Rotterdam cements position as Europe's bunker port

Sale of low sulfur fuel soared in the Port of Rotterdam in 2015 and contributes to the port's status as Europe's top bunker port.

Photo: Rotterdam Havn

The sale of low sulfur marine gas oil and diesel in the Port of Rotterdam almost tripled in 2015 compared to the year before.

Growth was logically boosted by the new sulfur requirements for ships' fuel when operating in the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, resulting in sales reaching 1.8 million cubic meters last year against 0.7 million in 2014.

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