International Bunker Supplies (IBS)

International Bunker Supplies (IBS) has extended its supply of diesel to ships in the Port of Darwin, Australia. From 1 February, IBS was able to supply vessels with ultra-low sulphur diesel with a maximum sulphur content to 0.001% (10ppm), further expanding the fuel supply opportunities. Delivery of diesel can be made either by pipeline or road tanker depending on the berth. IBS CEO Mark Patman (pictured right) said “IBS has a long and successful history of supplying marine fuel in the Port of Gladstone. IBS news Larcom bunkering Pacifi c Jewel During the visit of the P&O cruise ship Pacifi c Jewel to Gladstone on 20 March, the IBS bunker tanker Larcom delivered 1,000 tonnes of HFO380cst bunker fuel while she was berthed at the Auckland Point General Purpose Wharf.

The master Capt Mark Waugh told ASPects that pumping began at 10:55hrs and was completed on schedule at 14:00hrs. Gladstone Port authorities have indicated that they expect at least a further 15 cruise ships to visit Gladstone during the next 12-18 months. We will now be able to provide our clients and their vessels with that same high level of service, quality, operational excellence and competitiveness for all their requirements in the Port of Darwin. By adding Darwin to our network, we have expanded our supply locations in what is currently a very difficult shipping market. We will continue to develop niche bunker supply locations wherever we can apply our expertise for the benefit of our customers and their vessels. During the visit of the P&O cruise ship Pacific Jewel to Gladstone on 20 March, the IBS bunker tanker Larcom delivered 1,000 tonnes of HFO380cst bunker fuel while she was berthed at the Auckland Point