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This is Why the Bunker Industry Needs MFMs
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.
Tolson: Independent Physical Suppliers Must Quickly Adapt or Face Continuing Trend of Failed Promise in 2017
There are questions to be answered as to why there are not more companies - especially physical suppliers – celebrating a successful 2016.
Will a Weakened EPA Impact 2020 Compliance Decision Making?
"An EPA under Pruitt might easily see global regulations, mandated by a UN organization, IMO, as an overreach."
Understanding Bunker Fraud: How Can a Physical Supplier Collude with an Owner/Ship Manager to Defraud a Charter?
"This could go on for some time if the charterer's voyage performance calculations are not being done," Adrian Tolson tells Ship & Bunker.
Too Big To Fail: Hanjin's Impact On Bunkering – Immediate Exposure Could Exceed $100M
It is difficult to put a positive spin on Hanjin's demise, and it is very concerning for the health of the bunkering industry.
20|20 Vision: Ensuring a Level Playing Field - The Challenge of Regulatory Compliance
Compliance based on trust rather than oversight would likely prove a costly option.
20|20 Vision: The Transition to Distillates is Going to be Messy
The bunker industry was already confused as to what would happen to all the fuel oil when we transition to low sulfur fuels, now we are even more confused!
20|20 Vision: The Key Components to Success for Fuel Suppliers in the Marine Energy Market
Where do we need to become more professional? And how do we prepare ourselves for the future?
By 2020 Ships Will Have Option to Desulfurize HFO Onboard to Meet 0.50% Sulfur Regs, Says Oil Tech Company
"Scrubbers aren't the only answer," IUT President and CEO Jim Van Wert tells Ship & Bunker.
Jonathan Mcilroy Appointed President of Aegean
"Aegean has established a global platform with a reputation for high-quality customer service and I am honored to serve as President," says Mcilroy.
The Industry is Woefully Unprepared for 2020 and Just Sleepwalking into Gasoil: Inatech
"While I understand the intellectual argument for BAFs, I just don't think you can sit back and rely on them as a way to pass those 2020 costs onto your customers," Inatech's Alok Sharma tells Ship & Bunker.
Tricks of the Bunker Trade: The Buy Back
This malpractice could be instigated by the corrupt crew of a vessel or even the barge who may take its chances and ask the Captain, "have you got any spare fuel onboard?"
Glander International Bunkering Relocates Trader from Singapore to Dubai
GIB says the move will enable its team in Dubai to benefit from Guyson's expertise within Asian ports.
IMO Rules Out Possible Delay to 2020 Date for 0.50% Global Sulfur Cap on Bunkers: IBIA
A majority of IMO member states rejected a proposal to collect data to allow the IMO to take stock of bunker availability ahead of 2020.
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