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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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S&B MARKET SURVEY: Global Q2 Bunker Demand Gains 6.3% From 2020 Low
Demand at key marine fuel hubs jumped by 6.3% in the second quarter of 2021 from the initial shock of the COVID-19 pandemic a year earlier.
Oil Tanker Held in Singapore
Ship controlled by Greek interests.
Vitol Offers Bunkering Across ARA Region
To new and existing customers.
Singapore's Raffles Bunkering to be Wound Up
The decision was made at an extraordinary general meeting of the company on September 15.
Platts To Publish Methanol Bunker Prices in Europe
Assessments from next week with possible extension to Asia and the Americas.
Vitol to Operate Electric Bunker Delivery Vessels in Singapore
The company has ordered two hybrid-electric bunker tankers for harbour operations in Singapore.
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