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.
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.
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.
Infineum additives can positively influence TSP and TSA to improve stability and compatibility of treated fuel, shares its Marine Fuel Additive Business Development Manager.
Knowing the results of marine fuel quality prior to bunkering operations makes sense for all parties, says the Business Unit Manager of Eurofins Mechem.
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.
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.
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.
The issue of contaminated marine fuel within the bunkering sector will likely to continue past 2020, forecasts the Group Managing Director of Veritas Petroleum Services.