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Panama Canal bunker sales volume in June increased by 19% on year

31 Jul 2019

The bunker sales volume at both ends of the Panama Canal rose by 19% on year during June, show latest data from La Autoridad Marítima de Panamá, also known as the Panama Maritime Authority (PMA).

Total bunker sales at Panama Canal amounted to 430,583 metric tonnes (mt) in June 2019, compared to sales of 362,142 mt during the similar month in 2018.

In June 2019, the canal’s Pacific entrance posted bunker sales of 332,365 mt; 301,235 mt of fuel oil was sold and 31,130 mt of marine diesel oil (MDO) were delivered.

The similar location saw total sales of 267,090 mt a year before; with fuel oil sales of 241,219 mt and MDO sales of 25,871 mt.

The canal’s Pacific entrance recorded sales of 98,218 mt; 88,292 mt of fuel oil was sold and 9,926 mt of MDO were sold.

Last year, it saw total sales of 95,052 mt a year before; with fuel oil sales of 83,475 mt and MDO sales of 11,577 mt.

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

Related: Panama Canal March, April, May bunker volumes down on year
RelatedBunker sales volume at Panama Canal in February down 22% from previous year
RelatedMarine fuel sales at Panama Canal in January fell 18% on year
RelatedPanama bunker fuel sales marginally down 1.8% on year in 2018

Published: 31 June, 2019

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