ISO releases much-anticipated IMO 2020 compliant fuel specificationThe ISO/PAS 23263:2019 document "Petroleum products -- Fuels (class F) --Considerations for fuel suppliers and users regarding marine fuel quality in view of the implementation of maximum 0.5% sulfur in 2020" is now available.
Singapore bunker premiums scale new highs as HSFO market prices in Saudi attacks"There are concerns about fuel oil resupply with this situation... [the uptrend] is heavily driven by [HSFO] flat prices and now fuel cracks are positive," a bunker supplier said.
FEATURE: IMO 2020 mandate creates Singapore-Fujairah arbitrage for LSFO"Singapore and Fujairah [bunker] markets will move independently after 2020 depending on the fundamentals of each port,"a trader said.
SK Energy to start selling 0.5% sulfur bunker in S Korea from OctSK Energy will start operations at the new vacuum residue desulfurization unit at its 840,000 b/d Ulsan refinery in April 2020.
INTERVIEW: Singapore's Consort Bunkers readying bunker barges as IMO 2020 nears"Our role is to get our barges ready and be equipped as a logistics player," Yeo said.