January, 2019
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It all really comes down to the simple laws of supply and demand.
What's Up with the HSFO Bunker Prices and Why Are All the Scrubber Guys Getting Worried?
September, 2018
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It is wholly possible that the end of the residual area will produce some of the best margins ever…as long as the contaminants stay away, says 20|20 Marine Energy's Adrian Tolson.
The Fuel Quality Crisis Contaminating 2020 Transition
June, 2018
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Time for the bunkering industry to professionalize and clean the house out, 20|20 Marine Energy's Adrian Tolson writes for Ship & Bunker.
The Dirty Secret of Bunker Contamination
January, 2018
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The key question is how quickly will shipowners feel confident enough to begin consuming compliant fuels that are blends rather than 100% marine gas oil, writes Stillwater Associates and 20|20 Marine Energy.
IMO 2020 Rule: Bunker Suppliers' and Blenders' Perspective
October, 2017
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"If it follows California's path, Indian bunkering may never reach the potential that has long been envisioned," Adrian Tolson writes for Ship & Bunker.
India's Bunker Suppliers Need More Than Small Mercies
February, 2017
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MFMs are a way out of a cycle of claims, damaged relationships with ship owners, and an ever-diminishing opportunity to make money, writes Tolson.
This is Why the Bunker Industry Needs MFMs
January, 2017
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There are questions to be answered as to why there are not more companies - especially physical suppliers – celebrating a successful 2016.
Tolson: Independent Physical Suppliers Must Quickly Adapt or Face Continuing Trend of Failed Promise in 2017
December, 2016
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"An EPA under Pruitt might easily see global regulations, mandated by a UN organization, IMO, as an overreach."
Will a Weakened EPA Impact 2020 Compliance Decision Making?
September, 2016
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"This could go on for some time if the charterer's voyage performance calculations are not being done," Adrian Tolson tells Ship & Bunker.
Understanding Bunker Fraud: How Can a Physical Supplier Collude with an Owner/Ship Manager to Defraud a Charter?
It is difficult to put a positive spin on Hanjin's demise, and it is very concerning for the health of the bunkering industry.
Too Big To Fail: Hanjin's Impact On Bunkering – Immediate Exposure Could Exceed $100M