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Synonyms for bunker

a hazard on a golf course

a large container for storing fuel

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a fortification of earth

hit a golf ball into a bunker

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fill (a ship's bunker) with coal or oil

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transfer cargo from a ship to a warehouse

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CEO and Captain of the Port, Commodore Bob Sanguinetti stated that this investment in training once again shows the appropriate commitment and high priority given to the bunkering industry, in line with the importance of bunkering to the Port of Gibraltar.
In April, the port authority revoked the sales and operation licences of Vermont UM Bunkering, as well as the bunker craft operator licence of Seaquest Tanker.
Last year DMCA had spearheaded joint efforts to establish professional bunkering standards in the emirate in coordination with maritime bunker regulatory licensing bodies, ship owners, operators, charterers, bunker suppliers, bunker craft operators, and bunker surveyors.
DMCA further revealed that it has gathered key stakeholders in the UAE bunkering industry, including maritime bunker regulatory licensing bodies, ship owners, operators, charterers, bunker suppliers, bunker craft operators, and bunker surveyors, to draft the professional bunkering standard.
As a result, sophisticated models are increasingly utilized by shipping companies to help them identify the optimum bunkering locations for their vessels.
Secretary to the Ministry of Petroleum Industries, Titus Jayawardene had ordered CPC to commence bunkering operations at the 'earliest possible instance'.
The rating reflects the company's weak financial risk profile, marked by a small net worth and high gearing, and exposure to intense competition from large number of local players in the marine vessel hiring and bunkering services segments.
To begin with, the Port of Sohar will offer bunkering service via the barge inside the harbour basin and at its anchorage area.
Summary: DUBAI - Senior policy-makers and key executives from global bunkering and marine industries will be in attendance at the Fujairah International Bunkering and Fuel Forum, which is opens today.
Bunkering has been tightened into the green and new greenside mounding and contouring adds to the difficulty of the approach.
Right now, all the facility offers is golf, and while that is exceptional - on rolling land featuring exceptional greens, creative short holes and memorable bunkering - the state-of-the-art complex will be more impressive next year.
Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) announced today that the company has executed a purchase agreement to acquire El Paso Corporation's (NYSE:EP) 315,000-barrel-per-day (BPD) refinery in Aruba for $365 million plus $100 million for the related marine, bunkering and marketing operations, and an estimated $250 million for working capital.
Deputy Captain of the Port, Manuel Tirado, was accompanied by Bunkering Superintendent, Danny Perera.
Iran has increased bunkering at its terminal in the Persian Gulf by 30 percent since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21), compared to the same period last year.
Bunkering standard coming Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has announced it is leading a new initiative to establish a professional bunkering standard in the UAE.