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Beijing outlines future port development
by Jason Jiang
Friday, November 15, 2019

Several Chinese central government authorities led by Ministry of Transport have released a guideline to promote the development of the port industry in the country, outlining major tasks and targets. By 2025, China aims to achieve breakthroughs in green, smart and safe development of major ports, and the country plans to further develop major ports […]

LR creates new business advisory with Seabury Maritime
by Sam Chambers
Friday, November 15, 2019

The classification sector shows no signs of slowing its diversification drive as ship orders dry up. Britain’s Lloyd’s Register is now getting into the financial advisory business, teaming with part of New York-based Seabury Capital Group to build a platform to help shipowners and other shipping stakeholders better assess the risks and opportunities facing their […]

ITF’s Merk renews block exemption debate
by Nicola Capuzzo
Friday, November 15, 2019

At the annual conference of the Confetra logistics association held this week in Rome, Olaf Merk, project manager for ports and shipping at the International Transport Forum of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), spoke once again about the liner consortia block exemption rules (BER) set to expire next April, a topic that […]

French prime minister opens CEVA’s new Marseille headquarters
by Sam Chambers
Friday, November 15, 2019

CEVA Logistics has moved to Marseille, the home of new parent CMA CGM. The logistics firm’s new global headquarters were officially opened by Édouard Philippe, the prime minister of France, yesterday. The French leader was given a tour of the new office and shown some of the digital projects undertaken by CEVA, CMA CGM and its […]

Epic Gas acquires Japanese LPG carrier
by Jason Jiang
Friday, November 15, 2019

Singapore-based LPG carrier operator Epic Gas has announced the acquisition of 2015-built 11,000 cu m LPG carrier . The Sasaki-built vessel was owned by Japanese owner Kumiai Senpaku and has been on bareboat charter to Epic since February 2015. Epic Gas has exercised the purchase option under the charter contract. Epic Gas funded 60% of […]

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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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