March, 2018
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IMO is moving forward with a marked reduction in the global maximum sulfur content of marine fuel on January 1, 2020.
IMO 2020 Rule: Overview & Background
February, 2018
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Global Marine Fuel Quality, continues to be a concern for the world's fleet.
A Review of Veritas Petroleum Services Bunker Alerts-2017
This is a follow-up to the recent article regarding Mass Flow Meter (MFM) Fuel Delivery issued on 6th February 2018.
VPS Clarification of Fuel Delivery Verification Service
"You are ultimately responsible for your own safety and well-being whilst carrying out your duties," Chris Bieda, Service Delivery, Lloyd's Register GMT, writes for Ship & Bunker.
LR Bunker Tips: Safety First – Personal Protective Equipment
January, 2018
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Dr Sian Prior is lead advisor to Clean Arctic Alliance, who is campaigning for a ban on the use and carriage of Heavy Fuel Oil in the Arctic.
Opinion: Scrubbers Are Not the Perfect Solution - for the Arctic or Anywhere
The spike provides producers a very attractive opportunity to hedge their 2018 production, Paul Kuklinski, Boston Energy Research, writes for Ship & Bunker.
January In-Depth Oil Price Outlook: Oil Prices Have Limited Upside
"Increasing access to data offers a chance to help shipping businesses of all sizes to thrive,"
Industry Insight: The Year Ahead in Data and How EU-MRV Is Affecting the Digital Landscape
"Being a surveyor is one of those jobs that regardless of how many safety systems and equipment are in place, you are still at high risk of injury," Chris Bieda, Service Delivery, Lloyd's Register GMT, writes for Ship & Bunker.
LR Bunker Tips: Safety First – Moving Between Vessel and Barge
"All these arguments for and against scrubbers will have to be viewed afresh in view of the new technology and pricing of horizontal scrubbers," Dr Vis writes for Ship & Bunker.
Industry Insight: Viability of Scrubbers for Different Type of Vessels
Even if suppliers don't agree to the BIMCO contract, it's content can be very useful to highlight where the risk lies for ship owners and operators, writes BunkerEx CEO Ishaan Hemnani.
Industry Insight: Analysing the BIMCO Bunker Contract