Puerto Rico Vessel Fuel Index

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Monthly Vessel Fuel Index (VFS) Index Requirements

As per tariff CPRC-602 all shipments to and from Puerto Rico are subject to the Vessel Fuel Charge (VFS). The VFS will be subject to change as per New York MGO Fuel prices on bunkerworld.com and the corresponding index:

Vessel Fuel Charge Index

Price - New York MGO Range Vessel Fuel Surcharge Prices
From To 20' 40' 45' 48' 53' VEH NIT
$300 $319 $65 $140 $165 $180 $225 $24 $140
$320 $339 $80 $155 $180 $195 $240 $30 $155
$340 $359 $95 $170 $195 $210 $255 $36 $170
$360 $379 $110 $185 $210 $225 $270 $42 $185
$380 $399 $125 $200 $225 $240 $285 $48 $200
$400 $419 $140 $215 $240 $255 $300 $54 $215
$420 $439 $155 $230 $255 $270 $315 $60 $230
$440 $459 $170 $245 $270 $285 $330 $66 $245
$460 $479 $185 $260 $285 $300 $345 $72 $260
$480 $499 $200 $275 $300 $315 $360 $78 $275
$500 $519 $215 $290 $315 $330 $375 $84 $290
$760 $779 $410 $485 $510 $525 $570 $162 $485
$780 $799 $425 $500 $525 $540 $585 $168 $500
$800 $819 $440 $515 $540 $555 $600 $174 $515
$820 $839 $455 $530 $555 $570 $615 $180 $530
$840 $859 $470 $545 $570 $585 $630 $186 $545
$860 $879 $485 $560 $585 $600 $645 $192 $560
$880 $899 $500 $575 $600 $615 $660 $198 $575
$900 $919 $515 $590 $615 $630 $675 $204 $590

*Abbreviated Scale. Will continue prior to $300/MT and past $919/MT
 

The New York MGO price will be recorded daily from bunkerworld.com and on the 15th of each month the previous 30 day average will be used in the index above to determine any changes to the VFS. If an adjustment is necessary the change will occur on the 1st of the following month. The starting VFS prices are effective 1/1/16.
 

Below are the Monthly New York MGO Averages and change by Month: 

Eff Date New York MGO Avg 20' 40' 45' 48' 53' VEH NIT
1/1/16 $422 $155 $230 $255 $270 $315 $60 $230
2/1/16 $341 $95 $170 $195 $210 $255 $36 $170
3/1/16 $315 $65 $140 $165 $180 $225 $24 $140
4/1/16 $338 $80 $155 $180 $195 $240 $30 $155
5/1/16 $363 $110 $185 $210 $225 $270 $42 $185
6/1/16 $408  $140   $215   $240   $255   $300  $54 $215
7/1/16  $453 $170 $245 $270 $285 $330 $66 $245
8/1/16  $444 $170 $245 $270  $285 $330 $66 $245
9/1/16 $397 $125 $200 $225 $240 $285 $48 $200
10/1/16 $436 $155 $230 $255 $270 $315 $60 $230
11/1/16 $455 $170 $245 $270 $285 $330 $66 $245
12/1/16 $457 $170 $245 $270 $285 $330 $66 $245
1/1/17 $472 $185 $260 $285 $300 $345 $72 $260
2/1/17 $511 $215 $290 $315 $330 $375 $84 $290
3/1/17 $500 $215 $290 $315 $330 $375 $84 $290
4/1/17 $498 $200 $275 $300 $315 $360 $78 $275
5/1/17 $496 $200 $275 $300 $315 $360 $78 $275
6/1/17 $471 $185 $260 $285 $300 $345 $72 $260
7/1/17 $464 $185 $260 $285 $300 $345 $72 $260
8/1/17 $446 $170 $245 $270 $285 $330 $66 $245
9/1/17 $488 $200 $275 $300 $315 $360 $78 $275
10/1/17 $517 $215 $290 $315 $330 $375 $84 $290
11/1/17