St. Petersburg-based Baltic Fuel Company (BFC) on Tuesday (8 June) said it has acquired an environmentally compliant tanker of Arc4 ice class for performing export and bunkering operations in the ports of the Baltic Sea and the North Sea.
The ship operating under the Russian flag will remain classed by Bureau Veritas; the Baltic Eagle built in 2004 is currently going through a procedure of renaming – the ship will be named Veles.
The double-hull ice-class oil tanker of 7,000 dwt complies with MARPOL Annex VI requirements. The ship’s length is 119.1 meters, width – 16.9 meters, depth – 7.36 meters. The ship has 13 cargo tanks. Her main engines’ capacity is 3,840 kW.
Photo credit: Baltic Fuel Company
Published: 9 June, 2021
Estimated total value of MFO which was erroneously recorded as having been delivered to the receiving vessels across the 14 proceeded CMA charges is US$121,585.60, states court document.
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.
No quarantine required if vessels have not called at Brazil, India, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines and South Africa during the 21 days prior to arrival at Hong Kong port, according to Marine Department notice.
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.
‘The acquisition of PGI Industries will enhance VPS’ preventative maintenance services offered to the power sector, increasing protection and sustainability of the asset,’ says Malcolm Cooper, CEO, VPS.
A foreign vessel was involved in an alleged unauthorised STS incident with bunker tanker Pearl Melody on 5 June, Director and General Manager of Consort Bunkers tells Manifold Times.