Marine fuel sales at Panama gained by about 12.4% on year in July 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 378,710 metric tonnes (mt) in July, compared to sales of 337,035 mt during the similar period in 2020.
In July 2021, the Pacific side of Panama posted bunker sales of 322,189 mt; 227,377 mt for VLSFO, 57,723 mt of RMG 380, 12,609 mt of marine gas oil (MGO), and 24,480 mt of low sulphur marine gas oil (LSMGO) were delivered.
The similar region saw total marine fuel sales of 289,268 mt a year before in July; with VLSFO sales of 221,020 mt, RMG sales of 38,997 mt, MGO sales of 9,648, and 19,603 mt of LSMGO being sold.
Panama’s Atlantic side, meanwhile, recorded sales of 56,521 mt during July 2021; 40,950 mt of VLSFO, 6,914 mt of RMG 380, 3,059 mt of MGO, and 5,598 mt of LSMGO.
It saw total sales of 47,767 mt in the similar period a year before; with VLSFO sales of 37,409 mt, RMG 380 sales of 3,039 mt, MGO sales of 570 mt, and LSMGO sales of 6,749 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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