The following is a job advertisement for the Head of Bunkers position shared by BW Tankers for post on the Manifold Times website:
BW Tankers is a leading ship owner and operator with a substantial fleet of product tankers. The Company has a solid history in chartering, operations and technical management to offer customers the best solution to their transportation needs. BW Tankers is a joint venture formed by BW Group and PAG (Pacific Alliance Group), and owns a fleet of more than 50 product tankers in the LR2, LR1 and MR segments including newbuildings.
The Company has a global presence with offices in Singapore, Copenhagen and Houston. BW Tankers is associated with the BW group, a shipping company which for over 80 years has been involved in oil and gas transportation, floating gas infrastructure, environmental technologies and deep-water production.
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We are building an internal bunker department and we are looking for an individual who can drive our bunker sourcing. You will be responsible for optimal bunker planning, fuel requisition to meet fleet operational needs in collaboration with the bunker team. Reporting to the Head of Operations, this is a challenging and exciting opportunity for a highly driven individual, who has a proven track record in delivering results together with a team.
At BW, we offer challenging work in an international environment with a team of dedicated and competent colleagues. We recognise that the success of BW rests with each employee’s ability to provide the necessary skills and confidence within the team, and our training is tailored to suit individual needs and career aspirations.
Vision: Best on Water
Mission: We Act for the Future
If our values resonate with you and you think you can contribute, we would be delighted to hear from you.
Interested candidates may apply from instructions in the link here.
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Published: 14 May, 2018
EDIT: A change was made to the job title from "Senior Bunker Purchaser" to "Head of Bunkers" on 15 May, 2018 as per instructions from BW Group.
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.
U.S. Claims Register Summary recorded a total USD 833 million claim from a total 180 creditors against O.W. Bunker USA, according to the creditor list seen by Singapore bunkering publication Manifold Times.
Glencore purchased fuel through Straits Pinnacle which contracted supply from Unicious Energy. Contaminated HSFO was loaded at Khor Fakkan port and shipped to a FSU in Tanjong Pelepas, Malaysia to be further blended.
Individuals were employees of surveying companies engaged by Shell to inspect the volume of oil loaded onto the vessels which Shell supplied oil to; they allegedly accepted bribes totalling at least USD 213,000.
MPA preliminary investigations revealed that the affected marine fuel was supplied by Glencore Singapore Pte Ltd who later sold part of the same cargo to PetroChina International (Singapore) Pte Ltd.
‘MPA had immediately contacted the relevant bunker suppliers to take necessary steps to ensure that the relevant batch of fuel was no longer supplied. Further investigations are currently on-going,’ it informs.