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FOBAS: Singapore tops off-spec bunker list in H1 October

18 Oct 2018

The Lloyd’s Register Fuel Oil Bunkering Analysis and Advisory Service (FOBAS) recorded the largest number of off-specification bunker fuel samples at Singapore port for the period between 1st and 14th October 2018.

Globally, it posted 76 off-spec instances where a result was outside the 95% confidence limit of either ISO 8217 6th edition test parameter or a value given by the BDN or sample label.

The top three bunker ports with reported off-spec bunker fuel cases in H1 October are as follows:
 

Port  Characteristic  ISO 8217
Limit or
Advised
Value
Final result Unit
Singapore Flash point 60.00*** 39.00 °C
Singapore Pour point 0* 6 oC
Singapore Pour point 0* 6 oC
Singapore Pour point 0* 6 oC
Singapore Pour point 0* 6 oC
Singapore Water 0.50* 0.90 % Volume
Singapore Water 0.50* 1.10 % Volume
Singapore Water 0.50* 0.75 % Volume
         
Rotterdam Density at 15°C 1.0076** 1.0136 kg/l
Rotterdam Density at 15°C 0.9910** 0.9921 kg/l
Rotterdam Viscosity at 50°C 373.9** 401.0 cSt
Rotterdam Viscosity at 50°C 674.5** 739.3 cSt
Rotterdam Viscosity at 50°C 694.4** 764.6 cSt
Rotterdam Viscosity at 50°C 380.0** 400.8 cSt
         
Antwerp Viscosity at 40°C 3.25** 6.05 cSt
Antwerp Viscosity at 40°C 4.90** 6.02 cSt
Antwerp Viscosity at 40°C 4.90** 6.03 cSt
Antwerp Viscosity at 50°C 377.0** 434.8 cSt
Antwerp Viscosity at 50°C 377.0** 407.0 cSt

Related: FOBAS: Rotterdam continues to be top off-spec bunker port in H2 September
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Published: 18 October, 2018
 

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