Carbon residue was the most common reason for reason for off spec diesel oil, closely followed by pour point in winter and the acid number. Water was the top reason for off spec fuel oil followed by kinematic viscosity at 50 degrees centigrade and cat fines.The top three countries based on the percentage of normal samples found during the analysis were Belgium, Germany and Gibraltar.

Testing was carried out to ISO 8217 in a UKAS 17025 laboratory. Analysis results are available both on company's app and online platform, where clients can view, download and trend data.

Infographic - SeaTec Condition Monitoring Bunker Report

V.Group - The bunker report 2016_06

Source: V.Group/ SeaTec Condition Monitoring