June Research Paper
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Top 5 bunkering locations worth spending your next holiday in

15th June 2020

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Prices are on the rebound and all eyes are on OPEC+

2nd June 2020

May 29
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Getting the bunkering lead time right is more important than ever

29th May 2020

11 May 2020
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Zhoushan as a new Far East bunker hub

14th May 2020

Steve Christy 11 May
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We are off recent price lows, but that doesn’t mean we are in a continually rising market

11th May 2020

27 April Research Paper
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Can bunkering outside hubs yield better pricing?

28th April 2020

6 April Research Paper
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Advance bunker planning an answer to tighter HSFO availability

6th April 2020

2nd April Research Paper
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Where are we and do we know where we are going?

1st April 2020

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VLSFO pricing conditions for less distillate blending and higher viscosity

30th March 2020

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Should the industry worry about decreasing VLSFO viscosity?

18th March 2020

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VLSFO prices now more settled, but still plenty to look at when buying bunkers

18th February 2020

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VLSFO: better quality but watch for critical parameters

12th February 2020

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VLSFO prices are now very close to MGO

7th January 2020

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VLSFO pricing & availability needs careful watching

20th December 2019

Trading Intelligence December 2019
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Buying fuel on calorific value as means to achieve savings

12th December 2019

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Price Impacts on HSFO already well underway; VLSFO & MGO will be next

22nd November 2019

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Predicting compatibility of VLSFO fuels

1st November 2019

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Latin America’s transition away from HSFO to VLSFO

10th September 2019

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