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Singapore Ammonia Bunkering Gets Reality Check from Port Authority, Industry

May 02, 2023

Top global ship fuelling hub Singapore is unlikely to be ready for ammonia bunkering by the end of this year, Singapore's Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) said, while industry players have also raised concerns about feasibility. The port authority's clarification came after the Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation (GCMD) said on April 27 that Singapore's first transfer of ammonia for bunkering could take place by the end of 2023…

Singapore Port Authority Seeks Methanol Bunker Supply Proposals

Dec 14, 2023

Singapore's Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) said on Thursday it was seeking proposals from companies to supply methanol as a marine bunker fuel at Singapore from 2025.The call emerged ahead of an expected uptick in methanol-powered ships,…

NRL Plans to Boost Low-sulphur Fuel Oil Output for Ships

Sep 27, 2023

Pakistan National Refinery Limited (NRL) has started producing very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) for ships and is planning to expand its monthly output by at least five-fold in six months, the company said late Tuesday.The company is producing about 2…

Singapore May Bunker Sales Hit over 5-year High as Vessel Arrivals Spike

Jun 14, 2023

-Monthly sales of marine fuel, also known as bunker fuel, hit over five-year highs at the world's largest refuelling hub Singapore in May as vessel arrivals spiked amid firm container throughput, official data showed on Wednesday.Singapore's…

Singapore's First Ammonia Ship-to-ship Transfer Targeted By 2023-end

Apr 27, 2023

Singapore's first ship-to-ship transfer for ammonia could take place by end-2023, the Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation (GCMD) said on Thursday, as the city-state prepared to introduce new fuels for ships.Ammonia is one of several fuels…

Singapore Bunker Sales Hit 22-month High

Dec 13, 2022

Marine fuel sales at Singapore jumped to a 22-month high in November, latest official data showed on Tueday, as lower prices lifted buying interest at the world's largest bunkering hub.November bunker sales totalled 4.37 million tonnes, climbing 3% month-on-month and up 4% year-on-year…

Brassavola LNG Bunker Vessel Named in Singapore

Oct 04, 2022

TotalEnergies Marine Fuels has moved closer to starting its LNG bunkering services in  Singapore, following a ship naming ceremony of the Brassavola LNG bunker vessel that was held at Sembcorp Marine’s Tuas Boulevard Yard on Tuesday.Measuring 116…

Sinopec Fuel Oil Singapore Targets 50% Increase in Bunker Sales

Jun 06, 2022

Sinopec Fuel Oil (Singapore) Pte Ltd aims to raise its monthly bunker sales volumes by more than 50% after it received a license from the Singapore government this month, the company’s general manager said on Monday.Chinese refiners are expanding…

Japan's Asahi Tanker to Start Ship Fuelling with World's First Electric Tanker

Apr 14, 2022

Japan's Asahi Tanker said it will start using the world's first electric-powered tanker for ship fuelling, known as bunkering, later this month in an effort to cut carbon emissions.Japan, which is the world's fifth-biggest CO2 emitter, aims to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050…

PetroChina Tops Singapore's List of 2021 Bunker Fuel Suppliers

Jan 17, 2022

PetroChina International Singapore Pte Ltd climbed three spots to be the top marine fuel supplier in the world's biggest ship refueling hub in 2021 while the overall number of licensed suppliers fell by four to 41, official data showed on Monday…

China Issues Additional LSFO Quotas for 2021

Nov 11, 2021

China has issued new export quotas for the export of low-sulphur fuel oil (LSFO) used to power ships and for other refined fuels such as gasoline and diesel for the rest of 2021, according to a trading source and document reviewed by Reuters on Thursday…

Singapore Charges Two for Corrupt Bunker Trading

Oct 20, 2021

Singapore authorities have charged two individuals in court for alleged corruption in relation to the trade and supply of marine fuels, the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) said in a statement.Afzal Bin Mohamed Ekbar, a bunker trader at KPI Bridge Oil Singapore Pte Ltd at the time…

Bureau Veritas Grants AIP for LNG Bunkering Vessel Concept in Malaysia

Oct 08, 2021

Bureau Veritas (BV) said it has delivered an Approval in Principle (AIP) to LNG MARINE SDN BHD for its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering vessel concept, which is also the first of its kind ever developed by a Malaysian company.According to BV…

Singapore Convicts Nine in Southernpec Bunker Fuel Theft Case

Sep 30, 2021

Nine people have been sentenced in Singapore to up to three years in jail for cheating buyers out of $337,000 worth of shipping fuel, authorities said in a joint statement on Thursday.The group was found guilty of using industrial strength magnets…

Sinopec in Its First LNG Bunkering Op in Weihai, China

Sep 13, 2021

China's Sinopec Corp announced on Monday it has completed its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering operation in Weihai, a major seaport in the eastern Shandong province.The bunkering, or marine refueling, operation transferred 250 tonnes of LNG by truck to a China Merchant Shipping vessel…

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