January, 2020
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VPS gives background and presents three real-world case studies where ships have encountered problem VLSFO fuel.
FEATURE: VLSFOs - The Concerning Fuel Management Issues So Far....
Travel activity could be particularly affected, says Goldman.
Crude Down Nearly 3% As Potential Economic Impact of China Coronavirus Spooks Traders
Marfin Management aims to use the service to manage its compliance with IMO 2020.
Monaco-Based Ship Manager to Use BunkerTrace Blockchain-Based Tracking Service
The ships are due for delivery in 2021.
Shipping Company Wallenius SOL Orders Two New LNG-Fuelled Ships
China is set to apply a value added tax rebate on fuel oil from 1 February.
Chinese Exporters Seek Combined 24 Million Tonnes of Fuel Oil Export Quotas: Platts
Middle distillate inventories sank by 26% over the same period.
Fujairah Fuel Oil Stocks Jump to One-Month High
Only 10 cases of non-availability of compliant fuels have been reported to the IMO so far.
Kitack Lim Hails 'Relatively Smooth' IMO 2020 Transition
Between 24th December 2019 and 21st January 2020, VPS has issued seven Bunker Alerts relating to sediment issues within VLSFO fuels.
VLSFOs: High Level of Bunker Alerts Relating to Sediment Issues
Are shipowners overreacting, or suppliers shirking obligation?
FEATURE: The Growing Problem of IMO 2020 VLSFO Bunkers With Marginally Off-Spec Sulfur
Even U.S. shale is credited for keeping the market balanced during the Libyan outage.
Positive Analytical Sentiment For Ample Global Crude Supply Supports Prices