January, 2016
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Wed13Jan
Petro Inspect discusses the importance of sludge discharge / disposal surveys - are the ship owners being paid fairly?
Why You Might Be Losing Millions on Sludge Disposal, and How You Can Prevent It
July, 2015
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Tue07Jul
Does that even happen? Unfortunately, the answer is "yes."
Tricks of the Bunker Trade: What Happens When Your Bunker Surveyor is Asked to Bend the Rules?
May, 2015
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Wed27May
Disputes arising over bunker quantity "after" delivery calls for shipboard personnel, and a surveyor present who is experienced in dealing with disputes.
Tricks of the Bunker Trade: A Guide to Dealing With Post Bunker Disputes
November, 2014
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Mon17Nov
Had this malpractice not been detected the client would have had a monetary loss of at least $36,000.
Tricks of the Bunker Trade: Singapore Cappuccino Bunker Incident Report [Pictures]
August, 2014
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Tue19Aug
Further images to help with the identification of Cappuccino Bunkers.
Tricks of the Bunker Trade: Identifying Cappuccino Bunkers [Pictures]
Tue12Aug
Cappuccino bunkers remain one of the most common and widely used 'mal-practices' in the bunkering industry to-date.
Tricks of the Bunker Trade: Cappuccino Bunkers, an Illustrated Guide to Loss Prevention
January, 2014
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Thu30Jan
Steps you should take to prevent receiving aerated bunkers that hide a short delivery.
Tricks of the Bunker Trade: Precautions against Cappuccino Bunkers
December, 2013
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Thu19Dec
Be wary that empty tanks may not be empty even with zero dip.
Tricks of the Bunker Trade: Unpumpable Fuel, Zero Dip Volume Application
Wed11Dec
Soundings can be inflated during opening gauging by pouring diesel oil into the sounding pipe just before gauging.
Tricks of the Bunker Trade: Inflated / Deflated Tank Volumes
Wed04Dec
Accurate temperature recording is crucial when detecting bunker fuel concealment.
Tricks of the Bunker Trade: Bunker Fuel Temperature