China Japan Russia Spain
Home Icon > About Us > News


Galp Eyes Increased Sales in Coming IMO2020 Fuel Market
by Ship Bunker
Friday, June 07, 2019

By leveraging strong domestic base.

Equinor: Offshore Supply Vessel Collides with Statfjord A Platform
by Mike Schuler
Friday, June 07, 2019
An offshore supply vessel collided with Equinor’s Statfjord A platform in the North Sea on Friday, forcing the evacuation of the platform but no injuries or pollution has been reported, the Norwegian energy giant said in a statement. The collision occurred at 0155, June 7th, during loading operations involving the platform supply vessel Sjøborg. Statfjord […]

U.A.E.-Led Probe of Oil Tanker Attacks Points to `State Actor’
by Bloomberg
Friday, June 07, 2019
By David Wainer (Bloomberg) — An investigation into a spate of attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East last month has concluded that a “state actor” is to blame, according to a summary of the preliminary findings of the probe by the United Arab Emirates, Norway and Saudi Arabia. The investigation found a “high […]

Bulk Carrier Arrested in Singapore
by Ship Bunker
Friday, June 07, 2019

The Handymax was detained on Wednesday.

DP World, Russia Partnership Seeks to Develop Ports Along Northern Sea Route
by Reuters
Friday, June 07, 2019
By Katya Golubkova and Gleb Stolyarov ST PETERSBURG, June 7 (Reuters) – DP World, one of the world’s largest port operators, wants to run ports that Russia plans to build along the northern sea route in the Arctic to shorten shipping times between the east and west, its chief executive told Reuters. Russian President Vladimir […]

Incident Video: U.S. and Russia Warships Nearly Collide in East China Sea
by Reuters
Friday, June 07, 2019
By Andrew Osborn and Tim Kelly MOSCOW/TOKYO, June 7 (Reuters) – Russia and the United States blamed each other for a near collision between their warships in the East China Sea on Friday with both countries accusing one another of dangerous and unprofessional behavior. Russia’s Pacific Fleet said that the USS Chancellorsville, a guided-missile cruiser, […]

Top Bankers Warn Offshore Oil Industry’s Debt Woes Aren’t Over
by Bloomberg
Friday, June 07, 2019
By Mikael Holter (Bloomberg) — Offshore oil and gas bankers in Oslo are warning that the industry is far from out of the woods as a recovery is slow to take hold. Lender SEB AB is prepared for a potential second round of debt restructurings, following what has already been a wave of debt troubles over the […]

IMO2020-compliant Fuel Will be Available: Bunker Expert
by Ship Bunker
Friday, June 07, 2019

But don't count on every grade being there when and where you want it.

Hydrogen Marine Fuel Project Proposes Under Sea Storage
by Ship Bunker
Friday, June 07, 2019

Second hydrogen project to emerge in recent weeks.

Lines slap war risk surcharges on Venezuela shipments
by Sam Chambers
Friday, June 07, 2019

Shippers must brace for more expensive calls to crisis-hit Venezuela. MSC, the world’s second largest liner, yesterday told clients it was imposing surcharges for shipments bound for the politically unstable Latin American nation. “Amid the imposition of sanctions related to Venezuela, and the ongoing political volatility in that country, MSC is applying with immediate effect […]

1 1,788 1,789 1,790 1,791 1,792 2,151
WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 2829 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2013-03-14 04:31:37 [post_date_gmt] => 2013-03-14 04:31:37 [post_content] =>

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 25 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.


The Tuna Clipper Marine Pier in San Diego Bay (1980).

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 and petroleum needs.

[post_title] => About Us [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => open [post_password] => [post_name] => about-us [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2020-08-11 21:59:44 [post_modified_gmt] => 2020-08-11 21:59:44 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => [menu_order] => 5 [post_type] => page [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw )