FUEL

Each sort of vessel’s fuel supplied by BCM, Ltd., conforms to the requirements of ISO 8217:2010 (E), what is proved by distinct quality certificates. Fuel quality control is performed during all stages of transportation to the purchaser’s vessel by our own laboratory and also by leading surveyor companies, including SGS S.A., Saybolt, Cargo Inspection Nord-West, ZAO INSPECTORAT R.

CHARACTERISTICS OF BUNKER FUEL
IFO 180/IFO 380: naval oil with a sulfur content up to 3.5%

Characteristics Unit Limit Category ISO-F-
RME RMG
180 380
Kinematic viscosity at 50 ºC mm²/s max. 180.0 380.0
Density at 15 ºC kg/m³ max. 991.0 991.0
CCAI                                                   max. 860 870
Sulphur mass % max. Statutory requirements
Flash point ºC min. 60.0 60.0
Hydrogen sulfide mg/kg max. 2.00
Acid Number mg KOH/g max. 2.5

 

Diesel oil MGO (DMA) 0,1%

Characteristics Unit Limit Category ISO-F-
DMA
Kinematic viscosity at 40 ºC mm²/s max. 6.000
min. 2.000
Density at 15 ºC kg/m³ max. 890.0
Cetane Index min. 40
Sulphur mass % max. 1.50
Flash point ºC min. 60
Hydrogen sulfide mg/kg max. 2.00
Acid Number mg KOH/g max. 0.5
Total Sediment Existent mass % max. -
Stability g/m³ max. 25
Carbon residue — micro method on the 10% (V/V) distillation residue mass % max. 0.30
Carbon residue — micro method mass % max. -
Cloud point ºC max. -
Pour point (upper) — winter quality ºC max. -6
Pour point (upper) — summer quality 0
Appearance Clear & Bright
Water Volume % max. -
Ash mass % max. 0.010
Lubricity, corrected wear scar diameter (wsd 1,4) at 60 ºC wear Scar (µm) max. 520