ISO 8217 Bunker Fuel Standard

ISO 8217 quality specifications for marine bunker fuels.

Intertek provides bunker fuel quality testing to the ISO 8217 standard. Intertek's fuel screening, sampling, shipping, testing, and cargo inspection services are available on a global basis. 

The ISO 8217:2012 standard for marine distillate and marine residual fuels includes a set of key tests. A fuel quality screening program, along with additional tests, are available as needed to help identify potential fuel issues before serious damage is caused to ship engines or emission compliance violations occur.

ISO-8217 bunker fuel oil tests:

  • Kinematic Viscosity
  • Density at 15 °C,  ISO-3675 or ISO-12185
  • Cetane index, ISO-4264
  • Sulfur content, ISO-8754, ISO-14596
  • Flash Point Test, ISO-2719
  • Hydrogen sulfide, IP570
  • Acid number, ASTM D664
  • Total sediment by hot filtration, ISO-10307‐1
  • Oxidation stability, ISO-12205
  • Carbon residue, ISO-10370
  • Cloud point, ISO-3015
  • Pour point, ISO-3016
  • Appearance
  • Water volume, ISO-3733
  • Ash, ISO-6245
  • Lubricity, ISO-12156‐1
  • additional tests
 
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