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Oil Prices Down Again As Traders Fret Over U.S. Stockpile Build
by Ship Bunker
Tuesday, August 09, 2022

Meanwhile, the EIA predicts record U.S. 2023 output.

Keppel Terminates More Contracts Linked to 2010s Offshore Boom
by Mike Schuler
Tuesday, August 09, 2022
Singaporean rigbuilder Keppel O&M has announced the termination of contracts over failure of clients to make final payments and take delivery. The terminations are the latest linked to abandoned assets...

Lack of Activity in the Ship Recycling Market
by hellenicshippingnews..
Tuesday, August 09, 2022
The lack of vintage tonnage appears to be the main trend in the ship recycling market these days. In its latest weekly report, shipbroker Clarkson Platou Hellas said that “as we have now entered the month of August, the holiday season is now in full swing with Owners, Brokers and Industry stakeholders taking some time ...

A surge in shipbuilding
by hellenicshippingnews..
Tuesday, August 09, 2022
While some shipyards struggled to stay afloat during the initial outbreak of COVID-19, the post-pandemic environment is predicted to usher in an encouraging era for shipyards’ orderbooks. In 2020, orders for containerships fell to their lowest number in a decade and dry bulk and tanker orders experienced similar slumps. Both 2021 and 2022 saw an ...

LNG retrofits will rate higher under CII than HFO/scrubber or Vlsfo alternatives
by hellenicshippingnews..
Tuesday, August 09, 2022
LNG is the best fuel option for owners considering how to extend vessel life and secure CII compliance through retrofit, according to SEA-LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition established to demonstrate the benefits of the LNG fuel pathway for shipping decarbonisation. In a piece of analysis released today, the coalition finds significant benefits to a business ...

Empties Lift Port of Long Beach to New July Record as Imports Fall
by Mike Schuler
Tuesday, August 09, 2022
The Port of Long Beach reported July throughput numbers on Tuesday, showing its most active July on record despite a “cooldown” in consumer spending. Dockworkers and terminal operators at the...

Norwegian Cruise Line Says Pre-Pandemic Occupancy Still a Year Away, Shares Tumble
by Reuters
Tuesday, August 09, 2022
Aug 9 (Reuters) – Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd forecast a loss for the current quarter and revenue below estimates as occupancy rates remained stubbornly below pre-pandemic levels, sending its shares down 12% on Tuesday....

NASSCO to Build Another Sea Base and More Oilers for the U.S. Navy
by Mike Schuler
Tuesday, August 09, 2022
General Dynamics NASSCO has been awarded $1.4 billion contract modifications for the construction of a sixth Expeditionary Sea Base ship (ESB 8) and two additional John Lewis-class fleet oilers (T-AO...

Coast Guard Responds to Oil Spill at Offshore Platform in Terrebonne Bay, Louisiana
by Mike Schuler
Tuesday, August 09, 2022
The U.S. Coast Guard was responding to an oil spill Monday after an oil tank platform collapsed at Hilcorp’ Caillou Island offshore facility in Terrebonne Bay, Louisiana. Coast Guard Marine...

Turkey’s Sends New Drillship to Mediterranean
by Reuters
Tuesday, August 09, 2022
ISTANBUL, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Turkey resumed its hydrocarbon drilling operations in the eastern Mediterranean on Tuesday after a two year hiatus, though President Tayyip Erdogan said its new drill ship would operate...

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Clipper Oil is a worldwide wholesaler of marine fuels and lubricant oils specializing in supplying vessels throughout the Pacific Ocean. Operating internationally from our headquarters in San Diego, California, USA, we serve the bunkering needs of all sectors of the marine market. This includes fishing fleets, ocean-going yachts, cruise ships, cargo ships, military/government/research vessels, and power plants.

Clipper Oil’s predecessor, Tuna Clipper Marine, was founded in 1956 by George Alameda and Lou Brito, two pioneers in the tuna fishing industry. Tuna Clipper Marine’s first supply location was in San Diego, California, USA where they serviced the local fishing fleet.

Established in 1985, Clipper Oil was formed to serve the needs of marine customers in the Western Pacific as vessels shifted their operations from San Diego. Clipper Oil has been a proven supplier of quality marine fuels, lubricants, and services to the maritime community for over 35 years, serving many ports throughout the Pacific Ocean. We maintain warehouses in Pago Pago, American Samoa; Majuro, Marshall Islands; and Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia. We also have operations in the Eastern Pacific in Balboa/Rodman, Panama and Manta, Ecuador. We supply marine vessels and service stations with fuel, lubricant oil, salt, and ammonia. We also supply our customer’s vessels with bunkers at high-seas through various high-seas fuel tankers in all areas of the Pacific Ocean.

then Then The Tuna Clipper Marine Pier in San Diego Bay (1980).
now Now Clipper Oil supplying the USCGC Kimball ex. pipeline at the fuel dock in Pago Pago, American Samoa (2020).

Throughout the years, Clipper Oil has grown from a small marine distributor in San Diego to a worldwide supplier of marine fuels and lubricants. Clipper Oil offers a broad diversity of products and services and are active buyers and suppliers of petroleum products. It is this combination that gives us the edge in market intelligence needed to develop the best possible pricing for our clients.

Our daily monitoring of both the current and future oil market enables our customers to take advantage of market pricing on an immediate basis. This enables Clipper Oil to provide the best current and long term pricing for our customers.

Clipper Oil offers the following to our customers:

  • Extensive network of refueling locations throughout the Pacific Ocean
  • Full range of marine fuels, lubricants, and associated products
  • Competitive pricing
  • Technical support

All of the products we supply meet international specifications and conform to all local regulations.

With our many years of experience in the marine sector, Clipper Oil understands the attention to detail and operational performance vessels require during each port of call.

As a proven reliable and reputable supplier of marine fuel and lubricants, we welcome the opportunity to meet your vessel's needs.

Please contact us for all of your marine energy, petroleum and lubricant needs.

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