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Singapore: Marine fuel sales rose by 3.7% on year during May, show MPA data

15 Jun 2021

Sales of marine fuels at the port of Singapore rose 3.7% on year during May 2021, according to Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) data.

In total, 4.1 million metric tonnes (mt) (exact: 4,071,800 mt) of various marine fuels were sold at the world’s largest bunkering port in April, an increase from 3.93 million mt (exact: 3,925,000 mt) recorded during May 2020.

Deliveries of 500 centistokes (cSt), 380 cSt and 180 cSt grades in May 2021 (against on year), were respectively 34,200 mt (-66% from 100,100 mt), 950,400 mt (+39% from 685,200 mt), while 180 cSt product recorded no sales in May 2021 and 2020.

Low sulphur variants of 500 cSt, 380 cSt and 180 cSt products in May 2021 (against on year) respectively recorded no sales, 1.99 million mt (+3.6% from 1.92 million mt), and 216,100 mt (+182% from 76,600 mt).

Low sulphur 100 cSt recorded sales of 566,500 mt (-14% from 657,200 mt) and ULSFO had no sales in March (-100% from 58,400 mt).

Low sulphur marine gas oil (LS MGO) sales were posted at 281,100 mt (-20% from 351,400 mt) and MGO at 30,000 mt (-58% from 72,100 mt).

A series of articles on Singapore bunker volumes by Manifold Times in 2021 can be found below:

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Related: Singapore: Bunker fuel sales dip by 0.25% in January; low sulphur fuels decline in volume
Related: Exclusive: Singapore top bunker suppliers reveal estimated sales volume for 2020
Related: Singapore: MPA reports 2020 bunker sales volume increased by 5% despite pandemic

Earlier articles by Manifold Times on Singapore bunker volumes can be found in the search result here.


Photo credit: Manifold Times
Published: 15 June, 2021

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