Marine fuel sales at Panama rose by about 17.76% in December 2021, according to the latest data from La Autoridad Maritima de Panama, also known as the Panama Maritime Authority (PMA).
Total bunker sales at Panama was 486,614 metric tonnes (mt) in December, compared to sales of 413,230 mt during the similar period in 2020.
In December 2021, the Pacific side of Panama posted bunker sales of 432,991 mt; 304,034 mt of VLSFO, 85,128 mt of RMG 380, 7,840 of marine gas oil (MGO), and 35,989 mt of low sulphur marine gas oil (LSMGO) were delivered.
The similar region saw total marine sales of 341,994 mt a year before December; with VLSFO sales at 244,330 mt, RMG 380 sales at 64,052 mt, MGO sales at 12,134 mt, and 21,478 mt of LSMGO being sold.
Panama’s Atlantic side, meanwhile, recorded total bunker fuel sales of 53,623 during December 2021; the figure comprised 47,624 mt of VLSFO, zero sales of RMG 380, 3,339 mt of MGO, and 2,660 mt of LSMGO.
It saw total sales of 71,236 mt in December a year before; with VLSFO sales of 51,676 mt, RMG 380 sales of 10,710 mt, no sales of MGO, and LSMGO sales of 8,850 mt.
An earlier record of marine fuel sales at Panama for 2021 is as follows:
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Earlier reports can be found in the search results here.
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Published: 19 January, 2022
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