Bunker Fuel Quality Issues Surge as VLSFO Use Gathers Pace

Sediment-related bunker fuel quality issues have increasingly come to the global forefront, affecting many ports including Singapore, the world’s largest bunkering port.

The development comes at a time when shipowners are already grappling with operational challenges and high bunker fuel bills due to the International Maritime Organization’s global sulfur limit rule for marine fuels.

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