Maersk to Raise HSFO Bunker Fuel Consumption to 25%

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

February 24, 2020

© Darryl Brooks / Adobe Stock

© Darryl Brooks / Adobe Stock

Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk plans to raise the proportion of high sulphur fuel oil it consumes from 10% to 25% by the year-end, CEO Soren Skou says.

The world's largest container shipping firm consumed a total of around 11.80 million tonnes of shipping fuel last year.

Maersk's current shipping fuel use comprises of around 10% ultra low sulphur (0.1%) fuel oil, 10% high sulphur fuel oil and the remaining 80% is low sulphur fuel oil. 


(Reporting Stine Jacobsen and Shadia Nasralla. Writing by Ahmad Ghaddar; editing by David Evans)

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