Exponent, the Silicon Valley-headquartered engineering and scientific consulting firm, has created a new London-based team to focus on key marine issues, including digitalisation, IMO 2020, bunker quality and disputes, and predictive analysis technologies used to prevent losses at sea.
As well as ensuring that its new IMO 2020 compliant fuels comply with the ISO 8217:2017 specification, the oil major says that it also considers fuel compatibility, stability and combustion properties as further essential criteria in the development of its fuel formulations.
A total of 673,077 metric tonnes of marine fuel were delivered at the Panama Canal during August and September, 7.7% down on the 729,783 mt supplied during the same two months in 2017.
The company says that it anticipates that the majority of its restructuring activities will be completed in 2019.
The agreement to supply LNG as fuel applies to current as well as future vessels with LNG propulsion.
This two-day seminar is designed to provide practical knowledge of how to use, implement and optimise vessel tracking and monitoring solutions.