07 Dec 2021
Final creditors meeting for Raffles Bunkering to take place in January 2022
Meeting will be held at 28 Biopolis Road, Wilmar International, Singapore 138568 on Friday (7 January, 2022) at 11:30 am, according to the Government Gazette.
07 Dec 2021
Malaysia: MMEA detains oil tanker “Stari” over alleged illegal anchoring
Maritime Director of Perak State, Captain Shahrizan bin Raman, said the oil tanker was spotted about 14.7 nautical miles off Pangkor Island.
Singapore: Sing Fuels appoints new Regional Head Bunkers, Europe
Based in Dubai and leading the European bunker team as Regional Head Bunkers, Europe, Robin has over 20 years of experience within the bunker industry.07 Dec 2021
SEA-LNG: Let’s call it Renewable Synthetic LNG
LNG has been referred to variously as e-methane, eLNG, Synthetic Natural Gas, and others; among SEA-LNG members, naming of the product is not always consistent.07 Dec 2021
NGO calls for Malta to support cleaner Mediterranean sea through an Emission Control Area
A Mediterranean Emission Control Area (MedECA) has been the focus of years of campaigning by various partners in the Mediterranean region, says BirdLife Malta.07 Dec 2021
KONGSBERG in “HySeas III” project to trial tech using hydrogen based propulsion system
System to undertake a four-month testing program for validation purposes with the aim of verifying the final design for a hydrogen-powered RoPax ferry.07 Dec 2021
MPGC 2022 on schedule for January 2022 launch, says organiser Conference Connection
Middle East Petroleum Gas Conference (MPGC) to take place on 24-25 January 2022 in Kingdom of Bahrain; more than 30 key speakers to address ten sessions.07 Dec 2021
MFMs: Singapore bunkering sector validates multimillion dollar investment of a bunkering icon
By the end of 2021, a record of more than 240 million metric tonnes of marine fuel would have flowed through MFMs installed onboard Singapore bunker tankers; Manifold Times finds out why this is so.
Aderco brings six years of inland biofuels experience to the maritime sector
‘We are here to transfer the extremely valuable knowledge gained over the past six years to the maritime sector, such that our customers are comfortable in the use of such biofuels,’ states CEO Olivier Baiwir.
Debut interview: Marine Fuels Alliance to create bunker-charter, KYC, T&C standards as part of ‘ultimate goal’
Newly appointed Anthony Mollet speaks to Manifold Times about his role, vision, value proposition and plans for the Marine Fuels Alliance to become a wide-reaching and engaging bunkering industry association.
Interview: Sea Forrest Power Solutions provides electrification details of Victory Petroleum bunkering fleet
SFP will be retrofitting VPT’s existing bunker vessel with its Full Electric Ready (FER) system and seeks to commission the vessel in the second quarter of 2022, CEO of SFP George Lee tells Manifold Times.
Singapore: Panelists speak on bunker fuel quality issues at Clyde & Co., SCMA organised webinar
Equatorial Marine Fuel Management Services, Oldendorff Carriers, Lloyd’s Register and organisers took part in a Bunker Quality Claims Webinar moderated by Manifold Times on 10 November.
Exclusive: Consort Bunkers enhances company policies after internal investigations of “Pearl Melody” incident
‘Though it did introduce temporary commercial and operational disruptions, we took a constructive view of the situation and chose to use this event as a learning opportunity,’ shares a Consort Bunkers spokesperson.
Bunker contamination: The importance of timely GC-MS results
Knowing the results of marine fuel quality prior to bunkering operations makes sense for all parties, says the Business Unit Manager of Eurofins Mechem.
Traditional bunker price reporting is transitioning to a new era
Bunker price assessments are keeping up with shipping’s change to a low carbon future, informs the Deputy Editor, Marine Fuels at Argus Media.
Maritime consultancy: Global interest in MFMs picking up
Adoption of MFM systems have caught the attention of bunker players in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Fujairah, Gibraltar and Greece, says Metcore’s Managing Director.
Positive influence: Additives potential ‘lifesavers’ for off-spec VLSFOs
TSP, cat fines, and water content are parameters which marine fuel additives can positively influence to save an otherwise off-spec product, shares the Technical Manager (APAC) of Aderco.
After Hin Leong, Is Singapore Still A Premier Commodity Trading Hub?
Murmurings of recent commodity trading incidents suggest an impact on Singapore’s ability to attract commodity traders. The MD of Helmsman LLC examines if this is true.
Marine fuel additives: A drop-in solution for IMO 2020 fuels
Infineum additives can positively influence TSP and TSA to improve stability and compatibility of treated fuel, shares its Marine Fuel Additive Business Development Manager.
SNP broker tells: Why the premium for bunker tankers?
Ever wonder why bunkering vessels are 20 to 30% more expensive than their conventional oil tanker cousins? The Managing Director of Sovereign Shipping Global explains.
Mysterious engine damages Post IMO 2020 caused by VLSFO?
Poor combustion affects between 4-20% of the worldwide fleet and stems ultimately from the source of bunker fuel, shares the Marine Regional Sales Manager Asia Pacific of Innospec.
De-bunkering specialist: Choosing the right pump for the job
Relying on vessel pumps to extract contaminated marine fuel from bunker tanks, though convenient, might be a bad choice, explains the Director of Pro Liquid.