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World Bunkering is the
official magazine of IBIA

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.

For more information or to make a booking please contact:

 

Alex Corboude

Project Manager, IBIA’s World Bunkering

Tel: + 44 207 386 6119   Mob: +44 7957472317

Email: alex@worldbunkering.net

Industry News

Industry News

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”.

December 6, 2022

MOL sets up $2.6 million Mauritius charity

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has established the MOL Charitable Trust in Mauritius “as part of its benevolent and philanthropic actions to support activities for the public benefits of Mauritius and its people to address the impacts of the oil spill” to mitigate the damage caused by spilt bunkers when the bulk carrier Wakashio grounded on the island nation's coast in July 2020.

The ship was on charter from a subsidiary of Nagashiki Shipping Co. In a statement MOL said…

January 5, 2022

Singapore

Trafigura commits to 25% cut in emissions intensity

Singapore-based commodity trader, and major shipping and bunker markets player, Trafigura has announced a target to reduce the intensity of its total shipping emissions by 25% by 2030, compared to an IMO 2019 adjusted baseline.

The target encompasses over 70% of Trafigura’s reported Scope 3 emissions in 2020 and will see the emissions intensity profile of the Group’s owned and third-party leased shipping fleet decline by 48% compared to the 2008 IMO industry baseline.

December 23, 2021

Going with the wind

New design of rotor sail to provide wind-assisted propulsion

December 22, 2022

KR has awarded design approval for Hyundai Heavy Industrys Hi-Rotor. ©KR
Azane Fuel Solutions floating bunker terminal. ©Azane

Taking on ammonia

The bunkering terminals that will be required for the widespread use of ammonia as a marine fuel are starting to emerge

December 14, 2022

Going for 100%

New ro-ro design concept based entirely on compressed hydrogen as fuel

December 10, 2022

Pic for Fuel Cells
The new Wärtsilä 25 medium-speed 4-stroke engine, ©Wartsila
The new Wärtsilä 25 medium-speed 4-stroke engine, ©Wartsila

Ready for anything

With many uncertainties surrounding the choice of alternative fuels to achieve decarbonisation, projects are underway to ensure expensive marine engines have the flexibility to use a range of fuels

December 9, 2022

Two-stroke challenge

Chevron supplies first stem of 40 BN

Category II lube oil

December 8, 2022

Lubricants. Clean Piston.
Clean piston - It is vital for cylinder oils that have Category II status to have excellent performance, centred on their cleaning ability. ©Chevron
©iStock

Major survey looks into need for bunker licensing

IBIA, supported by BIMCO, launch survey to assess industry views on licensing and Mass Flow Meters as tools to improve transparency in the marine fuel sector

February 8, 2022

Keeping the digital ship safe

Modern bunker ‘barges’ are in reality high tech ships with increasingly sophisticated electronic systems on board

February 10, 2022

©International Chamber of Shipping

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