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Vitol’s V-Bunkers receives green ship awards from Maritime Port Authority of Singapore (MPA)

Vitol’s Singaporean bunker operations company, V-Bunkers, has received awards for 5 of its fleet of 20 bunker barges.

The awards were presented by Ms Quah Ley Hoon, Chief Executive of the Maritime Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) at the 55th Singapore Registry of ships forum.

Mike Muller, Head of Vitol Asia said: “We strive to achieve high standards of cleaner, more sustainable barge operatorship and are delighted to receive these awards reflecting our commitment to this principle. We will continue to innovate and uphold our reputation as one of the best bunker craft operators here in Singapore, the world’s largest maritime refueling hub”.

Vitol is a leader in the energy sector with a presence across the spectrum: from oil through to power, renewables and carbon. It trades 7 million barrels per day of crude oil and products, and charters around 6,650 ship voyages every year.

Vitol’s clients include national oil companies, multinationals, leading industrial companies and utilities. Founded in Rotterdam in 1966, Vitol today serves clients from some 40 offices worldwide and is invested in energy assets globally including: circa 16 m m3 of storage, 500 k b/d of refining capacity, supply to 6,600 service stations and a growing portfolio of transitional and renewable energy assets. Revenues in 2020 were $140 billion.

V-Bunkers is an experienced bunker craft owner, manager and operator owned fully by Vitol. Based in the world’s largest bunkering port of Singapore, V-Bunkers offers a reliable bunker delivery service to shipowners across Asia and beyond using its Singapore-flagged bunker tanker fleet, which includes the Marine Vicky, Singapore’s first LNG dual-fuel bunker tanker. In April 2021 V-Bunkers was named “top bunker craft operator” at the Singapore International Maritime Awards Event.
Source: Vitol

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