ExxonMobil extends mass flow metering system for bunkers to ARA region

Rapidly following on from successful implementation projects in Asian bunkering hub Singapore and in Hong Kong, ExxonMobil will now be the first company to supply bunker via an independently accredited mass flow metering system (MFMS) in the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp (ARA) region. ExxonMobil Premium HDME 50™ marine fuel is now available through an MFMS that has received third-party accreditation from Lloyd’s Register.

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IBIA highlights ‘loophole’ in Singapore MFM bunker supply chain

The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) is calling for a solution to what it labels as a “significant loophole” in Singapore’s bunker supply chain at the point of fuel custody transfer between the onshore oil terminals and bunker tankers, particularly after the mandatory use of mass flow meters (MFMs) for bunker fuel deliveries.

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Singapore keeps up efforts to retain bunkering crown

Singapore has boasted pole position in the bunkering industry for as long as anyone can remember, backed by competitive regional pricings and generally efficient fuel transfer operations, sustaining the port’s growing bunker sales.

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Singapore moves closer to mass flow meter bunkering

The impending compulsory use of mass flow meters (MFM) to carry out bunker deliveries in Singapore port has made positive progress, attested by the launch of a technical reference standard in mid-February this year, way ahead of the 1 January 2017 enforcement date.

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