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Fuel Quality & Testing

Simplex-Turbulo named distributor of Parker Kittiwake's bunker products
17 Jan 2017 07:20 GMT
Experienced bunker specialist Darren Middleton forms part of UK-based sales team.

Inspection of Danish ships abroad expected to rise by 36% in 2017
13 Jan 2017 10:53 GMT
Danish Maritime Authority aims to step up inspections of Danish-flagged ships in foreign waters.

SGS, VPS top Singapore bunker surveyor list
11 Jan 2017 14:24 GMT
12.3 percent of Singapore's licensed bunker surveyors are employed at either SGS or VPS.

ExxonMobil tackles fuel compatibility and stability in latest video
06 Jan 2017 12:23 GMT
Oil major's video covers fuel mixing, asphaltene precipitation and fuel testing.

Singapore to start 2017 with 135 MFM-equipped bunker vessels
30 Dec 2016 10:56 GMT
In December, 11 vessels have been authorized to carry out MFM deliveries next year.

Rise in bunker disputes prompts P&I club to advise members
23 Dec 2016 12:59 GMT
The Shipowners' Club offers advice to members regarding collating evidence and contract terms.

'Many enquiries' for TR48-certified MFMs from non-Singapore suppliers
30 Nov 2016 10:51 GMT
Consultancy expects to see more bunker vessels around the world with TR48-accredited MFMs over the next few years.

ExxonMobil issues guidelines to prevent cross-contamination of marine fuels
17 Nov 2016 12:27 GMT
Guidelines cover the segregation of fuels during storage and handling.

New guides to help avoid bunker disputes and handle claims
22 Sep 2016 07:23 GMT
Publications provide advice on how to avoid bunker disputes and how to handle them if a claim arises.

Tanker owners advised to bunker 0.5% fuel in China 'to be on the safe side'
01 Sep 2016 08:21 GMT
Ships would then have the documentation to show that the fuel purchased is compliant, says Intertanko.

ExxonMobil launches second accredited MFM in Hong Kong
12 Aug 2016 07:53 GMT
Development follows the launch of Hong Kong's first independently accredited MFM in December.

Bureau Veritas hires Marine & Offshore Communications Director
28 Jul 2016 09:04 GMT
Nick Brown to take up the post from 2nd November.

New proposed standard to test alternative fuels for metals
20 Jul 2016 10:25 GMT
Method is designed to provide a reliable measurement to ensure that alternative fuels meet the appropriate quality standards prior to blending.

Denmark to investigate five shipping firms over fuel sulphur violations
21 Jun 2016 15:08 GMT
Vessels were said to be burning fuel with a sulphur content as much as nine times above the currently allowed limit.

Operators advised to 'wage war on soot' with post-combustion fuel treatment
26 May 2016 10:58 GMT
Post-combustion fuel treatment cuts vessel costs, inefficiency and risk, advises Wilhelmsen Ships Service.

Gard issues emergency fuel recommendations
06 May 2016 09:18 GMT
P&I Club recommends the use of DMX fuel to avoid emergency equipment failure.

IBIA develops standard operating procedures for surveyors
06 May 2016 08:28 GMT
Guidelines developed to support new regulatory requirements and to standardize bunker deliveries with a mass flow meter.

Fuel management training agreement signed
25 Apr 2016 10:22 GMT
Veritas Petroleum Services and Seagull Maritime to provide fuel management e-learning solutions.

Draft ISO standard 'lends further protection to the bunker supplier'
08 Apr 2016 09:12 GMT
New quality standard for marine fuels would increase the likelihood of breakdowns for ship owners, says Parker Kittiwake.

Coastguard awards fuel sampling contract for UK ports
06 Apr 2016 11:54 GMT
Lucion Marine to carry out fuel oil sampling at major UK ports on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).





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