12 May 2021
Singapore: Creditors meeting for Kent Shipping scheduled to take place on 20 May
Attending creditors may send any questions or other substantial and relevant matters they wish to raise at the meeting by way of email by 19 May.
12 May 2021
Singapore: GILLS PTE LTD receives AiP from BV for vessel hull air lubrication system
GILLS systems installed on an existing vessel for a number of years now and the vessel owners are confident the fuel savings are approximately 10%.
HHI, HGS complete decarbonisation and digitalisation study with ABS
Project covered simulation and modelling of carbon footprints of a VLCC incorporating energy efficiency technologies, LNG bunkering and smart technologies.12 May 2021
Argus Media: Fujairah struggles to attract Qatari bunker demand
Resolution of the diplomatic dispute between the UAE and Qatar earlier this year has so far not resulted in a rise in marine fuels demand in Fujairah.12 May 2021
ENGINE: East of Suez Bunker Fuel Availability Outlook
Lead times for low sulphur fuel stems are steady on the week in Singapore, Zhoushan and Tokyo, while prompt supply has improved in Fujairah.12 May 2021
ZeroNorth partners with Monjasa to bring the latest bunker prices to customers
Customers will be able to start using this information to generate actionable insights on speed and bunker planning immediately.12 May 2021
Bunker Holding to offer B30 biofuel bunkers to vessels passing Danish straits
‘Amak Swan’ will use the new biofuel blend for an additional three to four weeks before Bunker One is ready to make the product available on the market.11 May 2021
Innospec Octamar HF-10 Plus receives ClassNK certification for VLSFO stability performance
OctamarTM HF-10 Plus was subjected to tests conducted at a third party lab by SGS Testing and Intertek in Singapore under the supervision of ClassNK earlier this year, according to spokeswoman.
BP Singapore bunker trial: Court sentences guilty parties to 54 month-imprisonment; duo to appeal decision
Former Regional Marine Manager of BP Singapore issued penalty of SGD 6 million; he faces an additional 28-month imprisonment term if penalty is not paid, says Judge.
Singapore-based Sing Fuels loses bunker claim against owner of ‘Lila Shanghai’
Sing Fuels claiming over total 1,049.29 metric tonnes of 380 centistokes bunker fuel delivered to bulk carrier Lila Shanghai at Port Elizabeth, South Africa in July 2019, according to court documents.
Current testing methods for VLSFO stability and compatibility may require supporting tests, says Infineum
Reserve Stability Number results are ‘questionable’ as almost all additives targeting asphaltene management show effectiveness in the test, says spokesman.
Singapore: Singfar International makes shipping market debut with 5+5 DF bunker tanker newbuilding order
Singfar International partnering Lianyungang Shenghua Shipbuilding to deliver 7,000 dwt DF bunker tankers from 2023 to support decarbonisation of the Singapore maritime industry.
Golden Star Marine wins legal suit against Star Formula Marine Services in Vietnam bunker project dispute
GSM awarded USD 1.85 million as well as SGD 5,800; Judge finds SFM Director ‘ungrateful and dishonest in his dealings with Bernard and the plaintiff,’ according to Court Judgement seen by 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.