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Singapore to further digitise bunkering sector after successful use of MFM technology, says MPA

Implementation of MFM has enhanced transparency in the bunker supply chain, thereby increasing the preference of shipowners to purchase bunkers in Singapore.

May 03 2021

Claritecs MAESTRO engine steadily linking bunker and shipping agency ops for ‘true digital transformation’

Firm is developing a proof-of-concept ship agency module for bunkering on behalf of a world-class client; secured firm agreements to develop lighter boat scheduling, and more.

Apr 19 2021

TFG Marine installs and calibrates its first Endress+Hauser bunkering MFM at Rotterdam

The MFM is operational onboard TFG Marine-chartered UniBarge B.V. MTS Sydney and provides customers with full transparency on their marine fuel deliveries.

Apr 16 2021

ISO: Singapore Standards Council highlights benefits of national bunkering standards

Study conducted by SDO@SCIC on behalf of Enterprise Singapore; it concluded the standard’s adoption could save the industry SGD 80 to SGD 199 million annually.

Mar 22 2021

IBIA Convention 2020: Session summary of the APAC – Bunker Suppliers and Buyers Panel

Representatives of Oldendorff, Stena Bulk, Fratelli Cosulich, and TOTAL Marine Fuels Global Solutions discuss IMO 2020, activities in the last 12 months, and future bunker industry developments.

Nov 12 2020

Singapore: Milestone achieved as first bunker tanker undergoes MFM verification via Master Meter

Patrizia Cosulich becomes first bunker tanker in Singapore to undertake its Mass Flow Meter extension test using the Master Mass Flow Meter, learns bunkering publication Manifold Times.

Oct 22 2020

SIBCON 2020: Executive summary of the world’s top bunkering event hosted ‘in a very special year’

Event welcomed over 1,100 attendees from 42 countries; delegates visited virtual booths about 4,800 times; while around 5,800 connections were made, according to data from organiser Informa.

Oct 20 2020

MPA: MFM verification service for bunker tankers using Master Meter commences at Singapore port

Bunker suppliers and bunker craft operators may choose to carry out meter verification using either existing MIMO method OR with the use of a Master Meter.

Oct 15 2020

Singapore: Master MFM bunker verification gathers international praise; stakeholders explain its benefits

INTERTANKO, BIMCO, SSA, IBIA Asia share what the technology brings to the waterfront, while operator Metcore International and manufacturer Endress+Hauser explain its benefits to the bunkering industry.

Oct 09 2020

Chairman of Technical Committee for Bunkering explains SS 660, TR 80; and cast an eye to the future

Seah Khen Hee shares with Manifold Times how the new MFM bunkering standards contribute towards enhancing marine refuelling operations at the world’s largest bunkering port.

Oct 07 2020

SIBCON 2020: TR 48 reaps annual savings of at least SGD 80 million for bunkering sector

Case study found 66.3%-76.0% reduction in operation costs for bunker suppliers and shipowners in manpower savings and process efficiency.

Oct 07 2020

SIBCON 2020: Singapore introduces new MFM bunkering standards SS 660 and TR 80

Completion of SS 660 and TR 80, with SS 648, forms a trinity of bunkering standards covering the local bunker supply chain, says Chairman, TC for Bunkering.

Oct 07 2020

SIBCON 2020: Senior Minister highlights ‘quality resilience and sustainability’ for bunkering sector

‘We will continue to review and adopt a multi-pronged approach to uphold Singapore as a trusted and quality bunkering hub,’ states Chee Hong Tat in opening address.

Oct 06 2020

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

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