The following article, where information has been provided by our correspondence with China, was first published by Manifold Times on April 21. An online translation service was used in the production of the current editorial article:
Chinese bonded bunker supplier Haigang International Trade (海港国贸顺利) Sunday, April 17, we successfully delivered 5,460 metric tons (mt) of related low sulfur bunker fuel to Hapag-Lloyd Shipping’s MV Valencia container ships, setting a record volume in a single bunkering operation for the company, according to Zhoushan Port on Wednesday.
The operation took place at 2:24 p.m. at the container terminal of Chuanshan port area of Ningbo port.
As of April 17, the company has conducted bunkering operations on a total of 128 foreign vessels this year, with a total of 113,700 tons of bonded bunker fuel delivered.
Haigang International Trade has formulated sourcing plans for efficient bunkering operations by cooperating with maritime, customs and border inspection authorities in advance, he noted.
Port Unit and Shipping Agents will work together to follow relevant procedures in a timely manner to ensure oil is supplied as soon as possible when weather conditions are favourable.
Currently, the company has become the preferred bunker fuel supplier of Hapag-Lloyd Shipping, the world’s fifth-largest container shipping company, in the Yangtze River Delta region, she said.
Recently, the port of Zhoushan spear bunkering operations at the Qushan temporary anchorage.
Multiple times also reported the shipping and transportation departments of Zhoushan and Ningbo signing the “Agreement on Mutual Recognition of Cross-border Bonded Marine Oil Supply” plan where, a total of 17 bonded marine oil supply companies will be authorized to carry out bunkering operations between the ports of Zhoushan and Ningbo.
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Photo credit: Zhejiang seaport
Posted: April 21, 2022