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Rotteram bunker fuel sales volume continue downward dip in Q2 2019

27 Aug 2019

Sales of traditional bunker fuel at Rotterdam port dipped 4.7% on year during the second quarter (Q2) of 2019, according to figures from the Port of Rotterdam Authority.

Latest Q2 bunker sales volume (on year) saw fuel oil at 1.80 million m3 (1.98 million m3); marine gas oil at 351,118 m3 (334,053 m3); marine diesel oil at 78,622 m3 (25,208 m3); and lubes at 16,749 m3 (25,269 m3).

Sales of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel in Q2 2019 was 6,269 metric tonnes (mt), a 383% increase from 1,297 mt in Q2 2018.

Rotterdam bunker sales data for 2019:
 

Year Fuel oil MGO MDO Lubes TOTAL (m3)
Q1 2019 1,900,776 336,032 22,197 19,722 2,308,727
Q2 2019 1,802,538 351,118 78,622 16,749 2,249,027

 

Year LNG (mt)
Q1 2019 5,403
Q2 2019 6,269

Rotterdam bunker sales data for 2018:
 

Year Fuel oil MGO MDO Lubes TOTAL (m3)
Q1 2018 2,134,350 337,047 43,612 26,203 2,541,212
Q2 2018 1,976,535 334,053 25,208 25,269 2,361,065
Q3 2018 1,940,818 317,604 22,069 23,024 2,303,515
Q4 2018 1,867,149 369,909 12,782 19,705 2,269,546
Total 7,918,852 1,358,613 103,671 94,201 9,475,338

 

Year LNG (mt)
Q1 2018 729
Q2 2018 1,297
Q3 2018 3,165
Q4 2018 4,292
Total 9,483

Related: Rotterdam marine fuel sales volume in Q1 2019 down 9% on year

Photo credit: Aeroview / Port of Rotterdam Authority
Published: 27 August, 2019

 

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