The ICC International Maritime Bureau has published its annual piracy report, which details the incidents of piracy and armed robberies in 2020. The Gulf of Guinea saw the highest ever number of crew kidnapped in 2020.
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Veritas Petroleum Services (VPS) publish regular Bunker Alerts based entirely on fuel samples and have kindly permitted BIMCO’s Members to access this information.
The Bunker Alerts are not intended to be an evaluation of overall bunker quality in the port or area concerned, but usually highlight a specific parameter within the fuel which has raised a quality issue.
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