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Fuel Quality & Testing

Operators urged to take soundings in wake of Singapore piping 'irregularities'
21 Mar 2017 13:08 GMT
Vessel operators advised to also use a 'reputable' bunker surveyor.

ExxonMobil tackles fuel switching in latest video
08 Mar 2017 11:53 GMT
Oil major covers planning, avoiding thermal shock and controlling temperature and viscosity.

WSS urges operators to perform onboard fuel tests
09 Feb 2017 07:58 GMT
Onboard tests enable crews to take preventative measures before fuel issues become critical, highlights WSS manager.

World Fuel Services welcomes introduction of MFMs in Singapore
06 Feb 2017 15:03 GMT
Bunker firm publishes white paper on mass flow meter technology.

Monjasa obtains certifications, says it 'leads the race' for improved quality
27 Jan 2017 12:27 GMT
Bunker firm receives certifications related to health and safety, quality and environmental management.

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.





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