Europe barge MOC dates ahead of UK bank holiday for State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II

Effective Sept. 14, Sept. 15 and Sept. 16, 2022, and in line with the published holiday schedule, Platts, part of S&P Global Commodity Insights, is reflecting bids, offers and trades of refined products, biofuel and petrochemicals barges that load 6-15 days forward, not the usual 5-15 days forward, in its European Platts Market on Close assessment process from S&P Global.

The assessment continues to reflect the usual 3-15/5-15 days forward date range.

The full details for each day can be seen below:

On Sept. 14, MOC dates will be Sept. 20-29 (FE dates: Sept. 20-24; MW dates: Sept. 22-26; BE dates: Sept. 25-29)

On Sept. 15 , MOC dates will be Sept. 21-30 (FE dates: Sept. 21-25; MW dates: Sept. 23-27; BE dates: Sept. 26-30)

On Sept. 16 , MOC dates will be Sept. 22-Oct. 1 (FE dates: Sept. 22-26; MW dates: Sept. 24-28; BE dates: Sept. 27-Oct. 1)

Please note that Monday, Sept. 19, 2022, is a UK public holiday and no oil assessments will be published out of London, as announced in a subscriber note published Sept. 12 and available at:

For further details on services affected, please consult the published holiday schedule at

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