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An autumn of discontent? The Saudi Arabia energy attacks in context
by Splash 247
Friday, September 20, 2019

MSI maintains a broadly positive outlook for large oil tankers, but the overall effect of higher oil prices on the global economy is negative, writes Tim Smith. Global oil markets have been rocked by the attacks on Saudi Arabian oil infrastructure in mid-September and amid a summer of escalating tensions in the Middle East, these […]

POSH warns on troubled joint venture with Ezion
by Sam Chambers
Friday, September 20, 2019

Robert Kuok’s Singapore-listed PACC Offshore Services Holdings (POSH) could be hit with an impairment charge of up to $42m, following the default of its 50%-owned joint venture on $27.6m worth of debt. The joint venture is POSH Terasea, which the company operates with troubled Ezion Holdings as well as Seabridge Marine Holdings. The loan is […]

Synergy Group sets up shop in Copenhagen
by Grant Rowles
Friday, September 20, 2019

Singapore-headquartered ship management firm Synergy Group has opened a new office in Copenhagen. The office is Synergy’s 13th worldwide, and will be headed by Rune Zeuthen. Zeuthen moves from Teekay, and his career includes stints at Maersk, Topaz Energy, Gulf Navigation and Clarksons. Rajesh Unni, CEO and founder of Synergy Group, commented: “We are delighted […]

TMS Cardiff Gas seals Total newbuild charter
by Grant Rowles
Friday, September 20, 2019

TMS Cardiff Gas has sealed a seven-year time charter contract for one of its 11 LNG carrier newbuildings with Total Gas & Power. The 174,000 cu m vessel with XDF propulsion is currently under construction at South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) and scheduled for delivery in 2020. Christos Economou, Founder of TMS Cardiff Gas, […]

Talos Energy forms exploration partnerships with BP and ExxonMobil
by Jason Jiang
Friday, September 20, 2019

Houston-based Talos Energy has entered into two separate agreements with BP and Exxon Mobil regarding new exploration opportunities in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The company will work with BP to drill and evaluate the Puma West prospect, located in Talos-owned Green Canyon Block 821, in the fourth quarter. Talos will retain a 25% working […]

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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-Shipyard-SupplyClipper 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).
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 supplying the USCG Rush ex.
pipeline at the fuel dock
in Pago Pago, American Samoa (2013).
Clipper Oil offers the following to our customers:

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.

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