The company recently took delivery of 5,000 tons of HSFO at the port of Visakhapatnam. Image File/Pixabay
Physical supplier and trading company Vertline marine bunkers imported its first shipment of HSFO to the east coast of India to accommodate ships equipped with scrubbers.
The company has just taken delivery of 5,000 tons from HSFO to Port of Visakhapatnamsaid a representative Ship and hold by email.
The company’s new supply operation will be the first to supply HSFO to the east coast of India.
The company has bunker barges totaling 3,000 tons in capacity ready to supply the product to the ports of Visakhapatnam, Kakinada, Gangavaram, krishnapatnam and Odisha.
“Vertline Marine Bunkers’ endeavor is to offer HSFO on a consistent basis for better customer experience to scrubber equipped vessels arriving at Indian East Coast Ports”, K.Sudhakarchief executive of the company, told Ship & Bunker.
“The HSFO batch is on the higher side of the ISO 8217:2017 compliance specification, and will therefore benefit the customer with better energy efficiency.”