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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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US-Flagged Tanker Attacked in Gulf of Aden
An anti-ship ballistic missile was fired at the US-flagged tanker Torm Thor in the Gulf of Aden at 11:45 PM Sanaa time on Saturday.
Vopak Reallocates Singapore Storage Capacity to Biofuel Bunkers
The firm has commissioned 40,000 m3 of capacity at the Sebarok terminal for marine biofuel blending.
Singapore to Limit Chlorinated Organic Compound Presence in Bunker Fuel
Singapore's new bunker quality rules will come into effect on June 1 and include rules on chlorinated organic compounds, inorganic acids, polystyrene, polypropylene and polymethacrylate.
BunkerEx Hires Global Head of Sales in London
The new hire was previously a commercial digital owner for sister company Bunker Holding from April 2022 to this month.
US Warns of Potential Environmental Disaster From Bulker Hit by Houthi Attack
An 18-mile oil slick has been observed from the Rubymar after it was attacked on the evening of February 18.
World Kinect Sees Quarterly Recovery in Marine Profits and Volumes in Q4
Taking 2023 as a whole, marine income sank by 47% to $82.3 million, while volumes dropped by 12% to 16.8 million mt.
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