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Singapore: Bunker fuel sales volume dip by 2.8% in year in March

14 Apr 2021

Sales of marine fuels at Singapore port dipped by 2.8% on year during March 2021, according to Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) data. 

In total, 4.19 million metric tonnes (mt) (exact: 4,199,333 mt) of various bunker fuels were sold at the world’s largest bunkering port in March, less than 4.32 million mt (exact: 4,322,284 mt) recorded during March 2020.

Deliveries of 500 centistokes (cSt), 380 cSt and 180 cSt grades in March 2021 (against on year), were respectively 15,829 mt (-81% from 85,109 mt), 975,935 mt (+49% from 0.653 million mt), while 180 cSt product recorded no sales in March 2021 and 2020.

Low sulphur variants of 500 cSt, 380 cSt and 180 cSt products respectively recorded no sales, 2.13 million mt (+2.7% from 2.07 million mt), and 202,605 mt (+160% from 77,734 mt).

Low sulphur 100 cSt recorded sales of 499,284 mt (-41% from 849,290 mt) and ULSFO had no sales in March (-100% from 78,613 mt). 

Low sulphur marine gas oil (LS MGO) sales were posted at 318,900 mt (-22% from 407,946 mt) and MGO at 30,700 mt (-41.1% from 52,116 mt).

A series of articles on Singapore bunker volumes by Manifold Times in 2021 can be found below:

Related: Singapore: Bunker fuel sales volume rose by 6.2% on year in February
Related: Singapore: Bunker fuel sales dip by 0.25% in January; low sulphur fuels decline in volume
Related: Exclusive: Singapore top bunker suppliers reveal estimated sales volume for 2020
Related: Singapore: MPA reports 2020 bunker sales volume increased by 5% despite pandemic

Earlier articles by Manifold Times on Singapore bunker volumes can be found in the search result here.

Photo credit: Manifold Times
Published: 14 April, 2021


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