The total volume of marine fuel sold at the Panama Canal in April was down by 12.3% on year, according to data from La Autoridad Marítima de Panamá, also known as the Panama Maritime Authority (PMA).
The port authority recorded bunker sales of 335,261 metric tonne (mt) at both ends of the Panama Canal in April 2018, lower than sales of 425,259 mt in the similar month last year.
The Pacific Entrance posted sales figure of 261,806 mt for fuel oil and marine diesel oil (MDO) in April 2018, lesser than sales of 350,105 mt in April 2017.
214,670 mt of fuel oil and 21,136 mt of MDO were sold at the Pacific Entrance in April 2018, compared to 327,855 mt and 22,250 during April last year.
The Atlantic Entrance posted sales of 111,235 mt for fuel oil and MDO in April 2018, representing a 48% increase over 75,154 mt on year.
94,591 mt of fuel oil and 16,644 mt of MDO were delivered to vessels in April 2018, compared to 65,088 mt and 10,066 mt.
Publication date: 11 June, 2018
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