Month: September 2019

Energy

Maritime

Total readies for six-month low sulphur transition

The transition will pick up in earnest from next month as the market seeks to come to grips with new and existing options to comply with the IMO global sulphur cap. Total sees this as one signpost marking the start of the mandatory low sulphur transition for the marine fuel industry. Total wants to maintain…

8 Sep 2019, by IBC Asia Insights

Energy

Maritime

Endress+Hauser discusses value of digitalisation in bunker supply chain

Digital transformation is the way forward for every stakeholder in the bunker fuel supply chain, states the Business Process Consultant – Bunkering & Fuel Supply Chain at Endress+Hauser. Mohamed Abdenbi was addressing delegates at the 9th Biennial Bunkering in Asia conference on Tuesday (3 September) when he noted on a need to harmonise the measurement method along…

8 Sep 2019, by IBC Asia Insights

Energy

Maritime

BunkerMAESTRO to remove ‘biggest pain point’ of bunker operators

A digital solution developed by Singapore-based maritime solutions firm Claritecs is well on its way to remove the ‘biggest pain point’ of bunker tanker operators and more, says its Co-founder and Chief Product Officer. Russell Gomes was presenting at the 9th Biennial Bunkering in Asia conference on Wednesday (4 September) when he shared how the tech company…

8 Sep 2019, by IBC Asia Insights

Energy

Maritime

SSA President shares members’ concerns for first six months of IMO 2020

The President of Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) shared members’ international concerns for the first six months of IMO 2020 during her presentation at the 9th Biennial Bunkering in Asia conference on Tuesday (3 September). Caroline Yang, also the Chief Executive of Singapore-based bunker tanker owner and operator Hong Lam Marine, noted members were concerned over global locations…

8 Sep 2019, by IBC Asia Insights

Energy

Maritime

Innospec launches Octamar™ series of additives for new blends of IMO 2020 bunker fuels

Colorado-based global specialty chemicals company Innospec on Tuesday (3 September) launched a new series of additives specifically developed for new blends of 0.5% sulphur limit IMO 2020 bunker fuels at the 9th Biennial Bunkering in Asia conference. The two new multi-functional additives, Octamar™ HF-10 Plus and Octamar™ Ultra HF, both enhance the stability and compatibility of VLSFOs and hybrid…

8 Sep 2019, by IBC Asia Insights
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