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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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IMO 2020: Refining Can't Produce Enough Fuel for 100% Compliance, Says EnSys
It's going to be potentially rather chaotic and stressed, says EnSys president.
Rotterdam: HFO Bunker Spill After Odfjell Vessel Hits Jetty [Video]
Bow Jubail spilled 217 mt of HFO bunkers on Saturday.
What Are Bunker Suppliers Doing to Prepare for IMO2020?
We not only want to be ready as a supplier, we want to play a role in making sure that by 2020 we are ready as a country, Monjasa's Svend Stenberg Mølholt tells Ship & Bunker.
IMO 2020 World Cup
NSI looks at how nations participating in the FIFA World Cup are shaping up for IMO 2020.
Houston Bunker Suppliers Take Steps to Address Quality Concerns
But some buyers report frustrations with their supplier, and vice-versa.
Closing the Gap – External Contamination of Marine Fuels
"FOBAS has never experienced external contamination of this scale."
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