ShippingWatch

Singapore expands use of mass flow meters

Singapore will now also use mass flow meters for bunkering distillates in the world's biggest bunker port, starting in the summer 2019.

Photo: Ed Wray/AP/POLFOTO/arkiv

Starting in the summer 2019, it will become mandatory to use mass flow meters (MFM) when tanking distillates in the world's largest bunker port, Singapore.

While it has since 2017 been mandatory for suppliers of bunker oil in the port to have mass flow meters installed on their ships in order to prevent fraud, this monitoring has so far only been tested on distillate transfers.

Read the whole article

Get 14 days free access.
No credit card required.

An error has occured. Please try again later.

Get full access for you and your coworkers.

Start a free company trial today

More from ShippingWatch

Extreme container rates can push shippers into bankruptcy

Extreme container freight rates might lead to a string of bankruptcies for companies without transport deals, says shipping analyst Lars Jensen in an analysis to Shippingwatch. Particularly smaller fashion brands are under pressure, according to trade organization.

Containers piling up at Port of Felixstowe

Efficiency is dropping at UK container port Felixstowe while containers are piling up, according to Vesselsvalue. Some carriers are now opting to divert their vessels away from the port.

Multipurpose market red-hot but short on capacity

With acute shortages of capacity, bottlenecks and ensuing delays have continued to affect the multi-purpose sector, where containers are lucrative goods. The rates are currently record high, according to an analysis from Toepfer Transport.

Further reading

Related articles

Trial banner

Latest news

See all jobs