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Port of Rotterdam reports 7.9% increase on year in Q3 2020 bunker sales volume

02 Nov 2020

Sales of traditional marine fuels at Rotterdam port increased by 7.9% on year in the third quarter (Q3) of 2020, according to figures from the Port of Rotterdam Authority.

Data of the Q3 2020 bunker sales volume (versus on year) saw fuel oil at 1.84 million m3 (1.69 million m3); marine gas oil at 298,863 m3 (368,062 m3); marine diesel oil at 133,910 m3 (45,464 m3); and lubes at 17,359 m3 (16,887 m3). 

Sales of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel in Q3 2020 totalled 48,623 metric tonnes (mt), a 95% increase from 24,808 mt in Q2 2019.

Rotterdam bunker sales data for 2020 are as follows: 

Year Fuel oil MGO MDO Lubes TOTAL (m3)
Q1 2020 1,903,761  405,023  73,402  20,575 2,402,761
Q2 2020 1,780,227 365,950 88,354 18,073  2,252,604
Q3 2020 1,841,309

 

298,863 133,910 17,359 2,291,441

 

Year LNG (mt)
Q1 2020 35,426
Q2 2020 55,637
Q3 2020 48,623

 

Year Fuel oil MGO MDO Lubes TOTAL (m3)
Q1 2019 1,900,776 366,032  22,197 19,722 2,308,727
Q2 2019 1,802,538 351,118 78,622 16,749 2,249,027
Q3 2019 1,693,136 368,062 45,464 16,887 2,123,549
Q4 2019 1,777,649 408,982 61,931 19,929 2,268,491
Total 7,174,099 1,494,194 208,214 73,287 8,949,794

 

Year LNG (mt)
Q1 2019 5,403
Q2 2019 6,269
Q3 2019 11,075
Q4 2019 9,197
Total 31,944

Related: Rotterdam bunker fuel sales volume slips 1.3% on year
Related: Rotterdam port marine fuel sales volume up 2.7% on year in Q1 2020
Related: Rotterdam marine fuel sales volume down 8% on year in Q3 2019
Related: Rotterdam bunker fuel sales volume continue downward dip in Q2 2019
Related: Rotterdam marine fuel sales volume in Q1 2019 down 9% on year


Photo credit: Port of Rotterdam Authority
Published: 2 November, 2020

 

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