Speed limits could also introduce new logistical considerations for the bunker industry.
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The short answer is probably around Q3 or Q4 later this year.
Some say as much as 50% of the current HSFO demand could be retained in 2020. Ship & Bunker investigates what's possible.
Steps you should take to prevent receiving aerated bunkers that hide a short delivery.
In case of the event of a short fuel delivery, remember that time is of the essence.
Water can originate from number of sources, but deliberate injection cannot be ruled out.
"Dealing with majors or global physical suppliers can have many benefits, but there are still some of them who need to prove they truly want to be direct with their clients," Hafnia Management's Peter Grunwaldt tells Ship & Bunker.
"The IMO has thrown down the gauntlet to the industry, to prepare in the next two years for what they hadn't managed to ready themselves for in the previous 13," De Nora's Don Stephen writes for Ship & Bunker.
An estimated 51,000 commercial ships were registered around the world in 2016.
But the Iran stance could cause a modest uptick soon.
Firm Q2 order intake falls significantly, but in line with expectation.
To add some transparency to the upcoming hike in fright costs.