A container ship is refuelled at the dockside in Singapore in 2012. Photo: EPA
A container ship is refuelled at the dockside in Singapore in 2012. Photo: EPA
Singapore

Ships opt to bypass Singapore amid China port delays, hitting bunker fuel sales

  • Fewer container and bulk ships are calling at the city state to refuel, leading to bunker fuel sales falling to their lowest levels since 2016
  • Singapore is typically a refuelling stop for container ships passing through the Strait of Malacca as they take goods from Northeast Asia to Europe

A container ship is refuelled at the dockside in Singapore in 2012. Photo: EPA
A container ship is refuelled at the dockside in Singapore in 2012. Photo: EPA
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