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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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Trafigura's Bunkering Arm Joins Golden Ocean, Frontline in New JV
Move means "increased base volumes and greater access to both infrastructure and credit".
IMO2020: Exxon to use Singapore's First LNG-Powered Bunker Tanker for VLSFO Supply
Opening the door to discounts on port dues for receiving vessels.
Transparency in BAF Formulas: The Importance of Visibility as the IMO 2020 Deadline Approaches
The added complexity and inherent costs associated with IMO 2020 have forced shippers and carriers to reassess BAF practices.
Dan-Bunkering Staff Move
Forms part of staff development programme.
INSIGHT: Is Jamaica Destined be an LNG Bunkering Heavyweight?
Unlike other markets, the country already has significant LNG facilities in place and the capability to meet growing demand for the emerging bunker fuel.
Malaysia to Get new "Bunker Island" Oil Storage Depot
Will feature 1.2 cubic meters of capacity.
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