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BALUCO is one of the world's leading consulting & trading companies providing marine bunkers, lubricants & technical services.

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Since 2003 BALUCO LTD. has been awarded with ISO CERTIFICATION, which is presently monitored by ABS.

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LUBCARE™ monitoring system

LUBCARE™ is a lubricant monitoring program to offer accurate analysis results and operating advantages together with cost benefits

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BALUCO is an International marine bunkers & lubricants consulting company serving the global shipping market
with consistency by providing leading service worldwide.

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Since our inception we have continuously invested in manpower and the extension of our worldwide suppliers’ network.

BALUCO has created a vast network of major & local suppliers throughout the world, thus can successfully support prompt unpredictable fleet needs in any main and secondary port at the most competitive price levels.

Since 2003 BALUCO LTD. has been awarded with ISO CERTIFICATION, which is presently monitored by ABS as regards BALUCO’s compliance with industry norms, terms and conditions and fulfillment of all standards of stable and continuous improvement and quality.

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Recent News

Lack of Tonnage Prevalent in the Demolition Market

Alack of tonnage is becoming evident in the ship recycling market, as the firming up of the freight market has limited selling opportunits among ship owners. In its latest weekly report, shipbroker Clarkson Platou Hellas said that “with owners still enjoying the fruits of the continued firm freight markets, particularly in the dry sector, the alarming lack of tonnage in the market gives a barren feel to discussions.

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Shipbreaking Industry Receives a Boost

Structural changes in the shipbreaking industry in the Southeast Asia region are about to provide additional support to the demolition market. In its latest weekly report, the shipbroker Clarkson Platou Hellas said that “the budget announcement from India this week brought some positive news towards the shipping industry with the Government seemingly attempting to prioritize shipping as a major benefactor of funding as they position themselves to increase their share in the world of shipping seeking more vessels flying the Indian flag, more jobs for national seafarers and more green recycling at Alang. 

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Tanker Market in the Cusp of a Structural Change

The energy mix is bound to shift, as fossil fuels are expected to take a back seat, in favor of alternative fuels. As such, the tanker market is going to face structural changes moving forward.In its latest weekly report, shipbroker Allied Shipbroking said that “one of the dominating trends in investments since the beginning of the year and since the election of Joe Biden in the US presidential elections, has been the “clean energy” concept. 

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