Banle Energy International Limited Supports BYD’s Maiden Voyage of Car Carrier, BYD Explorer 1


Hong Kong January 16, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – On January 9, 2024, Banle Energy International Limited, a subsidiary of CBL International Limited (NASDAQ: BANL), proudly announced that it has arranged bunkering services to support the inaugural journey of BYD’s first car carrier, BYD Explorer 1, at a port in China. BYD is a Chinese manufacturer of electric vehicles (EV). According to ‘The Wall Street Journal’, BYD overtook Tesla’s EV sales in the last quarter of 2023 and became the world’s largest EV manufacturer.

As reported by Seatrade Maritime news, after receiving the bunkering services at Yan Tai port, BYD Explorer 1, will stop by Shenzhen for loading automobiles before exporting to Europe.

“We are honored to have been part of this significant milestone and extend our gratitude to BYD for placing their trust in our bunkering services,” said Mr. William Chia, Chairman and CEO of CBL International Limited.“CBL has established a robust network and possesses the capability to offer bunkering services in 17 out of the top 20 container ports worldwide. In line with our expansion plan, we have recently opened an office in Ireland during the fourth quarter of 2023 to further enhance our network in Europe. These initiatives align with our
strategic objectives for expanding our presence in Europe.”

CBL International Limited has expanded its presence to over 55 ports across the Asia Pacific and other countries, such as Belgium and Turkey. In addition, we have taken a proactive approach in exploring alternative fuels and have been approved for biofuel trading activities. This made us one of the first batch of B24 biofuel suppliers in Hong Kong. These achievements demonstrated our eagerness to seize opportunities to provide competitive, environmentally friendly and integrated bunkering services to our valued customers.”