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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

IBIA and BIMCO launch survey to identify need for bunker licencing at major ports

Both organisations working for effective bunker licencing schemes, preferably introducing mass flow meters, to be implemented in bunker hubs around the world.

Feb 17 2022

Mass Flow Metering Systems: Dispelling the myths, detailing the benefits

MFMS shown to have delivered clear benefits in the face of measures taken in response to the pandemic, according to ExxonMobil and Bunkerspot research.

Jan 12 2022

MFMs: Singapore bunkering sector validates multimillion dollar investment of a bunkering icon

By the end of 2021, a record of more than 240 million metric tonnes of marine fuel would have flowed through MFMs installed onboard Singapore bunker tankers; Manifold Times finds out why this is so.

Dec 06 2021

Metcore launches MFM+ Program; bunker industry stakeholders can ‘take the challenge by going beyond the norm’

‘Metcore’s MFM+ Program exemplifies serious oil suppliers and buyers who advocate fair trading using a recognised and widely-accepted technology,’ highlights Darrick Pang, Managing Director of Metcore.

Oct 27 2021

Magnets on MFMs: Criminal syndicate convicted over MFM tampering offences; cases closed

Criminal syndicate’s tampering with MFMs on bunker tankers Southernpec 6 and Southernpec 7 conceptualised by three masterminds and carried out by cargo officers on board, according to joint statement.

Sep 30 2021

Minerva Bunkering: ADP reduces MFM bunkering ops by more than two hours

Based from findings of recent whitepaper ‘Refining bunker barge performance using coriolis meter technology and the Advanced Delivery Platform’.

Sep 10 2021

VPS TALKS: DETECTION

Having a surveyor’s watchful eye to detect illegal activities also sends a strong signal to barge and vessel crew not to undertake any intended non-compliance, states VPS Senior Sales Manager.

Jul 21 2021

MFM system certification program: Adapting to changes and opportunities amidst the pandemic 

Bunker tanker owner’s trust in LR and Metcore’s expertise proves duo’s experience in bunkering MFMs and unceasing support made the difference in ensuring trust during bunker transactions.

Jul 19 2021

China: Zhoushan implements smart technology to enhance bunkering ops

Feasibility studies on incorporating 5G technologies and mass flowmeter systems paired with e-BDN reporting in the works, says Zhoushan Port representative.

Jun 23 2021

VPS TALKS: PREVENTION

On 5th June 2021, VPS carried out a Remaining On Board (R.O.B.) survey on board a Singapore-registered bunker tanker at short notice by the Charterer and quickly identified the theft of 98 metric tons of bunker fuel.

Jun 17 2021

MFM bunkering at Singapore port – Who will guard the guards themselves?

CCIC discuss the progression of MFM technology for bunkering at Singapore port with Manifold Times; and possible development of a primary facility for MFM calibration.

Jun 15 2021

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

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