Indian state-owned oil and gas corporation Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited (CPCL), a Group company of Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), has successfully produced a batch of IMO 2020 compliant low sulphur bunker fuel and is ready to supply to vessels at port, reports The Hindu Business Line.
CPCL is prepared to blend 5,000 metric tonnes (mt) of bunker fuel per month and production can be increased based on demand.
IOC currently procures marine fuel from its Paradip refinery but could change its supplier to CPCL if the rates are favourable.
The company notes that several other India refineries have started producing low-sulphur marine fuel this year, namely, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL).
Published: 27 August, 2020
Associate Director at Helmsman highlights the need to stay up-to-date with latest protocols / measures introduced by MPA, with continuous education of Master and crew of the visiting vessel.
BunkerPlanner Lite is an attempt to educate professionals engaged in bunker decisions about the use of advanced technology in the decision process, explains BunkerMetric CEO Christian Plum.
Senior Associate at Clyde & Co offers guidance to protect shipowners and bunker tanker operators in the event opposing counterparty breaches Covid-19 protocols, resulting in Covid-19 transmission.
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.
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.
‘To be clear, the activities undertaken by Ang outside of Sea Hub are categorically unrelated to the current non-active status of the company,’ Glen Lim, Shipping Director of Sea hub, tells Manifold Times.
21 Jul 2021