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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™ 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

Tankers: Oil Supply to Remain Limited, but Not For Long

Tanker owners are bound to benefit from more oil coming into the market from the start of 2022 onwards, as demand continues to recover. However, with plans around the world to move away from fossil fuels is bound to catch up in the long term. In its latest weekly report, shipbroker Gibson said that “it’s not very often that a leader of a large oil producing nation calls on other oil producing countries to actually pump more oil.

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Ship Recycling: “Steady as She Goes” During the Final Quarter of 2021

With tonnage supply in the ship recycling market not particularly impressive, shipbroker Clarkson Platou Hellas said that “all the talk this week centred around the reports from China amid the potential collapse of the property empire Evergrande which sent the industry into overdrive with uncertain sentiments for the steel markets”.

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Tanker Market Subdued During July

The tanker market remained in subpar level during the month of July. According to the latest monthly report from OPEC, events in July provided little momentum to the languishing tanker market, with dirty freight rates remaining at subdued levels.  As soon as positive signs appear on the horizon, offsetting darker clouds seem to emerge as well. Demand for tankers is expected to pick up in 2H21, easing the imbalance versus tonnage availability, further helped by increased scrapping and low new deliveries.

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