1st Edition

Neil Cockett on Bunkers

By Neil Cockett Copyright 1997
    446 Pages
    by Informa Law from Routledge

    Bunkers are the lifeblood of the shipping industry - their availability, quality and, above all else, cost often determine whether a shipowner can operate efficiently and profitably. Cockett on Bunkers provides those involved in the shipping and oil industries with an understanding of the worldwide bunker fuel industry and a comprehensive manual that can be used as a reference in day-to-day bunker management and operation.

    Cockett on Bunkers contains up-to-date information on marine fuel standards and monitoring services, bunker buying techniques, bunker suppliers and the art of blending, pricing and bunkering operational procedures and takes into account recent developments in these areas.;Written in an accessible style with the emphasis on practical interpretation.

    Chapter 1. The Bunker Suppliers Chapter 2. The Characteristics Of Modern Marine Bunker Fuels Chapter 3. The Bunker Buyer Chapter 4. The Bunker Broker Chapter 5. Bunker Pricing Chapter 6. The Manufacture Of Marine Bunker Fuels Chapter 7. The Economics Of An Independent Bunker Company Chapter 8. Bunker Blending Chapter 9. The Environment And Prevention Of Pollution By Bunker Fuels Chapter 10. Bunkering Operations Chapter 11. Bunker Testing And Surveying Services Chapter 12. Bunker Fuel Futures And Risk Management Chapter 13. International Currency Transfer Chapter 14. Weather Routing And Bunkers Chapter 15. The Legal Aspects Of Bunkering Chapter 16. Computerized Bunkering And Voyage Estimating Chapter 17. Bunkering Case Study - ""MV Shirley Temple"" Chapter 18. Bunkers And Oil Statistics Chapter 19. Marine Lubrication Chapter 20. Marine Chemicals Chapter 21. The World Oil Market And Change.


    Neil Cockett is a Chartered Engineer, a Fellow of the Institute of Marine Engineers and of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. He founded Cockett Marine Oil Ltd in 1971, and is considered an expert in the marine bunker and oil cargo broking industry.