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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:

Year Fuel oil MGO MDO Lubes TOTAL (m3)
Q2 2020 1,780,227  341,838  78,535  18,323  2,218,924

 

Year LNG (mt)
Q2 2020 58,522 

Rotterdam bunker sales data for 2019: 

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 port marine fuel sales volume up 2.7% on year in Q1 2020
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Related: Rotterdam bunker fuel sales volume continue downward dip in Q2 2019
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Photo credit: Port of Rotterdam
Published: 3 August, 2020

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