Bunker Alerts

LOW FLASH POINT FUELS – MANZANILLO (MEXICO)

25th September 2019

Over the last week, Intertek Lintec has tested a number of fuel oil bunker samples from vessels that have taken fuel in MANZANILLO, Mexico, with tested flash points below the ISO 8217:2005 / 2010 / 2012 / 2017 minimum requirement of 60°C. The flash point of a fuel is the temperature at which flammable vapours […]


LOW FLASH POINT FUELS – PALMA (SPAIN)

21st June 2019

Over the last week, Intertek Lintec has tested a number of fuel oil bunker samples from vessels that have taken fuel in PALMA, with tested flash points below the ISO 8217:2005 / 2010 / 2012 / 2017 minimum requirement of 60°C. The flash point of a fuel is the temperature at which flammable vapours ignite […]


STYRENE PRESENT IN RESIDUAL FUELS – UST LUGA

3rd May 2019

In recent months Intertek Lintec has tested a number of fuel oil bunker samples from vessels that have taken fuel in UST LUGA, that have shown significantly elevated levels of Styrene Monomer to be present. As part of the Lintec Chemical screening program we regularly see fuels being supplied that contain compounds which are not […]


LOW FLASH POINT FUELS IN SINGAPORE

11th March 2019

Over the last two weeks, Intertek Lintec has tested a number of fuel oil bunker samples from vessels that have taken fuel in SINGAPORE, with tested flash points below the ISO 8217:2005 / 2010 / 2012 / 2017 minimum requirement of 60°C. The flash point of a fuel is the temperature at which flammable vapours […]


HIGH CAT FINE AND ASH CONTENT FUELS – JEBEL ALI

3rd January 2019

Over the last seven days, Intertek Lintec has tested a number of fuel oil bunker samples from vessels that have taken fuel in JEBEL ALI that have shown levels of catalytic fines (Aluminium + Silicon) and ash content above the ISO 8217 : 2012 / 2017 limits. The range of data gained has shown the […]