Oil major Chevron has revealed that it will offer the IMO 2020-compliant 0.5% sulphur bunker fuel by the end of the third quarter, reports said.
Sweden’s Swedegas and FordonsGas have penned a new agreement to make bunkering available for liquefied biogas (LBG) at the port of Gothenburg.
Singapore-based bunker supplier Southernpec (Singapore) has been permanently banned from supplying marine fuels in the port of Singapore after the local port authority revoked its bunker supplier licence.
France’s Total is readying to make 0.5% sulphur content fuels available at major bunkering ports from the fourth quarter of this year ahead of the IMO 2020 regulation, and the state oil firm is projecting a gradual global uptake of LNG as a marine fuel.
With the IMO 2020 implementation day approaching, oil major Shell announced that it has carried out 19 successful trials of its very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) at key ports globally.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has revoked the bunker craft operator licence of Southernpec (Singapore) effective 8 May due to the bunker player’s malpractice of using a magnet to interfere with the mass flow meter (MFM) reading.
The port of Singapore has witnessed its first ship-to-ship LNG bunkering involving the transfer of LNG as a marine fuel from a small-scale tanker to a heavylift vessel.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has temporarily suspended the bunker craft operator licence of Southernpec (Singapore) effective 25 April until further notice due to the use of magnets on its bunker tanker to tamper with the accuracy of mass flow meter.
Brazilian state oil firm Petrobras has produced and supplied its first batch of IMO 2020-compliant bunker fuels of 0.34% sulphur content, it has been reported.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has recently published a list of licensed bunker suppliers that are able to provide IMO 2020 compliant fuels in Singapore.