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TFG Marine chartered barge fitted with Metcore certified mass flow metering system

Mass flow metering system fitted on “Endo Sirocco” is also ISO22192:2021 compliant; vessel is first barge in the Mediterranean to operate in line with these certification standards.

Mar 15 2023

Metcore International achieves ISO/IEC 17065:2012 accreditation for certification of mass flow metering systems

Newly attained status allows Metcore to provide accredited certification of a MFM system under its very own certification scheme, Darrick Pang, Managing Director of Metcore International, tells Manifold Times.

Feb 13 2023

CE Delft releases report on bunker fuels supplied to Port of Rotterdam and Port of Antwerp-Bruges

Both port authorities want insight into the contribution and mandatory use of a MFM bunkering system on board bunker vessels towards solving potential quantity problems in Port of Rotterdam.

Feb 07 2023

Bunker fuel sales volume at Rotterdam port up 6% on year to 10.8 million in 2022

For the first time, some sea-going vessels bunkered methanol and from the summer of 2023 sea-going vessels will arrive on a regular basis to bunker this fuel.

Jan 27 2023

Cepsa becomes ‘first company’ in Europe to operate hybrid diesel-electric bunker tanker

All cargo lines will have mass flow meter technology which guarantees precise and reliable measurement of the fuel supplied, says firm.

Jan 25 2023

Ascenz secures first contract in Mexico for Electronic Fuel Monitoring System solution

EFMS combines digital technologies including mass flow meters, tank gauging sensors, on-board software, communication devices and cloud computing in one single solution.

Jan 18 2023

IBIA welcomes mandatory bunker measuring systems in major ARA ports and calls for more ports to follow suit

IBIA Bunker Licensing & MFM Working Group will continue to push for adoption of bunker licensing and uptake of MFM in other areas, especially major bunkering hubs.

Jan 09 2023

Bunker fuel measuring system to be made mandatory in Antwerp, Zeebrugge and Rotterdam

Antwerp-Bruges Port Authority and Port of Rotterdam Authority will make it mandatory to use the measuring system such as Mass Flow Meters on board bunker vessels to measure bunker fuels.

Dec 23 2022

IBIA: Supplier licensing on agenda at MEPC 79

IBIA and BIMCO have shared the results of their survey highlighting broad support for bunker licensing schemes and MFMs in a document submitted to MEPC 79.

Dec 13 2022

Rotterdam keen to improve its bunkering sector, is hot on the heels of Singapore’s MFM mandatory adoption

Rotterdam’s intention to mandate the usage of MFMs goes down well with licensed bunker supplier VT Group; MFM providers supportive of move but stressed continuous monitoring is needed for optimum performance.

Nov 25 2022

Pavilion Energy, Gasum and CNOOC to strengthen global LNG bunker supply network

Agreement between trio aims to establish central links across West and East in key LNG-bunker ready ports that include Baltic and North Sea ECA and key Chinese ports.

Nov 16 2022

IBIA welcomes news of Rotterdam’s plans to mandate MFMs

Rotterdam and Antwerp ports received a letter in July 2021 from 40 ship owners, bunker suppliers and others requesting MFMs to be made mandatory, says IBIA.

Nov 01 2022

SIBCON 2022 Interview: ExxonMobil to invest more than USD $15bn on GHG reduction initiatives by 2027

Haur-Bin Chua, Regional Commercial Fuels Sales Director, Marine, ExxonMobil Asia Pacific, discusses market dynamics, the adoption of MFM technology, and digitalisation of the bunkering value chain with Manifold Times.

Oct 12 2022

Report: Off-spec bunkers leave ship operators with estimated USD $27k – 50k bill per event

Strong evidence suggests operators need reliable support in bunkering disputes and independent testing and verification is the only way of being truly supported.

Oct 10 2022

SIBCON 2022: Singapore sets out to drive transformation in bunkering

New initiatives on biofuel as marine fuel, digital bunkering and fuel quality assurance announced at the 22nd edition from 4 to 7 October 2022.

Oct 05 2022

EXCLUSIVE: Japanese MFM manufacturer Oval Corporation targets Singapore bunkering sector entry by 2023

‘We’ll start the application [to MPA] before the end of 2022 and hopefully to receive approval within six months or sooner,’ L. Y. Hwang, Director / General Manager of Oval Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, tells Manifold Times.

Oct 04 2022

Pavilion Energy and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines name newbuild LNG bunker vessel

TotalEnergies Marine Fuels will be employing Brassavola to supply LNG bunker to its customers when launched into operation during 1Q 2023.

Oct 04 2022

Singapore: ISO/TC 28/SC 2/WG13 for Marine Bunkering attends meter verification operation of “Sea Longevity”

ISO delegates represented seven countries and were in Singapore to attend a three-day meeting of ISO WG13 to develop two new ISO bunkering standards, learns Singapore bunkering publication Manifold Times.

Sep 30 2022

SIBCON 2022 Interview: MFMs relevant for custody transfer of future liquid-based marine fuels, confirms Endress+Hauser

‘MFMs will continue to have a place within the bunkering sector even when the shipping industry continues to adopt new types of marine fuels, such as LNG, biofuel, methanol, ammonia and hydrogen,’ states spokesman.

Sep 29 2022

TFG Marine: All hands on deck for greater transparency in the bunkering industry

There is a continuing lack of transparency in the way marine fuel is delivered and this has to change, said Kenneth Dam, TFG Marine Global Head of Bunkering.

Aug 05 2022

Metcore introduces MFM+ Program to Singapore bunkering market; V-Bunkers amongst first adopters

Program introduces periodic assessments, mass flow metering data analysis, and regular training for relevant key personnel to better handle the MFMS to ensure a high level of continuous operational competency.

May 20 2022

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