With information on the approach to enforcement hard to find, Trident Alliance believe there has been a missed opportunity to deter non-compliance.
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"The time and space is there to take a deep breath and look at the issue with level-heads," Adrian Tolson tells Ship & Bunker.
Some say as much as 50% of the current HSFO demand could be retained in 2020. Ship & Bunker investigates what's possible.
Always verify the condition of the sounding tape, which can be tampered with in many ways.
Water can originate from number of sources, but deliberate injection cannot be ruled out.
Petro Inspect discusses the importance of sludge discharge / disposal surveys - are the ship owners being paid fairly?
"It is fundamentally good practice to not mix fuel," Iain White, field marketing manager at ExxonMobil Marine Fuels & Lubricants, tells Ship & Bunker.
High prices mean Australia has always been a "top-up" country for bunkers, but there are almost never any quality or quantity issues, Nick Bond tells Ship & Bunker.
Operators have had to balance multiple compliance options with the need to balance long term and short term considerations.
Showcase event takes vessel on trip with no master.
Meanwhile, traders remain singularly focused on U.S./China talks.
Off Jurong Island on Tuesday.