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Sol Group expands bunkering operations


Mariners across the Americas can enjoy more bunkering options as Sol, the leading supplier of petroleum products and energy services in the Caribbean, added offshore bunkering via the Panda PG vessel to its distribution late last year. The additional fuelling service, which began in November 2018, provides vessels off the shores of Trinidad and Grenada with a reliable bunkering option.


This new addition further bolsters the regional fuel giant’s current marine fuel distribution system, which includes an ex-barge operation in Nassau Bahamas, ex-pipe in Barbados, Suriname, Guyana, Bermuda, Grand Cayman, and via truck in Saint Lucia, Grenada, Tortola, Dominican Republic, Martinique, Guadeloupe and French Guiana.


The marine industry is dependent on a consistent and reliable fuel supply and is heavily regulated to ensure the safety of crews and marine environments. Kirk King, The Sol Group's Bunkering Manager, explained that, "Sol adheres to the strictest international standards and will be a premier provider of IMO2020 compliant fuels at multiple ports in the region.”


Reinforcing the company’s regional commitment to the marine sector, King stated, “We continue to maintain our excellent record of reliability and quality, and plans are on stream to expand our OPL offer to offshore Guyana/Suriname."


He continued: "We are always looking for additional ways to support our communities and meet our customer needs; we are able to complement our fuels offer with lubricants at most of our locations, and the new expanded lines are designed to support the developing oil and gas industry in the two territories."


Sol is a sponsor of Petrospot’s Maritime Week Americas 2019, 20th – 24th May, held in Fort Lauderdale. 


For more information on Sol's bunkering services, contact the team at bunkers@solpetroleum.com.



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About The Sol Group


The Sol Group is a leading petroleum company, operating in 23 countries across the Eastern Caribbean, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Bermuda, Bahamas, Cayman, Belize, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Martinique and Guadeloupe. Sol supplies fuels, lubricants, bitumen and LPG through an extensive service station network, with marine, aviation and commercial operations in the Caribbean. For more information, visit www.solpetroleum.com



For further information, please contact:


Kirk King

Group Bunkering Manager


+(246) 431-4800 phone

+(246) 253-2447 mobile




About Petrospot


Petrospot is a dynamic independent publishing, training and events organisation focused on the maritime, energy and transportation industries. It provides high-quality strategic information to all those involved in the bunkering and maritime industries. Flagship events organised by Petrospot, in addition to its regular Oxford Bunkering Course include:


-                 Maritime Week Gibraltar 24 - 28th June 2019

-                 Maritime Week Americas 20 – 24th May 2019

-                 Aracon, Rotterdam 17 – 18th October 2019


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