Some say as much as 50% of the current HSFO demand could be retained in 2020. Ship & Bunker investigates what's possible.
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Water can originate from number of sources, but deliberate injection cannot be ruled out.
Always verify the condition of the sounding tape, which can be tampered with in many ways.
Take an average trim/list and always use the corrected trim for calculations.
Julien Dufour, CEO, Verifavia Shipping, compares and contrasts IMO and EU's approaches to monitoring, reporting and verifying ship CO2 emissions.
Some buyers say they believe refraining from using traders, and only using physical suppliers, will avoid a so-called "double payment" problem.
Some analysts, including Goldman Sachs, say $20 oil should not be ruled out.
Second run produced lower less sulfur than first, company says.
There are no consistent findings across the number of fuels tested that can be used to clearly distinguish problematic fuels from nonproblematic fuels, CIMAC says.
Meanwhile, OPEC's boss says current market volatility is due to anticipation of the cartel's impending summit.