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Singapore: Bunker sales figures for 2018 down 1.6% on year

15 Jan 2019

Singapore saw a slight dip of 1.6% on year in overall bunker sales during 2018, according to Maritime and Port of Singapore (MPA) data.

The republic recorded total marine fuel sales of 49.8 million metric tonnes (mt) in 2018, compared to total sales of 50.6 million mt in 2017.

In December 2018, the port saw bunker sales of 4.3 million mt (specifically: 4,307,800 mt), similar to sales of 4.3 million mt (specifically: 4,296,600 mt) in December 2017.

Sales of 500 centistokes (cSt), 380 cSt and 180 cSt grade in December 2018 (versus on year), was respectively 845,400 mt (+8.5% from 779,200 mt), 3.07 million mt (-4.7% from 3.22 million mt), and 27,600 mt (+44.5% from 19,100 mt).

Low sulphur 500 cSt, 380 cSt and 180 cSt grades registered sales of zero mt (0% change from zero mt), 6,500 mt (+306.3% from 1,600 mt), and 27,100 mt (+179.4% from 9,700 mt).

Low sulphur marine gas oil (LS MGO) sales were recorded at 190,800 mt (+61.6% from 118,100 mt) and MGO at 87,300 mt (24.2% from 70,300 mt).

A record of Singapore’s earlier bunker sales performance in 2018 is below:

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Published: 15 January, 2019

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