Vladivostosk bunker sales plummet 58.6% in 2016: source
10 Jan 2017 13:21 GMT
|Marine fuel deliveries fell by 8.1 percent between January and December.|
| The Russian port of Vladivostok and its offshore terminals recorded a significant drop in bunker sales in 2016, the Administration of Seaports of Primorsky Territory and Eastern Arctic has told IAA PortNews.|
In total, 384,800 tonnes of marine fuel is said to have been sold in Vladivostok last year, which represents a decline of 545,200 tonnes, or 58.6 percent, on the 930,000 tonnes delivered in 2015.
Sales of heavy fuel oil (HFO) between January and December amounted to 282,100 tonnes, whilst diesel fuel accounted for 84,500 tonnes of the total.
According to the data, approximately a quarter of the total was sold at the offshore terminals.
The number of bunker deliveries in 2016 is said to have decreased by 287, or 8.1 percent, to 3,273, down from 3,560 the previous year.
Image: Vladivostok's Golden Horn (Zolotoy Rog) Bay bridge.