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Bunker

A large container on a ship used to hold fuel. See also: Bunker adjustment factor.
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Captain AlHayyas, special projects manager, DMCA, said: "In light of the Marpol Annex IV changes that come into force on January 1, 2012 there is an urgent need to establish a unified bunkering standard in the UAE.
Due to the comparable amount of shipping activities at each location, it is worth assessing the competitiveness of the ports of Singapore and Shanghai as bunkering hubs based on current activities in their bunkering industries, as well as projections of bunkering activities at both ports.
The United National Front (UNF) government under the guise of privatizing loss making State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) privatized bunkering and lubricant arms of CPC, (which were actually profit making ventures of CPC) in a bid to 'liberalize' the oil industry.
AoThis bunkering facility would not only cater to the needs of the visiting vessels but also provide quality fuel bunkering service to passing vessels.
This is a very challenging par three that has tightened bunkering into the green and new mounding introduced to the right of the putting surface.
Legends runs through streams and oak woodlands and is distinguished by several elevation changes and a more-classic style of bunkering with some severe banking.
In addition, Aruba Bunkering provides on- and off-shore fuel oil bunkering.
The bunkering standard is to ensure that the correct quantity is delivered safely in an environmentally sustainable manner and that quality and efficiency are rewarded.
2nd, 519 yards, par 5: This slight dogleg left is another hole where bunkering on both sides of the fairway places a premium on accuracy off the tee.
These are the operating companies of the two bunkering facilities.
Launch of Singapore's First Standard for Liquefied Natural Gas Bunkering
Until now, the development of standards guiding gas fuel transfer operations in ports has lagged behind, as the maritime industry focused on developing standards for gas fuelled ships rather than bunkering arrangements.