23 Jul 2021
MPA introduces fee on LNG cargo ops to support LNG bunkering activities
Imposes new LNG volumetric fee from 23 July onwards to ensure a level playing field for the deployment of MPA-approved FSUs/FSRUs at Singapore port.
23 Jul 2021
Keppel O&M FLL to utilise Wartsila hydrogen/LNG power generation engines
FLL project comprises a floating barge with LNG bunkering facilities for harbour crafts and small vessels; engine systems to be fully operational by Q1 2022.
Vitol Bunkers adds first offshore bunkering location to USGC and Caribbean supply ops
US Gulf Coast and Caribbean supply operations will be supported by the oil/chemical tanker Mt Morholmen, a new addition to Vitol Bunker’s fleet.23 Jul 2021
Newport Shipping: Tackling the fuel conversion conundrum
Upgrading ships in line with new environmental rules will be considered a dilemma for the industry due to commercial and technical risk factors.23 Jul 2021
Azana Fuel Solutions joins project partners to deliver ammonia bunkering terminals
Azane Fuel Solutions will offer its products and services globally and see the Northern European market as a likely early adopter of ammonia bunker fuel.23 Jul 2021
Singapore: Xihe Group affiliated “Ocean Pegasus” sold for USD 17 million
Creditors having claim against the ship or the proceeds of the sale should accordingly follow up with relevant parties before the deadline.22 Jul 2021
Argus Media: China’s Zhoushan bunkering operations pause with typhoon
Due to typhoon “In-Fa” bunker supply operations at east China’s Zhoushan bunker port including neighbouring Ningbo were delayed.22 Jul 2021
Singapore: Contactless bunkering protocol breach may lead to regulatory action and tort of negligence claims
Associate Director at Helmsman highlights the need to stay up-to-date with latest protocols / measures introduced by MPA, with continuous education of Master and crew of the visiting vessel.
BunkerMetric introduces ‘BunkerPlanner Lite’, a free-to-trial version of the BunkerPlanner platform
BunkerPlanner Lite is an attempt to educate professionals engaged in bunker decisions about the use of advanced technology in the decision process, explains BunkerMetric CEO Christian Plum.
Contactless bunkering operations at Singapore port ‘raises questions’ on remedies in event of breach
Senior Associate at Clyde & Co offers guidance to protect shipowners and bunker tanker operators in the event opposing counterparty breaches Covid-19 protocols, resulting in Covid-19 transmission.
VPS TALKS: DETECTION
Having a surveyor’s watchful eye to detect illegal activities also sends a strong signal to barge and vessel crew not to undertake any intended non-compliance, states VPS Senior Sales Manager.
MFM system certification program: Adapting to changes and opportunities amidst the pandemic
Bunker tanker owner’s trust in LR and Metcore’s expertise proves duo’s experience in bunkering MFMs and unceasing support made the difference in ensuring trust during bunker transactions.
Singapore: Imprisonment of Sea Hub Energy Director ‘unrelated to company integrity’, says majority shareholder
‘To be clear, the activities undertaken by Ang outside of Sea Hub are categorically unrelated to the current non-active status of the company,’ Glen Lim, Shipping Director of Sea hub, tells Manifold Times.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.