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a petroleum product used for fuel


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This aims at ensuring more efficient consumption of bunker oil and lubricant by displaying the correlation between the ship's operational status and consumption rates.
The municipal government here said the oil spill that reportedly came from a cement factory in Antipolo City last Monday night and spread to the river here was almost contained following efforts of the cement firm and other private firms in ensuring that the river would be cleared of traces of the bunker oil.
On the other hand, the Council has added two texts to the list of conventions under which controls should be carried out: the convention on the control of harmful anti-fouling systems on ships, and the convention on civil liability for bunker oil pollution damage.
It is also building hydroelectric plants throughout the country, whose abundance of rivers and voluminous rainfall make an ideal context for hydroelectric power solutions, which are about half as expensive as electricity generated by burning bunker oil or coal.
We will also be acceding to the Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage and the Convention for the Control of Harmful Anti-fouling System on Ships very soon.
With the steep rise in the price of bunker oil, the push for energy savings has accelerated even further for container ships.
Sales of bunker oil surged to an all-time high in 2010 and look likely to grow by another 10% this year, unless Japan's economic problems in the wake of the disastrous earthquakes, the tsunami and the country's problems with nuclear power stations put a serious crimp into world trade.
Bunker oil is the main fuel used to power commercial ships, and the port hosts storage tanks owned by companies such as Royal Vopak NV and Vitol Group, plus a small refinery.
4) International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage 2001; International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments 2004; International Convention on the Control of Harmful Anti-Fouling Systems in Ships 2001.
Conservationists say the ships and the thousands of gallons of World War II-era bunker oil should be removed, reclaiming habitat for some of the endangered and threatened fish species of Yaquina Bay.
One of the reasons the price of oil has dropped is that consumer demand has fallen, not only for gas but also for the goods and services that are moved via commercial vehicles that consume gas, diesel, and bunker oil.
Other amendments provide for member states to become party to two other international conventions on civil liability and insurance: the 2001 International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage (the Bunkers Convention) and the 1996 Convention on Liability and Compensation for Damage in Connection with the Carriage of Hazardous and Noxious Substances by Sea (the HNS Convention).
Take any one of the hundred or so floating gin palaces' each one of these consumes about 800/1000 tonnes of fuel per 24 hours, whether it be heavy bunker oil for turbine driven vessels or a more conventional type of oil for diesel driven vessels.
So far, the Coast Guard has estimated that about 350,000 liters of bunker oil have already leaked from the tanker Solar 1 and warned that about 200 liters of oil is spewing out every hour.
Similarly, fuels used in ships plying international routes, also known as bunker oil, are not covered by the Kyoto Protocol, even though they are a major source of CO2 in globalizing economy.