The Port of Rotterdam Authority recently published bunker fuel sales data for the second quarter (Q2) of 2021.
Traditional marine fuels during Q2 2020 bunker sales volume (versus on year) saw fuel oil at 1.9 million mt (1.78 million mt); MGO at 256,651mt (319,266 mt); and MDO at 182,987mt (76,017 mt).
Sales of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel in Q2 2021 totalled 157,027 m3, a jump of 182% from 55,637 m3 in Q2 2020.
Rotterdam’s marine fuel sales figures included the volume for bio bunkers; 39,129 of bio fuel oil and 12,110 mt of bio distillates were sold under this category during Q2 2021.
Rotterdam bunker sales data for Q2 2021 are as follows:
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Photo credit: Port of Rotterdam Authority / Photographer: Eric Bakker
Published: 25 August, 2021
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