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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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Certified since 2003

Since 2003 BALUCO S.A 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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Who we are

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 S.A 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

BIMCO tempers GDP growth projections ahead of IMO’s next greenhouse gas study

A global shipowning body has called for regulator International Maritime Organization (IMO) to dismiss high global gross domestic product (GDP) growth projections when addressing its next greenhouse gas (GHG) study, due to get underway next month.

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IEA: Oil quality should be in focus in 2019

The imposition of sanctions by the US against Venezuela’s state oil company PDVSA reminds the huge importance for oil of political events, IEA believes. Namely, in 2018, around 450 kb/d was shipped to the US. The decrease in exports also shows the collapse of production over the same period from 3.4 mb/d to about 1.3 mb/d today.

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Ship Owners Turn to Second Hand Acquisitions

Ship owners have opted against committing more financial resources towards newbuilding orders, amid the uncertainty surrounding world trade growth prospects and the pressures exerted on the Chinese economy. This has been the overall trend since the start of 2019, except a couple of niche segments, like LNG, where prospects remain dry.

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