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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?"
Mass Flow Meter Malpractice? This is What We've Seen in Singapore and What You Can Do to Protect Yourself [Pictures]
Petro Inspect surveyors have seen barge setups where it would be possible to syphon bunkers back into the bunker barge after they have passed through the mass flow meter.
The Stellar Daisy Loss: Understanding Cargo Liquefaction Risks
It's a known issue with most ore cargoes; the key issue is whether the solid bulk cargo that is to be loaded is liable to liquefaction.
Why You Might Be Losing Millions on Sludge Disposal, and How You Can Prevent It
Petro Inspect discusses the importance of sludge discharge / disposal surveys - are the ship owners being paid fairly?
Tricks of the Bunker Trade: What Happens When Your Bunker Surveyor is Asked to Bend the Rules?
Does that even happen? Unfortunately, the answer is "yes."
Tricks of the Bunker Trade: A Guide to Dealing With Post Bunker Disputes
Disputes arising over bunker quantity "after" delivery calls for shipboard personnel, and a surveyor present who is experienced in dealing with disputes.
Tricks of the Bunker Trade: Singapore Cappuccino Bunker Incident Report [Pictures]
Had this malpractice not been detected the client would have had a monetary loss of at least $36,000.
Tricks of the Bunker Trade: Identifying Cappuccino Bunkers [Pictures]
Further images to help with the identification of Cappuccino Bunkers.
Tricks of the Bunker Trade: Cappuccino Bunkers, an Illustrated Guide to Loss Prevention
Cappuccino bunkers remain one of the most common and widely used 'mal-practices' in the bunkering industry to-date.
Tricks of the Bunker Trade: Precautions against Cappuccino Bunkers
Steps you should take to prevent receiving aerated bunkers that hide a short delivery.
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Aframax Tanker on the Run After Failed Arrest in Sri Lanka
The ship left Sri Lankan waters before port officials were able to carry out the arrest.
Sing Fuels Takes on Former GP Global Trader in Dubai
Sing Fuels has moved its Dubai branch to a new address in the city at Jumeirah Lakes Towers.
CEO of Panamanian Bunker Supplier Dies in Traffic Accident
Juan Carlos Heilbron, CEO of Panamanian bunker supplier Trader Tankers, died while cycling in the Los Santos region on September 20.
Trafigura White Paper Proposes Global Levy on Bunkers to Fund Decarbonisation
The company proposes a carbon levy of $250-300 per tonne of CO2 equivalent is imposed on bunker fuels.
Jet Fuel's Surprise Entry Into Bunker Market Remains Limited
Falling values make aviation fuel potential blend component for marine fuel.
UK P&I Links Jet Fuel Blending Into Bunkers to Flash Point Problems
Jet and automotive fuels being used as blend stocks may be causing bunker flash point issues.
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