Blog: Michael Green

A Closer Look: The Importance of Bunker Fuel Quality Testing and its Impact on the Shipping World
09 December 2013

A Closer Look: The Importance of Bunker Fuel Quality Testing and its Impact on the Shipping World

Why does the transport of marine fuel samples across the globe for routine analysis provide constant logistical challenges? More…

A Closer Look: Chemicals in Marine Fuel
23 November 2012

A Closer Look: Chemicals in Marine Fuel

Chemical contamination within marine fuels can place fuel purchasers and suppliers into potential conflict. Standards, a uniform approach, and third-party laboratories can help. More…

Hydrogen Sulphide – Creating a Stink for Vessel Owners and Operators?
11 September 2012

Hydrogen Sulphide – Creating a Stink for Vessel Owners and Operators?

The presence of Hydrogen Sulphide in marine fuels has always been viewed by vessel owners / operators as an occupational hazard. It is widely accepted that at some point in time a vessel will receive a parcel of fuel that contains higher than expected levels of H2S and will be expected to handle it in a manner which does not endanger the onboard crew. More…