World Bunkering is the
official magazine of IBIA

The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) was formed in 1992 to provide an international forum to address the concerns of all sectors of the bunker industry. Today, it provides a central point of information and training for the entire industry, including suppliers, buyers, traders and related services.


World Bunkering features news, views and comments on all aspects of the bunker industry, from technical developments to commercial management, as well as exclusive previews and reports from IBIA events.

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Alex Corboude

Project Manager, IBIA’s World Bunkering

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Email: alex@worldbunkering.net

Industry News

DNV GL: “Oil will still be main marine fuel in 2050”

Vitol launches global bunkering service

& emission offsets

Major energy and bunker trader Vitol has launched Vitol Bunkers, which will “offer ship and fleet owners worldwide access to high quality marine fuels, blended to meet required specifications”.

Aegean quits as Singapore physical supplier

Volumes increase

at Singapore

Total bunker sales in Singapore for the first five months of 2021 totalled 21.2 million tonnes, up slightly on the same months in 2020. Most sales were of VLSFO but with HSFO taking about a quarter of the total.


More bunker calls at Gibraltar

Rock sees marine fuel supply sector pick up despite absence of cruise ships

Port of Gibraltar has announced that 1,793 vessels called at the Western Mediterranean hub for bunkers during the first four months of this year. This is higher than the 1,691 calls recorded for the equivalent period in 2020.



Getting fuels from the bunker tank to the engine for combustion without incident isn’t always straightforward. Apart from the environmental impact of bunkers, the IMO is now also looking more closely at fuel safety.
IBIA’s IMO Representative Unni Einemo explains what is going on

Bunkering has “changed forever”

Last year’s merger of KPI Bridge Oil and OceanConnect Marine created one of the largest global independent marine energy service and solutions providers

Søren Høll

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