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An Introduction to Bunker Operations

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An Introduction to Bunker Operations is full of photographs, charts and diagrams intended to help the reader visualise important aspects of bunker operations, from flanges, hoses and samplers, to barges, pipelines, road tankers and storage tanks. Bunkering operations can be highly complex and subject to strict rules and regulations that can vary enormously from port to port. Given the trend towards ever strengthening MARPOL and local rules, the global maritime industry has become increasingly conscious of the imperative for careful fuel handling. Pollution is a key concern; the penalties for pollution, whether due to accident or carelessness, are now draconian. This practical book is set against that background. This highly detailed book provides a plethora of useful information, including a comprehensive index and an appendix designed to help the reader quickly locate exactly what he or she needs to find. In short, this is a book that no-one involved in bunkering operations - on land or at sea - should ever be without. In this book, Nigel Draffin's straightforward language and clear descriptions succinctly encapsulate the key elements of bunkering.

BusinessIndustry & industrial studiesTransport industriesShipping industriesTechnicalOther technologies & applied sciencesMarine engineering Publisher: Petrospot Limited Publication Date: 01/06/2010 ISBN-13: 9780954809744  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Nigel Draffin has been involved in shipping for almost 50 years and with the commercial bunker market for over 25 years. He is a founder member of the International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) and has served several times on its council of management and executive board and has served as Chairman. Nigel is Director of the Oxford Bunker Course and the Oxford Bunker Course (Advanced), a member of the Institute of Marine Engineering Science and Technology and Past Master of the Worshipful Company of Fuellers. He is also Senior Broker and Technical Director of US-based bunker broker LQM Petroleum Services.

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