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30
Oct

METCORE Launches New Service for Mass Flow Meter Users - Ship & Bunker (shipandbunker.com) Maritime technology firm METCORE has launched a new enhanced service for users of mass flow meters onboard bunker tankers.

Lee Kuen

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27
Oct

Singapore-based mass flow metering system (MFMS) integrator and solution provider METCORE International (METCORE) on Wednesday (27 October) introduced its MFM+ Program to the bunkering industry.

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27
Oct

The use of mass flow metering system (MFMS) for bunker operations has gained traction around the world, following its mandatory implementation in the Port of Singapore.

Lee Kuen

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20
July

The overseas certification of bunkering MFM systems has continued despite maritime disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and its related travel lockdowns, learns Singapore bunkering publication Manifold Times.

Lee Kuen

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15
July

The use of mass flowmeters (MFM) for bunkering, a concept originally developed through a project spearheaded by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) but included various authorities such as the National Metrology Centre (NMC), Weights and Measures Office (WMO), and commercial players in 2009, is a milestone for Singapore’s bunkering sector.

Lee Kuen

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11
Jun

We wish to reiterate again the importance of constant monitoring of tanker operations by an independent and competent party in order to prevent such alleged unauthorised incidents as shown in the most recent reported news.

 METCORE Intl

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18
Feb

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) on Thursday (15 October) afternoon issued a notice to the republic’s bunkering and maritime sector informing of the commencement of the mass flow meter (MFM) verification service via Master Meter in Singapore.

 METCORE Intl

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18
Feb

Singapore’s bunkering sector will need to adapt and transform to ride out the current crisis, says its Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Ministry of Transport at the 21st edition of Singapore International Bunkering Conference, also known as SIBCON 2020, on Tuesday (6 October).

 METCORE Intl

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18
Feb

Understanding the Mass Flow Metering System and Governing Standards for Custody Transfer

 METCORE Intl

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18
Feb

We would like to bring Members’ attention to recent reports of magnets being used during bunker deliveries using the Mass Flow Meters (MFM) in Singapore.

 METCORE Intl

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18
Feb

The internal test of an Endress+Hauser Coriolis master meter which will be used by the Singapore bunkering industry for future verification/proving of its mass flow meters (MFMs) was being conducted at Jurong Port on Wednesday (5 February).

 METCORE Intl

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18
Feb

The Lloyd’s Register Fuel Oil Bunkering Analysis and Advisory Service (FOBAS) on Wednesday (9 January) issued an alert informing all shipowners and operators of off spec marine fuel oil at Singapore

 METCORE Intl

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18
Feb

The application of ISO 8217:2017 and MARPOL Annex VI in bunker contracts may offer shipowners and charterers added protection in the event of disputes over contaminated fuels, suggests the Managing Associate of Ince & Co. Singapore LLP.

 METCORE Intl

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18
Feb

Alternative blend streams are expected to enter into the bunkering market as part of IMO 2020 when vessels are required to consume marine fuel with a sulphur limit of 0.50%, forecast analysts from global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus Media.

 METCORE Intl

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18
Feb

Determining whether a bunker stem is suitable for consumption or is contaminated or not in a legal case largely lies with what industry experts think, says the Partner of international law firm Campbell Johnston Clark (CJC).

 METCORE Intl

18
Feb

Some 4.13 million metrics tonnes (mt) of marine fuel were sold in October compared to 4.01 million mt during the same month in 2017.

 METCORE Intl

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18
Feb

 METCORE Intl

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18
Feb

China Petroleum Circulation Association (CPCA), a national organisation responsible for the development of oil policies and legislation in China, was in Singapore for meetings and research on bunkering and mass flowmeter (MFM) technology, learns Manifold Times.

 METCORE Intl

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18
Feb

Liberia Tuesday submitted a paper to the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) to call for early reporting on the availability of 0.50% sulphur limit fuel oil in advance of 1 January 2020.

 METCORE Intl

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18
Feb

Singapore-based mass flow metering system (MFM) consultancy firm METCORE International is now in the testing phase of using digital systems to enhance MFM bunkering operations.

 METCORE Intl

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18
Feb

ExxonMobil is first to supply via an independently accredited mass flow metering system in Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp region.

 METCORE Intl

18
Feb

A review to the Singapore Standard for Quality Management for Bunker Supply Chain (QMBS), also known as SS524, could protect Singapore-based physical suppliers and barge operators from off-spec issues of marine fuel, suggests a local player.

 METCORE Intl

18
Feb

Manifold Times Research on the use of mass flow metering (MFM) systems for marine fuel oil bunkering in Singapore officially started in 2009, but it was only in 2017 – after it was made mandatory for all bunker deliveries in the city state – that we saw its full effects on the local market.

 METCORE Intl

18
Feb

Manifold Times The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) Thursday released addition details regarding the adoption of distillate mass flowmeter (MFM) bunkering systems at Singapore port.

 METCORE Intl

18
Feb

Vermont Bunkering dishonestly induced its customers to make excess payments totalling over US$8 million, says CPIB.

 METCORE Intl

18
Feb

Written by Lesley Bankes-Hughes for Bunkerspot Harmonisation of measurement method along the supply chain will lead to a fair trade, says company spokesman.

 METCORE Intl

18
Feb

Written by Lesley Bankes-Hughes The Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore’s (MPA) move to make mass flow meters (MFMs) mandatory for fuel oil deliveries has helped enhance transparency in the bunkering process and increased productivity, according to a select panel of experts speaking today at the International Bunker Industry Association’s (IBIA) Annual Convention in Singapore.

 METCORE Intl

18
Feb

Bunkerspot M/T Kai Ei Maru 8 and M/T Kai Ei Maru 15 of Hai Soon Ship Management started operations within Singapore’s waters well ahead of schedule, Managing Director of METCORE International tells Bunkerspot.

 METCORE Intl

18
Feb

Bunkerspot Bunker tanker modifications after obtaining approval possible, but only after 'legitimate reasons' and a series of additional procedures, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore spokesman tells Bunkerspot.

 METCORE Intl

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