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The Origin of a Standard

The publication of “On the Origin of Species” in 1859 proved to be a watershed moment in history, in that it laid the foundations for modern evolutionary biology as we know it. However, the idea put forward by Darwin “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent. It is […]

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ShipCare Monthly Technical Bulletin – June

Fuel Quality Overview In looking at the data accumulated during June 2017, we can see that of all samples tested 10.2% showed one or more parameters to be in excess of the ISO limits as stipulated for the particular grade of fuel (above ISO limits but within the 95% confidence interval for that particular test) […]

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MEPC 70 – Global Sulphur Cap To be Implemented 1st January 2020

The 70th Session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), held on Thursday 27th October 2016, at it was decreed that the 0.50% m/m Global Sulphur Cap would be implemented as of the 1st January 2020. The MEPC agreed at the previous session (MEPC 69), in principle, to take a decision at MEPC 70 on […]

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Potential solution for problematic blended fuels

The blending of higher sulphur fuels to create a diverse range of non-traditional compliant fuels – often termed “hybrid fuels”, “novel fuels” or ULSFOs -has resulted in new challenges, not least in the way fuels are treated and handled on board vessels. One of the benefits of being a member of the Intertek group is […]

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Alternative fuels workshop sponsorship

Intertek ShipCare was proud to sponsor the recent workshop on alternative fuels for shipping, organised by the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST), which took place in London. Given the increasing complexity of choosing the most suitable marine fuel the IMarEST has formed the Alternative Fuels for Shipping Special Interest Group (AFFSSIG), the […]

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Macmillan coffee morning

On the 14th October Sam Santon, Billing Administrator at Intertek ShipCare, organised a coffee morning, in aid of Macmillan Cancer Research, at our Darlington (UK) office. Some colleagues stopped off at a supermarket on their way to work for their contribution but a number of staff baked cakes, with the ‘best baker’ competition won by […]

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Increase productivity with Mass Flow Metering (MFM)

The Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) of Singapore has long believed the use of the Mass Flow Metering (MFM) systems for bunkering will increase productivity and enhance transparency in the bunkering process, in addition to improving operational efficiency. As from the 1st of January 2017 the use of Coriolis Mass Flow Meters will be mandatory […]

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Our most successful SMM exhibition

As the 27th SMM exhibition in Hamburg, Germany, draws to a close we can honestly describe it as our most successful to date. Current and prospective clients were impressed by demonstrations of our new ‘Sentinel’ reporting system for the analysis of bunker fuel samples. Intertek ShipCare’s Global Business Development Manager, Maurice O’Donoghue, commented “Previous SMM […]

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