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Older Tonnage Could Be Headed for Scrapping, Ahead of the IMO 2020 Rule
by hellenicshippingnews..
Thursday, November 21, 2019
The upcoming IMO 2020 rule on the use of lower sulphur fuel oil could send more older tonnage for scrapping, as evidenced by last week’s surge in enquiries after months of lackluster performance. Still, market reports are contradicting each other, with some still reporting underwhelming numbers of demo candidates. In its latest weekly report, GMS, ...

Shipping number of the week: Chinese steel production declines for the first time in 21 months
by hellenicshippingnews..
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Chinese steel production dropped by one million (1m) tonnes, a decline of 1.2%, compared to October last year. China produced 81m tonnes of crude steel in October 2019. This is the first decline in steel production year-on-year since December 2017. The story unfolds quite differently when looking at the accumulated volumes of crude steel production. ...

China continues to diversify away from US LPG
by hellenicshippingnews..
Thursday, November 21, 2019
The recently concluded deal between China’s Wanhua Chemicals and Qatar Petroleum for LPG supply indicates the continued push by China to diversify away from US LPG in light of the US-China trade tensions. China’s LPG demand is projected to increase at a CAGR of 3.6% from 2019 to 2024 driven principally by the expansion in ...

Weekly Vessel Scrapping Report: 2019 Week 46
by Ship Bunker
Thursday, November 21, 2019

Have you sold bunkers to a recently scrapped vessel? Check here with VesselsValue's demolition sales from November 14 – November 20, 2019.

DOF Subsea secures new Asia-Pacific contracts
by Grant Rowles
Thursday, November 21, 2019

Norway’s DOF Subsea has been awarded several contract in the Asia-Pacific region, securing 130 days vessel utilisation. The contracts are with undisclosed clients in New Zealand and South East Asia, and will see 2010-built CSV Skandi Hercules commence operations in December 2019 for a major operator. Additionally, 2011-built CSV Skandi Singapore will commence construction operations […]

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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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