Bunker sales at Singapore port rose 13.6% on year in August 2020, according to Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) data.
A total 4.17 million metric tonnes (mt) (exact: 4,168,900 mt) of bunkers was sold at the port in August, more than 3.67 million mt (exact: 3,668,911 mt) posted during August 2019.
Deliveries of 500 centistokes (cSt), 380 cSt and 180 cSt grades in August 2020 (against on year), were respectively 55,000 mt (
46.5% 89.2% from 102,900 510,000 mt), 971,700 mt (-64.1% from 2.71 million mt), while 180 cSt product recorded no sales (-100% from 26,700 mt).
Low sulphur 500 cSt, 380 cSt and 180 cSt products respectively recorded no sales, 2.23 million mt (significantly up from 35,800 mt), and 11,900 mt (-71.6% from 41,900 mt).
The latest data introduced new categories, namely low sulphur 100 cSt which recorded 599,900 mt and ULSFO had no sales in August.
Low sulphur marine gas oil (LS MGO) sales were posted at 273,200 mt (+25.0% from 230,800 mt) and MGO at 27,400 mt (-55.6% from 61,800 mt).
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Published: 14 September, 2020
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