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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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Flood of Russian Fuel Oil Into Singapore Boosts Bunker Margins
Demand for storage has risen as a result.
Dan-Bunkering Announces Outcome of European Merger
After 'an astonishing number of applications', the firm has rejected external candidates in favour of appointing its most senior remaining European executive as its new leader in the region.
Dan-Bunkering Owed £4 Million by Collapsed UK Container Line
ElbOil UK Ltd and Alpha Trading also listed among 35 creditors to vessel operator Allseas Global Project Logistics.
LNG Carrier Runs Aground in Suez Canal
The LNG tanker Grace Emilia ran aground in the canal on Wednesday.
Maersk to Kill Off Hamburg Süd, Sealand Brands
Maersk is aiming to move to a 'single, unified brand', as a result of which the brands of Hamburg Süd, Sealand, Twill and some newer Maersk units will be brought to an end.
BunkerEx Hires New Bunker Broker in London
The new hire was previously a manager at UK-based SE Bunker Fuels from October 2019 to November 2022.
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