RUBIS MIDDLE EAST SUPPLY The Rubis Middle East Supply office in Dubai completed its second time charter of a Long Range 1 vessel for the supply of all products to Madagascar. This completes the integration with the facilities of the Galana refinery and the terminal in Tamatave, operated by Rubis. CARIBBEAN In the Caribbean, volumes of products transported on vessels chartered by Rubis Eastern Caribbean (REC) were up significantly compared with 2018. Vessels operated by REC on a time-charter basis transported 1.05 million tonnes of finished products. Maritime deliveries of finished products by REC, whether or not REC is the vessel’s charterer and including transfers to SARA, totaled 2.3 million tonnes. SHIPPING Receipt of the first petroleum product vessel for the Caribbean region (Bahama Blue – capacity of 1,750 m3).
SARA Renovation of the refinery, known as “Arrêt métal 2020” (metal shutdown 2020), for a total investment of €55 million.