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....
More Accurate Marine Fuel Measurement
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...
Remotely Monitoring Marine Vessel Fuel Consumption
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...
Efficient Consumption of Heavy Fuel Oil in Shipping Operations
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...
Certified Mass-Based Marine Bunker Measurement
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...
Accurate Measurement of Bunker Delivery Quantities
Emerson's Steve Jones, part of the Micro Motion Coriolis flow and density measurement business, recently wrote an article on bunker metering for Bunkerspot magazine. Entitled, Critical Mass in the Bunker Industry, it describes the importance of accurate measurement of...
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