Alvin Forster, Deputy Director (Loss Prevention) at North P&I Club, talks about bunker spills incidents and their impacts. Mr. Forster outlines the most common causes of bunker spills and says that they can lead to expensive claims, reaching several million dollars.
Alvin joined North in August 2011, after previously working as a Marine Engineer Surveyor/Consultant and as a Technical Superintendent within a shipping company. A qualified Chief Engineer, his seagoing experience included 12 years at sea as an Engineer Officer on passenger ships. Alvin is involved in all aspects of loss prevention and survey.
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