Sales of marine fuel at the port of Singapore in January 2019 was down 8.8% on year, show Maritime and Port of Singapore (MPA) data.
A total 4.2 million metric tonnes (mt) (exact: 4,199,400 mt) of bunkers were sold at the port in January this year, compared to 4.6 million mt (exact: 4,605,600 mt) in January 2018.
Deliveries of 500 centistokes (cSt), 380 cSt and 180 cSt grade in January 2019 (versus on year), was respectively 795,500 mt (+23.2% from 980,000 mt), 2.97 million mt (-11.9% from 3.37 million mt), and 27,000 mt (-8.2% from 29,400 mt).
Low sulphur 500 cSt, 380 cSt and 180 cSt grades registered sales of zero mt (0% change from zero mt), 3,600 mt (+63.6% from 2,200 mt), and 29,000 mt (+19.8% from 24,200 mt).
Low sulphur marine gas oil (LS MGO) sales were recorded at 229,500 mt (+99.4% from 115,100 mt) and MGO at 79,100 mt (16.0% from 68,200 mt).
A monthly record of Singapore’s bunker sales volume in 2018 can be found here.
Published: 14 February, 2019
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