Styrene and Phenol in the FO


Well that would make it incredibly easy for regulators to regulate. It’s not like finding the cure for cancer to test crude deliveries for contaminants at the wellhead or pipeline terminal.

My take on this, people are being well paid not to know.


Hopefully they will be havily fined for not knowing as well.
Here is another article with refr. to Guard P&I in Hellenic Shipping News:


A British Maritime Lawyer firm is chipping in:


Latest on the “Houston Problem” from the International Bunker Industry Association: