What is a bunker contract?
Bunker Contract means this contract of sale and delivery of Bunker Fuel on the terms hereof as agreed by and between the Parties.
What are bimco terms?
The BIMCO Terms is a standard contract for the purchase and supply of marine fuels to ships. The latest edition of this contract is BIMCO Bunker Terms 2018. Copyright in the BIMCO Terms 2015 is held by BIMCO.
What happened to OW Bunker?
OW Bunker filed for bankruptcy in 2014 just eight months after listing in Copenhagen, partly due to losses on an estimated $120-$130 million credit line given by its Singapore-based arm to small local company, Tankoil Marine Services.
What is Bunker supplier?
Bunkering is the supplying of fuel for use by ships (such fuel is referred to as bunker), including the logistics of loading and distributing the fuel among available shipboard tanks. A person dealing in trade of bunker (fuel) is called a bunker trader.
What are the precautions and procedure adopted during bunkering?
Precautions To Be Taken While Bunkering Operation All deck openings and scupper must be plugged or closed. Different grades of fuel oil must never be mixed together. All un-required flange must be blanked and tank soundings be taken at regular interval. Place dip trays under the hose pipe lines at strategic positions.
How do you prepare for a bunkering operation?
Preparations For Bunkering
- All valves should be checked and those not to be used, must be securely closed.
- Oil absorbent materials should be easily available.
- Communication system should be checked between ship and shore.
- All hose connections to be frequently checked.
What is bunker safety checklist?
1 Are bunkering hoses in good condition? 2 Are bunkering hoses correctly connected & drip trays in position at flanges? 3 Is the valve of the receiving tank open? 4 Is the capacity of the receiving tank checked?
What is the safety precautions during bunkering?