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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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Classification Societies Clash on 2050 Bunker Demand Outlook
Two leading classification societies have come up with two starkly different visions for how bunker demand might develop in the coming decades.
INTERVIEW: The Falling Cost of Biofuel - Now a "Commercially and Technically Viable" Alternative to Fossil Bunkers
Even as the price of conventional marine fuel slumps to multi-year lows, says GoodFuels.
Chinese Fuel Oil Output Surged in April
Fuel oil output gained 68% on the year to hit 3.09 million mt in April.
Bunker One Operated Barge Briefly Detained in Ghana
The Thornton, operated by Bunker One and owned by Union Maritime, was held by the maritime authorities in Ghana early last week.
Scrubber Deferrals Boost Bottom Line for Frontline
Strong freight rates and narrow fuel spread behind Frontline move.
K Line Investigates Wind Propulsion in Decarbonisation Push
The company will undergo testing and analysis of the Airseas kite propulsion systems on its vessels next year, and then install a further 50 of the systems on its fleet.
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