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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.
Tricks of the Bunker Trade: Unpumpable Fuel, Zero Dip Volume Application
Be wary that empty tanks may not be empty even with zero dip.
Tricks of the Bunker Trade: Inflated / Deflated Tank Volumes
Soundings can be inflated during opening gauging by pouring diesel oil into the sounding pipe just before gauging.
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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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