Sales of marine fuel at Singapore in May rose 2.5% on year, show Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) data.
The port authority recorded total sales volume of 4.28 million metric tonnes (mt) in May 2018, marginally up from sales of 4.18 million mt during the same month last year.
Sales of 380 cSt grade at Singapore was 2.95 million mt in May 2018, 5.4% down from 3.12 million mt seen in May 2017; deliveries of the similar grade were down 5% on year in April.
Meanwhile, sales of 180 cSt (versus on year) was recorded at 31,400 mt (23,700 mt) and 500 cSt 1.0 million (856,600 mt).
Marine gas oil (MGO) sales were 62,600 mt (62,800 mt); low sulphur (LS) MGO at 109,800 mt (102,600 mt); LS 180 cSt at 13,000 mt (versus zero); LS 380 cSt at 2,500 mt (11,600 mt); LS 500 cSt at zero mt (versus zero).
Lloyd’s Register Fuel Oil Bunkering Analysis and Advisory Service (FOBAS) produced reports highlighting several bunker fuel quality issues at Singapore in May.
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Published: 13 June, 2018
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