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Table 2 Transport cost increases for different goods types

From: Sulphur emission control areas and transport strategies -the case of Sweden and the forest industry

Freight type Total operational cost of vessel (Euro/Tonne or TEU) per travel day Total operational cost of vessel (Euro/Tonne or TEU) per travel day after switch to LSFO Effects of increased fuel costs on transport costs (increase in % from 2009 levels)
Container 23.24 33.56–35.12 44–51 %
Oil 0.86 1.10–1.13 28–32 %
Paper reel 1.29 1.74–1.80 35–40 %
Timber 1.29 1.74–1.80 35–40 %
Dry bulk (tonne) 0.53 0.74–0.77 39–44 %
Steel products 1.29 1.74–1.80 35–40 %
RoRo (tonne) 3.41 4.62–4.80 35–41 %
  1. Source: Kalli et al. [28]