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MGO BAF

Marine Gas Oil Bunker Adjustment Factor

New rules on 1 January 2015

On 1 January 2015, the EU Sulphur Directive 2012/33/EU brought about a major reduction in sulphur dioxide emission from ships, and that will heavily impact shipping in northern Europe. The Directive will require ships sailing in the English Channel, the North Sea and the Baltic Sea (the North European emission control area) to use bunker oil with a maximum 0.1% sulphur or apply alternative methods in order to achieve the same effect.

May 2018 MGO BAF including spread adjustment:

March 2018April 2018
BAFCHARGELIST-ROUTE€/Lnm£/Lnm€/Lnm£/Lnm
Amsterdam (Ijmuiden) - Newcastle1.821.612.291.99
Brevik - Ghent2.432.153.062.67
Brevik - Immingham2.412.133.032.64
Oslo - Copenhagen1.821.612.291.99
Cuxhaven - Immingham2.221.972.82.44
Gothenburg - Brevik2.412.133.032.64
Gothenburg - Ghent2.432.153.062.67
Gothenburg - Immingham2.412.133.032.64
Rosyth - Zeebrugge3.53.14.413.85
Calais - Dover0.570.50.710.62
Dover - Dunkirk0.570.50.710.62
Kiel - St. Petersburg5.354.746.745.88
Klaipeda - Fredericia2.081.852.632.29
Karlshamn - Klaipeda1.771.572.231.95
Klaipeda - Kiel3.122.773.933.43
Paldiski - Kapellskär1.291.141.621.42
Paldiski - Hanko0.690.610.870.76
Esbjerg - Immingham1.821.612.291.99
Rotterdam (Vlaardingen) - Felixstowe0.710.620.890.78
Rotterdam (Vlaardingen) - Immingham0.990.881.251.09

The BAF surcharge for each route is adjusted each month based on the average price of 0,1% MGO and the spread towards 3.5% HFO. See details below for the current period.

Measured period 20/12-20/01 20/01-20/02
The average price of 0,1% MGO, USD USD 584,70 USD 569,09
The exchange rate of USD/EUR 1,2041 1,2372
The average price of 0,1% MGO, EUR EUR 485,57 Eur 460,00
The price variance of 0,1% MGO, EUR -EUR 25,57