Bulletins/alerts

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High sediment fuels originating from Greek Ports
Issued: 2016-11-23

High sediment fuels originating from Greek Ports

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Decision by MEPC 70 on MARPOL Annex VI Reg. 14.1.3
Issued: 2016-11-08

Decision by MEPC 70 on MARPOL Annex VI Reg. 14.1.3

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IBIA issues an SOP to be followed by surveyors during MFM Deliveries
Issued: 2016-11-08

IBIA issues an SOP to be followed by surveyors during MFM Deliveries

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Operational problems experienced during the use of 0.10% New ECA Fuels (NEFs) bunkered from various ports in ARA Region
Issued: 2016-11-08

Operational problems experienced during the use of 0.10% New ECA Fuels (NEFs) bunkered from various ports in ARA Region.

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Introduction of fuel sulphur compliance verification process by Transport Canada
Issued: 2016-10-24

Recently, Transport Canada (TC) announced a process where Marine Safety Inspectors have started verifying the compliance with the 0.10% m/m sulphur fuels through on-site fuel sampling and analysis.

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Use of new fuel types for ECA-SOx compliance
Issued: 2016-09-19

Use of new fuel types for ECA-SOx compliance

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The Changing Role of the Bunker Surveyor in a world of Mass Flow Meters
Issued: 2016-08-30

The Changing Role of the Bunker Surveyor in a world of Mass Flow Meters

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Mandatory use of Mass Flow Meter (MFM) in Singapore from 1st January 2017
Issued: 2016-07-19

From 1st January 2017, it will become mandatory for all Marine Fuel Oil (MFO) bunker deliveries in the Port of Singapore to be made using Mass Flow Meter (MFM).

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Restrictions on exporting bunker fuel samples from Saudi Arabia
Issued: 2016-04-20

Local contacts in the region have made us aware of new procedures that have been enforced in Saudi Arabia

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Guidelines from China Maritime Safety Administration on verification of control measures for emission control areas
Issued: 2016-03-03

Further to our recent FOBAS bulletin, the Chinese Maritime Safety Administration (MSA) has issued details on how authorities intend to verify the use of both low sulphur fuel and equivalent alterna...

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