January, 2018
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Today there are 119 LNG-powered vessels in operation with a further 125 on order, writes SEA\LNG's Stephen Cadden and Steve Esau.
LNG as a Marine Fuel – Tipping Points, Step Changes, Blizzards, and Snowballs
"Unless a solution is found, every year there will be a further accumulation of 200 million MT of HFO," Viswa Lab's Dr. R. Vis writes for Ship & Bunker.
Industry Insight: The New Bunker Fuel Regulations - Some Thoughts
December, 2017
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While availability of the fuel is not an issue, the infrastructure required for getting LNG bunkers onto ships is proving to be a limiting factor for the industry, Vincent Lagarrigue, Director, Trelleborg Oil and Marine, writes for Ship & Bunker.
Industry Insight: Fresh Thinking in the LNG Transfer Zone Easing Infrastructure Concerns
The case of US v. American Commercial Lines, LLC, is the latest chapter in the litigation stemming from the collision between a barge and a tanker on July 28, 2008.
Recent Verdict on Bunker Spill Case Brings Clarity to Third-Party Fault and Limitation of Liability Defenses
"'Resistance to change' is the action taken by individuals and groups when they perceive that a change that is occurring is a threat to them," Apurva Mali, Trading Manager, Ennero writes for Ship & Bunker.
Industry Insight: The Shipping and Bunker Industries' Resistance to Change
Over 99% of ISO 8217:2005 deliveries actually comply with ISO:8217 2010 standards, BunkerEx CEO Ishaan Hemnani writes for Ship & Bunker.
Keeping up with the Latest ISO 8217 Specifications
"Will we remain a simple commercial part of this game or makers of new markets?" Mustafa Muhtaroglu, Founder, Energy Petrol writes for Ship & Bunker.
The World is Changing. Where Does the Bunker Industry Stand?
November, 2017
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High prices mean Australia has always been a "top-up" country for bunkers, but there are almost never any quality or quantity issues, Nick Bond tells Ship & Bunker.
Know Your Counter Party: Australia Bunkering
Industry veteran Steve Leonard and 2020 Marine Energy's Adrian Tolson give Ship & Bunker their views on the latest venture from Bunker Holding.
Bunker One: A New Direction for Bunker Trading or a Natural Step Towards the Inevitable?
"A temperature discrepancy of just 1-2 deg C can cause a large discrepancy in the bunker delivery quantity," Chris Bieda, Service Delivery, Lloyd's Register GMT, writes for Ship & Bunker.
LR Bunker Tips: Portable Electronic Thermometer (PET)