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MPA to mandate SS 648:2019 for MFM bunkering operations from 1 May 2020

TR 48:2015 will cease to apply by end November 2020; all in-service bunker cargo officers and bunker surveyors are required to attend SSA or IBIA refresher courses.

Feb 25 2020

Rotterdam in partnership to build battery/hydrogen fuel infrastructure

Forms agreement with E.ON and DeltaPort to implement battery container or hydrogen refuelling services in pilot project at Wesel.

Feb 19 2020

Singapore: Coriolis Master Meter for MFM verification garners international interest

Master meter will be used for verification operation of duty MFMs installed on board Singapore bunker tankers due for yearly re-validation, learns Manifold Times.

Feb 18 2020

IBIA Asia launches MPA-approved 1 Day Bunkering Course (SS648:2019)

Course designed for Cargo Officers and Bunker Surveyors operating within the Singapore marine fuels industry; SS648:2019 hardcopies will be given to each trainee.

Feb 12 2020

Ascenz publishes whitepaper on accurate bunkering using MFM technology

Reliable Bunkering Practices Enhanced by New Technologies explains causes of inaccurate MFM bunkering.

Nov 25 2019

SS 648 an evolution from TR 48, says MFM consultancy Metcore International

Managing Director Darrick Pang explains a summary of key differences between SS 648 and TR 48 in event.

Nov 22 2019

SS 648:2019 implementation date to be effective from 1 May 2020

SS 600 to be running parallel with SS 648 as vessel tanks still need to apply manual measurements, says FOBAS.

Nov 18 2019

Singapore Standards Council launches new Singapore Standard SS 648 to replace TR 48

SS 648, the first standard of its kind in the world, has an expanded scope and application to cover marine fuel oil and distillates as compared to TR 48, says SSC.

Nov 07 2019

FOBAS: Use of bunker surveyors could avoid MFM malpractices

Reinforces importance of appointing independent bunker quantity surveyor for bunkering operations.

Oct 20 2019

Trilogy Petroleum starts bunkering ops with MFM-equipped road tanker

Road tanker the first in Singapore to use MFM for bonded fuel deliveries, Chairman of Trilogy Petroleum tells Manifold Times.

Sep 13 2019

Endress+Hauser discusses value of digitalisation in bunker supply chain

There is a need to harmonise the measurement method along the bunker fuel supply chain, says Mohamed Abdenbi.

Sep 05 2019

Singapore: Endress+Hauser organises flow measurement seminar for industry stakeholders

Experts discussed the advantages and strength of each flow measurement technology, an overview of installation requirements, followed by a ‘live’ demonstration.

Aug 06 2019

Singapore: MFM bunkering systems for distillates take precision to another level

Performing final acceptance tests for distillate bunker tankers a different ballgame when comparing similar tests for fuel oil variants, Metcore International shares.

Jul 12 2019

China: Zhoushan port to develop MFM-based e-BDN system for bunkering

Metcore International, which promotes MFM technology for bunkering, is investing in Zhoushan, says Deputy Director, Zhejiang Zhoushan Free Trade Zone Committee.

Jul 05 2019

MPA: Mandatory adoption of MFM for distillates delivery from 1 July

Distillates include MGO, MDO, LS MGO (0.1%), ULSFO and VLSFO meeting 0.5% sulphur requirements.

Jun 28 2019

Argus Media: Zhoushan barges to be equipped with mass flow meters

There are currently 50 bunker barges in operation in Zhoushan, of which only one has MFM installed.

Jun 27 2019

Singapore: Bunker Cargo officer, crew face charges over alleged MFM tampering

Suspects face charges under the Computer Misuse and Cybersecurity Act over mass flowmeter Tampering, according to State Court documents.

Jun 24 2019

Accredited TR 48 MFM bunkering operations spread to Port of Piraeus, Greece

Metcore International and Lloyd’s Register successfully complete TR 48 accreditation for bunker tanker operating out of Athens, representatives tell Manifold Times.

May 08 2019

Magnets on MFMs: Viking Marine Services issues industry update

Ongoing solution would be education and training of stakeholders on MFM bunker deliveries, it says.

Apr 26 2019

Magnets on MFMs: Case of ‘a few bad apples spoiling the basket’

Representatives of Piroj International, Metcore International and an industry expert, all involved in TR 48 development, share respective opinions with Manifold Times.

Mar 21 2019

Argus Media: Singapore bunkering market eyes MFM magnet use

Singapore bunker market participants have not seen any major impact on the market from the practice.

Mar 20 2019

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