Bunker sales volume at the port of Singapore fell 8% on year during July 2018, according to Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) data.
The port recorded total marine fuel sales of 4.06 million metric tonnes (mt) in July 2018, compared to 4.39 million mt in the similar month last year.
Sales of 500 centistokes (cSt), 380 cSt and 180 cSt grade, in July 2018 compared to July 2017), were respectively posted at 841,000 mt (-0.5%), 2.9 million mt (-11.7%), and 26,600 mt (-7.1%).
Low sulphur 500 cSt, 380 cSt and 180 cSt grades saw sales of 0.0 (0% change), 5,000 mt (-37.5%), and 27.2% (zero sold last year).
Marine gas oil (MGO) sales were recorded at 50,300 mt in July 2018, 12.8% lower than MGO sales of 57,700 mt in July last year.
In July 3,297 vessels called Singapore port for bunkers, representing a decrease of 2.6% over the 3,386 vessels calling at Singapore for fuel in the comparative month last year.
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Published: 14 August, 2018
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