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Kidnap: Managing your stakeholders
by hellenicshippingnews..
Thursday, May 28, 2020
The scourge of piracy and maritime kidnap is not a new phenomenon, it is its endurance worldwide that causes the most discouragement. In the last year we’ve seen several high-profile, sobering cases and Greek operators have not been immune. With the continued prevalence of these attacks, it’s critical to have strong communications procedures in place. ...

US gasoline imports 40% below 5-year average heading into driving season
by hellenicshippingnews..
Thursday, May 28, 2020
US gasoline imports have dropped well below the 2015-2019 average, despite the kick-off of the peak gasoline season. The US driving season, which ranges from Memorial Day (the last Monday in May) to Labor Day (the first Monday in September), represents the peak season for supplied and imported gasoline in the US. Nonetheless, as we ...

Trade War Cut $1.7 Trillion From U.S. Market Caps, Study Shows
by Bloomberg
Thursday, May 28, 2020
By Eric Martin (Bloomberg) –The U.S. trade war with China cut $1.7 trillion from the market value of listed American firms and will reduce their investment growth rate by almost 2 percentage points by year end, according to a report highlighted by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Higher tariffs weakened investment expansion by […]

New Bunker Supplier TFG Marine Made Estimated $4 Million Profit in Q1
by Ship Bunker
Thursday, May 28, 2020

The IMO 2020 transition appears to have led to early profits for the newly-formed company.

Ship Crews Stuck at Sea Are Facing a ‘Humanitarian Crisis’
by Bloomberg
Thursday, May 28, 2020
By Claire Jiao, Ann Koh and Krystal Chia (Bloomberg) — Even as countries try returning to some semblance of pre-pandemic life, ongoing restrictions are wearing thin a crucial human link in the global supply chain. More than 200,000 seafarers stuck on merchant ships carrying everything from medical supplies to grain and oil are at increasing […]

Fujairah Fuel Oil Stocks Lose 9% on Week
by Ship Bunker
Thursday, May 28, 2020

Heavy distillate and residue stocks in Fujairah dropped by 9% to 15.001 million barrels in the week to Monday.

Virus Lockdown Accelerating Shipping’s Push to Go Digital
by Reuters
Thursday, May 28, 2020
COPENHAGEN, May 28 (Reuters) – The coronavirus lockdown has accelerated a digitalisation drive in a global shipping and logistics sector that still routinely delivers many documents by bike messenger in some countries, according to industry leaders. Ports operator DP World said on Thursday it would join shipping company Maersk and other peers in a blockchain […]

Parched Parana River Likely to Hit Argentine Grain Exports Through September
by Mike Schuler
Thursday, May 28, 2020
By Hugh Bronstein and Maximilian Heath BUENOS AIRES, May 28 (Reuters) – Shallow water in Argentina’s Parana River will slow exports from the grains powerhouse and hurt the country’s soy crushing margins at least through September, officials said, as more cargo ships are needed to carry the same amount of commodities. Drought has pushed the […]

China, India Soak Up Oil From Floating Storage as Demand Recovers
by Reuters
Thursday, May 28, 2020
By Shu Zhang and Florence Tan SINGAPORE, May 28 (Reuters) – The volume of crude stored on ships in Asia has come off the peaks seen earlier this month on a recovery in demand in China and India, trade sources and analysts said. A total of 3.4 million tonnes (24.8 million barrels) of crude oil […]

Argentinian Bunker Sales Gained 70% in First Quarter
by Ship Bunker
Thursday, May 28, 2020

Total sales rose to 502,815 mt in the first quarter of 2020, up from 296,320 mt a year earlier.

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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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