Bunker sales at Singapore port rose 7.5% on year in January 2020, according to Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) data.
A total 4.51 million metric tonnes (mt) (exact: 4,514,700 mt) of bunkers was sold at the port in January, higher than 4.19 million mt (exact: 4,199,400 mt) posted during January 2019.
Deliveries of 500 centistokes (cSt), 380 cSt and 180 cSt grades in January 2020 (against on year), was respectively 131,400 mt (-83.5% from 795,500 mt), 632,300 mt (-78.7% from 2.97 million mt), and 7,000 mt (-74.1% from 27,000 mt).
Low sulphur 500 cSt, 380 cSt and 180 cSt products respectively recorded no sales (compared to zero), 2.22 million mt (from 3,600 mt), and 211,000 mt (from 29,000 mt).
The latest data introduced new categories, namely low sulphur 100 cSt, and ULSFO which respectively recorded 681,700 mt and 77,500 mt of sales in January.
Low sulphur marine gas oil (LS MGO) sales were posted at 445,900 mt (+94.3% from 229,500 mt) and MGO at 108,500 mt (+37.2% from 79,100 mt).
Published: 17 February 2020
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