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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.
Tricks of the Bunker Trade: Bunker Fuel Temperature
Accurate temperature recording is crucial when detecting bunker fuel concealment.
Tricks of the Bunker Trade: Concealed Fuel in Bunker Tanks
Verify the number and location of all bunker tanks, ensuring they correspond with the tank capacity diagram.
Tricks of the Bunker Trade: Tank Soundings to Detect Bunker Fuel Concealment
Always use own sounding tape and a ruler to report exact sounding or ullage.
Tricks of the Bunker Trade: Falsifying Documentation
Checks should include calibration tables, BDN Records, fuel consumption records, and the oil record book.
Tricks of the Bunker Trade: Bunker Fuel Concealment Through Trim and List
Take an average trim/list and always use the corrected trim for calculations.
Tricks of the Bunker Trade: Magic Pipes, Concealed Bunkers, and 221B Surveys
To find concealed fuel someone qualified has to go on board the vessel and get their hands dirty...
Tricks of the Bunker Trade: Dealing with Bunker Disputes
In case of the event of a short fuel delivery, remember that time is of the essence.
Tricks of the Bunker Trade: Can You Beat the Coriolis Flow Meters?
Mass flow meters promise to prevent many of the current tricks employed by unscrupulous individuals.
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Ten Arrested in Singapore Over MGO Transaction
In a joint operation with Singapore's Maritime and Port Authority, officers from the Police Coast Guard arrested six crew members of a Singapore-registered tugboat and four from a foreign-registered tugboat on Thursday.
Mercuria Invests in Digital Bunkering Transparency Firm Rise-X
The firm has invested $1.5 million into Rise-X.
INTERVIEW: Scorpio Tankers to Continue Testing Emulsion Fuel Bunkers Following Successful Trial With FOWE
"What is unique about FOWE's technology is that we can produce strong emulsions without the use of additives," said Dean Mihalic, Chief Executive Officer at FOWE, tell's Ship & Bunker.
Weekly Vessel Scrapping Report 2022: Week 31
Have you sold bunkers to a recently scrapped vessel? Check here with VesselsValue's demolition sales from August 4 – August 10, 2022.
BUNKER JOBS: Oldendorff Seeks Bunker Risk Manager in Germany
The company is looking for candidates with experience in a similar position and good communication skills in written and spoken English.
Hapag-Lloyd Sees Small Gain in First-Half Bunker Consumption as Fuel Price Gains 67%
The firm consumed a total of 2.12 million mt of bunker fuel in the first six months of the year, up by 0.7% from the 2.11 million mt used in the same period a year earlier.
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