Supply Vessel Sinks in Singapore Shipping Lane

SINGAPORE, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Singapore's Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) said on Thursday that a small supply and personnel vessel with three Indonesian crew members had capsized and sunk in its territorial waters, near where a similar incident occurred a month ago. All three crew members aboard the Ocean Cooper 2 are safe and no injuries or oil pollution were reported, … [Read more...]

Incident Video: Malaysian Vessel, Greek Bulk Carrier Collide in Singapore Waters

By Saket Sundria (Bloomberg) -- A Malaysian vessel and a Greek-registered bulk carrier collided in Singapore territorial waters off Tuas on Saturday, according to a statement from the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, which said it was “deeply concerned” by the intrusion. Malaysia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said late Saturday that the Greek vessel and its crew … [Read more...]

Ocean Bunkering Tops 2018 List of Singapore’s Largest Marine Fuel Suppliers

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Singapore-based Ocean Bunkering Services (OBS) Pte Ltd topped the 2018 list of largest marine fuel suppliers operating in the world's biggest ship refuelling hub, data released from the Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) of Singapore showed on Friday. OBS, bunkering arm of Singapore oil trader and shipper Hin Leong Group, … [Read more...]

Singapore 2018 Bunker Volumes Dip, Outlook for this Year Uncertain

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Sales of marine fuels in Singapore, the world's biggest ship fuelling port by volume, totalled 49.8 million tonnes in 2018, down 2 percent from a record the year before, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) said on Monday. December sales volumes of marine fuels, also known as bunkers, reached an 11-month high of … [Read more...]

Singapore 2018 Fuel Oil Trade Volumes Nearly Halved as IMO 2020 Looms

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, Jan 3 (Reuters) - High-sulphur fuel oil (HSFO) volumes traded in S&P Global Platts' Singapore price assessment process were nearly halved in 2018 from the previous year, signs of a market shift ahead of tougher global marine fuel rules coming in 2020. New rules from 2020 will ban ships from using fuel oil with a sulphur content above … [Read more...]