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Port of Rotterdam awards bunker licenses to 27 companies

Europe's biggest port now presents a list of 27 companies that have secured permission to operate bunker barges in the port. The licenses have been introduced as part of the efforts to get better control of the port's bunker business.

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Port of Rotterdam now publishes a list of the 27 companies that have permission to supply bunker in the port from so-called bunker barges.

The port, which is the biggest in Europe and the second largest bunker port in the world after Singapore, is working to ensure that bunker and biofuel deliveries are carried out in a safe and environmentally friendly manner. As part of this work, all companies that want to supply fuel to ships in the port must have a permit from the authorities.

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