Some say as much as 50% of the current HSFO demand could be retained in 2020. Ship & Bunker investigates what's possible.
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Does that even happen? Unfortunately, the answer is "yes."
Having more than one set of sounding books is not uncommon and having the tables modified to the supplier's advantage is always a possibility.
In case of the event of a short fuel delivery, remember that time is of the essence.
"The challenge today is no longer a lack of information but rather sorting the signal from the noise," Oil Front's Danny Soos writes for Ship & Bunker.
Silverstream have released a new animation demonstrating its air lubrication technology.
Certainly the incentive to "cheat" will be large, and the very nature of the shipping business makes enforcement challenging.
Well attended final session shows interest in topic.
Vacuum gasoil likely candidate to be used in blending to 0.5% bunker fuel, according to Platts.
The companies want to make LNG bunkers feasible for a broader range of marine vessels.