February, 2019
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Recent local bans on washwater discharges from open loop systems have increased a widespread misconception that there are no safeguards against their environmental impact.
IBIA INSIGHT: Facts and Fears in the Open Loop Scrubber Debate
January, 2019
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A big jump in Singapore bunker sales, driven primarily by third party business, comes alongside a clear change in message.
INSIGHT: Is Maersk Oil Trading Emerging as One of the World's Biggest Physical Bunker Suppliers?
"The time and space is there to take a deep breath and look at the issue with level-heads," Adrian Tolson tells Ship & Bunker.
INSIGHT: Should We Really Be Expecting More Ports to Ban Open-Loop Scrubbers?
Bunker fuel asphaltenes are the cause of compatibility problems, but asphaltene content of bunker residual fuel is not included in ISO8217-2017 specs.
ISO 8217 Specs Inadequate for IMO2020 Compatibility Issues
Ship & Bunker talks to Aegean's Tyler Baron and Sal Drago about an extraordinary 2018 and what lies in store for the year ahead.
Interview With Aegean: From the Brink of Liquidation to Ambitions of Growth
December, 2018
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Luca Volta, Marine Fuels Venture Manager, challenges John H. Whitaker (Tankers) to a game of table tennis.
ExxonMobil IMO 2020 Talking Points 02: Port of Southampton [VIDEO]
November, 2018
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When customers switch to VLSFO, existing credit lines will support 27% less fuel, writes Liberty Marine Fuels' Jesper Jervild.
IMO2020: Credit Is the New Black but Comes at a Cost
October, 2018
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With more types of fuels, more suppliers, and differences in qualities of fuels, there will be a natural increase in the need of storage and the sizes of storage
IMO 2020: Investing in Smart Storage
Preparations for accepting any new compliant fuels should start in 2019 and not at zero hour 2020.
IMO2020: Tank Cleaning – Why It Is More than a Bullet Point
Matt Muenster, Senior Manager of Applied Knowledge, Breakthrough, talks bunker prices, BAFs, compliance strategies and transparency.
Navigating Through Complexity: IMO 2020 and Opportunities Created by Fuel Market Dynamics