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MABUX: Sustainable uptrend to continue in Global bunker market on Sep. 04.

MABUX World Bunker Index (as index calculated on current prices for 380 HSFO, VLSFO and MGO) demonstrated a slight uptrend on Sep. 01:

380 HSFO - USD/MT - 570.31 (+4.11)

VLSFO - USD/MT – 668.73 (+5.40)

MGO - USD/MT – 992.19 (+2.75)

As of Sep. 01, the MABUX MBP/DBP Index (MDI) (the correlation between market bunker prices (MBP) and the MABUX digital bunker price benchmark (DBP)), registered the following changes in four selected ports: Rotterdam, Singapore, Fujairah and Houston:

- HSFO segment: Rotterdam and Houston remained overcharged, with the premium widening in Rotterdam by $4 and narrowing in Houston by $5. Singapore and Fujairah, on the contrary, were underpriced with Singapore's undercharge margin decreasing by $1 and Fujairah’s increasing by $7.

- VLSFO segment: Houston was the last port which transitioned into undercharge area: all four selected ports are underpriced now. The undercharge premium widened by $7 in Rotterdam, $4 in Singapore, $5 in Fujairah and $10 in Houston.

- MGO LS segment: All four selected ports were underpriced. The undervalue ratio increased by $6 in Rotterdam, by $1 in Fujairah and by $1 in Houston but decreased by $5 in Singapore.

We expect a sustainable uptrend to continue in Global bunker market on Sep. 04: 380 HSFO – plus 4-10 USD/MT, VLSFO – plus 4-12 USD/MT, MGO LS – plus 2-15 USD/MT.