Sales of marine fuels at Singapore port decreased by 10.4 % on year during January 2022, according to Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) data.
In total, 4.03 million metric tonnes (mt) (exact 4,033,400 mt) of various bunker grades were sold at the world’s largest bunkering port in January, lower than 4.50 million mt (4,503,000 mt) recorded during January 2021.
Deliveries of 500 centistokes (cSt), 380 cSt and 180 cSt grades in January (against on year) were respectively 85,600 mt (+107.8% from 41,200 mt), 1,036,700 mt (-1.1% from 1,048,700 mt), and 1,000 mt (-97.5% from 40,300 mt).
Low sulphur variants of 500 cSt, 380 cSt and 180 cSt products in January (against on year) posted respectively no sales, 2.01 million mt (-17.6% from 2.44 million), 93,000 mt (-42.7% from 162,200 mt).
Low sulphur 100 cSt recorded sales of 460,100 mt (+18.2% from 389,300 mt) and ULSFO had no sales in January.
Low Sulphur marine gas oil (LS MGO) sales were posted at 336,100 mt (marginally down from 336,000 mt) and MGO at 13,800 mt (-68.1% from 43,200 mt).
A complete series of articles on Singapore bunker volumes by Manifold Times in 2021 can be found below:
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Photo credit: Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore
Published: 15 February, 2022
‘MFMs will continue to have a place within the bunkering sector even when the shipping industry continues to adopt new types of marine fuels, such as LNG, biofuel, methanol, ammonia and hydrogen,’ states spokesman.
Current ISO 8217 bunker fuel standard not comprehensive enough for biofuels; National Mirror Committee working with local players to develop more comprehensive biofuels standard for Singapore, says Capt. Rahul.
‘There are some important differences between VLSFO and biofuels, and as a result, parties should consider whether additional changes should be made to biofuel bunker contracts,’ says Paul Collier.
Quek Rong Hong first joined Shell sometime in 2005 and had held the position of Blending Specialist from November 2017. At the time of arrest, his monthly basic salary was about SGD 4,300, showed documents.
Glencore previously commenced Singapore International Arbitration Centre Emergency Applications against Straits Pinnacle but those applications were dismissed, according to documents obtained by Manifold Times.
Captain Segar, MPA Assistant Chief Executive, Operations, to be also joining IBIA for the game where proceeds will be channelled into an IBIA Bursary Fund for supporting students to obtain a maritime studies degree.