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Singapore bunkering middlemen face existential threat amid changes

Mass flow metering system and upcoming sulphur cap cited for ongoing margin squeeze

With the IMO regulation slated to kick in by 2020, bunker players have to learn to trade in new sulphur-cap compliant marine fuels, or they may have to exit the game.


MORE small-scale marine fuel traders and suppliers are being ensnared in an industry shake-up amid a fast changing business landscape that is signalling further consolidation ahead.

BT has learnt that two licensed bunker suppliers, Wired and Barreloil, are said to have...