BUNKER INDEX :: Price Index, News and Directory Information for the Marine Fuel Industry



« News Home
:: Monthly Archive

News Topics
:: Air Pollution
:: Agreements & M&A's
:: Alternative Fuels
:: BunkerBlog
:: Cargoes & Storage
:: Company News
:: Efficiency, Costs & Charges
:: Environment
:: Events
:: Financial
:: Fuel Quality & Testing
:: Lubes & Additives
:: Oil Spills
:: People
:: Port News
:: Projects
:: Regulation, Legal
:: Services, Products,Technology
:: Statistics & Research
:: Vessels

Regional Archive
:: Americas
:: Asia/Oceania
:: Europe
:: M.East/Africa


BUNKER INDEX :: Price Index, News and Directory Information for the Marine Fuel Industry
Home » News





Rotterdam achieves best quarter since Q2 2016, but nears worst calendar year this decade

23 Oct 2017 13:13 GMT

Best fuel oil result in five quarters, but MGO sales were lowest in nearly three years.



The port of Rotterdam recorded its best quarterly bunker sales results since the second quarter (Q2) of 2016 between July and September.

Europe's leading bunker port managed to beat the results of the previous four quarters with overall sales of marine fuels and lubricants of 2,501,962 cubic metres (cbm).

In a year-on-year (YoY) comparison, the figure was up 81,490 cbm, or 3.4 percent, on the 2,420,472 cbm sold in Q3 2016. Quarter-on-quarter (QoQ), the result was an improvement of 7,950 cbm, or 0.3 percent.

The volume of marine fuel and lubricants sold between January and September amounted to 7,471,440 cbm, which was a fall of 192,502 cbm, or 2.5 percent on the 7,663,942 cbm sold during the first nine months of 2016.

As a result, if in Q4 Rotterdam is unable to achieve its best quarter since Q1 2016 with sales of just over 2.674 million cbm, the port will record its worst calendar year of the current decade.

Sales of fuel oil during the quarter, meanwhile, were 2,107,967 cbm, whilst volumes of MGO, MDO and marine lubricants were 325,324 cbm, 44,645 cbm and 24,026 cbm respectively.

The fuel oil result was the best quarter since Q2 2016, while the MGO figure was the lowest in almost three years - since Q4 2014.


Image: The Port of Rotterdam, Netherlands, is Europe's leading bunker port. Image credit: Port of Rotterdam Authority




Related Links:

Port of Rotterdam to study clean fuel bunkering facility at Krabbegors
Statoil selects Gas4Sea to supply LNG bunkers in Rotterdam
LNG bunker vessel Cardissa christened in Rotterdam
Rotterdam's rolling 12-month bunker and lube sales drop to lowest level of the decade

Latest News:

IBIA names Michael Green as new chairman
Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
Brent crude took modest gains yesterday
ABS issues SOx and NOx emissions reminder
Lubmarine extends EAL range with launch of BIO OG PLUS
First concurrent bunkering operation performed at Stolthaven Singapore
Furukawa Battery certified as approved supplier of marine batteries
Quadrise: Fuel production system commissioned in Saudi Arabia
Is oil heading for the 70s or lower 60s?
Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
FIS expecting strong HSFO paper liquidity 'right up to deadline day' in 2020 and beyond
GTT hails 'great start to the year' with LNG tank orders




Page Links:

Prices
Africa
Asia
Latin America
Middle East
North America
North Europe
South Europe
Index Summary
Price Highlights
Commentaries
Futures
Prices
Antwerp
Busan
Cape Town
Fujairah
Houston
Istanbul
Kaohsiung
Las Palmas
Maracaibo
New Orleans
Piraeus
Rio de Janeiro
Rotterdam
Santos
Singapore
News
Latest News
Blogs
Archive
Americas
Asia
Europe
Middle East
News
Air Pollution
Agreements & M&A's
Alternative Fuels
Cargoes & Storage
Efficiency, Costs & Charges
Environment
Events
Financial
Fuel Quality
Lubes & Additives
Oil Spills
People
Port News
Projects
Regulation/Legal
Services, Products, Technology
Statistics & Research
Vessels
Contact & Terms
Contact Us
Advertise
Terms & Conditions
Privacy Policy
Events
Upcoming Events