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Temasek pulls out of Keppel acquisition
by Sam Chambers
Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund Temasek Holdings has pulled its planned takeover of Keppel Corp, citing the company’s dire second quarter results. Keppel, one of Singapore’s most diverse conglomerates involved in property development, ship repair and rig-building, sank into a net loss of S$697m ($507m) for April to June, from a net profit of S$153m a …

Norden adds two more ultramaxes at NACKS
by Sam Chambers
Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Denmark’s Norden has added two more ultramaxes to its series under construction at Nantong Cosco KHI Ship Engineering (NACKS) taking its tally at the yard to six. Norden has already sold two vessels on sale and leaseback terms, subject to final completion of terms, freeing up liquidity. Furthermore, the shipowner has bought a secondhand 2014-built …

IMO makes all meetings virtual through to the end of the year, crucial MEPC set for November 16
by Sam Chambers
Tuesday, August 11, 2020

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) will hold all its meetings virtually through to the end of the year including the all-important 75th session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), a gathering that will attempt to thrash out short-term measures to ensure shipping slashes its carbon footprint. MEPC, postponed in March because of Covid-19, will …

India positions Nicobar as a rival port to Colombo
by Jason Jiang
Tuesday, August 11, 2020

India is planning to develop a transhipment port at Great Nicobar Island in the Bay of Bengal with an investment of Rs10,000 crore ($1.33bn). The Indian prime minister Narendra Modi announced the plan as he inaugurated the first undersea optical fiber project to provide high speed internet to the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Modi said …

The Captain’s Table returns
by Sam Chambers
Tuesday, August 11, 2020

After a successful launch in Hong Kong last year, The Captain’s Table, a maritime innovation pitch challenge is back. The brainchild of the Young Professionals in Shipping Network (Hong Kong) founders, Tabitha Logan and Su Yin Anand, The Captain’s Table is an independent pitch competition focused on identifying strategic innovations to real problems in the …

Feeder boxship slams into pier at Manila port
by Jason Jiang
Tuesday, August 11, 2020

The 2003-built 639 teu feedermax containership has slammed into a pier at Manila North Harbor Port on Monday. According to the initial investigation report by Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), the ship ran into the pier after it suffered an engine malfunction, leaving it unable to turn. Both the ship’s bow and pier are damaged from …

APM Terminals grows presence in Aarhus with ALC terminal acquisition
by Grant Rowles
Tuesday, August 11, 2020

A.P. Moller-Maersk’s APM Terminals has acquired from Aarhus Logistics Center A/S (ALC) its container terminal in the port of Aarhus. Neighbouring APM Terminals Aarhus will take over the operations as well as the port areas of ALC effective September 1. The terminal was established by ALC in 2017, however due to limitations regarding area capacity …

Pacific Drilling drillship awarded 10-well contract by Murphy
by Grant Rowles
Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Offshore driller Pacific Drilling has been awarded a new contract by Murphy Oil for 2014-built drillship . The drillship was awarded a new contract for 10 firm wells, with five options, in the US Gulf of Mexico commencing in the second quarter of 2021. The firm contract, which is at a rate of $180,000 per …

Rising Demand And Strong China Factory Performance Cause Crude Price Uptick
by Ship Bunker
Monday, August 10, 2020

But analysts are still worried about the market's lack of direction.

Mauritians Told to Prepare for ‘Worst Case’ Oil Spill
by Reuters
Monday, August 10, 2020
By Katharine Houreld and Duncan Miriri NAIROBI, Aug 10 (Reuters) – A Japanese ship that ran aground on a reef off Mauritius two weeks ago has now stopped leaking oil into the Indian Ocean but the island nation must still prepare for “a worst case scenario”, Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth said late on Monday. Conservationists […]

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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 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.

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