Access trusted daily spot assessment prices, market-moving news and analysis for the global conventional and alternative marine fuels markets.

Our portfolio of more than 120 bunker prices, enables you to accurately capture price movements for a range of different specifications. In addition to retail bunker prices, the service also provides wholesale fuel oil prices for barges and cargoes.

With comprehensive insights into a changing market, Argus Marine Fuels is a daily must-have for anyone involved in shipping, refining, trading, or procuring marine fuels.

Key features


Alternative marine fuels assessments

Daily spot prices for global marine biofuel, ammonia, LNG, methanol, as well as CO2 prices.


Residual fuel oil and marine gasoil prices

Daily global spot price assessments for VLSFO, HSFO and MGO.


Analysis, daily news and commentary

Market-moving industry analysis, news and commentary with spot bunker fuel deals.


Scrubber database

Updated monthly, this database provides details on vessels outfitted with scrubbers, such as vessel name, owner, IMO number, deadweight, year of scrubber installation, etc.


Alternative fuels vessels and supplier database

Updated monthly, this list captures vessels capable of burning alternative marine fuels, along with alternative marine fuel suppliers and the locations where they operate.


Spot bunker deals and firm quotes database

Updated daily, this data lists global spot marine fuel deals and firm quotes gathered by Argus.


VWA assessments

Volume Weighted Average (VWA) assessments based on reported daily deals, for the most liquid bunker locations.


Robust methodology

Transparent methodology, developed with the industry to accurately reflect the way the market trades.

Customers that benefit

Clients use the Argus Marine Fuels service for its unique offering of global conventional and alternative marine fuel prices and market intelligence, which are essential to navigate the complex marine fuels market.
  • Ship owners and charterers can compare conventional with alternative marine fuels prices and their CO2 costs to determine the most convenient option to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Additionally, they can gain market transparency by viewing what their competitors are doing, from retrofitting their vessels to ordering new-built vessels that burn alternative marine fuels. 
  • Marine fuel suppliers can track which competing suppliers are investing in the alternative marine fuels supply chain and in which ports.

  • Marine fuel traders and brokers can rely on our data throughout the trade, from pre-trade analysis to settlement prices for term delivery. 
  • Analysts can use the service to stay on top of key market developments and view which types of alternative marine fuels ship owners are leaning towards for forecasting.   


  • Financial institutions use Argus data and insights to value deals and construct swaps and futures. 

Key price assessments

Argus prices are recognised by the market as trusted and reliable indicators of the real market value. Explore some of our most widely used and relevant price assessments.