Bulletins/alerts

Belgium
Elevated Sulphur fuels from Antwerp
Issued: 2017-08-01

In the last week FOBAS has tested a number of ISO-F-DMA samples bunkered at Antwerp in which,
based on single test result, the sulphur contents determined exceeded the limit of 0.10 % m/m
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DHL Account number change
Issued: 2017-07-25

DHL Account number change

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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT please note our NEW e-mail address for sample collections, sample kit and consumable requests
Issued: 2017-07-18

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT please note our NEW e-mail address for sample collections, sample kit and consumable requests

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Off-spec Aluminium and Silicon fuels in Singapore
Issued: 2017-06-01

Elevated levels of Aluminium and Silicon (catfines) found within some bunkers recently taken in Singapore.

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Elevated Sediment in Greek Ports
Issued: 2017-05-23

An alert which discusses elevated levels of sediment found from bunkers taken in some Greek ports. This follows on from our previous warning last month, indicating this issue may becoming more wid...

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Low Flash point (< 60°C) from ports in the North East USA
Issued: 2017-03-27

Recently FOBAS has tested a number of Low Sulphur MGO samples with flash point below the 60 °C
SOLAS minimum limit. Tested results range from 56 to 59 °C. It should be noted that SOLAS refers to
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Elevated Sulphur levels from Fujairah
Issued: 2017-03-27

In the last three weeks, FOBAS has tested a number of samples from Fujairah which were ordered as
ISO-F-RMG380 grade however Sulphur significantly exceeded the maximum specified limit of 3.50 %
m/m.

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Singapore Bunker Supplier Panoil Petroleum Suspended Over Irregularities with Piping Fixtures
Issued: 2017-03-22

Singapore Bunker Supplier Panoil Petroleum Suspended Over Irregularities with Piping Fixtures

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Iso
The newly published ISO 8217:2017 standard and what changes can be expected from this new edition.
Issued: 2017-03-21

The newly published ISO 8217:2017 standard and what changes can be expected from this new edition.

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Acid
High Acid Number fuels from various ports in Brazil
Issued: 2016-11-23

High Acid Number fuels from various ports in Brazil

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