Global oil and shipping group Monjasa on Thursday (5 January) said a total of 602,445 tonnes of marine fuels was supplied worldwide in December 2022, making it the second busiest month in the history of the company.
The firm said parts of this volume were delivered in Dubai where the temperature is coming down and the cruise season reaches its peak.
Casper Borgen, Trading Director Middle East & Africa, said: “We are seeing the Middle East cruise market bouncing back to pre-COVID-19 levels and we are busy supplying the vessels as they voyage the Arabian Gulf and call destinations like Doha, Abu Dhabi, Dubai and all the way to Muscat.”
“The operational flexibility means everything for these cruise liners. With the addition of Monjasa Shaker, we now have two tankers in the UAE fleet carrying all three main grades of HSFO, VLSFO and MGO. This supports the high demand in the region.”
October 2021 was ranked by Monjasa as the busiest month ever with the delivery of 613,267 tonnes of bunker fuels.
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Published: 6 January, 2023
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