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Tricks of the Bunker Trade: The Buy Back
This malpractice could be instigated by the corrupt crew of a vessel or even the barge who may take its chances and ask the Captain, "have you got any spare fuel onboard?"
Mass Flow Meter Malpractice? This is What We've Seen in Singapore and What You Can Do to Protect Yourself [Pictures]
Petro Inspect surveyors have seen barge setups where it would be possible to syphon bunkers back into the bunker barge after they have passed through the mass flow meter.
The Stellar Daisy Loss: Understanding Cargo Liquefaction Risks
It's a known issue with most ore cargoes; the key issue is whether the solid bulk cargo that is to be loaded is liable to liquefaction.
Why You Might Be Losing Millions on Sludge Disposal, and How You Can Prevent It
Petro Inspect discusses the importance of sludge discharge / disposal surveys - are the ship owners being paid fairly?
Tricks of the Bunker Trade: What Happens When Your Bunker Surveyor is Asked to Bend the Rules?
Does that even happen? Unfortunately, the answer is "yes."
Tricks of the Bunker Trade: A Guide to Dealing With Post Bunker Disputes
Disputes arising over bunker quantity "after" delivery calls for shipboard personnel, and a surveyor present who is experienced in dealing with disputes.
Tricks of the Bunker Trade: Singapore Cappuccino Bunker Incident Report [Pictures]
Had this malpractice not been detected the client would have had a monetary loss of at least $36,000.
Tricks of the Bunker Trade: Identifying Cappuccino Bunkers [Pictures]
Further images to help with the identification of Cappuccino Bunkers.
Tricks of the Bunker Trade: Cappuccino Bunkers, an Illustrated Guide to Loss Prevention
Cappuccino bunkers remain one of the most common and widely used 'mal-practices' in the bunkering industry to-date.
Tricks of the Bunker Trade: Precautions against Cappuccino Bunkers
Steps you should take to prevent receiving aerated bunkers that hide a short delivery.
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KPI OceanConnect: KPI Bridge Oil Completes Merger With OceanConnect Marine
The deal was first announced in February, and has now received regulatory approval.
Scrubber Manufacturer Yara Shifts Focus After Tech's Business Case "Substantially Weakened" by COVID-19, Oil Price Drop
"We had high hopes for the scrubber market in 2020, but Covid-19 changed all that," says Yara's Shyam Thapa.
GP Global Uncovers Employee Fraud in UAE
GP employees in the UAE are alleged to have taken advantage of working from home to manipulate trading records and defraud the company and its customers.
Anonymous Bunker Insider Complains of Trading Companies Living Hand-to-Mouth on Low Margins
Buyers are driving bunker traders' margins down to unsustainably low levels, according to one market participant.
SocGen Shutters Singapore Trade Financing Unit
After sustaining loses following Hin Leong collapse, earlier demise of IPP.
Weekly Vessel Scrapping Report: 2020 Week 30
Have you sold bunkers to a recently scrapped vessel? Check here with VesselsValue's demolition sales from July 23 – July 29, 2020.
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