Posts Tagged ‘heavy fuel oil’

Doubling Bunkering Deliveries with Certified Marine Bunker Measurement

Posted in Downhole, Marine, Measurement Instrumentation on Tuesday, May 12th, 2015. No comments yet
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Heavy fuel oil and marine gas oil are used in many marine applications. Wikipedia relates the term bunkering: …to storage of petroleum products in tanks (among other, disparate meanings.) The precise meaning can be further specialized depending on context. Perhaps the most common, more specialized usage refers to the practice and business of refueling ships. […]

LNG Fuel Custody Transfer for Marine Vessels

Posted in Marine, Measurement Instrumentation, Oil & Gas on Wednesday, March 27th, 2013. One comment so far
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In earlier posts, we’ve highlighted the use of bunker fuel for marine vessels. With the global trend for increased supplies and decreased costs of natural gas and tightening environmental regulations, marine transportation companies are looking at cleaner burning liquefied natural gas (LNG) as an alternative to the heavy fuel oil. At the recent Lloyd’s Maritime […]

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 Instrumentation 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 […]

Accurate Measurement of Bunker Delivery Quantities

Posted in Marine, Measurement Instrumentation on Tuesday, February 24th, 2009. No comments yet
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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 bunker fuel–also known as heavy fuel oil (HFO). For those not familiar with bunker fuel, I […]