Singapore in new bunker oil sales record

Even though Singapore has tightened its monitoring of bunker oil suppliers, there has never been sold as much bunker in the port as in 2017.

Photo: Hong Lam Marine

In 2017, for the third consecutive year, Singapore cemented its position as the world's top bunkering port with a record-large sale of marine fuel.

This also happened in a year in which Singapore became the first port to introduce a series of monitoring methods, as well as the mandatory use of mass flow meters, in an effort to ensure that shipowners receive the bunker fuel volumes they pay for.

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