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Rotterdam bunker fuel sales volume slips 1.3% on year

03 Aug 2020

Sales of traditional marine fuels at Rotterdam port fell by 1.3% on year in the second quarter (Q2) of 2020, according to figures from the Port of Rotterdam Authority.

Data of the Q2 2020 bunker sales volume (versus on year) saw fuel oil at 1.780 million m3 (1.8 million m3); marine gas oil at 341,838 m3 (351,118 m3); marine diesel oil at 78,535 m3 (78,622 m3); and lubes at 18,323 m3 (16,749 m3).

Sales of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel in Q2 2020 totalled 58,522 metric tonnes (mt), a 316% increase from 5,403 mt in Q2 2019.

Rotterdam bunker sales data for 2020 are as follows:

YearFuel oilMGOMDOLubesTOTAL (m3)
Q2 20201,780,227 341,838 78,535 18,323 2,218,924


YearLNG (mt)
Q2 2020 58,522 

Rotterdam bunker sales data for 2019: 

YearFuel oilMGOMDOLubesTOTAL (m3)
Q1 20191,900,776366,032 22,19719,7222,308,727
Q2 20191,802,538351,11878,62216,7492,249,027
Q3 20191,693,136368,06245,46416,8872,123,549
Q4 20191,777,649408,98261,93119,9292,268,491


YearLNG (mt)
Q1 20195,403
Q2 20196,269
Q3 201911,075
Q4 20199,197

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Photo credit: Port of Rotterdam
Published: 3 August, 2020

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