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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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GCMD: We May Need Carbon Price in $300s/MT to Make Alternative Bunkers Attractive
GCMD CEO Lynn Loo suggests both a high carbon price and a sharp drop in alternative fuel costs will be needed to spur maritime decarbonisation.
Sonan Bunkers Appoints Chief Commercial Officer
The new CCO joined the company last month.
Tanker With Fuel Oil Cargo Runs Aground Near Singapore Strait
The tanker Liberty ran aground in shallow waters near Indonesia's Karimunbesar Island on Thursday.
CMA CGM Shifts Boxship Order From Methanol Propulsion to LNG
The firm's September order of eight 9,200 TEU container ships from Shanghai Waigaoquao Shipbuilding will now come with LNG propulsion rather than methanol.
Dan-Bunkering Appoints Global New Fuels Lead
The global new fuels lead has worked for Dan-Bunkering since January of this year as a new fuels and carbon trader.
INSIGHT: Are We About to Hit an Alternative Credit Squeeze?
Paul Hardy of brokerage NSI discusses the impact on bunker markets of the Eu-ETS and growth in biofuel supply.
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