Sales of marine fuel at Panama Canal was marginally down by 0.9% on year in June, according to data from La Autoridad Marítima de Panamá, also known as the Panama Maritime Authority (PMA).
The port authority recorded total bunker sales of 362,142 metric tonnes (mt) at both ends of the canal in June 2018, slightly lesser compared to sales of 365,433 mt in June 2017; total sales in June 2018 consisted of 324,694 mt of fuel oil and 37,448 mt of marine diesel oil (MDO).
The Pacific entrance of the Panama Canal posted total sales of 267,090 mt in June 2018, 8.0% down compared to total sales of 290,426 mt in June 2017.
241,219 mt of fuel oil and 25,871 mt of MDO was sold at the Pacific entrance in June 2018, compared to 273,218 mt of fuel oil and 17,208 mt in June last year.
The Atlantic entrance of the Panama Canal saw 95,052 mt of bunkers sold in June 2018, a 26.7% increase over 75,007 mt delivered in June 2017.
83,475 mt of fuel oil and 11,577 mt of MDO was sold at the Atlantic entrance in June 2018, compared to 67,833 mt of fuel oil and 7,174 mt in June last year.
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Published: 14 August, 2018
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