How Surging Oil Can Lead to Contaminated Ship Fuel 

Thousands of ships pass through Singapore waters each year, with the island state selling the most bunker fuel in the world. This year, an alarming surge in batches of tainted oil has been linked to vessels suffering power outages or losing propulsion. Fuel tester Veritas Petroleum Services reported at least 34 ships affected as of early April. While it’s uncertain what the cause of the contamination was, surging oil prices may offer squeezed sellers more incentive to cut corners. Unlike cars or

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