October 18, 2018

Volatile Global Fuel Market Impacts Bunker Prices

World oil indexes ended last week with the first weekly loss in a while under the combined weight of various bearish factors, and the downward trend continues this week. Some analysts still believe we could witness Brent at US$100 ...MORE

July 26, 2018

Current Geopolitical Factors Impacting Global Fuel Prices

World oil indexes have changed irregularly during the week as the market treads carefully after OPEC committed to increasing production in order to more closely stick to its production cut agreement after months of under producing, ...MORE

April 12, 2018

Uncertainty Looms Over Marine Fuel Sulfur Limit

The International Maritime Organization has set a January 2020 deadline for a new 0.5% sulfur limit on marine fuels. The move is poised to force most shipowners to switch from burning residual fuel oil to a new, unfamiliar, less-sulfurous ...MORE

March 16, 2018

The Global Bunker Market Is In A State Of Uncertainty

World oil indexes changed irregularly during the week. Another U.S. crude oil inventory increase as well as some fears about U.S. steel tariffs, and follow up possible protectionist measures, weighed on fuel sentiment. Meanwhile, ...MORE

December 14, 2017

The Current State of the Global Bunker & Oil Market

After sinking a week ago, world oil indexes turned into the phase of irregular changes. The market attributed the rise to tensions in the Middle East after the Trump administration announced the U.S. would move its embassy in ...MORE

October 3, 2017

Panama’s Booming Energy Market

As Aspect’s Managing Director of the Americas, I recently joined The Vessel Group, an Aspect Premium Partner, on a trip to Panama City to explore the region’s bustling energy market and connect with local industry professionals. ...MORE

August 4, 2017

Weekly Update on The Global Bunker Market

This editorial piece is brought to you by Marine Bunker Exchange. World fuel indexes continued a rather firm upward trend this week demonstrating some of the strongest gains in 2017. Market sentiment has turned cautiously optimistic ...MORE