In a Marine Safety Alert released yesterday, the Coast Guard reports that a towing vessel operating in a pushing-ahead configuration experienced a loss of all propulsion while operating on the Mississippi River.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) says it has tracked down the source of the contaminated HSFO bunker fuel identified in March by leading marine fuel testing provider VPS. The
It looks like contaminated fuel oil is a problem that won’t go away as long as ships keep burning the stuff. And there could be a lot of it in the supply