Singapore data: May vessel arrivals for bunkering fall 8% on year to 3,237
Bunker fuel sales in Singapore in May rose 2.5% year on year to 4.28 million mt, preliminary data released Wednesday by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore showed. May sales were also up month on month, by 1.2% from 4.23 million mt in April.
Vessel arrivals in Singapore for bunkering fell 7.86% year on year to 3,237 in May, and were down 2.76% from April, the data showed. May bunker fuel sales comprised 2.95 million mt of 380 CST high sulfur fuel oil, 31,400 mt of 180 CST HSFO, 1.01 million mt of 500 CST HSFO, 109,800 mt of low sulfur marine gasoil, 2,500 mt of 380 CST low sulfur fuel oil, 13,000 mt of 180 CST LSFO and 62,600 mt of marine gasoil.
There were no sales of marine diesel and 500 CST LSFO in May, the data showed.
Sales of bunker fuel classified as others totaled 106,600 mt in May, up 113.10% from April.
The HSFO grades have a maximum sulfur content of 3.5% and LSFO has maximum 1% sulfur, in line with MPA regulations.