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Panama annual bunker volume drops 11.3% on year during 2020

21 Jan 2021

The annual bunker sales volume at Panama Canal fell by 11.3% on year during 2-2-, according to latest data from La Autoridad Marítima de Panamá, also known as the Panama Maritime Authority (PMA).

Total bunker sales at Panama Canal was 4,744,412 metric tonnes (mt) in 2020, compared to sales of 5,352,396 mt in 2019.

In 2020, the canal’s Pacific entrance posted bunker sales of 3,979,343 mt; 3,543,166 mt of fuel oil was sold and 436,177 mt of marine diesel oil (MDO) were delivered.

The similar location saw total sales of  4,245,793 mt a year before; with fuel oil sales of 3,782,716 mt and MDO sales of 463,077 mt.

The canal’s Pacific entrance recorded sales of 1,106,603 mt; 962,080 mt of fuel oil was sold and 144,523 mt of MDO were sold during 2020.

It saw total sales of 1,106,603 mt a year before; with fuel oil sales of 962,080 mt and MDO sales of 144,523 mt.

An earlier record of marine fuel sales at the Panama Canal are as follows:

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Photo credit: George Keel
Published: 21 January, 2021

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