Bunker fuels & marine fuels

From fuel testing to acting as expert witness or arbitrator, we provide specialist independent advice for claims and disputes related to the quality of marine fuels.

Contact Details

Our Surveyors


+31 (0)20 610 7260


+32 (0) 3664 0279


+41 22731 0892


+ 31 50 305 0081


+44 (0) 207 101 2114


+31 (0) 26 303 4716


+31 (0) 10 479 0311

Many fuel claims are making their way to our desks each year, and with the new IMO sulphur standards pressure on fuel and bunker questions is expected to increase. Compatibility, stability and quality of marine fuels are a main concern for shipowners and charterers alike, in addition to problems connected to storage and fuel treatment on board. In the most unfortunate event, damage to the main or auxiliary engines may occur with significant financial consequences.

Using BMT Smart Vessel Performance Management Tools and Services, we also collect data for optimising fuel consumption studies. 

Our services include: