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INTERVIEW: Bunkering sector undergoing through exciting technological transformation, observes Teekay Tankers

Mads Bjornebye, Manager of Bunker Services at Teekay Tankers Ltd, shares about the company’s perspective of e-BDNs, bunker purchasing & planning tools, while offering his thoughts on future marine fuels.

Mar 23 2021

INTERVIEW: Major ports, including Singapore, to prepare for alternative marine fuels future, says IMO

‘Energy transition in shipping will require new technologies, alternative fuels and infrastructure to support low- and zero-carbon shipping,’ IMO Head, Air Pollution and Energy Efficiency, tells Manifold Times.

Mar 10 2021

ABS grants AIP to Solid Oxide Fuel Cell tech developed by DSME to power VLCCs

Joint development project includes utilising SOFC technology to replace at least one of three diesel generators typically on-board a Very Large Crude Carrier.

Jan 22 2021

Boomsma Shipping installs two Econowind Wind Assisted Propulsion units on cargo ship

The installation was completed in one day without having to dry dock the vessel and it is now on its way to Sweden, where Econowind will conduct start-up tests.

Jan 22 2021

UK government funds project to track maritime shipping emissions with satellite analytics

UK government will be giving a cash injection to five projects to bring together UK business expertise and universities to utilise space solutions to global issues.

Jan 07 2021

Global Energy Trading and Bunkerchain complete bunkering sector’s first PoC with TradeTrust Integration

3,490 mt of LSFO from Itochu Enex was lifted at Universal Terminal; the same bunker stem was bought by Global Marine Logistics and delivered by bunker tanker Juma to receiving vessel Kirana Nawa.

Jan 05 2021

The Signal Ocean Platform launches update for charterers to assess ship CO2 emissions

CO2 calculation factors include the vessel’s size, age, speed, loading conditions, shipyard, use of scrubbers, type of fuel used, the ballast leg of any voyage etc.

Dec 29 2020

GCC Bunkers opts for ION Aspect Commodities Trading Risk Management platform

Aspect was selected for its capabilities in the bunker market, its quick implementation, and its ability to adapt to changing international marine fuel regulations, said ION.

Oct 23 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

Singapore: Equatorial Marine Fuel unveils OTT (Online Tracking Tool) to enhance bunker deliveries

‘Our main focus of OTT is to increase transparency towards our clients as well as minimise the time customers spend on getting bunker delivery status updates,’ Executive Director tells Manifold Times.

Oct 01 2020

DNV GL: FuelBoss pushes digitalization of bunkering services

DNV GL interviews bunker supplier Gasum on its first experience using FuelBoss, a digital bunkering platform for LNG, and how it has improved customer experience.

Aug 05 2020

Silverstream air lubrication technology secures eight orders for Hyundai LNG carriers

LNG carriers are owned by Knutsen LNG, JP Morgan Asset Management, and Korea Line Corporation which have all secured long-term charter agreements with Shell.

Jul 28 2020

Wärtsilä Expert Insight now available for 2-stroke engines and scrubbers

A unique digital predictive maintenance product, the MVP for scrubbers will provide continuous fleet-wide insight into vessel compliance and scrubber utilisation.

Jul 15 2020

Insatech joins Nautilus Labs to boost shipowners voyage profitability and vessel yield

‘Scaling instrumentation, marine services and support is crucial to ensuring that different types of vessels […] have the opportunity to unlock access to their data,’ it said.

Jul 02 2020

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