The recent spate of “bad bunker” problems in the US Gulf market, and more recently Panama and Singapore, have been well documented.

First emerging in April, so far over 100 vessels are understood to have affected. The most common complaints are sticking of fuel plungers, blocked fuel filters, and/or fuel-pump seizures and failures.

With the industry still looking for a resolution to the matter, fuel treatment firm Aderco has put forward a “get me home” solution for those hit by bad bunker problems.

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