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Singapore bunker sales volume down 12% on year in April

13 May 2019
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Bunker fuel sales at the port of Singapore decreased by 12.3% on year in April, according to Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) data.

In total, 3.71 million metric tonnes (mt) (exact: 3,712,100 mt) of marine fuel were sold at the port in April, compared to 4.23 million mt (exact: 4,233,300 mt) in April 2018.

To date, the amount of bunkers sold at the port totalled 15.78 million mt from January to April 2019, 7.9% down compared to 17.14 million mt in the similar period last year.

Deliveries of 500 centistokes (cSt), 380 cSt and 180 cSt grade in April 2019 (versus on year), was respectively 691,900 mt (-25.3% from 926,300 mt), 2.61 million mt (-13.6% from 3.02 million mt), and 24,000 mt (+3.9% from 23,100 mt).

Low sulphur 500 cSt, 380 cSt and 180 cSt grades recorded sales of zero mt (0% change from zero mt), 16,400 mt (+127.8% from 7,200 mt), and 37,700 mt (+187.8% from 13,100 mt).

Low sulphur marine gas oil (LS MGO) sales were posted at 196,600 mt (+55.9% from 126,100 mt) and MGO at 71,100 mt (10.4% from 64,400 mt).

Related: Singapore bunker sales volume slightly dip 1.9% in March
RelatedSingapore: January bunker sales volume down 8.8% on year
RelatedSingapore: Bunker sales volume down 8.6% on year in February

A monthly record of Singapore’s bunker sales volume in 2018 can be found here.

Published: 13 May, 2019
 

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