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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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FEATURE: LQM Merger - End of an Era, or Dawn of a New Beginning for Bunker Broking?
S&B takes a look at the history of LQM, the decline of pure brokerages, Dan Bunkering joining the hybrid broker/trader club, and what lies ahead for brokers.
KPI Bridge Oil, Straits Bunkering Employees Face Corruption Charges in Singapore
KPI says previously suspended accused trader now fired after charges relating to deals in 2017-2018 were laid yesterday.
Monjasa Chairman Christian Merrild Dies After Sudden Illness
Merrild had served as chairman for the past ten years.
Weekly Vessel Scrapping Report: 2021 Week 42
Have you sold bunkers to a recently scrapped vessel? Check here with VesselsValue's demolition sales from October 14 – October 20, 2021.
Italian Bunker Supplier ReSeaWorld Opens Greek Office
The company's new general manager in Greece was previously a senior bunker trader at BMS United.
Independent Bunker Suppliers Face 'Insurmountable Challenges': Tolson
Tolson argues independent suppliers have not changed their models notably since a period of 'profit at unprecedented levels' in the mid-2000s.
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