Bunker sales at Singapore port increased by 2.5% on year in February 2020, according to Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) data.
A total 3.87 million metric tonnes (mt) (exact: 3,879,700 mt) of bunkers was sold at the port in February, more than 3.78 million mt (exact: 3,780,400 mt) posted during February 2019.
Deliveries of 500 centistokes (cSt), 380 cSt and 180 cSt grades in February 2020 (against on year), were respectively 97,700 mt (-85.3% from 664,500 mt), 522,200 mt (-80.7% from 2.70 million mt), while 180 cSt product recorded no sales (-100% from 28,200 mt).
Low sulphur 500 cSt, 380 cSt and 180 cSt products respectively recorded no sales (compared to zero), 1.85 million mt (significantly up from 12,100 mt), and 150,300 mt (392.7% from 30,500 mt).
The latest data introduced new categories, namely low sulphur 100 cSt, and ULSFO which respectively recorded 716,200 mt and 59,800 mt of sales in February.
Low sulphur marine gas oil (LS MGO) sales were posted at 400,200 mt (+84.2% from 217,200 mt) and MGO at 86,400 mt (+23.6% from 69,900 mt).
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Published: 13 March 2020
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