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The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) was formed in 1992 to provide an international forum to address the concerns of all sectors of the bunker industry. Today, it provides a central point of information and training for the entire industry, including suppliers, buyers, traders and related services.

World Bunkering features news, views and comments on all aspects of the bunker industry, from technical developments to commercial management, as well as exclusive previews and reports from IBIA events.

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Industry News

banle energy launches its first biofuel bunkering operation in hong kong

Hong Kong July 14, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – On July 14, 2023, Banle Energy International Limited, a subsidiary of CBL International Limited (NASDAQ: BANL) (the “Company”), partnering with ASB Biodiesel (Hong Kong) Limited and Seven Seas Oil (Hong Kong) Limited completed our very first B24 biofuel bunkering operation in Hong Kong, with Saybolt as an international independent inspection and testing service provider to monitor the whole process in order to ensure both quality and quantity.

latest developments from around the global marine fuel sector

One million tonnes of bunkers “are off spec” Off-specification and non-compliant fuels, totalling more than a million tonnes a year, can cost ship operators as much as $50,000 per incident according to a new report.

“make it more vital than ever that ship operators receive the correct advice and oversight on bunker procurement and refuelling operations”.

Africa

Cape struggles to cope

Six months of attacks on passing shipping by Yemen’s Houthis since November last year has had major effects on Africa’s bunker market, reports John Rickards
24/05/2024

EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN

Running Dry

The sharp fall in traffic through Suez and regional tensions have made conditions tough for the Eastern Med’s bunkerers, John Rickards writes
22/05/2024

ALTERNATIVE FUELS & TECHNOLOGIES: FUEL CELLS

Zero emissions

Fuel cells power ferry and boutique cruise ship newbuilds
20/05/2024

SCRUBBERS

Scrubbers: an evolving story

Scrubbers are not new, and they are likely to be around for the foreseeable future
18/05/2024

INNOVATION

Battery health checks

Corvus Energy’s data-driven tests
16/05/2024

I.T.

Digital revolution

The days of physical bunker delivery notes are numbered

SANCTIONS

Lighting up the Dark Fleet

Sanctions imposed on Iran, Russia and Venezuela have led to a parallel world where oil from those countries is traded in the shadows

ALTERNATIVE FUELS: HYDROGEN

Hydrogen, latest developments

A round-up of the hydrogen marine fuel scene

INNOVATION

Boosting efficiency with hydrogen

Catalyst system reduces emissions and cuts fuel consumption

ALTERNATIVE FUELS & TECHNOLOGIES: CARBON CAPTURE

Building a CO2 infrastructure

Carbon capture projects are well under way but for them to be viable the captured carbon needs to be either permanently locked away or put to good use in industrial processes

ALTERNATIVE FUELS & TECHNOLOGIES: NUCLEAR POWER

Nuclear propulsion R&D project 

Classification society, shipping company and shipyard in joint development project with nuclear engineering company for R&D of nuclear-propelled ships

ALTERNATIVE FUELS & TECHNOLOGIES: FUEL CELLS

Fuel cell developments

Fuel cell-powered box ships to operate northern European route

ALTERNATIVE FUELS: LNG

“Go with LNG!”

SEA-LNG puts its case that LNG is the best fuel pathway to net zero

ALTERNATIVE FUELS & TECHNOLOGIES: AMMONIA

Safety first

New certification and safety standards set course for development of ammonia as marine fuel

ALTERNATIVE FUELS & TECHNOLOGIES: WIND POWER

Harnessing the wind

Latest trials and installations of wind-assist systems

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