Sales of marine fuel at the Panama Canal in May rose 6.6% on year, 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 403,908 metric tonne (mt) at both ends of the Panama Canal in May 2018, higher than sales of 378,822 mt in the similar month during 2017.
The Pacific Entrance posted sales figure of 300,349 mt for fuel oil and marine diesel oil (MDO) in May, marginally more than sales of 291,899 mt in May last year.
276,006 mt of fuel oil and 24,343 mt of MDO were sold at the Pacific Entrance in May 2018, compared to 270,394 mt and 21,505 during May 2017.
The Atlantic Entrance posted sales of 103,559 mt for fuel oil and MDO in May 2018, representing a 19% increase over 86,923 mt on year.
88,014 mt of fuel oil and 15,545 mt of MDO were delivered to vessels in May 2018, compared to 76,167 mt and 10,756 mt.
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Published: 10 July, 2018
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