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Steps in Bunker Fuel Custody Transfer

Posted in Flow, Marine on Tuesday, January 21st, 2014. One comment so far
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Anything that can reduce the turnaround time for marine vessels in port improves their overall operational efficiency. In an earlier post, More Accurate Marine Fuel Measurement, we highlighted how bunker fuel measurements could be improved with mass flow measurements. Emerson’s Micro Motion team has created a 3:12 Youtube video, Emerson Micro Motion Marine Vessel Operating […]

More Accurate Marine Fuel Measurement

Posted in Flow, Marine on Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013. One comment so far
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A large component to global trade is commercial shipping operations. Like accurately filling and paying for the gas that goes in your car, these ships require accurate custody transfer from the supplier of the fuel used to propel them over great distances. I caught up with Emerson’s Charles Bogenberger, a member of the Micro Motion […]

Remotely Monitoring Marine Vessel Fuel Consumption

Posted in Flow, Marine on Tuesday, July 31st, 2012. No comments yet
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We discussed the challenges in measuring bunker fuels on marine vessels in prior posts. Last week, you may have seen the news item Emerson introduces remote fuel consumption and bunkering monitoring system. The news from the release: Emerson Process Management, in collaboration with Ascenz Pte Ltd, introduces a remote fuel consumption and bunkering monitoring system […]

Efficient Consumption of Heavy Fuel Oil in Shipping Operations

Posted in Marine, Viscosity on Tuesday, June 21st, 2011. One comment so far
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The trend for process manufacturers to globalize production over the last few decades has created large distances between production and consumption, and increased the need for shipping to close these distances. The Lloyd’s Register blog shares in a post, Heavy fuel oil: the challenges: With the huge bulge in the orderbook still being delivered into […]

Certified Mass-Based Marine Bunker Measurement

Posted in Marine, Measurement on Thursday, June 2nd, 2011. 2 comments so far
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I just saw in Neal Ingram’s Micro Motion Community blog the news about marine bunker measurement shared at last week’s 2011 Nor-Shipping Exhibition and Maritime Conference in Norway. This topic is something we highlighted a while back in a post, Accurate Measurement of Bunker Delivery Quantities. Bunker fuel or heavy fuel oil (HFO) is: …also […]