Speaking about the operation, Quah Ley Hoon, Chief Executive of MPA, said that Singapore is committed to provide a range of bunkering solutions to meet the future energy needs of the global shipping industry.
In addition, Tan Soo Koong, Chief Executive Officer of Singapore LNG Corporation, mentioned that SLNG believes that LNG will become the worldwide fuel of choice for bunkering in the long term.
Pavilion Energy has also expanded its bunker logistics with the charter of its first LNG bunker vessel newbuild in February 2019. The 12,000 m3 GTT Mark III Flex membrane LNG bunker vessel will be delivered by 2021, and is the largest of its kind set for use in the Port of Singapore to date.
With the experience from this set of operations, Pavilion Energy aims to contribute to the Technical Reference (TR56) for safe, reliable and efficient LNG bunkering operations in the Port of Singapore.