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Sinopec to supply low sulphur fuel from next year

China’s state run energy giant Sinopec will start supplying low sulphur fuel from 2019, the company announced at an oil conference in Zhoushan yesterday.

According to Liu Zurong, general manager of Sinopec, the company will start the supply of low sulphur fuel from next year and full supply at all major coastal ports from Janaury 2020.

In the meantime, Sinopec plans to sell low sulphur fuel to Singapore and other “One Belt One Road” countries.

“As the largest oil product supplier in China, Sinopec has the responsibility and capability to start the production and supply of low sulphur fuel. In the future, Sinopec aims to team up with shipping companies and FTZs and secure policy support for mass production of low sulphur fuel,” Liu said.

Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.
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