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Bunker Quality Quantity
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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Bunker Traders in Demand as Job Market Remains Buoyant into 2021
"I would say 2020 has been our busiest year ever partly because of the job activity for bunkering," says Singapore-based Salling Search.
Green Bunkers, Eco-bunkers, Bio-bunkers, Renewable Bunker…Caveat Emptor!
Saving planet while burning fuel with superior mileage, doesn't that sound too good to be true? Ara Barsamian, Eliseo Curcio, and Daniel Son from Refinery Automation Institute, LLC discuss.
Bank Arrests Second GP Global Bunker Tanker
Vessel's mortgage holder behind move in India.
Chevron Reports VLSFO Causing Abnormal Liner Wear
The wear is typically being noticed in vessels using VLSFO with a lower CCAI and higher estimated cetane number.
Shell Tops Singapore Bunker Supplier List as Global Oil Majors Gain From Hin Leong's Demise
Last year's winner, Petrochina International (S) Pte Ltd, dropped down to fourth place.
VLSFO Sold to Stricken Bulk Carrier Wakashio Was On-Specification
MOL's fuel quality testing system found no problems with the bunkers.
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