The total volume of marine fuel sold at both ends of the Panama Canal was up 5.8% on year during February 2018, according to data from La Autoridad Marítima de Panamá, also known as the Panama Maritime Authority (PMA).
It recorded combined bunker sales volume of 424,677 metric tonnes (mt) at the Pacific and Atlantic entrances in February 2018, compared to 401,232 mt in February 2017.
Sales volume of fuel oil and marine diesel oil (MDO) at the Pacific Entrance was 324,258 mt in February 2018, higher than 303,221 mt for the similar month in the previous year.
At the Pacific Entrance, 301,285 mt of fuel oil and 22,973 mt of MDO was sold in February 2018, compared to 284,270 mt and 18,951 mt on year.
The Atlantic entrance posted sales of 100,419 mt for fuel oil and MDO in February 2018, an increase from 98,011 mt during the similar month of 2017.
88,807 mt of fuel oil and 11,612 mt of MDO was sold in February 2018 at the Atlantic entrance, compared to 87,155 mt and 10,856 mt on year.
Published: 13 April, 2018
Additional topics of bunker contamination and OCM services discussed at VPS’ Fuel Management Challenges – The Year of 2021 & Beyond webinar on 23 September; Manifold Times summarises the session.
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Bunker barge owners and operators; traders and suppliers; banks, including players in other countries, will have to re-examine respective operations, advises Helmsman Associate Director Jonathan Tan.
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